BBRRRRR! It's cold outside. Frigid temperatures can do a number on your home. It is important to protect your home and provide careful maintenance, especially during the winter months, to help not only the structure of your house but also your property's value. A well cared for home is always more enticing to home buyers than one that has been ignored. Take a look at our Winter Home Maintenance Guide.
One word can sum up the 2016 real estate market: WOW. Month after month throughout the year, we pulled numbers and analyzed statistics for the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County real estate market, and month after month, we were incredibly pleased with the results. In fact, a few times, we were simply blown away by the positive growth for our local community. Take a look at how the year finished in our December Market Report!
Working in the real estate industry is unlike most other professions. We have the privilege of helping people accomplish life goals and seeing their dreams become reality. Sitting at the closing table and witnessing a home buyer purchase their next home, or a home seller get a great price for their property is just one little nugget of joy in the day of a real estate agent. We're excited to continue helping our amazing clients with their real estate endeavors in 2017. But before we look ahead to the opportunities of this year, let's take a look at some sweet stories of victory that we've been a part of!
Do you desire that living room that strikes the perfect balance between stylish and comfortable/functional? In this post you'll find step-by-step instructions (from our design pro, Cathi Beighe) on how to design this kind of living room in your home as well as some tips to get the creativity flowing.
As someone who works downtown, I have walked by the Free Clinic hundreds (if not thousands) of times. And yet, I was not fully aware of what a remarkable and necessary community resource it is - a (quite literally) life-saving service for many of my neighbors. The clinic is full of exceptional people on a mission "to provide affordable, sustainable healthcare services for low-income and uninsured adults, primarily through volunteer resources and community support." An incredible resource for so many in the community, one Free Clinic doctor calls his volunteer work at the clinic "the purest form of medicine." Read on to learn a little bit about what the clinic is all about.
Color can have a major impact on how we feel, our creative juices, and productivity. Does your home's current color palette portray your personality and give you a mood boost? Does it emote the feeling you want for you and your guests? It can be overwhelming to think about choosing a whole house color palette, especially if color-picking isn't your strong suit, but fear not, we'll take you step-by-step through the process of determining one that perfectly suits you and your family.