Author Archives: Claire Wayman

About Claire Wayman

Claire manages details of real estate contracts, coordinates social media and the Wilson Downtown Gallery, and keeps the team organized on a day-to-day basis. In her free time, she enjoys playing flute in various area groups and participating in local community theater.

New on the Block: Water Street Vintage & Bohemian

Water Street Vintage & Bohemian is opening on August 13th in the previous location of the Midtowne Bottle Shop on Water Street in downtown Harrisonburg. This shop offers a great variety of vintage clothing, a fun selection of hats, and unique jewelry (+ much more) all presented in a fun atmosphere. The owner, Mike Harlow, was kind enough to give us a sneak peek of his shop and share more about it.

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Wilson Downtown Gallery: Defy the Machine

We are excited to welcome photograpers Joe Fitzgerald and AJ Morey to the WDG for the months of August and September! More about their exhibit "Defy the Machine": “Machine” is a complex and versatile term, referring to a calculated assemblage of parts that together transmit force, motion and energy (transportation, factories, technology). Machine is a metaphor describing the way persons or systems work (methodical, relentless, efficient, tireless).  Machines are part of our identity as a civilization, but it is an identity we struggle with and sometimes resist.  These photographs capture how we defy, embrace or even create the machine

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Harrisonburg Real Estate Market Report: June 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

It's the dog days of summer here in the Friendly City and we're seeing the spring's pending listings turning into sales (with a significant change of 23% above last June). New listings have fallen slightly (by 6%), but the average days on market continue to drop and the average price per square foot is on the upswing ($126 as compared to $119 from last June). The median sales price has shot up to $210,250 - 9% from 2017!

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Harrisonburg Real Estate Market Report: May 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

We are halfway through 2018 already! We are seeing a significant rise in listings (29%) as compared to May 2017, as well as a slight increase from year-to-date (7%). However, sales have dropped by 19% from last May. We are seeing contracts climb by quite a bit - 27% to be exact! days on market continue to drop across the board and the average price per square foot is on a consistent upswing. The median sales price has shot up to $205,950 - 7% from 2017!

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Harrisonblog’s Summer Preview

It's time to start planning for your summer! With the warmer weather, we're dreaming of summer festivals and time by the water. We've scouted out some of the best summer activities in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham area to keep you entertained all summer long! Read on for just a taste of some of our favorite area summer events and music festivals! Mark you calendars and buy your tickets now - these events tend to fill up quickly!

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