Archives: October 2008

Live Green & Help a Local Cause

A friend of mine — a local high school student — emailed me earlier today with interesting information about a project she and her classmates are currently working on. Her Environmental Science class is giving away trees to the community. They have gathered seeds from their campus and have grown...

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Low Unemployment, Low Foreclosure Rates in the Valley!

This morning’s edition of the Daily News-Record ran a story reporting that the unemployment rate in the Harrisonburg-Rockingham area has dropped to 3.5%, which is down from 4.2% a month earlier. More good news on the stability of our local economy can be found on this very cool web resource...

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Snapshot: Local Market Statistics

To give you a small glimpse of the real estate market in our area, check out the statistics below. Keep in mind that real estate is a cyclical business throughout the year. The Spring and Summer months are generally more active in terms of sales and new listings than Fall...

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Decrease Your Environmental Footprint

This is an important subject these days. One way to decrease your environmental footprint is to live close enough to common retail shops, restaurants, and gathering places so that you can walk or ride your bicycle (thus, not expending gas fumes into the air by leaving the car at home)...

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