Archives: December 2008

New Winter Hours for Farmers’ Market

One of my favorite Saturday activities over the last year or two is shopping for fresh produce at the Farmers’ Market in downtown Harrisonburg. I have a lot of friends who frequent the market, so it is also a great way to connect (somewhat randomly) more often. But in years...

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Buyers, Are You Able, Ready, and Willing?

This month’s REALTOR Magazine is out, and in it is a fascinating article entitled “Overcoming Buyer Reluctance.” We are regularly speaking with home buyers about their wants and needs for a new home, but many times — especially now — they are reluctant to actually go through with a transaction....

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Why the New RMH is Awesome

Rockingham Memorial Hospital (RMH) in Harrisonburg is building a new (enormous) hospital at a site on the East end of town off of Port Republic Road. It is awesome. Here’s why: Location, Location, Location! The new site is located near I-81, a short distance from Route 33, and is on...

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The Basics of Homeowners Insurance

One of the first things a home buyer must do is line up homeowners insurance for their new home. I used to work in the Business Development Department of Rockingham Group, a local insurance company. I learned that many people don’t know much about insurance — especially homeowners insurance. So...

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