Archives: December 2008

Three Cheers for HDR

Last night I enjoyed an evening at Clementine, a fun and very trendy restaurant that opened earlier this year in the old Strand Theater building. I was mindful that I might not have been able to enjoy dining there without the efforts of Eddie Bumbaugh and his staff at Harrisonburg...

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Harrisonburg Ranked in Top Ten for Secure Places to Live

The Fifth Annual Farmers Insurance Study reported that Harrisonburg, Virginia is the 8th most secure place to live in the small town category of the United States. MarketWatch.com published an article with the rankings, and how Farmers Insurance ranked each locale. The rankings, compiled by database experts at www.bestplaces.net, took...

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Who’s Buying Real Estate… and Who’s Not

The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys home buyers and sellers on an annual basis, and they have published their findings for 2008. Here is a glimpse at the type of folks buying: Married Couples: 61% Single Women: 20% Single Men: 10% Unmarried Couples: 7% Other: 2% Compared to the...

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