Neighborhoods Near James Madison University (JMU)

James Madison University (JMU) is a large — and positive — factor in the economy of Harrisonburg and the surrounding area. JMU currently offers 68 undergraduate degree programs, 30 master’s programs, approximately 18,000 students, and a land mass of 696 acres of campus with 108 buildings. Many students live off...

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New Website For Homeowners: HouseLogic

If you are a homeowner, or are thinking about becoming one, you should definitely check out HouseLogic, a new website by The National Association of REALTORSĀ® (NAR). Although the site is still in beta mode, it provides a wealth of information and how-to’s for homeowners. Currently, the navigation consists of...

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5 Reasons to Use an Agent When Buying a Home

Many home buyers — especially first time home buyers — don’t know or don’t understand how using a buyer’s agent works. Buying a home can be a confusing adventure, so it’s important to have an expert on your side, who works with buyers day in and day out, helping them...

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Should You Put Your Home on the Market Over the Holidays?

It depends on your situation. If you absolutely must sell now (or start trying now) due to your financial situation, by all means, put your house on the market! Be sure to price it right and talk to a real estate agent you trust beforehand. There are some buyers searching...

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