Author Archives: Chris Rooker

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About Chris Rooker

Chris started The Harrisonburg Homes Team with the vision of providing home buyers and sellers in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County with extraordinary customer service. He has consistently guided the team to top rankings in the local real estate market, while also providing leadership and editorial influence for Harrisonblog.

The Next Great Depression?

While the Dow Jones Industrial Average has been plummeting each day this week, I have found myself wondering if we are on the verge of of the next Great Depression. And I’ve heard the question increasingly asked by friends and colleagues. This article in today’s Wall Street Journal (“As Dire...

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Don’t try this at The Valley Mall…

Here’s an amazing (and pretty funny) article in Salon about a couple who actually moved into a new shopping mall that was built next to their neighborhood. They created a small apartment in some dead space at the mall, and lived there for months before getting caught. This piece is...

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Charted Territory

Remember Ross Perot from the 1992 presidential race? — he ended up getting more than 18% of the popular vote, which made him the most successful third-party candidate since Teddy Roosevelt in 1912. My recollections of him are fuzzy, but one thing I do remember is that the guy LOVED...

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