Author Archives: Claire Wayman


About Claire Wayman

Claire manages details of real estate contracts, coordinates social media and the Wilson Downtown Gallery, and keeps the team organized on a day-to-day basis. In her free time, she enjoys playing flute in various area groups and participating in local community theater.

New in Town: Charlee Rose Boutique

We are excited to welcome Andrea Estep, owner of Charlee Rose Boutique, to our downtown neighbors at the Agora Market! This charming boutique is a great addition to the market and offers stylish and affordable women's clothing and accessories. You can check out their website and make sure to visit them to welcome them to the community! Read on to learn more about Andrea's passion for fashion and how she came up with the name...

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WDG: Etudes, Echos, Patterns and Divides

We are excited to welcome watermedia artist Susan Rosen to the Wilson Downtown Gallery for the months of October and November. Come see her show entitled "Etudes, Echos, Patterns and Divides" and visit with the artist on Friday, October 5th for our First Fridays Opening Reception!

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Harrisonburg Real Estate Market Report: August 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

We are seeing a surge in new listings in August (up 14% as compared to August 2017). However, we are seeing sales slow in the same period (10% lower than last August). The average days on market continue to drop drastically and the average price per square foot has also continued to rise from $112 last August to $124 this August. The median sales price is also on the upswing and sits at $210,000. Read on to learn more about the August 2018 Market Report!

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Freedom Freeze: Italian Ice

Freedom Freeze Italian Ice has moved into the old Dream Cone location right on Court Square in downtown Harrisonburg. Owned and operated by the same people as Freedom Funnel Cakes, this establishment is Veteran owned and operated and serves Gino's authentic Italian Ice from Brooklyn, New York. Vegan Friends rejoice! Their Italian Ices are 100% vegan! Want something a bit creamier of a treat? They also serve Garber's traditional ice cream! The owner and Marine Corp veteran Mel Shtanko was kind enough to share some more about the newest frozen treat in town!

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Harrisonburg Real Estate Market Report: July 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pending listings have shot up to 139 in July, which is 19% more than last July. New listings have fallen slightly (but only by 3%), however the average days on market continue to drop (down 9% from last year) and the average price per square foot is on the upswing by 6% as compared to year-to-date 2017. The median sales price has shot up to $210,000 - 8% from 2017! Read on to learn more about the July 218 Market Report!

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New on the Block: Water Street Vintage & Bohemian

Water Street Vintage & Bohemian is opening on August 13th in the previous location of the Midtowne Bottle Shop on Water Street in downtown Harrisonburg. This shop offers a great variety of vintage clothing, a fun selection of hats, and unique jewelry (+ much more) all presented in a fun atmosphere. The owner, Mike Harlow, was kind enough to give us a sneak peek of his shop and share more about it.

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