Home Buying

Tenant Rights and Responsibilities in Virginia

What does it mean to sign a lease for a home or apartment in Virginia? The relationship between tenants and landlords is regulated by the “Virginia Residential Landlord and tenant Act” of 1974 (http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacodepopularnames/virginia-residential-landlord-and-tenant-act/), in some federal laws, and in many local statutes and regulations. On signing a lease, you must be aware that you…

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Coming to Live in Hampton Roads

Coming to live in Hampton Roads could be the right move for those who appreciate a life style that combines the opportunity to enjoy the peace and calm of one of the most beautiful US countryside with the excitement and thrills of urban life. This is the direct result of Hampton Roads’ geographical and anthropological…

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The Charm of Bleached Wood: Informal Interiors for Cozy People

Bleached wood is a material that evokes the happy memories of a child in his grandparents’ country house, or a long sandy beach where some few white wooden cottages peek out beyond the dunes- the only companions of the albatross and the silence. Especially white bleached wood has the unique power to create bright, informal…

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How and Why to Improve the Energy Efficiency of your House

Energy efficiency is the classic topic that comes up especially when it’s time to renovate your place, or when you are buying a new house. Should you really care about energy efficiency? And if the answer is yes, what specific measures you need to take to implement an efficient power saving system? Last, is an…

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Why we do what we do- trending now!

Isn’t it interesting how much things can change and evolve? For home design trends, to the latest fads, to website maintenance and blogging, for running a business, marketing, everything digital, and so much more! For us, we must pay close attention to smart durable and reliable home design trends that people LOVE and family needs…

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What About Zillow?

Many Realtors and sellers get frustrated at the mention of Zillow. I use Zillow!  Zillow, started in 2006, has a lot of useful tools!  Yes- it is expensive to be a Zillow preferred agent- but Zillow has created a loyal user base.  It is a trusted website accessed by millions of home shoppers, sellers, or…

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