Tina in Virginia - Real Estate and Musings from the Commonwealth

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General thoughts and ideas from Tina in Virginia on real estate in the New River Valley and life in general.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2009 

  Great information from Marilyn in the First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit!    First-Time Home Buyers - Time is Running Out to qualify for your $8,000 Tax Credit This past month, I've seen headlines proclaiming "120 days left", "115 days left", "95 days left" for th...
08/31/2009
Today's mortgage rates are holding flat.  Even though price action in the secondary market was choppy and economic reports were better than expected, conventional 30 year par mortgage rates held steady near 5.00% as prices of mortgage backed securities managed to end the week higher.    The ...
08/31/2009
Adam Thoroughgood arrived in Virginia as an indentured servant in 1621.  He became a key figure in the settlement of the South Hampton Roads area.  His home is estimated to have been built sometime between 1680 and 1720, making it one of the oldest standing homes in America.  The property became ...
08/31/2009
  If it sounds too good to be true....it probably is.....   "SORRY, WE CAN'T HELP YOU.  GOOD LUCK." SOMETIMES YOU JUST CAN'T HELP.  Those were the last words of a conversation I had with a "prospective home buyer" last evening.  I received a telephone call from a lady ...
08/31/2009
Spacious and Affordable Home in Norfolk OverviewMapsPhotosDescription $124,800 Single Family HomeSold Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 1225 sqft Location 905 Lunenberg Ave.Norfolk, VA 23523 Our recent listings Ranch Home for Sale in NorfolkBeautiful and Affordable Home in Virgi...
08/28/2009
CLICK TO VIEW LISTING WEBSITE Photo Gallery Description and Features Beautifully updated 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch with light and bright interior. New carpet and fresh paint throughout. All new bathrooms and kitchen. Vaulted ceilings. Very private yard backs to woods/marsh. Extra long driveway wit...
08/27/2009
CLICK TO VIEW LISTING WEBSITE Description and Features Welcome home to this attractive colonial townhome in central Virginia Beach. Spacious floorplan features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and approximately 1500 square feet of living area. Fenced yard with shed and patio. Bedrooms:3Bathrooms:2.5Squ...
08/27/2009
The City of Virginia Beach is about to start the Laskin Road Gateway.  This project will improve water and sewer services and create a more pedestrian-friendly environment at the Oceanfront. There will be a Public Open House on September 3rd from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Virginia Beach Convention C...
08/27/2009
Couldn't help myself from getting up close to this beauty along Otter Creek on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Nelson County, VA.  Sorry it's not of the best quality...I snapped it with my iPhone. Creative Commons License - may be used with credit given back to the owner.
08/26/2009
An August 19th, 2009 article in US News and World Report ranked Virginia Beach, VA as one of The Top 10 Places to Grow Up. The rankings take into account the crime rate, quality of school system, expansive green spaces, number of children in the area, family events and artistic and recreational a...
08/25/2009
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