Tina in Virginia - Real Estate and Musings from the Commonwealth

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Real Estate Agent - Nest Realty
General thoughts and ideas from Tina in Virginia on real estate in the New River Valley and life in general.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2009 

  This community is full of people who are always looking to make a difference to the people who hire us to provide real estate services, in our communities or to those special people in our lives. This idea was shared with my  11 year old daughter (Sarah) from a teacher in her school.  My daught...
10/29/2009
  Good News for First Time or Second Time Home Buyers in Bend, Oregon  - Updates on Extending the $8,000 tax credit for First Time Home Buyers According to CNBC, the extension of the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit is making progress.  The most recent update has the $8000 tax credit extended thr...
10/28/2009
Isle of Wight County is about to lose a major employer.  International Paper announced the closure of their plant in Franklin. The layoffs will begin November 7th and continue through spring until the plant is permanently closed.  The closure will effect 1100 employees. Virginia is seeking aid fo...
10/24/2009
I heard a very sad story earlier this week.   A father opened up a savings account for his son at a local bank.  The son was leaving for college and the father wanted to be able to deposit funds for his son.  The account was in the names of both father and son with the father's good intention of ...
10/24/2009
Educating Real Estate Agents On How To Use Modern Technologies To Better Their Business Will Never Be The Same! On November 17th, 2009 dozens of the most respected educators in the real estate industry converge to host the first of its kind, Virtual Real Estate BarCamp. Virtual Real Estate BarCam...
10/22/2009
The Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority oversees the HOME Investors Partnership Program.  This program assists qualified residents in the City of Chesapeake with the following: Down payment/closing cost assistance to qualified homebuyers for the purchase of affordable single family res...
10/21/2009
Effective October 19, 2009, unsupervised minors are no longer permitted in the MacArthur Center Mall in Downtown Norfolk after 5pm. Yes, ID's will be checked and extra security is on hand to enforce the new regulation.  Teens found in the mall unsupervised after 5pm will be escorted to their "acc...
10/20/2009
ThinAir Wireless has created an app that many real estate professionals may find useful.  Offender is an application that searches around your current location or another address for registered sex offenders. Since the app was released on June 2, 2009, they have seen over a million downloads.  T...
10/18/2009
Affordable Beach Cottage in Virginia Beach! OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription See a Video! $169,800 Single Family HomeSold Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1300 sqft Location 1141 Carver Ave.Virginia Beach, VA 23451 Our recent listings Ranch Home for Sale in NorfolkBeautiful and ...
10/16/2009
Not advertising your open house is just like having a party and not inviting anyone.  Why bother?  Pull out a calendar and SCHEDULE your open houses.  PLAN for them.  And, most important of all, ADVERTISE them!  Make sure when you advertise, you also add directions that are easy to follow - (not ...
10/15/2009
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