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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Townside
A look at Real Estate in the New River Valley of VA. Sometimes on topic, occasionally irreverent, always Real. That's why we're Real Estate. Simplified.

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2008 

Scams abound, and one I just read about really hit home to me - wanted to share it here. We have a lot of renters here in the New River Valley, particularly centered around Blacksburg (Virginia Tech) and Radford (Radford University), but in many other areas of the Valley as well.  The summer is a...
06/30/2008
I read yesterday on Jim Duncan's blog that he had been contacted by the Business Travel Coalition, who's email stated that Charlottesville could be an endangered airport due to, among other things, rising fuel costs. The email sent out said that Charlottesville was one of 100 regional air...
06/26/2008
Inman News today highlighted the Walk Score site, which is a really cool tool with a simple yet increasingly importantpurpose ... How walkable is your community?  Any ideas? The idea of Walk Score is to determine the distance between an address and other walkable locations - like coffee shops, r...
06/25/2008
Kudos to The Roanoke Times Blog for jumping all over this ... I understand they have to go through the due process, but I'm VERY interested to see how the rule on this Special Use Permit given what else they've shot down. If you enjoyed this post, why not leave a comment and subscribe via...
06/25/2008
There are some issues to work out, of course, but Blacksburg has an opportunity to show they're really serious about affordable housing in Town - or what COULD be in Town.  Will Montgomery County and Blacksburg learn to play nice? I hope so, they really need to.  From the Roanoke Times blog ...
06/23/2008
More good news for Blacksburg real estate investors. If you have questions about investing in Blacksburg real estate, whether or not investing makes sense in a college town (because it doesn't always), or want advice on property management, email me and we'll run an investment analysis f...
06/21/2008
From Blacksburg Alert: University City Blvd. Road Closure Beginning Friday, June 20 until the end of July, the right lane going north, (heading away from Prices Fork Road), on University City Blvd will be closed. This lane closure will be from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday. This cl...
06/19/2008
I mentioned a few weeks ago that Christiansburg Town Council member Brad Stipes had started writing a blog.He recently wrote that he had participated in a Q&A with 5th grade students at Christiansburg Elementary. The Councilman wrote that the topic at hand was what the kids thought made Chri...
06/19/2008
There's a frequent topic in the real estate world, and it involves who represents who in the transaction.  There are some real positives to understanding who your agent is working for; sometimes you might be surprised at the answer.  Here's a breakdown of Agency in VA, particularly if yo...
06/17/2008
Have you enjoyed Blacksburg's Farmer's Market, in Downtown Blacksburg?  Did you even know that Blacksburg had a Farmer's Market? From Blacksburg Alert: Farmers Market Public Meeting The Friends of the Farmers Market will be hosting a public meeting to present the preliminary design fo...
06/17/2008
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