Across history and throughout the world, an equestrian facility exists as both accommodations for horse and hound as well as a display of luxury and wealth. From Johann Fischer von Erlach’s royal stables in Vienna to Jules Hardouin-Mansart’s stables situated opposite the Palace of Versailles, the housing of horses was often the priority of the…Read more "Stable Pass- The Modern Equestrian"
It’s the first weekend of May and we’re off to the races! Since 1875, the Kentucky Derby has been a continuous tradition in America’s racing history and I have watched it faithfully for as long as I can remember. As we all gather around our televisions this Saturday to preview the brightest and most talented…Read more "We’re off to the races!"
I always tell my clients, purchasing a home is not for the faint of heart. It is both an emotional journey and a large financial commitment that under normal circumstances is already stressful enough. For buyers and sellers in 2020, our game was completely changed by stay at home orders, masks and new practices to…Read more "First-time home-buying during a pandemic"
The curated home is one that tells a story of specific taste and style. With every piece, there is a conscious understanding of its role and how it creates or adds to the balance of the room. This popular trend is perfect for those that enjoy showcasing items collected over the years without the restriction…Read more "Conscious Curation"
I hear it constantly – ‘we want to be in a walkable neighborhood’. Thankfully for Richmond residents, our city is plentiful with charm and convenience. Living in a city that offers both Carytown and Church Hill on opposing sides, there is so much to love in between. Here are 3 of my personal favorite walkable…Read more "So You Want Walkability"
We’ve all been there – the first time home buyer anxiously waiting to feel the rush of emotion, of absolute certainty that we have found our new home. But is it always that simple? The simple answer, no. Does it get any easier? Maybe. I have had the privilege to work with several first time…Read more "Fall For It – Your First Home"
The endless heat wave that has been this year’s summer in Richmond might be nearing the end of its reign as we slowly creep into the fall months. With the cooler months, the city comes alive with the endless festivals and events that cater to families and family pets alike. For pet owners, here is…Read more "The Dog Days of Summer"
It’s the age old question for all equestrians: do we board or do we just buy ourselves a few acres and try this at home? We’ve all wondered if the tallyho at home is reasonable, affordable and most importantly – worth it. I’ve tried both, I love both (especially when it is time for vacation…Read more "The Amateur in All of Us"