Not ready to buy a single family house? Have you considered townhouses? A townhouse, or row house, is a multi-story home that shares at least one wall with an adjacent property. With a townhouse, you have your own entrance and might enjoy amenities such as your own driveway, garage, and backyard. The home will generally…Read more "Reasons why you should consider a townhouse"
Most of us have probably had the visceral experience of walking by a building and saying to ourselves – “Wow, that is truly beautiful” and conversely, we have probably also seen a building and thought “Who would ever design something so hideous??” Interestingly, if we polled a group of diverse people, you would probably find…Read more "What is “good” architecture anyway?"
This beautiful little home located in Cavalier CT in Richmond, VA was built in 1947. Forward to 2021 and this mid-century house has been completely rebuild from the foundation up. Over the years it was home to many families but eventually the home began to show its age and was in desperate need of some…Read more "reSTORATION RVA | 5525 Calvert Dr"
Did you know…Here are 12 fun facts about the greatest city in the universe, our home Richmond VA! Fact 1: The Richmond Union Passenger Railway was the first electric trolley streetcar in the U.S. and it set the pattern for most subsequent trolley systems around the world. (Bring it back!) Fact 2: Richmonders know to…Read more "Hey RVA, did you know?"
Unless you’ve been living in a cave without access to the internet, radio or TV, you are probably aware that the real estate market in the U.S. has been extremely competitive. Richmond is not much different than the rest of the country in terms of competition but the relatively low cost of living compared to…Read more "Market Update – Summer 2021"
Successful Real Estate Investment Strategies In this chapter of the intelligent, thoughtful, deliberate series, I will discuss the guiding principles of successful real estate investment strategies. Profitable investments in real estate is a core baseline to financial success. Whether it’s buying your first single family rental or adding a 400-unit multifamily development to your portfolio…Read more "intelligent, thoughtful, deliberate investment strategies"
Ah, August! That summer month when you’re back from vacation, school and full work weeks are back, yet the days are still long and hot. This is the perfect month to go through a maintenance checklist to get your home and investment properties ready for the notoriously busy month of September. Your home and real…Read more "“back to the grind”"
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"