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Stable Pass- The Modern Equestrian

Seth Stein and Watson Architecture + Design’s Equestrian Centre Merricks on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, Australia Across history and throughout the world, an equestrian facility exists as both accommodations for horse and hound as well as ...
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Why I Love Art Deco Architecture

"I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life."- Nick Carraway. The Great Gatsby The Chrysler The Empire StateThe Eastern ColumbiaThe Hoover Just uttering the names of these buildings ...
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For the Love of Old Houses

If you are anything like me, one of the things you love most about Richmond is its historic architecture. The city is filled with many structures and homes built in the 1800s and 1900s. The ...
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Buyer Fatigue in a Competitive Seller’s Market

Are you familiar with the unwelcome frustration, upset, and dread that can accompany your home search? You may be experiencing buyer’s fatigue and are entitled to financial compensation. Unfortunately, we can’t say that. But we ...
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We’re off to the races!

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 ...
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a legacy yet to be written: 1 west main street

It’s one of the most architecturally significant buildings in Richmond - and it’s up for grabs. Used in the past as a law firm, a school, and the residence of a Pulitzer-prize winning novelist, what ...
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Mural Scavenger Hunt HINTS

So you need a little help on the mural scavenger hunt? We've got you covered. See below. This mural is located at one of reRVA’s listings.This mural is located at a BP gas station. But ...
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CALLING FOR OFFERS NOW! Due 7/23/21

1 west main street | historic Greek revival The Square Gray House at 1 West Main Street is a beautifully-preserved Greek Revival with features reminiscent of the Virginia State Capitol with the same construction and ...
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Nextdoor: Why you should consider joining.

Nextdoor is still a relatively new social media hub for many people but quickly building a huge user community. Unlike Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others, Nextdoor is focused on hyper-local social networking. Think of it ...
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First-time home-buying during a pandemic

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 ...
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2021 Real Estate – what we know and think

2021 Real Estate - what we know and think Now that we are through the infamous year of 2020, it is time to look ahead to 2021 and prognosticate the future based upon our best-informed ...
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Neighborhoods of RVA: Lakeside

Though actually part of Henrico County, the Lakeside area is located in what most Richmonders refer to as Northside. The neighborhood is roughly bordered by Bryan Park to the South, Hermitage Road to the North, ...
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