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Reasons why you should consider a townhouse

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 ...
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What is “good” architecture anyway?

Lotus Temple in New Delhi, India 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 ...
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reSTORATION RVA | 5525 Calvert Dr

5525 Calvert Dr 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 ...
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Hey RVA, did you know?

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 ...
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Market Update – Summer 2021

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 ...
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intelligent, thoughtful, deliberate investment strategies

Successful Real Estate Investment Strategies Successful real estate investing can generate exponential returns. In this chapter of the intelligent, thoughtful, deliberate series, I will discuss the guiding principles of successful real estate investment strategies. Profitable ...
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“back to the grind”

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 ...
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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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