It’s a great time to buy a home in Richmond. Interest rates are low, so investing in a home is a fantastic idea. In fact, it feels like everyone noticed. I have seen bid wars and homes selling far above asking price. How can you come out as a winner in a market like this?…Read more "New Construction in RVA"
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"
As a former resident of Bellevue and current resident of the adjacent Laburnum Park neighborhood, the area holds a special place in my heart. Bellevue has developed a personality all its own and become a popular destination for those seeking a tight-knit, walkable community. If you were to ask residents about the neighborhood, I’d be…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Bellevue"
This is the square gray house where I have lived… and written all my books, with the exception of “Life and Gabriella” Ellen Glasgow Words fail to describe the true significance of the Ellen Glasgow House. Built in 1841, the property is listed as both a Virginia Historic Landmark and a National Historic Landmark. “The…Read more "Ellen Glasgow House – Richmond VA For Sale"
Looking for an art project for your kids or just something to keep them occupied for a bit? Want to help your children connect to their community? Here’s a group project we’ve put together that we hope will give you a few minutes to unwind and encourage their creativity. Choose a section of the drawing…Read more "Kids Create RVA Project"
With both Industrial and Residential Historic Districts, Carver is another of Richmond’s historically significant neighborhoods located near the City’s center and adjacent to VCU. The area (roughly 54 square blocks) is bordered by Lombardy Street to the Northwest, Belvidere Street to the Southeast, Interstate 95 to the Northeast and Broad Street to the Southwest. Carver…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Carver"
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"
1. Declutter Donate it, gift it to a friend, or junk it – whatever your solution may be to get rid of stuff; don’t be afraid, just do it! You’ll be surprised at how much of a difference it makes in the way your room looks and feels, as well as the way it makes…Read more "5 Ways to Fall in Love with Your House Again"