Richmond Homearama 2014 by Southern Traditions

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Richmond Homearama 2014 at Magnolia Green is open May 1-18, 2014, Thursday-Sunday, 11am-6pm. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children 18 and under. This exciting show returns this year featuring seven new idea homes at Magnolia Green in Chesterfield County. Each home showcases the very latest in home construction, design, and technological innovations. The homes […]

Mortgage Rates Projected to Rise as Tapering Continues

Monday, February 24th, 2014

It is projected that if the Fed continues to cut back on bond purchases that long term mortgage rates would start to climb. Many experts felt that Janet Yellen, who replaced Ben Bernanke as Fed Chair, was going to be less inclined to continue tapering bond purchases at the level established. However, in her testimony in front […]

3 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Home

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

If you are thinking about purchasing a home right now, you are surely getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in real estate. Let’s look at whether or not now is actually […]

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale by Owner

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Some homeowners consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). The Jenni Jennings Team agrees with the great minds at Keeping Current Matters in thinking that this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Here are five of our […]

Infographic: The Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Infographic from Keeping Current Matters,  Courtesy of: Park City Real Estate – JensenandCompany.com

5 Reasons to Buy a Home Now Instead of Spring

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Based on prices, mortgage rates and soaring rents, there may have never been a better time in real estate history to purchase a home than right now. Here are five reasons purchasers should consider buying before the spring market arrives: Supply Is Shrinking With inventory declining in many regions, finding a home of your dreams […]

The Biggest Home Seller Mistakes: Overpricing Your Home

Monday, January 27th, 2014

When you put your house on the market, you want it to sell. And you want it to sell fast. We’ve featured some great articles about preparing your house to hit the Richmond housing market, but we think the biggest mistake you can make is overpricing your home. If you overprice your home, there is […]

A Guide to Richmond, VA Homes: The Loft

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

(This is an ongoing series on the types of homes you can find in Richmond, Virginia! You can check out the other post here!) Want the feeling of living in New York City without the traffic, crazy amount of people and smog? Look no further than the Richmond loft scene! With our increasing number of […]

Paint Jobs to Avoid

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

The winter is a great time to plan and budget for exterior home improvements for the spring. If you’re thinking about making changes to your home’s exterior paint scheme, here are some ideas that you might want to avoid: No matter how much you love your favorite luxury brand, you might want to avoid putting […]

Trendy Thursday: Generation X

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Ever wonder if you’re “old enough” to buy a house? Generation X (those aged 33-47) made up the largest chunk of home buyers, at 31 percent, between July 2011 and June 2012, according to the National Association of Realtors. Generation Y- those 32 years and yonder- made up the second-largest group, at 28 percent, followed […]