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This public blog contains commentary as well as factual information regarding the real estate industry and other organizations and businesses that have some relationship with housing or residential land.



It's exciting that those Richmond Virginia winter blues definitely are heading behind us, and the resurgence of spring energy finally is here!  Recent sunny days really have helped inspire me to reach out to local residents while door knocking in Oregon Hill, one of Richmond's most interesting an...
When residents in Richmond Virginia talk with me about nearby Goochland County, they often envision beautiful large homes on five-acre lots. Yes, those homes and lot sizes certainly do exist, and they often are beautiful. However, there's probably more variety in home prices and lot sizes that ca...
Recently, I went to Richmond Virginia City Hall to contest a parking violation.  The aluminum signs for no parking in the alley had completely faded over the years.  Luckily for me, I eventually won, and my case was dismissed!   While walking back to my car the day that I had contested my parking...
One of my favorite destinations in Historic Williamsburg Virginia in Merchants Square is Berret's Seafood Restaurant and Taphouse Grill.  The food is exceptional and the wait staff are very friendly and customer service oriented.   One of the nice things about Williamsburg is that it's only about...
Williamsburg Salt Spa , known as the first salt spa on the East Coast, has become a popular destination in Virginia's Colonial Capitol in the last several years.  Opened in 2008, this spa contains over 15 tons of imported therapeutic salt.  The walls, floor and ceiling in the treatment room are c...
Attending open houses that offer refreshments often are very memorable to buyers and their agents who happen to be with them.  While I was showing properties today in Chesterfield County Virginia for one of my clients, she asked that we stop at an open house in the vicinity and take a look at it....
Are you looking to have an exciting home buying or selling experience?  How's your mental attitude about buying or selling home in Richmond Virginia or elsewhere?  Are you looking for some inspirational words to set a positive tone?   In a nutshell, affirmations refer to positive, present tense s...
Last Saturday I was just slightly alarmed about the broken glass found at one of my showings at vacant Chesterfield County Virginia homes as the buyer agent.  It was a residential foreclosure property, and I was leading my client, her adult daughter and five-year-old granddaughter around to the b...
For years I've been feeding birds that live in the vicinity of my home very near Byrd Park, the Fan District and Carytown in Richmond Virginia.  Unfortunately, squirrels tend to hog the food.  What's the best way to set aside food for birds without squirrels devouring so much of it?   Well, this ...
Are you ever surprised how small changes can bring great benefits in our homes?  Something even as simple as applying caulking can help boost home energy savings. estimates an average annual savings around five to 10 percent.   Typically, caulking and weather stripping are put around ...

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My outside blog is collectively known as the "World According to Nathan" in honor of our rescue toy poodle. He's survived a puppy mill and now is a member of our family. The entries for the blog can vary but relate in some way to housing and/or real estate.