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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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
While driving along Monument Avenue today, I noticed two listings that happened to be side by side.  Both were listed by seasoned agents associated with my Long & Foster Real Estate office!  Now how often is that likely to happen with any office?   After driving past, I thought to myself: "It sur...
11/01/2013
On Saturday morning, Oct. 26th, while walking our toy poodle Nathan toward nearby Byrd Park, I happened upon the pre-event activities of a race for children.  It was called the Call Federal Credit Union Marathon, Jr., and there were going to be three short distance races especially designed for c...
10/27/2013
Just in case you have yet to make a school or family field trip to historic Virginia, the capitol known the City of Richmond has a lot to offer on its own.   Are you interested in history?  While driving, walking or cycling down Monument Avenue in Richmond, an array of statues serve as reminders ...
10/24/2013
  Do you ever recall feeling excited when visiting your local grocery store?  Usually, the experience for me can be fairly routine, but recently something exceptional happened.  While visiting Little House Green Grocery in the pedestrian friendly neighborhood of Bellevue in Richmond, VA, I notic...
10/18/2013
How worthwhile are home buyer warranties?  Is it really giving added value to a Purchase Agreement?  What percentage of homebuyers and homesellers have them?  Many of us may already have a favorite home warranty company to use.  Here's an A+ rated (Better Business Bureau) company's video by 2-10 ...
10/11/2013
Do you ever use a blend of art and antiques when decorating your home? Looking for a shop with both?  While touring Richmond, VA, you may find Nest is the place for you!  After visiting several times, I'm amazed at the variety of interesting items---from handmade jewelry, household decor items, f...
10/09/2013
Have you ever seen an excellent local business that you would like to see do well, but often could be hidden from public view?  Such is the case with Tres Machos Mexican Restaurant (loose translation is Three Buddies) in nearby Chesterfield County.  This restaurant offers wonderful fresh food for...
10/03/2013
One of my favorite things about my home is how unique it is.  A two-story brick home, it was built in 1921 in an urban neighborhood where neighbors still are close enough together to see one another often on a daily basis.  Some people may think the homes on our block are too close together, but ...
10/01/2013
Do any of you ever experience high levels of stress from work?  Whether we're in real estate or another type of sales, I think probably all of us have some sort of work stress at some point on our careers.  A likely key for helping us reduce tension is to find a hobby or interest to let one's min...
09/29/2013
Recently, I spoke with Darryl Flick, the brains and brawn behind O'Virginia, a Richmond, VA, retail shop located in a popular pedestrian shopping mile known as Carytown.  He revealed a lot about his passion for Made in USA and Made in Virginia products.   1) How did you get the idea of starting ...
09/25/2013
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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.