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Being a Smith Mountain Lake home owner can mean a multitude of handyman needs throughout the course of your inhabitance. Even brand new houses have their weaknesses. From heating and air conditioning replacements to dock repair, plumbing issues to cracked concrete, the fix-it projects can certain...
11/14/2013
A recent article on cybergolf.com highlights one of our personal favorite Smith Mountain Lake golf destinations. Along with a couple of popular Roanoke area golf courses, Cybergolf lists Mariners Landing Golf and Country Club’s course as one to play. About an hour drive from Roanoke, just half an...
10/29/2013
Real estate health at Smith Mountain Lake is on the same upswing as the national trend shows, and the pick up in activity at Deb Beran Properties affirms it. Buyers who are in searchof their lake dream home can no longer lingerat a distance and leisurely choose from plentiful inventory. The curre...
10/18/2013
As Smith Mountain Lake continues to become Virginia’s best kept secret discovered by the luckiest of home buyers and home builders, new residents find they have a lot in common. Many are from across or out of state, often the east coast. A lot are looking for less traffic, noise and people. Most ...
10/15/2013
The Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour, one of our most popular annual events, demonstrates how easy it is to create a dream home at Smith Mountain Lake. The homes are always a fitting reflection of their owners, built to the precise preferences of those who reside in them. Many boast vast ope...
09/26/2013
Retirees and second home buyers may think no place they could desire offers both a luxurious lifestyle and a low cost of living. But Smith Mountain Lake is one of those rare destinations that has both. According to Realtor Magazine’s cost of living comparison, the metro areas of Roanoke and Lynch...
09/24/2013
At the end of the month, one of Smith Mountain Lake’s most anticipated annual events will celebrate one of its proudest milestones. The Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival turns 25 this fall and what may be more impressive than its longevity is how successful it has become in a place most would con...
09/17/2013
Virginia home sale trends directly effect Smith Mountain Lake’s real estate scene. We’re very pleased with a recent report issued by the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech for Virginia Homes Sales that compares pace of residential sales, median residential pricing, sales volume...
09/05/2013
Summer at Smith Mountain Lake is known for peak tourism but locals would tell you our gorgeous fall season is just as popular. Autumn’s mild temperatures and clear skies along with the addition of rich red, brown and gold colored leaves is enough to make anyone fall in love with Smith Mountain La...
08/28/2013
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Every home buyer hopes the community they move to will be scenic, economically stable, peaceful, exciting and well endowed with great schools and business opportunities. These requirements are relatively easy to investigate prior to moving, but one of the most important aspects of enjoying life i...
08/19/2013