Calculating Your Home’s Value in Richmond

The real estate industry has made large strides in helping homeowners and real estate agents determine the estimated values for residential real estate over the past 30 years.  At one time, the only way to get an estimate on a home’s value was to use the printed Multiple Listing Services (MLS) hard copy books.  These … Continued

Is a Short Sale Better Than Foreclosure?

With all the foreclosure news over the past several years, people are hearing more and more about different options and alternatives versus foreclosure.  Probably the most widely discussed alternative to a foreclosure is a short sale.  Whether you are the homeowner or buyer, there are and disadvantages and advantages associated with both the foreclosure and … Continued

Options For Selling My Inherited Home in Richmond

“You Have Just Inherited a House!”  These words often come as an unexpected surprise and can turn into a large time-consuming hassle.  The property is often located out of town or in an area that you do not know well.  In addition, your schedule is already filled with other priorities like family, and your own … Continued

Building Wealth Through Rental Property Equity

Are you looking for an effective and safe way to build your assets and equity?  Owning one or more rental properties can be an excellent and very rewarding way to build equity by allowing your tenants to pay the expenses of owning the property. However, as in all real estate investments, it is very important … Continued

Facing Foreclosure in Richmond and Need Help?

A local real estate investment firm, RVA Home Buyers, LLC, specializing in the purchase of distressed properties, is helping homeowners stop foreclosure on their houses. The firm specializes in the pre-foreclosure or short sale process and can settle in as little as 7 days. When faced with possible foreclosure, homeowners should look to local area … Continued

Avoid These Mishaps When Upgrading Your Home

Home improvements can be a lot of fun, but they can be expensive and may not increase your home’s resale value enough to justify the expense. In some cases, your pet project may cost you thousands of dollars and can actually have a negative impact on your home’s resale value. There are some considerations that … Continued

Beware of Recent Foreclosure Scams in Richmond, VA

Over the past 7 to 10 years, the foreclosure rate have risen to record levels across all areas of the country. As it is often the case, when there’s an opportunity or when there’s people in pain… the dishonest and unscrupulous people in the world tend to come out of the dark shadows to prey … Continued

Moving in Richmond and Not Sure Where to Start?

You have lived in your home for a while, and you are now beginning to think of selling and moving.  Where do you start?  What needs to be done?  Where can I get help? When you decide that you need to move, there is a lot to remember. By the time you pack all the stuff … Continued

Need Significant Repairs Done Before Selling Your Home?

Does your home need significant repairs before selling  but you don’t have the time or money to complete all the required repairs?  Do you need to sell it fast?  If so, you have a number of options that depend on your current situation. The easiest and quickest option is to sell your home to an experienced … Continued

Advantages of Selling My Richmond Home to an Investor

Often, deciding to sell a home is one of the biggest decisions a person will make. There are many different options to consider and each has its pros and cons.  A successful, experienced investor can and will make the process of selling your home less stressful, quicker, and more straightforward. Selling a house the traditional way with … Continued