How Do I Determine My Home’s Value?

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

Which Offers the Best Outcome: Short Sale vs. Foreclosure

Whether you are the homeowner or buyer, there are and disadvantages and advantages associated with both the foreclosure and short sales.  Often, people with confuse the two situations and will sometimes use the terms interchangeably.  However, there are some distinct differences that can lead to consequences that you much different than you may expect.  Once … Continued

Ready to Buy Your First Home in Richmond?

Are you ready to buy your first home in the Richmond, VA area?  Are you finding yourself lost when trying to figure out where to start with the whole buying process? Buying a 1st home is one of the largest and most important decisions a person can make in his or her life. Often, when … Continued

I’ve Inherited a House in Richmond … What Now?

Many times, inheriting a house can be a big surprise and potentially a big burden for many people.  So what should you do when you inherit a house in Richmond, VA?  Often, your first reaction is that you may want to keep the house for sentimental reasons.  Other times, you realize that you may be … Continued

Reasons to Sell to an Experienced Real Estate Investor

Have you decided to sell a home and are wondering which is the best way to sell a home in today’s fast paced market?  It can be one of the biggest decisions a person will make during your adult life. There are multiple options to consider and each has its pros and cons.  A successful, experienced investor can … Continued

Invest Now in Richmond Rental Properties

Investing in a rental property can be lucrative and an excellent 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 to buy wisely to help ensure you buy a cash cow and not a money pit! Here … Continued

Looking for a Solution for a Potential Foreclosure?

  RVA Home Buyers, LLC, a local real estate investment firm specializing in the purchase of distressed properties, is helping homeowners looking to stop foreclosure on their houses. The firm specializes in the pre-foreclosure or short sale process, pay cash, and can settle in as little as 7 days.  They are focused on helping to … Continued

Looking to Move Soon? Here’s What to Do.

When planning to move, there is a lot of upfront work that you need to do. By the time you pack all the stuff you have acquired into boxes, hire movers, and write the checks, your head is probably spinning with other things that still haven’t been done. Fortunately, RVA Home Buyers can help by providing a comprehensive … Continued

Add Value to Your Home, But Avoid These Mistakes

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

Foreclosure Scams Are On The Rise

Over the past four or five years, foreclosures have risen to record levels.  Just like with anything, 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 on home owners who don’t know any better. While it … Continued