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Donate Homes to Habitat for Humanity in Fredericksburg, VA

    Homeowners may soon be able to donate their homes to Habitat for Humanity in Fredericksburg, Va if the Bill is passed through the General Assembly. Delinquent Homeowners would be able to settle their tax bills by donating their home to … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Realtor in Fredericksburg, VA

  There are some people that think all Realtors are the same. That would be like saying all Drs or Lawyers or Teachers are all the same. There are good and bad in every profession. So how do you choose … Continue reading

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New Regulations for Homeowners in 2015

    There are new Regulations on HVAC systems and water heaters that will go into effect in 2015 for homeowners. AC equipment standards will increase to increase the energy efficiency of the Unit. The SEER (seasonal energy efficient ratio) will … Continue reading

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2014 Tax Assessments in Stafford and Spotsylvania Counties

      It’s time for our 2014 Tax Assessments in Stafford and Spotsylvania Counties again. Properties are reassessed here every 2 years. Many of you in Spotsylvania County have received yours in January. Stafford’s should be out shortly. Spotsylvania’s … Continue reading

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New Mortgage Regulations 2014- Dodd/ Frank

      The New Mortgage Regulations for 2014 went into effect 1/10/14. The purpose is to protect consumers against risky lending practices……10 years too late.  Stricter regulations have been added for all lending practices. There will now be what’s … Continue reading

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Problems with Mineral Rights and Builders in Fredericksburg, Va

        We are seeing problems with Mineral Rights and Builders in Fredericksburg, VA. Buyer Beware! More Builders are retaining Mineral Rights to homes they build and sell. What does that mean to homebuyers?? Homeowners own these homes … Continue reading

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Smoking Can Affect a Home’s Resale Value in Fredericksburg, Va

Smoking can affect a home’s resale value in Fredericksburg, Va by an average of 20%. This could be more if buyers are nonsmokers or have young children or are extremely sensitive. Many Realtors say it’s harder to sell a home … Continue reading

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Embrey Mill- Stafford’s Newest Planned Community

I had the pleasure of previewing Embrey Mill- Stafford’s Newest Planned Community this week. Embrey Mill is located just off I95 Exit 140 off Courthouse Rd. near Austin Ridge. This is such a great location……with easy access to I 95, … Continue reading

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It’s a Good Idea to Have Renters Insurance in Fredericksburg, Va

Renters Insurance? Do you need it? Is it required? It’s a good idea to have renters insurance in Fredericksburg, Va. Some landlords do require it. Some don’t. It’s a relatively inexpensive insurance to carry and well worth the cost. It’s … Continue reading

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Weed Prevention in Fredericksburg, VA

Weed prevention in Fredericksburg, Va can be accomplished or at least minimized. The idea is to prevent those weeds from germinating in the first place. I used to think weeds spread just by the wind carrying seeds. Did you know … Continue reading

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