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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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Building Permits in Fredericksburg, VA

    Do you need a Building Permit in Fredericksburg, VA? Building codes vary from State to State and Area to Area. Generally, if you are making any structural changes to your property, it is recommended to get a Building … 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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First Time Homebuyer Incentives in Fredericksburg, VA

    There is a new First Time Homebuyer Incentive in Fredericksburg, VA!  FHA’s new HAWK program (Homeowners Armed with Knowledge) begins October 1, 2014 and provides FHA Mortgage Insurance discounts. Homebuyers will need to  obtain counseling and education on home buying … Continue reading

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Habitat ReStore in Fredericksburg

    Habitat For Humanity’s ReStore in Fredericksburg has  a new location! They had outgrown their location on Rt 1 and now are in Gateway Plaza off Rt. 3. They will now occupy 28,000 SF next to Gold’s Gym and … Continue reading

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Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Ginny Vickers

Military Relocation Professional (MRP) is one of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) newest Certifications. With the number of Military (Active duty, Reserves, Former, and Retiring) in our area, the need for MRP was way overdue. Real Estate Professionals can … 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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It’s Restaurant Week in Downtown Fredericksburg Again!

It’s time for the annual Restaurant Week in Downtown Fredericksburg starting Friday 1/17/14 and ending 1/27/2014! This is a great time to enjoy our Downtown area Restaurants. If you aren’t familiar with Fredericksburg’s dining, be sure to take advantage of … 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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