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How Much Do You Need to Save for a Down Payment?

Wondering How Much You Need To Save for a Down Payment? If you’re getting ready to buy your first home, you’re likely focused on saving up for everything that purchase involves. You may be wondering how much you need to save for a down payment. But don’t let a common misconception make the process harder […]
Planning to retire soon? It may be time to make a move.

Planning to Retire Soon?

If you are planning to retire soon it could be time for you to consider making a move. If you’re thinking about retirement or have already retired this year, you may be planning your next steps. One of your goals could be selling your Richmond-area house and finding a home that more closely fits your needs. Fortunately, you […]
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Should You Update Your House Before You Sell?

Before you update your house for listing, call us for our professional advice. Some Highlights You may be wondering what needs to be renovated before you sell your house. In today’s shifting market, making your house appealing is more important than ever. That’s why it’s essential to lean on a real estate professional who has in-depth knowledge of […]
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3 Reasons to Sell Before the Holidays

Why you may want to sell before the holidays. As you look ahead to the winter season, you’re likely making plans and thinking about what you want to achieve before the year ends. One of those key decision points could be whether or not you want to move this year. If the location or size […]

Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate

Are you considering buying a home in the Richmond area? Whether you are relocating to Richmond, looking to upsize or downsize from your current Richmond home, or thinking about hanging up your “renter” hat to finally become a Richmond home buyer, you will most likely need to consider interest rates and monthly payments.  Here are […]

Why Buying a Richmond Home May Make More Sense Than Renting

If you are renting or thinking of renting a home or apartment in Richmond, VA, you need to read this. In the last year alone, Richmond area rents rose a whopping 36% on average.  That’s the 8th highest of all markets in the country. Here’s why buying a Richmond home could be a sound financial […]
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The True Strength of Homeowners Today

The main benefit of buying a home in Richmond is that our housing market is strong and building home equity is one of the best ways to build wealth. Richmond homeowners are wondering what’s going on with the Real Estate market and how home values will hold up with the recent shift.  The article below […]

How To Hang Art At The Proper Height

No matter how beautiful a piece of art, if it is the wrong scale or placement, it can look off. Here are a few tips to help you choose the correct sized pieces and hang them properly.   SCALE If you are placing on an open wall space, here’s your formula:    [wall width] x […]

How Low Do You Hang a Chandelier?

Whether you are sprucing up your home for sale or for yourself, lighting is like jewelry for a room and can be transformative.   It’s time for another episode of TMC Design School!  This time, we are talking about the proper height to hang lighting.   Switching outdated or builder-grade fixtures for a statement piece […]

Do You Really Need A Real Estate Agent For New Construction?

We get this question a lot! With Richmond and Midlothian resale inventory so low, many of our Buyers are choosing to build, both in the luxury and mid-market categories. We know Richmond builders and know how they work. Learn why it’s a great idea for us to be by a Buyer’s side during this process! […]
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