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I love Central Virginia and would love to answer questions for anyone thinking moving to Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft or Charlottesville, Virginia area. Call me - anytime 540=290-3200 :)
$203,500 Whether you are a golfer or not this location is hard to beat. Just 1/2 block from the Club House and golf course. With over 2700 square feet of living space, hardwood floors, great views this well taken care of home is one you will not want to miss. Plus a large 3 space carport. Waynesb...
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If you're in the midst of selling your home, or plan to do so soon, you probably know all about staging your house so it will "show" well. One area that deserves special attention is the bathroom. Aside from the kitchen, which most homebuyers consider to be the most important room in the house, t...
I recently read a blog article by Chris Brogan one of my favorite writers.  http://www.chrisbrogan.com  In his article he makes the statement that it is important to occasionally start from the beginning to let your new readers understand what you are all about.  His statement is back up with exa...
OK no small talk this time let’s get down to business.  In a previous blog I gave the description from the http://www.vawineclub.com newsletter about this merlot called EQUATION from Breaux Vineyards in Loudoun County, Virginia  http://www.breauxvineyards.com .  “The nose features dark cherry and...
Tasting Willowcroft 2006 Cabernet Savignon. As I sat down to start on this article a great idea came to me.  Everybody seems to love "Dancing With the Stars", there is even a new show coming that is" Skating With the Stars".  How about somebody producing a "Tasting With the Stars" show.  I'll bet...
This months Virginia Wine of the Month club selection is from Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery.   The wine is the Old Town Alexandria Vintner's Reserve Merlot. Click on photo to enlarge. Old Town Alexandria - Merlot  This is the fourth shipment since my wife signed me up for the Virginia Wine of...
I am curious as to how others might feel about this so I thought I would ask the question.  Well actually I thought of it when my wife commented that she now rarely sees me without my Blackberry and I am reading or chuckling at something on this little screen.  How would you feel about a schedule...
Who needs California when we have access to a great selection of vineyards in Virginia?  Why in the Charlottesville area alone there are over 30 Wineries.  With the economy like it is more and more of us are staying close to home for our vacations.  Why not take a trip through our wine country an...
A few years ago I ask this questions, and I am still asking it today.  I am really serious about this, and would like to open a dialog asking anyone that is thinking about purchasing or selling a home or has bought or sold a home in the past to respond.  It doesn't matter if you live in Virginia ...

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I specialize in all Charlottesville and Central Virginia Real Estate, particularly Charlottesville & surrounding counties, & Wintergreen Resort Properties.