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                                                             To all of you lead feet out there effective July 1 in our wonderful Commonwealth of Virginia, any traffic ticket, with the exception of regular speeding, will carry heavy civil penalties (yes, this is a new charge) in addition to the fi...
Last weekend we had a ball. We took the kids to Water Country in Williamsburg. They have so much to do there. Loads of water slides and 3-4 different kinds of kiddie pool areas. The food is actually really good, too!We just packed our own lunch and drinks in a cooler though.But , all in all , the...
                                                                       THIS ONE IS SOLD!  IF YOU WOULD LIKE ME TO SHOW YOU HOW I CAN GET YOUR HOME SOLD, TOO , OR IF YOU WANT ME TO SHOW YOU SIMILAIR LISTINGS, PLEASE CONTACT ME.I WOULD BE MORE THAN HAPPY TO ASSIST YOU! Very Cute , 3 bedroom, 2 bath...
  The Pros and Cons of Condos   Condominiums and townhouses offer an affordable option to single-family homes in most areas. But consider these facts before you buy. Storage. Some condos have storage lockers, but usually there are no attics or basements to store belongings. Outdoor space. Yards a...
Moving Tips for Sellers    •1.      Give your forwarding address to the post office, usually two to four weeks ahead of the move. •2.      Notify your credit card companies, magazine subscriptions, and bank of the change of address. •3.      Develop a list of friends, relatives, and business coll...
  Common Closing Costs for Buyers  The lender must disclose a good faith estimate of all settlement costs. A check to cover your closing costs will probably have to be a cashier's check. The title company or other entity conducting the closing will tell you the required amount for:  Downpayment  ...
  What Not to Overlook on a Final Walk-through    Be sure that:     Repairs you've requested have been made. Obtain copies of paid bills and any related warranties.   All items that were included in the sale price-draperies, lighting fixtures-are still there.   Screens and storm windows are in pl...
    Tips for Holding a Yard Sale    Hold a yard sale to reduce the clutter in your home and get rid of items you don't want to move.   •1.      Check with your city government to see if you need a permit or license.   •2.      See if neighbors want to participate and have a "block" sale to attrac...
    FSBOs: 17 Service Providers You'll Need When You Sell         Real estate attorney Appraiser Home inspector Mortgage loan officer Environmental specialist Lead paint inspector Radon inspector Tax adviser Sanitary systems expert Occupancy permit inspector Zoning inspector Survey company Flood ...
  FSBOs: Open House Tips Advertise your open house. Ideally you should advertise both the weekend before and the weekend of the open house. Check with the local paper to see when their ad closing deadlines are.   Create a property summary sheet. This sheet gives prospective buyers an overview of ...

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