Bill's Musings

Real Estate Agent - MKB, Realtors - 0225242718
Earlier this month, a section of the Blue Ridge Parkway that runs SW from Roanoke was reopened that had long been closed. I drove on the section recently, and was able to rediscover my love of our Blue Ridge Mountains. Look below to see photos of late-Spring in our part of the Appalachian Mountai...
On this Earth Day in 2023, it is still a historically-strong seller's market here in Roanoke, VA (, with our average days on the market  below one month. The demand will continue to be strong here as Roanoke develops as a world-class natural and outdoor sport desti...
In my last blog (, I waxed poetically about the virtues of out-of-state investors who do not have the profit needs of  short-term real estate investors (flippers). I espoused his benefits because of his long-term views of an inves...
 Market forces have spoken, and my seller has listened. The price for the building for sale in Boones Mill at 25286 Virgil H Goode Highway (Click to view listing(s) )has been adjusted. Don't worry, though, because the price has been reduced, and not risen.Now is your opportunity to get a chance t...
Check out my new listing in Boones Mill, Virginia (Click to view listing(s))On Wednesday, I put this great listing in our local MLS (RVAR). It is located on the northern end of Boones Mill. The Virginia Department of Transportation reports that over 28,000 cars pass this location each day. Would ...
So far this year, I have been able to help two families that immigrated here to buy their first homes in America. One family was from China (studying in the medical field), and the other multi-generational family was from Bhutan and Nepal. Both families had lived in the USA for several years and ...
Earlier this summer, I returned to my hometown of Roanoke, Virginia, and its multitudes of attractions set in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. I had to jump through some hoops to reactivate my real estate license here in Virginia (not as easy as I was led to believe when I took my took my init...
This fantastic mid-century split level is now better than new! Renovated from the studs in, this house features new systems and stylish finishes throughout. From the incredible kitchen with granite countertops and Ikea cabinets, to the open flow, you will find surprises at every turn: ample stora...
One of my long-time clients contacted me recently expressing interest in a listing in an up-and-coming area of town, and wanted to make an offer. Unfortunately, the home currently had a "condemnation" label attached.My clients wanted me to add a provision to the contract that they would close at ...
When we moved into our new house over one year ago here in Durham, we moved several of the bushes in our front bed to make way for some of our favorites. We planted this jasmine, helebores, elephant ears, columbines, gardenias, and zinnias where previously relatively monchrome bushes were planted...

Bill Dandridge

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