Barry Bridges's (smldreamhomes) Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Barry Bridges Weichert Realtors Bridges & Co.
This town hall thing got me to thinking. How can the politicians continue to make us look so stupid? Why do we continue to let them do it? How did we become the bad guys for asking questions? Why don't we know what is going on in Washington when they are supposed to be working for us? The simple ...
This great lake home has a guest house and extra garage. Like new 4 bedroom 3 bath on the lake with a deep water slip and lift.
I went to a meeting today and heard an excellent explanation of how we got to where we are in this financial mess we are in. The explanation started in the 60s and ended with today's mess. It was excellent. The important message was that the blame didn't lie with one party or group of people. It ...
Early this morning I received an e-mail from a local lender telling me they are still doing 100% financing. Bring them the deals. no problem.Later in the day I go into my office and there is a flier for a company soliciting 103% financing. The 3% is to cover closing cost. You need a 620 score. So...
Well here we go again. Am I the luckiest guy in the world or not. I got up to a beautiful fall day. I poured a cup of coffee and went out on the deck and gazed at the changing colors reflecting off the water. At this moment I really don't care about the economy, elections, or who won the game yes...
I don't have a blog tab any m ore. How do I get to you guys? E-mail me please. AR I love ya I just can't keep up with ya
Beautiful new custom home on 1.3 acres and 150' of waterfront on Gills Creek. 2Beautiful new custom home on 1.3 acres and 150' of waterfront on Gills Creek. 2 master suites overlooking the water. Views from every room. Hardwoods, ceramic tile and berber flooring. Granite counter tops, trey ceili...
Starting July 1, 2008 House Bill HB516 goes into effect. With this law companies or even your neighbor who is the volunteer who runs your Assoc must now become certified. . This will mean they must take classes and be licensed. With the constantly changing boards of local condos and subdivisions ...
We have been working with a lot of first time home buyers. I have been surprised to find how many have things on their credit records that should be taken off because they have been satisfied or can be easily cleaned up. This made me think of two things right off the bat. First is that we can sel...
Well Smith Mountain Lake has given us another great weekend. Two in water boat shows are drawing to an end as is the 40th Annual Optimist Club fishing tournament. On Saturday residents all over the lake came out for the annual Take pride In SML cleanup day. Every year hundreds of folks come out a...

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