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This blog contains information about homes for sale in the Williamsburg, Virginia area. There is general information about the local real estate market, advice for home buyers and sellers, and information about things to do in the area.
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I promised my son-in-law that I would make this banana pudding cake for him for Father's Day.  He said that he will be dreaming about it until then.    Here is the recipe:   Cake: 2 1/2 cups floor 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp baking soda 2 cups sugar 3 large eggs 1 cu...
06/06/2017
How many newly licensed REALTOR®s actually make it in this business?  There are a few pieces of advice that I would give to anyone who is thinking of getting into this business.  How much should I set aside out of each commission check for income taxes and FICA payments? When interviewing, ask wh...
05/27/2017
My daughter and her family drove down to her dad's house last week.  They left about naptime so both of the babies fell asleep in the car.    Layla is riding in a back facing car seat but you can see her asleep in the mirror.  She loves her pacifier but her brother never took one.
05/14/2017
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My mom passed away on August 19, 2012. It  would have been my father's 88th birthday if he had still been living.  I have often though that she did not want to live another year without him. She had lost her short term memory but did not have cancer or heart problems.  She simply fell asleep one ...
05/14/2017
I got a text on Monday from a client who purchased a house a little over a year ago; I was his buyer agent.   He was asking about a waterfront home he had seen on a real estate website that was listed for $1,250,000.  He was not sure if it was just land or if it had a house on it. I could not fin...
05/11/2017
Last night, Walt and I were picking up dinner to have with my daughter and her family.  We wanted Mexican food and were going to get take out from a favorite restaurant of ours: Taco Mexcali.     My daughter tried to call in the order to no avail, so we went by to place the order.  That didn't wo...
05/06/2017
My daughter took this picture a few weeks ago while I was cuddling with my grandon and watching television.            I love special moments like this. When I am cuddling with my grandchildren I realize that moving here to be close to them while they are small was the best choice I could have ma...
05/03/2017
I just read a blog post by Kasey & John Boles.   In it they talked about some of their pet peeves in the real estate business.  One of the their pet peeves is the false belief that some of the public seems to have about our profession being easy.   More than once I have heard someone say that the...
05/03/2017
The sales in the Stonehouse subdivision were strong for the past 180 days.  Stonehouse is a beautiful subdivision located a few miles west of Williamsburg in Toano, Virginia.  Some of the amenities in this subdivision include a golf course with a pro shop.  The owners clubhouse has a fully stocke...
04/27/2017
I have fond memories of the time I met my first buyers. In fact, I still get goose bumps when I remember how things worked out for them.   In December of 1999, just a couple of months after I became a licensed REALTOR®, I was on floor duty. I got a call from a man inquiring about one of our listi...
04/15/2017
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