Tina in Virginia - Real Estate and Musings from the Commonwealth

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General thoughts and ideas from Tina in Virginia on real estate in the New River Valley and life in general.
Many people have had a hard time financially in 2009.  Good people who have always paid their bills on time.  There has been a lot of "robbing Peter to pay Paul" going on, paying for necessities with credit cards and making attempts to cut even the smallest costs to get by. Unfortunately, credit ...
HUD has issued a press release stating that they are now offering assistance to homeowners with FHA loans who have defective drywall. HUD has instructed FHA approved lenders to offer special forbearance to homeowners faced with financial hardship due to the effects of defective drywall. “We’re in...
The Art Institute recently opened a campus in Virginia Beach and will officially hold it's first day of classes there on January 11, 2010. Located at 2 Columbus Center, the campus is conveniently located in the Virginia Beach Town Center. "The Art Institutes schools have earned a strong, national...
The little country high school that could..... Once remotely removed from the hustle and bustle of Virginia Beach development, Kellam High School stood solid as the "Green Line" approached and neighborhoods sprouted all around it in the past 25 years.  Built in 1962, Kellam High School, one of th...
On Friday, the United States Coast Guard gave it's approval for a $100 million dollar replacement for the Jordan Bridge.  The existing Jordan Bridge has been closed since November, 2008. The plan is to have the new bridge constructed by the middle of 2011.  The new bridge will also have a new tol...
This was taken after it had been snowing for about 2 hours....we ended up with 15 1/2 inches.  The forecast is calling for more snow this afternoon.   Interstate 81 southbound was shut down due to the storm.  Graduation ceremonies for Radford University were canceled; however, the ceremonies for...
Renovated Ranch Home in Norfolk Overview Maps Photos Description Video $154,800 Single Family HomeSold Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 1100 sqft Location 6152 Wayne CircleNorfolk, VA 23513 Our recent listings Ranch Home for Sale in NorfolkBeautiful and Affordable Home in Virgi...
Brick Ranch Home on Culdesac in Chesapeake Overview Maps Photos Description Video Open House $215,000 Single Family HomeFor Sale Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 1473 sqft Location 808 Contrell Ct.Chesapeake, VA 23320 Our recent listings Brick Ranch Home on Culdesac in Chesapea...
January 23, 2010 will bring a new and exciting social media event/convention to Virginia Beach.  Social Media @ the Beach will be held at Peabody's and will feature a day packed with great information for both the social media novice and expert alike. Keynote speaker Jeff Turner will headline the...
The Class of 2009 in Portsmouth received recognition that school officials would probably prefer to not see; they had the 2nd highest dropout rate in the State of Virginia. The City had a 20.1% drop out rate.  That is almost 3 times the State average of 7.9%. In more promising news, the Portsmout...

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