A look at Real Estate in the New River Valley of VA. Sometimes on topic, occasionally irreverent, always Real. That's why we're Real Estate. Simplified.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
That calzone you just ordered from The Cellar just got a little more expensive. Blacksburg Town Council just unanimously approved a $72 million budget for 2008-2009. The budget included a one percent increase in the meals tax, and utility bills will increase by just under $5. I wrote about...
I'm a stickler for customer service, and probably a little tougher than most on what I expect from customer service. So when I experience service that really goes above and beyond, I want to tell people about it. In this case, I've had two situations that really impressed me. Earlier this month...
Thanks to Jane for this article from the Washington Post about buyers walking away from new homes
Have I told you about Twitter? No? Well, allow me to introduce myself ... my name is Jeremy, and I'm a Twitteraholic. Several months ago there was a buzz through the online real estate community about this new online communication tool. "Have you heard about Twitter?" "Are you on Twitter?" ...
YOOWAH!! Yesterday, I screamed and whined and then went to the football game. But when I was done screaming and whining, Jim Duncan of RealCentralVA.com posted a great article that put so eloquently what I was trying to say. He has a gift, that guy. Real estate is local. Despite all of it's ...
Blacksburg recently announced it produces 780 kilotons of greenhouse gases each year. Been pondering how much a kiloton weighs? I thought so. Try 2 million pounds. So Blacksburg - little 'ole Blacksburg - produces 1.560 billion pounds of greenhouse gases a year. Now, more than a billion of ...