Lynchburg, VA Real Estate News

By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
I love to read and Givens Books/Little Dickens has been one of my favorite places to purchase books in Lynchburg for many years. Get the little ones reading early, it's a treat to take them here- there 's so much to see! My girls eat books and they've purchased many from Givens over the years. Established in 1976, Givens Books (owned and operated by the Givens family) merged with Little Dickens and moved into this 16,000 sf facility in 1999. They have Virginia's largest collection of new and used books, toys and educational supplies under one roof. They are the oldest independent bookseller in Lynchburg and were voted # 1 Bookstore for 2007 by Lynchburg Living- I like that I am supporting a local business too. More than just a bookstore, Givens offers:Educational MaterialsEducational Ga...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
Crown Sterling is one of those restaurants you anticipate dining at.  Voted in Lynchburg Living for 2007: Best Steak Best Service Best Overall Restaurant      It's always been the place to take our girls for a special occasion. My husband has had many company dinners here as well. The steaks are wonderful, the atmosphere is cozy and the service is excellent.    With a paneled lounge and two rooms featuring fireplaces, you'll want to linger over your meal. Crown Sterling features a Host Choice Dinner for $21.95 which includes: Crown Sterling Salad Bar Eight ounce Ribeye Steak Choice of Baked Potato, Broccoli or Rice Glass of House Burgundy, Blush or Chablis Dinner Roll Coffee or Tea Crown Sterling Wine Sauce Parfait Crown Sterling is located at 6120 Fort Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia- on the ...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
Boxley Block has been doing business in Lynchburg, Virginia in two locations since the depression era. Now conveniently located on a 22 acre site in the Lynchpin Industrial Center, the plant runs two Besser Dynapac machines, allowing for the daily production equivalent to 30,000 block.   For more information, contact Boxley Block at: 110 Lynchpin LaneLynchburg, VA 24501-6946Phone: (434) 846-2766 Lynchburg, Virginia is a great place to do business. Boxley Block is one of many businesses located in the Lynchpin Industrial Center; there is room for more!  Frito Lay AMG NovaTech Tyco Electronics Simplimatic Tessy RiversEdge Furniture Company    Tyco Electronics Boxley BLOCK             Lynchpin Industrial Center is located off  US 221 (Lakeside Drive). At Sheetz, turn onto Jefferson Ridge P...
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By Nannette Turner, Online Marketing Home Ownership Advocate Specialis
(Keller Williams Lynchburg)
Local farmers have been bringing their fresh grown produce up to the community market here on Saturday morning since 1783.The location and hours have changed, but the vegetable selection and neighborhood camaraderie have remained constant.Mae Evans Coleman remembers Friday nights in the late 20's, loading up her grandfaters's new Ford truck in preparation for the 4 a.m. ride to the market.  The children helped pick the vegetables the day before.  They also helped load the truck and weigh and sell produce.  The trip from hat Creek in Campbell County took her family about an hour.The merchandise consisted of whatever was in season.  There were all kinds of garden vegetables, butter, apple cider and hams, cured pork, pies and ice cream and other specialties.   By 1920 the market had moved ...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
If you love chips, you'd love the aroma coming from the Frito Lay plant in Lynchburg, Virginia! Frito Lay is one of the companies located in the Lynchpin Industrial Center. They invested $15 million dollars into the the 410,000 square-foot Lynchburg plant in 2001. Among the products produced are Doritos and Tostitos Tortilla Chips. For more information on Frito Lay, Call:1-800-352-4477Monday - Friday9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Central Standard Time Lynchburg, Virginia is a great place to do business. Frito Lay is one of many businesses located in the Lynchpin Industrial Center; there is room for more!  AMG NovaTech Simplimatic Tessy Rivers Edge     Tyco Electronics Boxley BLOCK    Milwaukee IronFrito Lay                                                                                         ...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
Lynchburg is know for its history with the nuclear power industry, first with Babcock and Wilcox and now Areva. NovaTech is a much smaller engineering services company that was founded by former B & W employees in 1994.  Sales were reported at $3.75 million in 2007. NovaTech provides commercial power, aerospace and nuclear customers with services such as:consultingcontractingproject managementequipment & design fabrication  Novatech220 Jefferson Ridge Pkwy Lynchburg, VA 24501 (434) 239-1979 Lynchburg, Virginia is a great place to do business. NovaTech is one of many businesses located in the Lynchpin Industrial Center; there is room for more!Frito Lay AMG NovaTech Simplimatic Tessy Rivers Edge     Tyco Electronics Boxley BLOCK    Milwaukee Iron                                           ...
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By Dan Vollmer, Lynchburg Virginia Real Estate
(ReMax 1st Olympic NW)
Welcome Spring!  With each passing year, time goes by faster and faster.  We’re almost through our first quarter of 2008, and while our national economy still struggles, our local housing market still holds the promise of a fair year.  While not seeing the kind of volume enjoyed in previous years, there is still good news to share.This week, we’ll focus on the data for SOLD single family homes from January 1 through February 29 2008.  During that time period, 333 such homes closed, with an average list price of $193,963, and average sales price of $186,116 and an average number of days on the market of 135.  All in all, not bad for the early winter months.Now let’s see which homes showed the best returns.  The price range with the largest share of these closings was the $120,000 to $160...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
At 9am on the first Saturday of every month, RiversEdge Furniture Company is the place to be in Lynchburg. That's when they have their sales days and the crowds come out. RiversEdge is one of the businesses in the Lynchpin Industrial Center. RiversEdge is located in a huge facility at the end of Jefferson Ridge Parkway. They design and manufacture furniture for the Bedroom, Dining Room, Office, Upholstered, Entertainment Youth and Casual Dining.RiversEdge Furniture Company314 Jefferson Ridge ParkwayLynchpin Industrial ParkLynchburg, Virginia 24501 Phone: ( 434) 847-4155Fax: (434) 847-4473E-mail: info@riversedgefurniture.com Lynchburg, Virginia is a great place to do business. RiversEdge is one of many businesses located in the Lynchpin Industrial Center; there is room for more!  Frito L...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
Tyco International is a highly diversified global company that provides thousands of products and services vitally important to residential and commercial customers. Those products range from electronic security and alarm monitoring to fire-fighting equipment and breathing apparatus, and from water purification and flow control solutions to galvanized steel tubes and armored wire and cable. Tyco International is composed of five business segments: ADT Worldwide, Fire Protection Services, Safety Products, Flow Control Electrical & Metal Products. Tyco has a commitment to the community. At the Electronics' M/A-COM business unit in Lynchburg, employees donated radios and educated attendees at a Junior League Association event that allowed local businesses to raise cultural and educational ...
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By HomesByOwner of Lynchburg
(HomesByOwner.com)
Here's the scenario: A couple looking for a home decides to ride through a neighborhood that a friend told them about.  They find an adorable home at end of the street that is for sale.  There appear to be some flyers in a box mounted to the sign, but it's raining and they really don't want to get wet.  They notice a "Property Hotline" rider above the sign with a 1-800 number listed.  From their car, they call the number and enter the property code.  The automated hotline provides them with all of the pertinent information about the home: Price, Sq ft, BR, BA, special features, contact info, and a detailed description of the house.  The couple is excited about this initial information and calls their real estate agent right away to schedule a showing.The Property Hotline not only provid...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
 Have you ever watched the Discovery Channel program  Milwaukee Iron "Southern Steel"? Milwaukee Iron is one of several companies based in Lynchburg, Virginia in the Lynchpin Industrial Center. Milwaukee Iron Website    ONLINE CatalogMilwaukee Iron specializes in building custom motorcycles, and custom parts since 1983.  Most of their items are custom built to order. Check out their website; they have an online store, LOTS of bike photo's. Though not on the current schedule, Milwaukee Iron "Southern Steel" was on the Discovery channel Friday's at 9pm.  BIKE PHOTO's  EVEN MORE BIKE PHOTO'sFor more information, contact:Randy Simpsoninfo@milwaukeeiron.com110 Ramsey PlaceLynchburg, Virginia 24501(434) 385-1044            Lynchburg, Virginia is a great place to do business. Milwaukee Iron is...
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By Brandi Tyree, Lynchburg Va Real Estate
(Re/Max 1st Olympic)
I am so lucky to be selling houses in Lynchburg VA. April marks my 8th year and I truly love what I do. While the media likes to make it sound like Nationwide houses are not selling I am proud to say that Lynchburg Va and the surrounding counties of Bedford County, Amherst County and Campbell County have always been steady. If I am not mistaken I hard that NAR announced a 10% increase in the housing market and not a decrease! We need to keep the power of positive thinking going each day and always remember to smile and sell.. sell. sell!Thanks!Brandi Tyree, http://www.lynchburgvarealestate.com/ 
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By Nannette Turner, Online Marketing Home Ownership Advocate Specialis
(Keller Williams Lynchburg)
Welcome to Central Virginia!  Whether you are a new resident, or considering moving or contemplating investing, we are glad you are here.So relax and take a few minutes to learn about Central Virginia.  You'll discover the many special aspects that make its residents proud to call it home.  Once of the first things you'll notice in Central Virginia is the friendliness of the people.  Like most areas of the South, newcomers don't stay strangers very long.  People in our community are anxious to make you feel at home.  Fortunately, there are so many ways to get involved and be an active force in making Central Virginia, a better place to live, work and raise a family.It won't take you long to realize that Central Virginians are proud of their area.  It is a very diverse region, with indus...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
I've been using Pioneer Closing Agency in Forest, Virginia for the past two years. Owned by Debbie Ballagh, I've been very pleased with the service I receive and the team she has in place. Several times an issue has come up prior to closing and Debbie has been the one to catch the problem. This is a full service Closing Agency; they do title work and issue title insurance. Pioneer Closing is conveniently located on Graves Mill Road, at the intersection across from Kitchens & Baths. Debbie is a member of the Hill City Money Maker's BNI group. For all of your closing needs, contact Debbie or Amber at (434) 316-9000. Pioneer Closing Agency, Inc 1658 Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502 dab@pioneerclosingagency.com Phone: (434) 316-9000 Posted by Debbie Malone, Realtor   RE/MAX 1st Olympic  ...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
What did I do on this beautiful spring day in Virginia? I spent it taking the NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course. For someone who's only shot a gun twice in her life, this was a learning experience. My friend and fellow realtor David Leckrone is an NRA certified instructor and I along with my broker Pat and her husband Byron enjoyed the teaching style and information David shared. He's a natural teacher and we spent the first several hours going over the basics; safety, identifying the principal parts of a handgun, types of actions, how to handle pistols in a safe manner. After taking the NRA test, we were able to shoot several handguns on the target range.  The course objective is to develop the basic knowledge, skills and attitude essential for the safe, ethical and responsible use of a...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
 One of the unique places I like to visit in Lynchburg is The Old City Cemetery. Established in 1806, on land donated by John Lynch, the founder of Lynchburg, it's a beautiful, peaceful place in the heart of the city. It's been lovingly restored and over the last several years and has become a popular place with families and for field trips. Lynchburg is known as the Hill City and the rolling hills in the cemetery with its mature landscaping add to its beauty. The cobblestone road encourages you to drive slowly through. Among the museums and places of interest are the Station House Museum, Pest House Medical Museum, Chapel and a Hearse House and Caretaker's Museum, Antique Rose Garden, Lotus Pond and Butterfly Garden, Confederate Cemetery and African American Cemetery. CLICK for: Cemete...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
The Lynchburg Humane Society Thinking about adopting a pet? See the folks at the Lynchburg Humane Society first. They have a good selection of dogs and cats who are already spayed and neutered. The Humane Society in partnership with South Central Spay/Neuter Clinic offer spaying and neutering services. The adoption fee on unfixed animals is $20, however you will be responsible for the fees at your vet office or the clinic.  Adoption fees range from $20-$85, depending on sterilization.  Please call them with any questions; they would be happy to explain the fees to you.  Visa and Mastercard are now accepted.Have un-needed pet supplies? You can donate them to the Humane Society. Currently there is a need for bleach and pet food and they could always use volunteers.     The Lynchburg Human...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
Did you know: twenty minor baseball leagues operate with 246 member clubs in the United States and Canada? How fortunate are we that Lynchburg is one of those locations! Lynchburg, Virgina has had a long history of professional, Minor League baseball in our community- going all the way back to 1894 with the first team to play here, the Lynchburg Hill Climbers. CLICK HERE for a history of Baseball in Lynchburg. When I moved to Virginia in 1987, the Lynchburg Red Sox were the local Carolina League farm team. I've loved baseball since I was a little kid and having the Red Sox in Lynchburg was one thing that made the seven hundred mile move away from family a bit easier. There is nothing like introducing your children to the game; bags of peanuts, stadium hot dogs, singing Take Me Out To Th...
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By HomesByOwner of Lynchburg
(HomesByOwner.com)
With over 77% of home buyers using the internet to search for their next home, using the power of the internet to effectively market a home has become a "must have" for home sellers.  A good real estate professional will take the time to take pictures of the primary living areas as well as the key features of the home.  In addition to posting those pictures on the MLS listing, many real estate professionals also have their own websites which provide "virtual tours" of the home.  For those home sellers who have carefully weighed the pros & cons of using a real estate professional and have decided to sell their home "By Owner" there are several websites which provide a way to market their homes using features such as "virtual tours."  On the HomesByOwner of Lynchburg site, home sellers ca...
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By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management)
The New York Yankees showed a lot of class, sensitivity and humility as they visited the Virginia Tech campus this week. The team made a $1,000,000 donation to the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund last year.      April 16, 2007 Virgina Tech MemorialToday, The Yankees played an exhibition game against the Virginia Tech baseball team at English Field. Several players hung out in the Tech dugout, they signed balls and shirts for students and stayed an hour after the game to sign memorabilia. I can't tell you how much this is appreciated by the students, faculty and families. It's been a tough year for the Virginia Tech family and these events do help in the healing process. As the first anniversary of the tragedy nears it's not getting easier; emotions are high and tears still flow. As a parent ...
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