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January
30

Micheline-Williams-Spot-Light

Micheline Williams, REALTOR®, Talks About Why She Loves Living In Moorefield, WV

Moorefield, West Virginia | Hardy County Schools

Coretta Scott said it best, "The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."  If we measure Moorefield in this way, you will find it at the top of the list.  Whether it be spaghetti supper fundraisers for families in need, the support for our youth league sports and academic teams, truckloads of donations being sent to other parts of our great state affected by floods, or simply a neighbor just showing up.  Moorefield and its people take care of each other.

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January
27

Buy a House Home Loan Approval
Getting denied for a mortgage loan may put a temporary halt to your dream of buying a house, but it doesn't have to be permanent. When you find out why your loan application was denied, you can correct any issues and reapply. Here are five common reasons your loan application can be denied as well as suggestions from our REALTORS® on how to fix them:

  1. Check your credit score.
    Your credit score is based on your credit history and is supposed to represent your creditworthiness. If you've failed to make payments or have made them late, you may have a credit score that's too low to qualify for a mortgage loan.

    What to do: Check your credit reports to make sure they don't contain any errors, and if they do, work with the credit reporting agency to correct them. If you've been denied a mortgage loan because of accurate information, start making all your bill and loan payments on time, every time. Also, you can check with a different lender.

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January
23

Brian Ratliff - Broadway, VA

Brian Ratliff, REALTOR®, Talks About Why He Loves Living In Broadway, VA

Rockingham County | Broadway, Virginia

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January
20

Sell Your Home Smart Home Upgrades
Are you thinking about selling your home soon? You're not alone!

There are many beautiful Harrisonburg homes for sale right now. If you want your home to sell quickly and for a great price, you'll need to put some effort into making it stand out from the crowd.

Almost all sellers will spend time sprucing up their curb appeal and making small upgrades like adding a fresh coat of paint. However, our REALTORS® know that today's homebuyers want more than that.

Luckily, one of the most popular upgrades among buyers is both easy and relatively inexpensive. We're talking about smart home technology! However, not all smart home features are created equally. Here are five upgrades that are definitely worth the investment.

  1. Video Doorbell
    Video doorbells are all the rage lately. Since they're easy to install and only cost a few hundred dollars, this is an upgrade you'll want to consider. Look for models that record high-quality video, contain motion sensors, and will communicate with smartphone apps.

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January
13

Home is where the heart is — and it's the compassion, honesty, and integrity that's inside our hearts that truly brings us together as a united community. Our REALTORS® at Old Dominion Realty believe that home is more than a place where we live. It's a place where our food, our children and our community grows. It's a space where we come together to support each other and pass along our values. Home is where we give back to our community and our local farmlands are vital resources that foster the growth of each and every one of us.

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January
6

Cut Your Energy Costs Day

Celebrate National Cut Your Energy Costs Day on January 10 in West Virginia and Virginia.

January 10 is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day.  In our last blog, we discovered ways Staunton home buyers use to save energy and money in their living spaces.  Ahead, our REALTORS® explore how homeowners throughout West Virginia and Virginia save energy in their homes too.

  1. Install a programmable thermostat
    A programmable thermostat allows you to set your heater or air conditioner to operate less when you're away from home or asleep and to run more when you're headed home or close to waking up. This helps make your home more comfortable while not wasting energy.

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