Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Assessment

Here's a link to AEP's how to perform your own energy assessment.  Saving on your home's energy cost is an easy way to save money and if you goes as far as getting a home energy certification such as Energy Star, LEED or Earthcraft you greatly improve your home's resale value through lower overall costs and possible through the use of an Energy … [Read more...]

Home Loan Advice from USAA article

Please give me a call if you're interested in buying a new or existing home.  There are some great mortgage products out there! Home Loan advice from USAA   When it comes to buying a new home, it's a given that you'll shop around to get the very best value for your money. But have you done the same legwork for your home … [Read more...]

Your Realtor®’s Role

Being a Realtor® means that you have joined the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and that you have accepted that you will work within a very defined set of ethical parameters to ensure that your clients' best interests are adhered to.  The information provided below is provided by the Virginia Association of Realtor®'s (VAR) and National … [Read more...]

4 Tools to Help Sellers Price their Home

4 Tools to Help Sellers Price their Home When it comes to selling a home, it's all about picking the right listing price. Listing too high could turn off potential buyers and force a price cut later to ignite interest, which could mean less negotiating power during the closing process. While real estate agents have a wealth of knowledge … [Read more...]

Article – Profiting from Foreclosure Properties

Profitting from Foreclosure Properties   Profiting from Foreclosure Properties, by Rich Dad Education In order to be able to approach foreclosures, you must first understand the foreclosure process. There are three main stages to the foreclosure process and there are several ways to profit from each stage. The three stages … [Read more...]

6 Real Estate Pitfalls article by Adam Verwymeren Published August 16, 2013

Selling a home in a bad housing market is tough enough, but many homeowners make it even harder on themselves by falling for some common real estate mistakes. Easily avoided pitfalls can keep your home on the market for longer than it needs to be, cost you money in the final sale price, or prevent it from being sold altogether. So before you put … [Read more...]

Beautiful 9,500sf Stucco Home is an Approved Short Sale for only $599,999

Jay Gauldin 540-986-5284

This beautiful stucco home with 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms situated on 13 acres in the Hanging Rock area of Roanoke, Virginia is an approved short sale with a listing price of only $599,999. It has a huge 3-car garage and a mother-in-law suite downstairs.  Call now to schedule an appointment with Jay Gauldin at 540-986-5284 because it won't last … [Read more...]

Houses on the RISE!

Click the link below to read:   A new housing boom … [Read more...]

“The U.S.Housing Bust is Over” is the title….

The U.S. Housing Bust is Over "The housing market has turned—at last" reads an article from the Wall Street Journal. "The U.S. finally has moved beyond attention-grabbing predictions from housing "experts" that housing is bottoming. The numbers are now convincing. Nearly seven years after the housing bubble burst, most indexes of house … [Read more...]

Summer Sizzling Deals

With mortgage rates hitting an all-time low and the buyer's market still gaining might be wise to jump on this train of value and grab a sweet deal! Fixed mortgage rates hit new all-time lows this week, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate averaged 3.84% for the week ending May 3, 2012 -- the lowest rate ever … [Read more...]