Monthly Archives: December 2011

Home Inspectors in Central Virginia

With new construction or  an existing home, getting a home inspection remains an important step in the home buying process.  No home is perfect and the home inspector will identify deficiencies while helping you develop seasonal maintenance plans for your new … Continue reading

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Lender/Mortgage Partners in Central Virginia

Whether buying a home, farm, land or commercial property, the loan remains an important part of the process.  From 1st time homebuyers to investors owning multiple properties, being pre-approved for your loan early in the process continues to be a … Continue reading

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Real Estate Attorney and Settlement Agents in Central Virginia

Real Estate transactions remain full of paperwork, steps and legal procedures.  Some of my clients worked with the following firms on thier closings: William (Bill) Tucker, III,  Tucker Griffin Barnes PC, 307 West Rio Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901  Office: 434.973.7474  … Continue reading

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New Years Eve 2011 and New Years Day 2012 in Central Virginia

What are your plans for New Years Eve and New Years Day?  Central Virginia provides lots of great options from First Night Virginia in Charlottesville, where events start at 11:00 AM with a 5K run/walk and go till the Midnight … Continue reading

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Sausage Rolls

  In 1999 we traveled through Scotland touring the country and visiting Masonic Lodges.  After many Lodge meetings, we time of Harmony (food, drink, music, and spirited conversation).  One of my favorite food items during Harmony were the sausage rolls.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Safety Tips from the Virginia Division of Forestry

Once again we’re in the middle of the Christmas season.  With all the joy of the season, please take a few minutes to think about safety in your home. The Virginia Department of Forestry sent out the following tips this morning … Continue reading

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December 17th & 18th, 2011 Events

Looking for a fun event this weekend?  Since it’s my mother’s birthday on Saturday, we’ll be celebrating with my parents.  We plan to take them to Stonefire Kitchen  (great sandwiches from Virginia ham to smoke salmon plus delicious vegetarian items!) … Continue reading

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