Category Archives: Real Estate Partners and Vendors

Information on partners and vendors who help with various steps of buying, selling, leasing and owning real estate.

Chiles Ground Maintenance and Landscaping

Are you looking for professional lawn care or landscaping in Louisa County, Virginia?  Check out Chiles Ground Maintenance and Landscaping.  In business since 2002 they offer commercial and residential service as well as products.  I had a great visit with … Continue reading

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Time to change the washing machine water lines at Kamp Karen

Are your washing machine water lines the old rubber type like we had at Kamp Karen (our home) this morning?  If so, you might want to consider replacing them with more durable woven lines! Today we changed the old for … Continue reading

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Crozet, Virginia home purchased using USDA Rural Development (USDA RD) Loan

Just left the office of Tucker, Griffin, Barnes P.C. where our client (1st time home buyer) closed on his purchase of a home in Crozet, Virginia.  With Leonard Winslow’s (New American Mortgage) assistance, we used a United States Department of … Continue reading

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Reverse Morgage Info

I joke sometimes and say the only thing that stays the same is in real estate is change.  In today’s real estate market there is always something new to learn and the rules that applied for loans, closing, appraisals, etc. … Continue reading

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Can your home be more energy efficient?

Does your home (old or new) need improvements to make it more energy efficient?  If so, you might want to consider the Power Saver Loan offered by the UVA Community Credit Union.  The Credit Union has also partnered with Local … Continue reading

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BuilderFish

Had a great meeting with Todd and Johathan of BuilderFish.  They remodel and build using green building, againing in place and universal design for  sustainable lifetime living.  Check out and follow BuilderFish.  They brining an interesting option to construction in … Continue reading

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Moving Recources in Central Virginia

Many of the companies listed below give discounts to James Friend Dickerson’s, RE/MAX, and/or RE/MAX Assured Properties customers & clients.  Please don’t hesitate to name drop when contacting these resources to see if you can get better pricing for your move! Portable … Continue reading

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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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