Category Archives: HOUSE MONEY TV Show

Local Central Virginia TV show answering audience questions on real estate and real estate finance.

Why have 3rd party energy efficiency certification?

Home Buyers and Home Owners continue to focus on energy costs as part of the total home ownership cost.  A National Association  of REALTORS (NAR) study shows buyers will pay more for a 3rd party certified energy efficient home! Is … Continue reading

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Call before you Wire

If you’re participating in a real estate transaction, don’t get burned with your wire transfer!  Anytime you’re going to wire money, please call the recipient prior to executing the wire transfer to verify the wiring instructions.  I’ve talked several Central … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Tip

With the arrival of cold weather, don’t forget to disconnect your outdoor garden hose.  Also, some outdoor water lines have a shut off inside the house/basement to help prevent freezing and water leaks.  Check your home inspection report.  It may … Continue reading

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CAAR 2013 2nd Quarter Market Report

The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS released their 2nd quarter market report.  Compared to this time last year sales were up in Charlottesville and the surrounding counties.  The report contains lots of data and graphs, so please take a look … Continue reading

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Why buy residential investment real estate now?

Have you been thinking of buying a fixer upper home and using as a rental or to diversify your investment options by including residential real estate?  Has the current downturn (sale price decrease), lower interest rates, and increased inventory of homes … Continue reading

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What is HOU$E MONEY?

HOU$E MONEY remains Central Virignia’s local television show filmed in the Charlottesville Public Access TV (CPA-TV) studio on a monthly basis.  Hosted by Leonard Winslow of New American Mortgage and James Dickerson of RE/MAX Assured Properties who discuss real estate … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Central Virginia Real Estate Market Update

Spending some time with my grandson at pre-school yesterday, several parents asked about the local real estate market.  The local real estate market also remained a featured when we filmed the latest episode of House Money (local Charlottesville Area TV … Continue reading

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Know Your Credit Score

Since your Credit Score  often affects your ability to get a home mortgage and or mortgage rate/terms, many home buyers want to learn about Credit Scores and Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) credit score.  The Scores provide a tool for evaluating a … Continue reading

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Virginia Conservation Easement Options

When I studied Forestry and Wildlife Management at Virginia Tech concentrating in Environmental Conservation back in the late 70’s and early 80’s,  there were not many options for applying a land owners conservation beliefs to their land in perpetuity.  Now we’ve got … Continue reading

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Tips for Homeowners Filing Virginia and Federal Income Tax Returns

Yes, it’s tax time again.   Do you despise paying taxes more than I do?  I doubt it!   Last month I finished the business taxes (Jachin, Inc. :  I feel strongly that real estate agents should incorporate for a variety of … Continue reading

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