Frequent Asked Short Sale Questions

One phrase that has become part of the American vocabulary is “short sale” – but what exactly is a short sale and how does it work? “What is a short sale? Homeowners are ’short’ when they owe an amount on their property that is higher than the current market value. A...

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Featured Property of the Week

22420 Sundown Drive   Carrollton, VA This move-in ready home is on a 3/4 of an acre lot overlooking woods and marsh with a fenced backyard for added privacy. The downstairs master has a soaker tub and separate shower with a large walk-in closet. Open floor plan,...

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Mr. Peanut: making a noise after 94 years!

Did you know that Mr. Peanut has been around since 1916? Planters Peanuts actually held a contest to create a company logo which was won by a fourteen year-old schoolboy named Antonio Gentile. He won the contest with his drawing of a Peanut Man and an artist later...

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Freedom is not Free

Last week I was picking up my wife from the Norfolk Airport and I saw a  young family waiting in the same area I was. My first thought was that they were waiting for the arrival of a Grandparent, since I am now one twice, but what I observed was that it was a good bye...

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Bank Foreclosure paperwork debacle

Bank of America stopped, and then restarted its foreclosure process because of possible bad paper work. As I understand it, each state has its own foreclosure proceedings that are set by law. The process it to protect both the loan holder and the person in default....

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Hampton Roads Trick-or-Treat Hours

Trick-or-treating hours for each city are as follows: Norfolk, until 8 p.m. Virginia Beach, dusk to 8 p.m. Portsmouth, until 8 p.m. Chesapeake, until 8 p.m. Suffolk, until  8 p.m. Hampton, dusk to 8 p.m. Newport News, until 8 p.m. James City County, 6 to 8 p.m....

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Schooled in Home Buying

When looking to buy a house, most families put a stellar school district at the top of their list of non-negotiables. But be careful, says Yahoo! personal finance expert Laura Rowley. People pay more to live in high-ranked school districts, although the better value...

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