Recipe of the Month

Lemon-Rosemary-Garlic Chicken and Potatoes Ingredients 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 (3.5-oz.) jar capers, drained 2 lemons, sliced 10 garlic cloves, smashed 3 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black...

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Top Architecture Trends For 2014

New home construction has seen consistent growth in the last three years and sales of new homes are expected to increase by about 16 percent, or 580,000 homes, in 2014, according to Kiplinger’s Economic Outlooks and as more homes are built, new architecture trends...

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Home Equity Loans are back. Is it safe to borrow now?

Is the home equity loan becoming a viable option again for homeowners? The housing boom led to a run on these loans against the value of a house, but recent years saw some homeowners left with little to no equity to borrow against. Now – as home values get stronger –...

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Happy Holiday’s from Harry

For over sixty years with three generations, the Cross Family has been serving Suffolk and the surrounding area in real estate sales, listings and property management. We thank you for the privilege of helping so many families and friends with their real estate needs....

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Recipe of the Month

Standing Rib Roast with Red Wine Mushrooms Ingredients Roast 1 (7-lb.) 4-bone prime rib roast, chine bone removed 1/3 cup Dijon mustard 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 2 tablespoons olive oil 7 teaspoons kosher salt 2 1/4 teaspoons freshly...

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Mortgage rule changes are coming in 2014

The world of mortgage lending has changed significantly since the housing bubble burst. Mortgage lenders have returned to traditional loan standards that require extensive documentation of income and assets for a loan approval Government regulatory agencies also...

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2014 Remodeling Trends

Home remodeling may have taken a backseat during the recession, but not anymore. According to a 2013 Hanley Wood Survey, remodeling sales were up 10 percent compared to 2012, and 45 percent of remodelers surveyed expected another 10 percent growth in 2014. Home...

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Featured Property of the Week

  25393 Old Mill Rd   Windsor, VA 23487 Huge 1st floor master, brand new paint, carpet and appliances, all on over an acre of land! Quiet country living, only minuets to 460 for an easy commute. Downstairs has a den, family room, and office. Upstairs has 2...

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Featured Property of the Week

  2156 Kings Hwy   Suffolk, VA 23435 Brick ranch with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths on .71 acres. Large eat-in kitchen, den, & sun room. 2 car detached garage 24X28. Located next to a pond with a river view. Listed by: Marion Grigg

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Harry’s Monthly Real Estate Insight

More good news! According to REIN MLS, the medium listing price is up 10.1% compared to the same time last year. The residential closed sales are also up 16.4% over last year. The market is going slowly in the right direction. We think it will continue this trend. It...

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