Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot Q3 – 2019

Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot Q3 – 2019 By: Patrick Wilkinson Posted 10/3/2019 (UPDATED 10/14/19) Welcome to LivingInRoanoke.com’s Market Snapshot! You are very special to me, so please enjoy… Here you’ll find in-depth analysis, graphs and data, of residential real estate sales for the Roanoke Valley of Virginia based on data from RVAR. Be sure to … Continued

Pending Home Sales Grow In August 2019

Pending Home Sales Grow In August 2019 Great News! Pending Home Sales Grow In August 2019 according to NAR… “The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI),* www.nar.realtor/pending-home-sales, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, climbed 1.6% to 107.3 in August, reversing the prior month’s decrease. Year-over-year contract signings jumped 2.5%. An index of 100 is equal … Continued

What are Closing Costs Exactly in The Roanoke Valley?

You’ve likely heard about closing costs, but do you know everything that they include? Buying and selling a home is usually the largest transaction anyone will make in a lifetime. Check out our closing cost “FAQ” for a breakdown of the different costs paid by home buyers and sellers to learn more about what closing … Continued

Avoiding Wire Fraud When Closing On A Real Estate Deal

Avoiding Wire Fraud When Closing On A Real Estate Deal Owning a home is part of the American dream and is an exciting time for home buyers. But as buyers are preparing to get the keys to their new home, hackers and cyber thieves are looking to turn their dream into a nightmare. Wire fraud … Continued

What Happened To The Baby Boomers?

What Happened To The Baby Boomers? You have read about them being born during the post WWII years. You may know one at work between the ages of 55 and 73. You may have one living down the street from you. You may have one in your own family. There may be one sitting in … Continued

New Home Construction Is Up In 2019

New Home Construction Is Up In 2019 The latest U.S. Census Bureau report shows new home construction is up in 2019, according to their report on monthly new residential construction, July 2019 (published August 16, 2019). The three areas of significance are Building Permits, Housing Starts, and Housing Completions. Building Permits in July of 2019 … Continued

Selling Your Home During a Divorce in The Roanoke Valley

If you’re wondering about the ins and outs of selling your home during a divorce in The Roanoke Valley … we’ll dive into the steps and things to look out for in this article. While our team always wishes that all marriages could be reconciled, the reality is sometimes they do not. With the very sobering … Continued

5 Hot Summer Home Selling Tips in The Roanoke Valley

With summer coming up, sellers are wondering what’s the best way to sell their house in the summer and if there are tricks and tips they can use to sell this season. In this blog post, you’ll read 5 hot summer home selling tips in The Roanoke Valley… Summer is almost here (or maybe by the time … Continued

Should You Rent or Buy in The Roanoke Valley?

Are you trying to decide whether you should rent or buy a house in The Roanoke Valley? In our latest post, we offer some questions to ask yourself to help you make the decision! Like many people, you might find yourself on the fence, trying to figure out if you should rent or buy a home … Continued