4 Disadvantages of Selling a House During the Holiday Season

If you want to sell your house but it’s the middle of the holiday season, (especially Thanksgiving through Christmas) you might be wondering if you should sell. That’s a valid question and, frankly, it makes sense to ask. In this blog post, we’re sharing 4 disadvantages of selling a house during the holiday season, which … Continued

Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot Q3 2020

Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot Q3 2020By: Patrick Wilkinson Posted 10/12/2020 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 see trends in (record … Continued

Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper in The Roanoke Valley?

For many people, the idea of a fixer-upper property at a discounted price can seem appealing, but is it right for you? We will let you know what to look for if you want to buy a fixer-upper house in The Roanoke Valley! There are many types of people who might be interested in purchasing a fixer-upper … Continued

Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot Q1 2020

Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot Q1 2020 By: Patrick Wilkinson Posted 4/6/2020 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 see trends in … Continued

Is It Luck?

Is It Luck? Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Do you wonder why some people have all the luck? It is important to focus on the “Pursuit” part of “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” from the United States Declaration of Independence. Here at LivingInRoanoke.com, we believe in “wake-up-at-5-am-exercise-pray-eat-right-follow-up-on-every-lead-help-every-client-do-better-every-day-LUCK” Have a great day! If you need … Continued

Housing Starts Boom

Housing Starts Boom 2019 National Housing Starts, one of the greatest predictors of future housing growth, just shot up 16.9% above the November 2019 estimate. According to the Census Bureau’s release on 1/17/2020, “Privately-owned housing starts in December were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,608,000. This is 16.9 percent (+/-12.8 percent) above the … Continued

2019 Annual Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot

2019 Annual Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot By: Patrick Wilkinson Posted 1/13/2020 BRACE YOURSELVES! 2020 may become the Roanoke Valley’s most record-setting year in history. Healthy 2019 home sales in the Roanoke Valley were 4.4% higher than in 2018, and the highest number sold since 2005. But in the run up to 2005 the high volume … Continued

Q4 2019 Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot

Q4 2019 Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot By: Patrick Wilkinson Posted 1/13/2019 Welcome to LivingInRoanoke.com’s Q4 2019 Roanoke Valley Market Snapshot Annual 2019 sales of residential homes in the Roanoke Valley were 4.4% higher than 2018, and the best we have seen since 2005! Below you’ll see how sales fared in the 4th quarter of 2019. … Continued

2020 The Best Year

2020 The Best Year The U.S. economy is incredible: High home-builder confidence New Home Sales Low unemployment rate Enormous Retail sales 2020 is shaping up to be possibly the best year The Blue Ridge Region has seen in 50 years. (Go ahead, click on any of these links. It’s all true!) The numbers in the … Continued