You’ve decided to put your home on the market. Almost immediately you fantasize about the mountains of offers that you’ll receive from motivated buyers who are dying to close on your home. But what if your home hasn’t set the real estate world on fire like you had hoped? Here are three mistakes to look… [read more]
Preparing to move in to your first home is exhilarating. It can also be expensive, and with just cause. Buying a home is the biggest investment you’ll likely make, but it’s also the most rewarding. That said, new home expenses can blindside you if you’re not prepared. Below is a list of common unforeseen expenses… [read more]
One of the most popular events at Smith Mountain Lake is the celebration of Independence Day. In addition to relaxing by the bonfire or feasting on your favorite meals at the family cookout, a fireworks display is on everyone’s must-see list of local events. If you’re ready to start celebrating early, make plans to attend… [read more]
Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or searching for a vacation home, odds are you’re going to have to do a bit of saving. If the thought of coming up with a down-payment for a home seems overwhelming, here are a few tips that will help make the process easier. Slash Subscription Services It’s tempting to… [read more]
If you’re in the Smith Mountain Lake vicinity during July 20th thru July 22nd, be prepared to become a part of pirate culture. SML Pirate Days, a weekend long event that takes place annually in July, invites area businesses, residents, and guests to participate in area pirate-themed activities. Examples include a controlled battle between the… [read more]
As a professional realtor and resident of Smith Mountain Lake for more than two decades, I have a lot of information that I know you’ll find useful. If you’re thinking about retiring, moving to, or buying a family vacation home on SML, you’ll find everything you need in this free resource. Enjoy!