You’ve got the AC blasting while sipping on ice cold water, but you still can’t seem to shake off this intense summer heat. Before you have every fan on Amazon drop-shipped to your front door, check out these easy tips to help stay cool: Close Doors to Unused Rooms Leaving all of your doors open… [read more]
The market at Smith Mountain Lake continues to improve in the waterfront home sector. More buyers are coming into the market and the average sold price is just slightly higher. The strongest part of the season is just getting started so if you are thinking about buying, now’s the time. Inventory has stayed high as… [read more]
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]
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!