Fredericksburg VA Through Ed DeChristopher's Eyes

Real Estate Agent - Fredericksburg Realty, Inc.
Musings about historic Fredericksburg Virginia in general with specific focus on homes for sale in Fredericksburg Virginia and the local real estate market; includes Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, King George County, and Caroline County.



My friend Kristal Kraft out in Colorado discussed title insurance on her blogsite a few days ago.  She related a story about a former client who turned out not to be a former client.  Mrs. X was not really Mrs. X but an imposter.  The real Mrs. X surfaced and wanted her part of the proceeds from ...
First of all let me preface this comment by stating that I am about to embark on a trip to Yellowstone National Park to trout fish.  That trip will be with three friends; one a real estate lawyer, one the Commonwealth Attorney for our city, and the third a former owner of a real estate franchise ...
Fredericksburg Virginia?Midway between Washington DC and Richmond Virginia and astride Interstate 95.  Richmond Virginia, Capital of the Confederacy and Washington DC, our nation's capital.  A beautiful and historic place along the Rappahannock River.OK, I know I am a "come here" in the minds of ...
Yesterday, while making my daily check of our local MLS, a wonderful buy appeared on my update.A listing appeared for a home in one of the Fredericksburg Virginia area's nicest communities.  The price shown was $300,000 and homes there are selling for more than $500,000.  My first thought was tha...
Can you imagine my surprise when I read that headline?The Virginia Association of Realtors® newsletter recently referred to a report published by RealtyTrac regarding the foreclosure rate in Virginia.  Naturally, I had some interest in the subject.  I went to their website and learned quite a bit...
Am ashamed to admit this but . . . The other day, when I had a bit of idle time, I began to wonder when the real estate market in the Fredericksburg Virginia area began to make its turn from a seller's market to what it is now.  A good friend of mine and I have been tracking statistics every mont...
Have noticed just today that some of the blog entries I have made on Active Rain Real Estate Network are not appearing to receive credit/points; shows you how astute I am.If you select "Associates Only" does that mean there will be no points assigned?How about if you select (in the "Also post in"...
Homeowners in the Fredericksburg Virginia area can expect to see their homes take more time to sell than they did in 2005.Recent report (July 2006) from the Metropolitan Regional Information System (MRIS) shows that homes in the Fredricksburg area (which includes Stafford County, Spotsylvania Cou...
Good old Yogi Berra.  He sure had it right on this one "When you get to the fork in the road, take it."Just read a interesting blog by my friend Kristal Kraft ( in Colorado.  She provided a lot of good advice to those who have opted to get into the business of real est...
There have been several blogs written about the state of both local and nationwide real estate markets.  There are all kinds of statistics being disseminated that support the data presented.  We have done this as much as anyone. Yesterday we had a discussion about how things are so different in t...

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