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.



Many years ago, while in the US Army and stationed in Germany, an officer in the German Air Force was talking to me about his youth in Nazi Germany.  He told me that he had seen Adolph Hitler when he was a child.  As time went on, he shared many other stories about growing up during World War II....
Remember going to a class years ago when the instructor suggested that we always respond with "It's incredible" when asked how the real estate market is.  The questioner then has to determine what you really mean.The state of the real estate market in each of our areas probably differs a great de...
Two days ago, one of historic Fredericksburg Virginia's landmarks opened for business again.  No, it's not a museum.  It's not an historic shrine either.  It isn't a new store in a new mall.  It's Carl's.Never heard of it?  Well our friends, Jim and Ellen Crawford down in HotLanta are big fans of...
Mole1 : any of numerous burrowing insectivores (especially family Talpidae) with tiny eyes, concealed ears, and soft fur2 : one who works in the dark3 : a machine for tunneling4 : a spy (as a double agent) who establishes a cover long before beginning espionage; broadly : one within an organizati...
Somewhere out in blogosphere there is a force working to determine how the real estate market is in the United States of America.Read a great piece with nice graphics by Caleb Mardini; Caleb is a great contributer (or is it contributor) to AR Network.  He presented some different "spins" on the m...
Historic Fredericksburg Virginia survived despite two major battles of the Civil War being fought on its territory.  Union forces shelled the City heavily and many buildings were totally destroyed.  Many of the surviving buildings were used as hospitals for both sides.  Many of those were churche...
As in many cities throughout our great nation, Fredericksburg has some streets that have some beautiful homes and some whose homes are not as impressive.  As a matter of fact, some streets have some wonderful old homes and in another part of town the homes are not as wonderful.  Such is the case ...
Fredericksburg Virginia is not a very big place.  It is midway between Richmond Virginia (50 miles to the south) and Washington DC (50 miles to the north) and sits astride Interstate 95.  Many people come here to visit the Civil War battlefields that are located within a 15 mile radius of Frederi...
Back in the mid and late '70's my wife and a friend decided to work as a real estate team; Carol and Elise was formed.  Both were mothers with young children and were working with the same firm.  They became very productive and successful.  It was much easier for them to have the support of a tea...
Less than a block from my home office in downtown Historic Fredericksburg Virginig there is a very interesting tree.  Coincidentally, it is just around the corner from the hybrid tree we wrote about yesterday.Not being a botanist, I have no idea what kind of tree this is.  One thing I do know is ...


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Musings about historic Fredericksburg Virginia in general with specific focus on homes for sale in Fredericksburg Virginia and the local real estate market.