real estate: Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park in Virginia - 02/24/19 01:01 PM
By: J. Elaine VonCannon, Associate Broker, ABR, SRES, Notary, Team Leader, Residential and Commercial Property Manager
 
Meadow Farm is an 1860 living history farm focusing on middle-class rural life just before the upheaval of the Civil War.
The estate is now owned and operated by Henrico County as the Meadow Farm Museum. The 1860 period living history farmsite and museum presents programs and exhibits on the culture of the rural South. The buildings include the farmhouse, barn, doctor's office, blacksmith forge and kitchen.
The museum is featured in "Welcome to the Meadow Farm Museum", a 10-minute Henrico County TV film available for viewing online
Costumed interpreters provide insights … (0 comments)

real estate: JUST LISTED! One story living at its best! - 01/23/19 09:35 AM
One story living in the lovely town of Warsaw Va. You are only 15 min from Tappahannock and 30 min from Kilmarnock. All brick ranch style 2300 sq ft home offers a full finished basement, 3 good size bedrooms, 1 bath, cedar closets, dimensional shingle roof less than 10 years old, 2/3 of the home has replacement windows, new sump pump, hardwood floors under carpet, heat pump is less than 5 years old, new attic insulation, double carport area, wood burning fireplace. Located right by the Rappahannock River. You can literally launch your boat in minutes & be fishing or go … (2 comments)

real estate: JUST LISTED! Remarkable Custom Built Home sitting on 10.6 acres! - 01/17/19 11:34 AM
Location is the key here to this beautiful & remarkable custom built home sitting on 10.6 acres just 15 minutes from the West End and Mechanicsville. Beautiful arches, hand plastered walls, Pella windows, high ceilings, fir doors/trim and gleaming wood floors. There's a gourmet kitchen with ss app, granite, pewter back splash, custom cabinetry & butler’s pantry. The great room features a stone fireplace, wood stove & cathedral ceiling. The dining room has hand hew beams & glazed hand plastered walls. The living room leads out to a screened porch. The 1st floor master has 2 walk in closets, a sitting … (1 comments)

real estate: Your very own “Rivah Cottage” is waiting for you! - 01/03/19 04:21 PM
Your very own “Rivah Cottage” is waiting for you. Only 15 min. from the lovely town of Kilmarnock. This home has been rebuilt from the ground up. One floor living with an open floor plan of 1412 Sq. ft., a double sided gas fireplace is flanked on one side by a bookcase between the living room and family room. The kitchen features, granite counter tops, SS smudge proof appliance, breadboard back-splash and adjoin dining area. This 3 bedrooms has 2 full baths with ceramic title. Wood flooring thru out the home. Gas tankless hot water heater and mud room. Heat pump … (1 comments)

real estate: NEW LISTING! Beautiful Renovated Home in Woodhaven Shores! - 12/05/18 04:13 PM
New Kent County, Woodhaven Shores a wonderful subdivision centrally located ½ way between Richmond & Williamsburg, 15 min down Ware Rd to Mechanicsville. Newly renovated home has access to the 155 acre Kent Lake and all the amenities of the neighborhood. If you like for your common areas to include fishing, dock, boat launch & gated beach area w/picnic area, playground, ball field & pavilion then this is the place for you! The very cute cottage offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large front porch which looks across at the lake where a fishing pier is located. The master bedroom has its … (5 comments)

real estate: New Listing! Welcome to Cherrydale, located in Mechanicsville! - 11/29/18 06:19 AM
Your Home Search is Over! Welcome to Cherrydale, a small town community in Hanover, Mechanicsville area where residents take pride in the appearance of their homes and neighborhood. Cute Cape Code home with the county style front porch that you will want to sit on in your favorite rocking chair! the home offers 4 bedroom and 2 full baths. 1st floor master with a second bedroom on the 1st floor. The second floor has 2 bedrooms and a full bath. You will also enjoy the large back deck w/ 6' privacy fence. A large custom shed w/ electricity, heating and air … (7 comments)

real estate: FOR RENT: Beautiful 2-Story Home on Cul-De-Sac! - 11/13/18 07:08 AM
Great location to be near 295 and 95 and situated on a quiet cul-de-sac lot in much sought after Cedarlea Park subdivision. The home features 4 bedrooms a formal living room with hardwood floors, crown molding and French doors. The formal dining room has hardwood floors, chair rail and crown molding. The big family room offers berber carpet, TV niche, gas fireplace, & is open to the kitchen. The eat-in kitchen has 42" cabinets, built-in microwave, smooth top range, HUGE pantry, breakfast bar and a nice breakfast nook. The master bedroom features a walk-in closet, ceiling fan, sitting area and a … (2 comments)

real estate: Come Build Your Dream Home! - 10/30/18 05:12 AM
Upper James City County in a wonderful location which will have you 10 min from Colonial Williamsburg and the College of William & Mary. You will find you are close to shopping, hospital and all area attractions. Gently rolling property next to Old Mill pond. Small private subdivision. Do not miss the opportunity to own 9.5 wooded acres to build your dream home or mini estate….. so let your creativity run wild. Nature is what you'll love about this beautiful parcel of land. Large hardwood trees and lush meadows are home to deer, turkey, fox, blue herons and being able to … (0 comments)

real estate: Tune into my Radio Show, tomorrow morning! - 07/27/18 07:07 AM
Don't forget! My newest radio show, Ask The Expert, will air TOMORROW Saturday, July 28 at 9:30 am. Please tune into FM 97.7/AM 740 or listen live on the http://www.wmbgradio.com/ I hope you will join us! #radioshow #realestatemarket #realestatetrends
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real estate: Enjoy the quiet, rivah life in Urbanna, VA. - 07/24/18 11:40 AM
Wow, this home is priced to sell at $165,000!
Come to Rivah Country for the good life only 12 min. from Urbanna (home of the oyster festival). This lovely move in ready home, all you will have to do is unpack & enjoy. Home is located on 1.17 acres of privacy. , this home has SO much to offer! Starting with the kitchen, you'll find a vaulted ceiling, a tile countertop, tile backsplash, gas cooking, an island, and an office/homework area. The kitchen is open to the family room which features built-ins, skylights, and a handsome, stand-alone gas fireplace with a tile … (2 comments)

real estate: Buying Real Estate: Building a Lifestyle - 11/17/11 08:54 AM
Buying Real Estate: Building a Lifestyle
In the current real estate market, both buyers and sellers have different objectives then they did five years ago. Then, many homeowners bought with the intention to hold a property for one to three years and sell it for a profit or to gain equity for the next property purchase. After the real estate and mortgage market downturn, many areas of the U.S. were flooded with short sales and foreclosed properties -- so buyers can no longer rely on this fast equity. Nowadays, most real estate professionals are recommending that homebuyers plan to hold their … (1 comments)

real estate: Elaine VonCannon Joins Coldwell Banker Traditions Selling Real Estate in Williamsburg VA - 11/17/11 07:04 AM
Elaine VonCannon Joins Coldwell Banker Traditions Selling Real Estate in Williamsburg VA
STATE WIDE PRESS RELEASE:
(Williamsburg, VA) Elaine VonCannon, an award winning RE/Max Hall of Fame real estate agent for many years, joined Coldwell Banker Traditions. John Wilson, Principle Broker/Owner of Coldwell Banker Traditions remarked, “We are proud and honored to have Elaine VonCannon as part of our team here at Coldwell Banker Traditions. She brings a tradition of continued professionalism, knowledge, and real estate expertise to our program. Elaine is the consummate real estate professional with the background, training, and expertise to enable Coldwell Banker Traditions to be the … (0 comments)

real estate: "Contract For Deed" May Have Tax Issues and Other Issues With Your Lender! - 10/09/10 08:18 AM
Contract for deed' may have tax issues and other issues with your lender!
By: Elaine VonCannon ABR, SRES, REALTOR, Notary, Team Leader, Residential and Commercial Property Manager, Managing Partner VonCannon-Starke Commercial Division, Member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers, Award Winning Agent, RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Licensed in Virginia, Member of Commercial Council VAR, Director, WAAR MLS Board of Directors
FROM ASK ELAINE:
Hi Elaine,
I am an avid reader of your Blog and articles you write on real estate.  Here is my question.
What is a "contract for deed"? My real estate broker suggested that I consider this, … (0 comments)

real estate: WELCOME TO 356 Jonathan Court, Newport News, Va. 23608 - 07/25/10 10:25 AM
WELCOME TO 356 Jonathan Court, Newport News, Va. 23608
Priced $10,000 below current assessed value. Motivated seller. Seller will pay some closing costs. Lovely 4BR 2.5 BA 2-story home in cul-de-sac. Freshly Painted. ALL HARDWOOD FLOORS. New roof in 2006. Conveniently located to interstate, military bases and shopping. Community has boat ramp, pool & tennis courts.(pool/tennis available at add'l cost.)
 
For appointment call Elaine at 757-288-4685. You  will thank me for showing you  this home!
Directions: Warwick to Beechmont. Left on Lucas Creek Road. Left on Hughes at end of Lucas Creek. Left on Jonathan Court.
OFFERED AT: $195,300
Presented By: Elaine … (0 comments)

real estate: Investment Diversification with Real Estate - 07/17/10 04:05 PM
By: Elaine VonCannon ABR, SRES, REALTOR, Notary, Team Leader, Residential and Commercial Property Manager, Managing Partner VonCannon-Starke Commercial Division, Member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers, Award Winning Agent, RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Licensed in Virginia, Member of Commercial Council VAR
his year, investment in the stock market is making many downright jittery. Though overall the stock market does seem to be hovering around the 10,000 mark, many investors are plagued with uncertainty about short and long term investments in the stock market. Will stocks go up or down this week? Is now to time to keep money in … (0 comments)

real estate: Welcome to 5009 Laurel Lane, Lanexa, Va. 23089 in James City County! - 07/03/10 03:13 AM
Wonderful Opportunity For A Starter Home Or A Quite Retreat, 3 Blocks From The River!
 By: Elaine VonCannon ABR, SRES, REALTOR, Notary, Team Leader, Residential and Commercial Property, ManagerManaging Partner VonCannon Starke Commercial Division, Member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers, Award Winning Agent, RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Licensed in Virginia, Member of Commercial Council VAR
Do you like to fish,swim,boat or have a quiet retreat?If you answer yes to this question this property is for you.All contents convey.Sold ''as is''. Boat will convey with full price or offer that is deemed acceptable by seller to include boat.Community boat … (0 comments)

real estate: Over Priced Listings and Bent Signs! - 07/02/10 08:57 AM
By: Elaine VonCannon ABR, SRES, REALTOR, Notary, Team Leader, Residential and Commercial Property, ManagerManaging Partner VonCannon Starke Commercial Division, Member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers, Award Winning Agent, RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Licensed in Virginia, Member of Commercial Council VAR
Over Priced Listings and Bent Signs!
I have not blogged about my friend for a while.  Well, she called me this week with a tale of woe.  I really did feel sorry for her, but it is so darn funny!
She had an over priced listing.  I told her to take it and maybe when the seller sees … (3 comments)

real estate: Cracks in the Federal Guidelines For Banks and Tarp Money! - 12/05/09 04:07 PM
Cracks in the Federal Guidelines For Banks and Tarp Money!
By: Elaine VonCannon, ABR, SRES, REALTOR, NOTARY, PROPERTY MANAGER, TEAM LEADER, AWARD WINNER, RE/MAX Hall of Fame
The NAR fought hard to get passed a law which prevents banks from owning a real estate company.  I hope each of you can understand this as it could surely open a can of worms for "conflict of interest" for Brokers and Agents.
Now here is where the wheels go off the track.  The law states a National Banks, not Regional Banks.  Oh, yes I know of a regional bank which purchased a real … (2 comments)

real estate: Need a little room to grow? This lovely 3.88 acre lot in New Kent County! - 10/11/09 02:20 AM
Need a little room to grow? This lovely 3.88 acre lot is what you have been looking for. Located in Kent Estates close to interstate, Williamsburg, Richmond & West Point. Flat, level, rectangular lot that will hold your new home. Owner will consider owner financing with 20,000 down for a short term loan. Call for deed restrictions and old perk test in 2005 for 3 bedroom home.
By: Elaine VonCannon, ABR, SRES, REALTOR, NOTARY, PROPERTY MANAGER, TEAM LEADER, AWARD WINNER, RE/MAX Hall of Fame
Elaine is a published author on real estate both commercial, residential and property management.  Her articles are … (0 comments)

real estate: Want to build your new home in the Midlothian area? Lot For Sale! - 09/07/09 07:38 AM
Want to build your new home in the Midlothian area? Lot is rectangular shape - 1.07 acres surveyed in June 2009. Property has a gentle slope & beautiful old hard wood trees mixed with holly trees. Location of this property is just a few minutes to Route 288 & Hull Street. Close to new shopping malls, restaurants, child care facilities & the Commonwealth Theater. Walking distance to Manchester High
RE/MAX Capital to hold EMD. Per Owners, the lot has been pre-approved for a 3 Bedroom house for well & septic by the health department.
Directions: Hull Street to Bailey's Bridge Road … (0 comments)

 
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