botetourt real estate: September 2010 Market Minute-Botetourt County, Virginia - 10/31/10 03:23 AM
September 2010 Market Minute-Botetourt County, Virginia, courtesy of Long & Foster Realtors, Roanoke North Office. … (0 comments)

botetourt real estate: Long & Foster Real Estate Botetourt County market report for Aug. 2010 - 09/30/10 06:28 AM
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botetourt real estate: Botetourt County, Va. - country living close to Roanoke, Va. Totally remodeled top to bottom! - 03/28/10 04:12 AM
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botetourt real estate: Are you thinking of moving up to a new home in Roanoke, Va.? - 02/28/10 01:10 AM
      Thinking of moving up to a new home in Roanoke, Va.?
      Are you thinking of moving up to a new home in Roanoke, Va.? These questions will help you decide whether you're ready for a home that's larger or in a more desirable location. If you answer yes to most of the questions, it's a sign that you may be ready to move.
       Have you built substantial equity in your current home? Look at your annual mortgage statement or call your lender to find out. Usually, you don't build up much equity in the first few years of … (0 comments)

botetourt real estate: What are the hottest areas in Roanoke,VA. for houses to sell? - 02/06/10 01:15 AM
     What are the hottest areas in Roanoke,VA. for houses for sale? Check out the chart below. Some of these zip codes have seen a huge year over year increase in units sold.

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botetourt real estate: Botetourt County,VA...There are 100% financing options available for homebuyers! - 02/02/10 02:39 AM
Botetourt County,VA.there are 100% financing options available for homebuyers! The USDA is providing financing for people interested in buying homes in most counties in our area. The guidelines are provided below. This is good for 1st time homebuyers as well as current homeowners looking to move to a different home. A great way to receive the $8,000 or $6,500 tax credit.

We have created a toll free $8,000 Tax Credit/First Time Buyer Information line 888 279 0083 ext.8878, to help with any questions you might have.
 
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botetourt real estate: Big Impact, Low Cost home remodling projects for Roanoke, VA. - 01/31/10 01:19 AM
      Big impact, low cost remodeling projects can make a big difference when listing your home for sale. In a recent issue of the National Association of Realtors magazine "Realtor" several projects were discussed for Sellers who have some, but not unlimited cash for upgrades.
       One place that has a big impact on homebuyers is the kitchen. Adding pull out shelving to exisitng cabinets is a great way to update without replacing.

 
      Most home improvement stores carry inexpensive tile that can beused to update a backsplash or add a new one. For $1 to $2 a tile and the cost … (2 comments)

botetourt real estate: Looking for a home to buy? Theres more to it than meets the eye! - 01/24/10 02:59 AM
      Looking for a home to buy? Theres more to it than meets the eye. Most first time homebuyers are amazed when they begin the process. Unfortunately many are never informed of all the steps involved until they have submitted a contract to purchase a home.
      Did you know that in Virginia there is an Agency Disclosure form that details the duties and responsibilities of the Realtor to their client?
      Did your Realtor take the time to determine your exact needs and wants or just ask you how much you wanted to spend?
      Did your Realtor refer you to … (2 comments)

botetourt real estate: 2009 4th quarter market report: Norwood Subdivision Roanoke, VA. - 01/24/10 01:26 AM
      The Norwood subdivision continued a strong year in home sales. The average days on market was 60, lower than other areas of the Roanoke market. The listed price to actual sales price was a respectable 95%.
      As always homes that are move in condtion and price correctly are moving quickly. The $6,500 government tax credit for people selling their homes is till available to anyone living in their home for 5 consecutive years of the last 8 and under contract to purchase by April 30th, 2009. I am always available to discuss any  real estate questions or concerns.

 
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botetourt real estate: "I will list my home in the Spring time." Why this is the worst thing a Seller can think in 2010! - 01/23/10 02:02 AM
      Recently Long & Foster Realtors held a regional sales meeting here in Southwest Virginia. Alexander Boone of Boone and Company spoke to the attendees. Mr. Boone brought several important issues concerning the Roanoke market to light is his presentation.
      The first was the average sales price for Roanoke, VA. in 2006 was $209,000 while the national average was $221,000. Fast forward to 2009 and the national average has dropped to $173,000 while Roanoke is now $188,000, meaning that Roanoke now exceeds the national average.
      There is opportunity in the real estate market right now. The current market offers excellent … (4 comments)

botetourt real estate: Is your home getting maximum exposure? - 01/17/10 03:01 AM
      In the current market getting your home the maximum exposure to all potential buyers is crucial. The days of having a sign in the yard, a flyer box, more than likely empty, and one picture on the MLS is just not cutting it.

      Buyers today are better educated, the internet can provide more information in a few minutes than many buyers ever recieved in the past. People today want to see multiple pictures, virtual tours, and even video tours of homes they are interested in. Has your agent done this for you?
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Walter Grewe III, Realtor, SFR, A-REO, Roanoke Homes and Real Estate (Long and Foster Realtors)

Walter Grewe III

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Roanoke, VA

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