Hurricane Season Is Here! 5 Ways To Prepare Your Home

5 Ways To Prepare Your Home For A Hurricane #DidYouKnow Hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30th? During this time the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) National Hurricane Center predicts and tracks these massive storms – occurring up to 12 times a year in the Atlantic Ocean. 1. Prevention There are certain measures

Median Home Prices Steadily Rise in Virginia

Virginia’s Inventory of Active Listings Continues to Shrink as Demand for Homes Grows Amid shrinking inventories, prices rise and sales slow Richmond, VA – (July 31, 2019) – According to the June 2019 Home Sales Report released by the Virginia REALTORS®, shrinking inventories continue to hinder the performance of Virginia’s housing market. There were approximately

Scholastic Achievement Winners 2019

Serving Those Who Serve Us #GoodToKnow 2019 Towne Realty Foundation Scholarship Virginia Beach, VA (May 2019) – Through staff and REALTOR’S® fundraising efforts, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty awarded seven $5,000 scholarships to dependents of our local active duty military community. The 2019 Towne Realty Foundation Scholarship was made available to all public high school

Downsizing – Preparing for your independence days

More and more is being written about downsizing, putting time-consuming yard work in the past and simplifying our lives as America’s population matures. According to a 2014 U.S. Census Bureau’s report, “The Baby Boom Cohort in the United States: 2012 to 2060”: “The baby boomers began turning 65 in 2011 and are now driving growth

REALTORS® bring ethics and education

Selling a home involves dozens of steps that can be overwhelming for the average person, therefore, Realtors® are a must. Most house hunters have full-time jobs and would rather not fuss with the paperwork nor the time involved to search through hundreds of potential homes. “That’s why the REALTOR® is the key to ensuring the best outcome