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What's My Home Really Worth--- The Question We All Want Answered!

There are really just two major considerations when you determine the appropriate value for your Williamsburg VA property: market value and appraised value.
This is where many people get confused on value--- So many people will say, “The assessed value is X, so that is what it is worth”. This is so not accurate. Many times a house will sell more than the assessed value as the assessed value is what the city/ county taxes you on. I’ve seen houses sell 30,000 over their assessed value and no one wants to leave money on the table. Do you? I didn’t think so!
So let’s go back to the two values I was talking about earlier!
Market value is the value that a buyer…today…is willing to pay for your home. The most effective way to determine market value is to look through the prospective buyer’s eyes---they are the ones you need to impress. Positioning your home properly among competing inventory is a critical step, and it’s important that your agent devotes the time necessary to study current m…

16 Random Facts About Me

I haven't done one of these on here before so I thought it would be fun!

1. I went to The University of Tennessee at 17.
2. I had my daughter Audrey Douglas at 18.
3. Douglas' first name is after Audrey Hepburn because I love Breakfast at Tiffany's.
4. When I used to smoke, I had a cigarette holder just like was used in Breakfast at Tiffany's.
5. I am an ex Kitchen Designer and have never regretted getting out of construction.
6. My favorite color is green. In elementary school I changed my last name to Green.
7. I was a chubby teen and it has haunted me to this day.
8. I have slight obsession with Pinterest.
9. My first job was a singing hostess at Macaroni Grill. I sang "Tante Aguri" in opera for too long.
10.  I was married at 21 and I'm cool with that.
11. I am very fortunate my hubby and I get to travel as much as we do. Barbados in October??
12. I am an only child.
13. Whenever I smell raspberry fragrances it takes me back to my dorm room in Knoxville.
14. My daughter Ava just made advanced swim team. She wants to be in the Olympics.
15. We had the hardest time trying to find a name for our middle child. We were at a festival and someone was burning sage and we looked at each other and said, "Sage."
16. My last car caught on fire in my driveway. It burned to the ground.

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