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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…

Sunday, Sunday








Finally the weather cooperated so we could get the boat out Sunday. Thank God. Joe was about to have a conniption. It was so rainy here on Saturday with a rain shower that lasted most of the day. We don't see too much lightning around these parts but mother nature sure put on a show for us. 

We hopped out on the James River for a couple of hours yesterday. The oldest girls tubed on our new tube. Then we had a picnic on a cute beach on Jamestown Island. It is crazy to think that the settlers who came over from Europe to settle Jamestown landed on these same beaches so many years ago. What a much different scene we portray today than when these people met Pocahontas and the Powhatan Indians. 

We snacked on sandwiches and goldfish crackers. Sipped a couple of our favorite summer beers Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy, unfortunately I think everyone else loves them too so they have disappeared from Williamsburg shelves. Scoured the shores for driftwood and swam in the warm waters. How is it 67 degrees this morning?

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