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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…

Talking Style

Today around the time Douglas came home from school, I was just back from a lunch at Opus where my mom and I treated a good friend to a belated lunch date and a quick stop at a new outlet in town. While unpacking a few finds from the store and hanging them in my closet I figured the time was right to clean out some of the junk that has been hiding in there for a bit. 

The time has come again in my fashion world where I hate everything I have bought in the past year. Everything is too ModClothy, to Ruchey... too colorful. I am in a black and white stage in my life right now with a hint of pastel pink. Is it the weather outside or the pudge I feel around my stomach from quitting smoking almost a year ago? I am not sure but at this point I am telling everyone I am only buying black and white at this point. This goes for clothes only and not jeans. I still love dark blue denim. Accessories can be other colors but mostly sticking with just black and white for awhile with a punch of pale pink when I feel the need. 

How about you? Are you in a style rut right now or are you happy with your closet? I am loving these right now.










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