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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 stud

Visit Surry, Virginia

This place is adorable and right across the river from where I live. You can check out a couple of things to see while you are in Surry here. There are also a lot of other things to do in this area too including, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Water Country (in the summer), Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown and the Williamsburg Winery. Who is ready to see one the oldest settled part of America?



This site was once owned by John Rolfe the husband of Pocahontas. The fully equiped cottage has a private beach, kayaks for your use, fishing poles and gear. From Williamsburg, you take the free ferry over. What an exciting experience!

This luxurious, vintage cottage offers fresh flowers, fine bed and bath linens, terry robes, beach towels, soaps, shampoo, hair dryer, and lighted make-up mirror. The kitchen is fully equipped and even is stocked for your first morning's breakfast. Just bring your toothbrush and clothes. No need to even get groceries til your second day. 

A well-equipped kitchen provides amenities needed to prepare meals including a ceramic cook top range, oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, ice maker, trash compactor, microwave, coffee makers (single serve, eight cup and french press), blender, crockpot, toaster,  andmarble countertops. So many items to fit your needs! Dinnerware, glassware, and cookware are provided along with paper products and basic cooking spices. A gas grill on the waterside deck offers easy dinner preparation after a day of sightseeing. If cooking isn't your thing, many resturaunts will provide take out!

DO:
Rent a Car if you fly in.
Be prepared to wait at the ferry. Not a long time but some.
Enjoy the sandy bottom of the James. Very Shallow for a long way out.










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