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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…

Kerr Lake, Virginia and North Carolina







This weekend we went back to our favorite lake and had a blast. Douglas and Ava finally got up on skis. Ava for the first time and Douglas for the first time in forever. Sage was this close to slaloming and I came out of knee boarding retirement. The last time I was on a kneeboard I got whiplash and was on the couch for two weeks watching Hurricane Katrina barrel through. 

We took the boat for the first time to Steel Creek Marina. You can fill up with gas right on the water which is nice so you don't have to pull the boat out. We found Gilligan's Island, enjoyed swimming in Jaws Cove (we call it Mermaid's Cove). 




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