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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

The Dollhouse Exhibit at The Dewitt Museum

The entire museum is underground except this spot where the sun comes through the windows. We have been waiting years for this exhibit to come back. The Dollhouses have been missing from here for almost five years. When I heard they were back we had to go. Here until 2017, yes, that long, you should go see them.

Amazing small architectural pieces built for kids. The girls are much older now and still enjoyed the exhibit but when they are younger they seem so much larger. The dollhouses are large but you know how when you are small everything seems so much bigger. We had a nice time and met up with a friend of mine and her kids. 

They types of furniture that has survived the years is gorgeous. 

Listening to they many different types of instruments that have been made over the years. They all look beautiful with orignal wood, never painted. 


The detail to these dollhouses are crazy!

Had to demolish the house to get the dollhouse out? Amazing!

One of the coolest rooms in the museum. 

The black and white version of this photo is on my Instagram. This guy is a vinyl. (Not a vin-el as my teen told me how it was pronounced. )

You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

Why did I never have this as a child? Mom?



We love China. 
Fun in the elevator. 



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  1. I've heard of this in passing BUT OMG!!!! THIS IS AMAZING!! My cousin growing up had the most detailed dollhouse I have EVER seen. She was 16 years older than I was and I was NEVER allowed to touch it or play with it. Which at the time I was like what's the point? But it's crazy to see the detail that people have put into doll houses!! I think it's awesome you guys got to go to this. Looks like everyone enjoyed themselves :)

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    Rachel
    picklesandchapstick.com

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    1. IT is amazing. So fun! That stinks you could never touch or play with it. Yes, what was the point?? That must have been pure torture! :) We did enjoy ourselves. It was a nice today but I am so ready for it to STAY WARM!! I'm heading to California next week on Thursday. So ready to be back in Orange County!!

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