For the longest time I’ve been under the impression that 100% loans have not been available within Blacksburg and Montgomery County; those programs just haven’t been available. Then earlier this week, I learned of a program that StellarOne Bank has been offering to do just that.
Seems a lot of people consider negotiation as “ask less than the list price and expect that they’ll come back somewhere in the middle.” At its’ simplest sure, that might work, but it also helps to know at what price sellers are pricing their homes, and also at what price buyers are buying those same homes for. This is where the list to sale ratio comes in.
I’m admittedly a week or so behind on this news, but it’s relevant nonetheless.
Floating around on Twitter this week was a link to a site called That 70’s Blacksburg … written by a real estate broker at Coldwell Banker Townside, Dennis Smith, it’s an interesting look at Blacksburg back when some of them really went to sleep in this little town. Now, it’s a vibrant place … although it’s still a town.
Recently, I was getting a bicycle serviced at a local shop, and a gentleman in front of me asked at the counter “Do you rent bikes and bike locks here? I’m in town for a few days and wanted to ride around town.”
We hope you find that you love living here. We certainly do.
It’s the start of Orientation here at Virginia Tech today, and all around Town we’re seeing starry-eyed (incoming) freshmen and their families wandering the streets.
On Thursday of last week, The Roanoke Times posted an article regarding the development of the Old Blacksburg Middle School (OBMS) site, detailing some of the issues developers and Town and County officials are facing.
We’ve hinted at it for months, it seems, but it’s finally here. The first in our Live Where You Love series of videos has finally arrived!