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From The Roanoke Times – “Exchanging Information over the Internet”

I’m a few weeks behind on this, but wanted to be sure it got out there. Sarah Cox of The Roanoke Times and I talked recently about the new real estate search on NRVLiving.com, as well as why being able to search for all New River Valley real estate is important. While I certainly want people to find me online, one point that’s missed is that information should be made as readily available as possible, and not hidden behind this veil of secrecy that real estate seems to crave. Real estate searches on NRVLiving.com bear that out … the site’s …

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Radford Schools

As we head into the last half of the grade school year, you might need information about your child’s upcoming school year.  Here’s how to contact the local schools in Radford, VA – thanks to education.com for the data. [schoolsearch city=”Radford” state=”VA” groupby=”schooldistrictname” output=”table”]

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“Best in the New River Valley” series – Part 4

Welcome to a new week, and another in the “Best in the New River Valley” series!  In part 1, we introduced Coldwell Banker Townside, the real estate company you voted #1 in the New River Valley.  In part 2, we introduced yours truly and my snake charming skills.  Part 3 included an interview with Mike Eggleston, the agent voted #1 in the New River Valley, and in today’s video, we asked others what they thought about Mike and myself – you might be surprised at their answers. So why exactly are we doing this?  Because last year, you voted Coldwell …

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“Best in the New River Valley” series – Part 3

The Best in the New River Valley series continues today!  We had fun with Part 1 and Part 2, and this time we introduce Mike Eggleston, the New River Valley’s #1 real estate agent in 2009 as voted by Roanoke Times readers. Don’t forget to vote!  Voting is now open at The Roanoke Times‘ website, or by clicking through on this link, and the deadline to cast your vote is February 14th. Disclaimer #1 – your participation entitles you to nothing but our undying admiration. And – we hope – perhaps a chuckle or three. Disclaimer #2 – thank you for thinking so …

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“Best in the New River Valley” series – Part 2

In Part 1 of the “Best in the New River Valley” series, we were introduced to Bill Gearhart and Anne Lee Stevens, managing brokers for Coldwell Banker Townside. They went on … and on … and on about all the things they thought went into making Coldwell Banker Townside the #1 real estate agency in the New River Valley, but truth be told they had a lot of good reasons. But that’s not why you read this blog, right?  You want to hear from me!  <crickets chirping> Okay, my megalomaniac moment is over.  Following is Part 2 of the series, …

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Stay Current On New River Valley Home Values

There’s a service I’ve been providing to many folks throughout the New River Valley, and as the latest information went out I thought it might be worth mentioning again. A lot of people ask me “when’s that house down the street going to sell?”, or “how much did that two-story on Main Street sell for?”  While I’m glad to tell you, there’s a way you can find out even faster.  If you’ll email me your name, email address and the neighborhood you live in, I’ll set up a search in the MLS that’ll email you every time a property in your …

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New River Valley Home Safety Tips from Eric Johnsen of State Farm

Earlier in December, Mother Nature dumped nearly two feet of snow across areas of the New River Valley, stranding residents and wreaking havoc.  Truth be told, we just don’t get snow storms like that around here, so when we do it causes headaches … in bunches.  I decided to ask Eric Johnsen, State Farm agent in Christiansburg, his thoughts on how homeowners should approach winter weather in the New River Valley … Q: So with all of the winter weather we’ve been having, and scheduled to get, what precautions or things should homeowners be doing to prevent damage to their …

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