This lovely lakefront retreat has the best views

February 16, 2018

We all know Smith Mountain Lake is home to truly beautiful vacation rentals, which is why so many travelers drive to the area for a peaceful getaway. If you’re currently on the lookout for a lakefront property in Smith Mountain Lake, you’re in luck. This amazing property with stunning vistas is available for rent for […]

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Top reasons why you should hire a realtor

February 6, 2018

Smith Mountain Lake is home to beautiful properties, one of which could be the home of your dreams. While it’s entirely possible to purchase a home by yourself, working with a Smith Mountain Lake realtor will always be highly recommended. Here are a couple of reasons why. Experience and local expertise Realtors that specialize in […]

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Property Feature: 40 Blackwater Circle, Penhook, VA

October 3, 2017

If you want to live in a slice of paradise, this inviting lakefront property in the Water’s Edge subdivision in Penhook, VA fits the bill. Key Property Details Bedrooms:     4 Bathrooms:    5 Square feet:   5,271 Lot size:         0.4 acre Year built:     1993 Indulge in Nature’s Embrace Nestled in a 0.4-acre lot along the southern […]

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Things To Look Out For Before You Buy A Lakefront Property

September 19, 2017

A lake house can be the home you’ve been dreaming of all your life. In order to make that dream a reality, make sure you add the following to your checklist: Structural Integrity Waterfront properties endure more wear and tear than typical residential structures because of greater exposure to the elements. Before finalizing a purchase, […]

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Why Retire in Smith Mountain Lake?

Looking for your dream retirement location? Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia’s Roanoke region makes a strong case for it with these hard-to-resist features: The area’s natural beauty will take your breath away Smith Mountain Lake is called the Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains for good reason. Find a home along its 500 miles of […]

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Is There a “Best Time” to Put Your House on the Market?

February 9, 2016

Many folks often ask: when is the best time to put a home on the market here at Smith Mountain Lake? Conventional wisdom often suggests that waiting until Spring is the best option. As an experienced realtor, I’m not so sure that holds true for those of us in the Water’s Edge community. As Warren […]

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Loan pre-approval explained

January 18, 2016

What is a loan pre-approval? How do you get one and why is it beneficial for home buyers? In this post we’ll give you all the things you need to know about mortgage preapproval. Approved vs. pre-approved There is a world of difference between a loan pre-approval and an actual, approved loan. The glaring difference […]

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Title insurance explained

If you want to protect yourself from unanticipated or unforeseen claims, historical mistakes, and other events that could cause you to lose your home, getting a title insurance might put your mind at ease. Learn more about title insurance and how it can protect you and your Smith Mountain Lake property here. What makes title […]

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All about escrow

The term “escrow” is a confusing yet familiar word that home buyers and sellers often hear during home sales, especially in Smith Mountain Lake real estate. This blog post is here to help you learn more about this real estate term. Multiple definitions Perhaps one of the reasons why we’re often confused about escrow is […]

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The benefits of a home inspection

Buying a new home is an exciting endeavor that opens new doors (literally and figuratively) for all parties endeavor. It’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of excitement, however, that we forget some things that can save us from heartbreak and unforeseen expenses in the future. We’re talking about home inspections. Check out […]

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