Harrisonburg Area Real Estate Market Report: November 2012

Can you believe 2012 is coming to a close already? We’re almost half-way through December, and soon we’ll be ringing in the new year! This year has been nice for the local real estate market. Perfect? Excellent? The Best? No. But nice, yes. Residential contracts have been strong throughout the...

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Existing Home Sales on the Rise, Locally and Nationally

If you are a fervent follower of this blog, you already know that residential real estate sales have been climbing this year compared to last, and that prices have risen slightly and remain stable. In fact, our latest Market Report showed a 9.0% increase in sales, and a 1.0% rise...

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Discovering Harrisonburg’s Suburbs: Dayton

We’ve mentioned Dayton several times before on Harrisonblog, but never really at an in-depth level. Located just a couple minutes southwest of the city, it is a wonderful, charming town with a population of about 1,200 folks, a plethora of locally owned shops and restaurants, a Cargill turkey plant, the...

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The 4th El Charro Location in Bridgewater

El Charro has long been an area favorite for Mexican cuisine and a relaxed, casual dining atmosphere. It has been so popular that owners (and brothers) Juan and Roy Gallardo decided to open a new location in¬†Bridgewater. Last January, they purchased the old Hardee’s building on the corner of Main...

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Harrisonburg Area Real Estate Market Report: October 2012

Fall is such an invigorating time in the Shenandoah Valley. There are always an abundance of fun events happening — apple festivals, halloween parties, pie baking contests, craft fairs — and the overall mood in the area is pleasant. The local real estate market has felt equally as pleasant this...

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Purchasing Land In Harrisonburg and Rockingham County

It is definitely more popular to purchase an already-built home than it is to purchase a piece of land in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. We’d be willing to bet this is true for 99% of communities across the nation. But that does not mean the land market is non-existent. New...

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