Author Archives: Celeste Baker

About Celeste Baker

Celeste graduated from the University of Virginia in 2011 with a bachelors degree in Sociology before starting her career in Real Estate Administration. Celeste assists the team of agents with transaction processing and marketing. Celeste Baker is a native of Woodbridge, VA. She moved to Harrisonburg in 2020 with her husband, Calvin, and their two children, after Calvin accepted a job with JMU. Go Dukes! Outside of the office, Celeste enjoys traveling with her family. She is a lover of books, as well as an amateur chef and gardener.

Harrisonburg Real Estate Market Report: April 2024 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The housing market is blooming this Spring! The latest data reveals a 26% increase in new listings hitting compared to April 2023! New listings are also up by 9% YTD. While sales are down 13% from last April, sales are up 4% YTD. The number of homes under contract has also increased by 38% versus this month last year with this influx of new listings. These market conditions offer opportunities for both buyers and sellers, and it is still a great time to buy or sell a home! Check out the full market report here >>>

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Brewing Community—Broad Porch Coffee Co.

Broad Porch Coffee Co has opened a new storefront location on Court Square! Chic, modern and completely renovated; you will want to see their new space! Even more exciting—they now have a full kitchen and menu too! Click here to get all the details! >>>

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Harrisonburg Real Estate Market Report: March 2024 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Put your finger on the pulse of the real estate scene, where the winds of change are blowing! While 2023 saw a dip in new listings, sales, and contracts, 2024 is gearing up for a shift. The latest data reveals a remarkable 17% surge in new listings hitting the market from last month! While sales are down 3% from last March, they are up a whooping 12% YTD from 2023. Buyer urgency is on the rise in this spring market; with a 7% increase in homes closing within 30 days from last month. There has also been an 8% increase in homes sold over asking price from last month. And here's the cherry on top; we've seen average interest rates decrease slightly and remain balanced YTD compared to the rollercoaster of last year. These fluctuations bring a symphony of opportunities for both buyers and sellers, making it a prime time to make moves in the housing market! Check out the full market report here >>>

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