Monday, December 11, 2017

Holiday Safety Tips

As you gather with your friends and family this holiday season, we want to help protect you and your home.  Here are some simple...

Thank you from Reames Realty Group

Although the temperatures are cooler, the weekend looks to be sunny.  While you're out and about, be sure to thank a veteran for their...

Are You Winter Ready: Fall Maintenance Checklist

10 THINGS TO DO IN THE FALL TO SKIP COSTLY WINTER #FAILS Stow your mower; run your mower before stowing it Inspect your roof; look...

November Yorktown Neighborhood Report

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Help CHKD Cancer Families!

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October Mortgage Market Report

After holding steady last week, rates ticked up this week. The 10-year Treasury yield rose 8 basis points, while the 30-year mortgage rate increased 2 basis points to 3.85 percent.

The Fall Real Estate Market

It’s hard to believe but Fall started last Friday.  With it comes a brand new season with brand new home buyers and home sellers. ...

Yorktown Market Report For September 2017

Shrinking Inventory and Fewer Days on Market Favors Home Sellers

September Mortgage Market Report

Mortgage rates hit the best levels of the year (again) early last week but ended up drifting slightly higher by Friday.  The initial motivation came from headlines...

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Awards

Best Real Estate Team on The Peninsula

June Yorktown Market Report

Despite a small increase in available properties for sale, statistics for May 2017 continue to demonstrate modest inventory levels. Year-over-year inventory is 7.99% lower...

Yorktown Market Stats – May 2017

Existing Home Sales Through April of 2017

Mortgage Rates Slightly Lower Despite Rising on Friday

Mortgage rates began the week much lower and slowly gave up ground from there.  That definitely didn't happen in a linear way, however. There were several...

Spring Market: How To Achieve Maximum Profit in Minimum Time

You might have heard that it’s a seller’s market out there. That in many neighborhoods, as soon as the For Sale sign goes up...

Region’s Active Listings Continue at Record Lows

The Hampton Roads residential real estate market for February 2017 can be summarized as follows: available inventory continues to shrink as it has done...

Where do you want to drink your coffee?

I just got back from a 5 day family trip to New York City.  I had never been to New York and to see...

WHAT DO RISING RATES, POSSIBLE INFLATION, AND A NEW ADMINISTRATION MEAN FOR HOUSING IN...

2017 is going to be brave New Year for Housing in the United States and in Hampton Roads.  There are some unknown economic factors...

What makes a home sell?

What makes a home Sell? Why do some homes sell the first weekend on the market while others homes sit and linger?  Sometimes it almost...

Home-Buying Benefits for Veterans & Military Buyers

Veterans, service members, and their families believe in homeownership. In fact, the homeownership rate among veterans far outpaces that of civilians. But the financial toll...

Five Star Professional Recognizes Michael Reames as a 2016 Five Star Real Estate Agent...

Five Star Professional is pleased to announce Michael Reames of Keller Williams Elite Peninsula, has been chosen as one of Hampton Roads’ Five Star...

I Don’t Want To Pick A Color For Paint Or Carpet – The Buyers...

If I’ve heard that once, I’ve heard it a hundred times. Sellers like to use this as an excuse why they shouldn’t spend money...

The Features Most/Least Likely To Be Included In Your Next Home

What might have are energy-efficiency features, even if you don’t necessarily notice them. And it’s still hard to find a new home that doesn’t...
Keep Your Home Sale From Falling Apart

Keep Your Home Sale From Falling Apart

After finding a buyer, all you have to do to make it to closing is to avoid these five traps.

The Tide is Changing

The housing market is shifting towards a seller’s market and inventory levels are falling in York County.  This is great news for so many...

10 Ways to Turn Off Potential Buyers

As a result of our obsession with photos and visuals today, buyers make judgments of homes immediately. Many will do their first showing online,...

Get ready for a Housing Market Shift in Hampton Roads

How do you know that our local housing market is about to experience a shift? When you are having a really hard time finding...

2015-16 York County Real Estate Market Report

Stay up to date on real estate trends on the Virginia Peninsula. Reames Realty Group covers topics important to you and your real estate decisions, whether you’re seeking luxury, residential, land or waterfront properties.

10 reasons why for-sale-by-owners (FSBOs) fail

Homeowners trying to sell their homes on their own — for-sale-by-owners (FSBOs) — are driven by several reasons. Although most of them want to save...
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What exactly do you do for your commission?

Sunday morning heading out to church.  I decided to stop by a townhome to check on a new countertop installation.  The client had tried to...

What Fed Rate Hike Means For Home Buyers

The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate by 0.25% Wednesday. It was the first rate hike in nearly a decade.

December 2015 York County Market Update

Existing Home Sale Market Trends for December 2015 in York County, VA.
York County Market Trends for November 2015

York County Market Update – November 2015

The York County Housing market applied the brakes in the month of October.  We experienced a strong summer session but buyers seemed to evaporate...

THANKS FOR THE DONATIONS! – Marlbank Community Food Drive – Nov 7, 2015

REAL ESTATE TEAM DOES MORE THAN SELL HOMES YORKTOWN, November 7, 2015 – Michael Reames and his team at the Reames Realty Group, think that...

Keller Williams Surpasses 125,000 Associates Amid Record Expansion

Keller Williams, the world's largest real estate franchise by associate count, has increased its base by 17 percent since January 1 to more than...

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