Lacey Castelvecchi's Blog Posts

Buying A Home

Considering buying a home?  NOW is the time to connect with a local Realtor.  Check the article below for 4 signs it's time to call a Realtor.  Call Lacey Castelvecchi with Re/Max

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Increasing Interest Rates

Interest rates are increasing.  They have already gone up and are predicted to go up even more later this year.  Now is the time to buy!  If you are even considering making a move,

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March Maintenance Items

Current homeowners, below is a link to a list of things you should consider doing in March.  Cleaning gutters, power washing, etc.  These items are especially important if you are

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Pendings Vs New Listings

Our numbers in MLS this morning: Central VA Regional MLS, properties under contract 75, new listings 31. That means we had more than twice the number of properties go under contract vs being listed.

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Staging Your Home In The Winter

You may think you have to wait until Spring to get your home listed.  Spring does bring greenery and flowers but it also brings lots and lots of new listings, which means more competition. ;

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Really Being Thankful

It's easy to get wrapped up in the hustle during the holiday season.  This is also the perfect time to help others in need.  Our local Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU is amazing at

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VCU Is Expanding Again

There's a gorgeous new contemporary art building being built in the Monroe Park section of VCU.  It won't be completed until the fall of next year but the structure already stands out with it's

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Outdoor Living

Ever wonder which repairs will add real value to your home?  Outdoor living is becoming more and more popular with today's buyers.  Decks are out and hardscape patios, fire pits, water

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Technology In Real Estate

Technology has really changed the way that the public interacts with Realtors.  Buyers and sellers are able to find all kinds of info online.  Homes for sale are right at your fingertips.

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The Weather Is Hot And So Is The Market

We are finally seeing some sunshine outside!  Now that the flowers are blooming and people are out and about, it is the perfect time to get your home on the market.  If you are even

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List Now

Sales are up and inventory is down!  Now is the perfect time to sell your home.  Less inventory means less competition!  Call Lacey Castelvecchi with Re/Max Commonwealth today at 804

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Selling For The First Time

You can find plenty of articles on buying your first home but what about selling for the first time?  If you feel overwhelmed, you are not alone.  But there are lots of things that can

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Use A Realtor

There are tons of reasons you should always use a Realtor when buying or selling a home.  The article below points out 6 of those reasons.  Check it out.  Don't make the biggest

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ReMax Agents

I love the video below.  Shows the advantages of using a Re/Max agent.  Check it out.  Then call Lacey Castelvecchi with Re/Max Commonwealth today!https://youtu.be/OOxMFvBB

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Sell Sell Sell

The real estate market is very hot right now.  Inventory is low which means now is the time to list your home for sale!  Call Lacey Castelvecchi today at 804-347-9500.  I'd love to

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Upgrades Before You Sell

Wondering what upgrades are worth the time/money when getting ready to sell?  Everyone knows painting is the easiest way to freshen up a space but what else should you do?  The article

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Consider Buying Your First Home

I just sold a home to another first time homebuyer.  She is thrilled.  Her mortgage payment on her new home will be much less than she currently pays each month for rent!  She will

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Hows The Market

How's the Market?  As a Realtor, I hear that question all the time.  The market is HOT HOT HOT right now!  Low inventory means now is the time to list your home if you are considering

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Sell In The Winter

With all of this cold weather and snow, you may be wondering if this is a good time to get your house sold.  The article below from Remax.com points out 5 things to expect when selling your

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2016 Is The Year To Buy And Sell Real Estate

Richmond, VA is predicted to be the 4th hottest Real Estate market in 2016!  What great news!  Have you considered buying your first home?  Considering downsizing?  Or maybe now

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6 Reasons To Buy In 2016

The article below points out 6 of the many great reasons to buy a home this year!  Interest rates at record lows, rents at record highs, etc.  Becoming a homeowner can be easier than you

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What Should You Do Prior To Selling

Wondering what you should in your home before you put it on the market?  Some repairs and upgrades are worth the time and money and some may not be.  This article gives lots of good

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Buy A Home ASAP

Check out the article below from Realtor.com.  It is cheaper to own than rent in 75% of US cities!  Rents continue to rise and interest rates have stayed low, for now.  Take advantage

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To Buy Or To Rent

Take advantage of the low interest rates and buy your first home now!  As rental rates continue to climb, you may be able to pay less per month to own than you currently pay for rent!  

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The Science Of Selling Your Home

Here are a few interesting tips for help getting your home sold.  Staging is always a big help which is why my clients always get a free consult with my preferred stager!  Contact Lacey

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Great Time To Buy

We are all feeling more and more confident about the housing market!  Now is the time to buy while interest rates are still low.  Check out the Realtor.com article below.  Call Lacey

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Saving For A New Home

Great article below from Realtor.com with 5 tips on saving to buy your first home.  Tackle those student loans, work on your credit score and ask for help from a professional!  With rates

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Say No To FSBO

Thinking of selling your home?  Think it will be an easy process and no need to hire a REALTOR?  Check out the link below that highlights 5 of the many reasons to always hire a

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Fall Maintenance

Be sure to keep your home in good shape this fall!  It can be overwhelming to keep up with everything.  Here is a list of 7 important maintenance items.  These can help save on costly

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September In VA

Check out the link below.  September is the best month to sell in Virginia!  Looking to make a move?  Now is the time!  Contact Lacey Castelvecchi with Re/Max Commonwealth today

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Check out this great article on mortgage interest rates.  Now is the time to buy before rates go up!  But if you miss out on today's great rates, here are some tips on how to qualify for

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