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Monthly Archives: August, 2011

The Backyard Oasis

Posted on August 31, 2011 by cfinley

Today’s prospective Smith Mountain Lake homebuyers are increasingly interested in a property’s outdoor living space as they are its interior. Savvy Prudential Waterfront Properties REALTORS understand this powerful trend and are staging homes on two fronts – the terrific indoors and the great outdoors. The following tips will help ensure that your backyard is as […]

The United Way of Franklin County announced plans to incorporate its 2011-2012 campaign kickoff in conjunction with the final After 5 Jive outdoor concert event scheduled for Thursday, September 1 at Westlake Towne Center. During intermission, the United Way of Franklin County will take the stage to highlight community services, recognize partner agencies and thank […]

Debbie Shelton Awarded CRS Designation

Posted on August 17, 2011 by cfinley

Debbie Shelton, REALTOR with Prudential Waterfront Properties at Smith Mountain Lake, has been awarded the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. Realtors who receive the CRS designation have completed advanced courses and have demonstrated professional expertise in the field of […]

The Psychology of Color on your Home

Posted on August 11, 2011 by cfinley

Prudential Waterfront Properties agents frequently suggest that Smith Mountain Lake homeowners paint before placing their homes on the market. Don’t be offended! Prudential Waterfront Properties agents understand “color psychology,” which focuses on color’s effect on human behavior and emotion. Since people’s reaction to color is immediate, color has a tremendous influence on the choices they […]

After 5 Jive with Key West Band

Posted on August 5, 2011 by cfinley

Be sure to come out for the After 5 Jive outdoor concert on Thursday, August 4 featuring “Key West” performing at Westlake Towne Center, next to Kroger. Gates open at 5 p.m. with live music getting underway at 5:30 p.m. through 8:30 p.m. Admissions for Adults is $5, children 10 and under are admitted free. […]

Time for an Appraisal?

Posted on August 3, 2011 by cfinley

One of the most important jobs for your Prudential Waterfront Properties real estate agent is to determine the value of your home by developing a Comparable Market Analysis, which will be used in pricing the home for the right amount. If your Smith Mountain Lake property isn’t attracting serious shoppers, your agent may recommend that […]