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Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Happy President’s Day

Posted on February 21, 2012 by cfinley

Although this holiday started out as a celebration of Washington’s birthday, as you can see from the excerpt from Wikipedia below, a very keen marketer made it a bigger holiday. As the first federal holiday to honor an American citizen, Presidents Day was celebrated on Washington’s actual birthday, February 22. On January 1, 1971, the […]

Smith Mountain Lake Realtor Adam Lynch Elected to RVAR Board

Posted on February 17, 2012 by cfinley

Congratulations to Adam Lynch with Prudential Waterfront Properties, located at Smith Mountain Lake, who was elected as a new director on the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS board at a recent Installation and Awards Ceremony. Melissa Morgan of Renaissance Real Estate was installed as RVAR’s President. Also installed were Betty Kingery as President-elect and Donna […]

Lake Effects Movie Premiers May 19 on Hallmark Movie Channel

Posted on February 17, 2012 by cfinley

‘Lake Effects,’ A Hallmark Movie Channel Original With An All-Star Cast Has Its World Premiere May 19 Scottie Thompson, Jane Seymour, Madeline Zima, Jeff Fahey, Ben Savage, Eyal Podell, Sean Patrick Flanery and Casper Van Dien Star Hallmark Movie Channel announces the World Premiere of the Hallmark Movie Channel Original film “Lake Effects,” starring Scottie […]

The Stress of Buying a New Home

Posted on February 7, 2012 by cfinley

Buying a home can be one of the more stressful experiences in life. It is often a long and sometimes intimidating process, lasting up to six months on average. The Smith Mountain Lake Real Estate market is huge and changes often with swings up and down. It’s easy to become overwhelmed by how much is […]

Smith Mountain Lake Chamber of Commerce New Mobile App

Posted on February 5, 2012 by cfinley

Be Sure to Download Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce New Mobile App. The Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce is now providing a mobile app (MyChamberApp) that helps consumers find discounts, events, and services offered by Chamber of Commerce members. MyChamberApp provides maps, locations, phone numbers, websites, images, and even videos to […]

Check out Smith Mountain Lake dealers at 2012 Boat Show

Posted on February 3, 2012 by cfinley

For more than 30 years, The Southwest Virginia Boat Dealers Association has hosted this Boat Show, and is proud to host the 2012 Boat Show at the Roanoke Civic Center on February 24 through February 26, 2012 at Roanoke Civic Center. This event has doubled in size over the last couple of years and represents […]

Avoid These 8 Smith Mountain Lake Home Staging Mistakes

Posted on February 1, 2012 by cfinley

You may love your Smith Mountain Lake home, but that doesn’t mean that everyone coming through the door will feel the same way. What may be “charming” to the seller may seem off-putting to a prospective buyer. Many sellers attempt to stage their Smith Mountain Lake home themselves and, in doing so, create mistakes that […]

Use Rugs In Your Smith Mountain Lake Home

Posted on February 1, 2012 by cfinley

It may not be the first thing one thinks about when decorating for a sale, but the addition of rugs to a Smith Mountain Lake home can go a long way. Rugs can help warm a dreary room, add a splash of color to a dull space, can tone down a room that already has […]

Virginia Bride Magazine Features The Water’s Edge

Posted on February 1, 2012 by cfinley

Check out this The Water’s Edge Feature showcasing The Water’s Edge Country Club and beautiful Smith Mountain Lake written by Grace E. Pedalino in the current issue of Virginia Bride Magazine. Awesome photos by Photography by Frame, Holland Photo Arts, and Bob Updegrove!

Friends often share holidays, vacation together and are there for all the important moments in life. So, why not buy a home at Smith Mountain Lake together? An increasing number of consumers are considering joint ownership. Such as transaction makes sense, as it can help those who may not have been able to afford a […]