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Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Believe it or not, after months of searching countless homes, finding the perfect one, negotiating price and finally agreeing to a deal, a sale can fall apart over a disagreement about curtains. When striking a deal to sell a home, it’s important that you are perfectly clear about what you are taking with you and […]

A plumbing checkup should be among your top priorities when preparing your Smith Mountain Lake home for sale. Your buying prospects might flush toilets, turns on faucets and inspect the showerheads, while more seasoned “experts” will look under the cabinets for leaks and check for water spots around key areas. The last thing you want […]

Down Payment Tips on a Smith Mountain Lake Home

Posted on June 26, 2012 by cfinley

Many people dream of owning a home at Smith Mountain Lake, but don’t think it’s possible because they lack the resources for a down payment and closing costs. Here are tips for securing that down payment. Borrow from your retirement account: Many people have been investing in a 401(k) plan or traditional IRA for years […]

United Way of Franklin County After 5 Jive check presentation. (Left to right) Jerry Forry, Store Manager of Smith Mountain Building Supply (Southlake), Pat Koger, Executive Director United Way of Franklin County, Jason M. Turner, President of Turner's Building, Inc., and Parker Waters, REALTOR with Prudential Waterfront Properties.   The United Way of Franklin County […]

Smith Mountain Lake Condominiums: 10 Tips for Success

Posted on June 22, 2012 by cfinley

Whether you are a first-time buyer looking for a low-cost way into the Smith Mountain Lake housing market, purchasing your next home, or a veteran home-owner purchasing a vacation home, a condominium is definitely worth your consideration. Condominiums can provide you with a viable way to share the costs of maintenance and upkeep of a […]

Smith Mountain Lake July 4th Fireworks Display

Posted on June 22, 2012 by cfinley

Photo by Ted Pratt The Saunders Volunteer Fire Company will present its annual Smith Mountain Lake Fireworks and Fire Company Fundraiser hosted by Parkway Marina in Huddleston on Wednesday, July 4th (Raindate Thursday, July 5th).  The spectacular fireworks presentation is preceded by a fun-filled day of activities — including live music with “The Worx.” Enjoy […]