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Richmond is rich with culture and festivals celebrating the diversity of the area. Many different types of festivals are celebrated each month with activities for all ages. As we move into March, Richmond continues to host a variety of events.

 Check out these upcoming festivals and their links for more information:

  • Virginia Horse Festival - The Meadow Event Park - 3/3-5

Enjoy a variety of shows with horses and dogs. 

  • Richmond Black Restaurant Experience - Downtown Richmond - 3/3-10

Enjoy a variety of delicious meals in this city wide event featuring Sugars Crab Shack, Big Herm's Kitchen, Soul Taco and more!

  • Shamrock The Block - Between LeighStreet and Broad St., stretching down Boulevard - 3/16

Kicking off the

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Richmond is a destination for all couples on Valentine's Day with many romantic spots and getaways. Check out these popular spots throughout Richmond that couples will be spending their Valentines:

  • Have a little competition with your significant other and go indoor karting - Thunderbolt Indoor Karting - Hours on Website
  • Take a romantic walk,see the Richmond city lights along the night sky - T.Tyler Potterfield Bridge 
  • Take a look at our dining bucket list to dine in our favorite spots in Richmond  
  • Visit the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Visit the Valentine and learn about Richmond's history - The Valentine - Hours on Website 
  • Satisfy your sweet tooth with your one true love - Shyndigz - Hours on Website 
  • Take a walk throughout Richmond and
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 As today marks Send a Card to a Friend day, we wanted to take a minute to thank our clients and let them know how much we appreciate them:

 "Thank you so much for choosing to work with me. You have made everyday of my career as an agent awesome. I wake up ready to go to work for you and in most cases, with you. Whether we're selling your house or finding you a new one, we are a team and my job to guide you through the process has made everyday worth it! I am proud to call you not only my clients, but also great friends!" - Rick Cox

"I can’t even put it into words how thankful I am for all of you who choose to work with me.You have been loyal to me beyond belief over the years. My business would not have thrived without your continuous repeat…
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Today is the day of the Super Bowl where the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams face off again. Check out this info-graphic on the Super Bowl and take a look at who we are rooting for!

Q:  Who do you want to win the Super Bowl!? Have you always followed this team? 

Eleni: "Not the Patriots!"

Harrison: "LA Rams! They have played close games all season and make spectating really entertaining!"

Rick: "Patriots! Haven't followed the team, but I'll root for the East Coast team."

Melanie: "Rooting for the Rams, since the Steelers aren't in it this year!"

Q: Who is your favorite player of all time?

Harrison: "Matthew Stafford"

Rick: "Peyton Manning"

Melanie: "Ben Roethlisberger, but for the Super Bowl I like Gurley."

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Richmond is rich with culture and festivals celebrating the diversity of the area. Many different types of festivals are celebrated each month with activities for all ages. As we move into February, Richmond continues to host a variety of events.

Check out these upcoming festivals and their links for more information:

  • Poems After Dark at Blue Bee Cider - Summit Ave - 2/8

Bubbly cider, good company and readings/poems shared from 6 to 8 pm.

  • 2019 RVA Environmental Film Festival - Byrd Theatre - 2/3 through 2/16

Showcasing films to raise awareness on environmental issues. Tickets requried for some films, but is free to the public. 

  • River City Spirits Festival - Stony Point Pkwy - 2/16

Explore the taste of local

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As the winter months continue on, the cold still has plenty of time to bring snow and freezing temperatures.  During this time, our mind is on that thermostat and how to keep the cost down, while not freezing in our own homes. Take a look at these tips and tricks in order to keep that electric bill low, without having to wear a winter coat and thirty layers inside.

The key to keeping a home warm without turning up your thermostat is adding natural moisture to the air. Adding moisture, increases heat retention, allowing heat to be stored in your home. House plants and a humidifier can do the job of adding that needed moisture in your homes,' air. Not to mention, House plants add a lively, inviting & natural atmosphere to your home which is

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Built in 1928, you can find this historical spot in Carytown and still watch a film for only $4.00. When the theatre first opened to the public, you could purchase a ticket for only $0.50! Named after one of the founders of Richmond, William Byrd II, the Byrd Theatre has stood in its same original French Empire design from when it opened. When the theatre was opened it stood as one the Nation's Grand Movie Palaces. In it's lobby you can find hand painted murals stylized to appear as ancient Greek artistry. The large style of the building shows similarities with the beauty of a vast opera house.

The Byrd Theatre also features the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ - the theatre designates this as their "landmark within a landmark". Originally designed to

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2019 continues to cater to the trend of adding ferns to your indoor plant collection. Ferns, Succulents and mosses can bring in a little bit of green into your interior decor, adding a little splash of natural color to your backdrops. Real plants can also purify the air in your home, removing toxins from the air you breath daily. The bigger the plant, the more of an effect it will have on your living environment. There has also been research conducted that having a plant in your home can boost your mood, giving off a positive effect. Whether you decide to purchase a fake or real plant, they can really add to the interior decor of your home. When purchasing false greenery, you want to focus on the authenticity of the plant, giving off a realistic

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New Years Eve is the time to celebrate the end of a great year and the beginning of a new one. Richmond can be a great destination to celebrate New Years Eve with family and friends. Here are some popular spots throughout Richmond. Note that some events require the purchase of tickets online (links have been included).

  • Havana ‘59

With two locations, one in downtown Richmond and the other on the West End, Havana '59 has tickets available for dinner, dancing, and much more.

  • Buskey

 Craving some cider and hors d’oeuvres, check out this spot to celebrate the night.

  •  Uptown Alley

 On New Years Eve, Uptown Alley offers a fun time with bowling, a live band, and prize giveaways. 

  • Bar Louie Short Pump Town Center
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The buyers of today are looking for turn-key ready homes, whether your home is 5 or 25 years old, buyers are expecting not only function (roof, HVAC, appliances, etc), but demand they include updated finishes and decor as well. We are an HGTV watching, model home visiting society who wants what is shiny and brand new. However, the majority of buyers are also busy people who don't have the time or the vision to see what "could be". 

If your home is dated and doesn't show well, it can cost you thousands of dollars in sales price. If it hasn't been maintained with necessary improvements such as exterior paint/siding, roof, energy efficient windows, keeping the crawlspace dry and mold-free, will be even more difficult to sell without

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