Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: October, 2018

With 1 weekend left in October, there is still plenty to do to get into the Halloween Spirit! Richmond is filled with ghost stories, haunted attractions, and so much history!

Throughout Richmond, there are plenty of places to visit for ghost sightings & paranormal activity! Popular locations for the Ghost Hunters out there are Hollywood Cemetery, the Byrd Park Pump House, The Byrd Theatre, Edgar Allen Poe Museum, Cold Harbor Battlefield Park, The Virginia Governor's Mansion, Museum of the Confederacy, Juleps, and more!

Check the link for more information:

Here is a list of local attractions you can visit with ghosts, goblins and more!


Red Vein Haunted House

The Haunted…

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Putting too much money into your home will not get you the highest return. Too many improvements can price you out of the neighborhood without getting the money back you invested in the house. Here is some advice from our realtors on how to prepare your house to sell or what to look for as a buyer.

  • Buyers are not looking for the best and the newest updates in a resale home. They're looking for "Turn Key" or "Move in Condition". Prepare your home, prior to sale, so that it is cleaned up, clutter free and all repairs are completed. The best way to do this is to go through each room and make a to do list on how to prepare your home for sale. 
  • Kitchens and baths sell homes, but they don't have to be the newest and best. Professionally…

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 Enjoy the beautiful weather and take  family or friends to the local pumpkin patches in Midlothian,Virginia and the surrounding area. Throughout the weekends in October each pumpkin patch is filled with unique activities for all ages. 

For more information, please use the following links:

  • Gallmeyer Farms
  • Lloyd Family Farms
  • Swift Screek Berry Farm
  • Ashland Berry Farm


Also, check out a chance to win a $20 Starbucks giftcard! Just do the following by Wednesday, October 17th and you will be entered to win:

  • Follow/Like the Instagram @rickcoxrealtygroup and Facebook Pages 
  • Share an RCRG blog post or the giveaway post on Facebook
  • Comment on the Gaveway post on Facebook with your fall plans! For double entry into the…

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Constructing a new home from scratch can be an exciting experience. Although, with the process comes a lot of questions about design, re-sale, and more that can make the process very stressful. The Rick Cox Realty Group has worked on new construction with numerous clients and has the expertise to know which questions to ask and how to guide their clients throughout the process. One of the most frequently asked questions throughout the process is, where should the client spend their money when buying new construction? 

1. can't change the home's location. Consider both the location of the lot within the subdivision as well as the topography of the land. You will want to think twice about resale if your home will be backing up to a…

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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 fall, Richmond becomes the hub for fall festivities with plenty to do.

Check out these festivals and their links for more information:

  •       Powhatans Festival of the Grape – Old Buckingham Rd – 10/6/18


  •       RVA Makerfest – Science Museum of VA – 10/6/18


  •       Eppington Heritage Day – Eppington Plantation – 10/6/18


  •       Trails and Ales – Semmes Ave & 10th St. – 10/6/18

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