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Home Buying in Mechanicsville : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jun 26, 2015
Melissa.pardew asked:
Currently in the process of selling our small business down in Florida and we have decided to move to 23116/23111 and will have cash available to purchase a home. We will be starting new…
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Thu Jun 25, 2015
arbaughhr answered:
7078 River Pine Ct. Mechanicsville, VA is a Lease/Purchase or Rent to own Property and is coming available Mid-August with many perks!
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Sun Mar 8, 2015
Sarah Jarvis answered:
In Richmond, many of the condos within the city are developed using the historic tax credit program. This program more or less prevents any large scale customization. Secondly, the Richmond VA condo market has not added many new projects since the middle 2000's meaning the chance to customize has really been nil, except for a few upscale smaller projects.

If you would also consider a town home, the Huntt's Row (Fan District of Richmond VA) will allow buyers to do significant customization.

If you are interested in knowing more about the condo market in Richmond along with the back story to almost every project, you can find everything you need here -

Thanks and good luck searching
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Wed Jul 2, 2014
The Deane Cheatham Team answered:
The developer was PMG1. Other builders in the 1st section were Hayden Homes and Jim Smith. I hope this helps you.
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Sun Mar 9, 2014
Laurie Fisher answered: bidding on this ended at $478,500. I guess we will see soon if they accepted this bid. Bidding continued almost 2 1/2 hours after deadline (which is allowable).
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Tue Oct 8, 2013
Freddie Edwards answered:
I have new homes and lots available in the historic Cold Harbor area of Mechanicsville. 1.2 to 1.4 acre lots and within 4 minutes of Route 295. You can access more information on my web page or for all the lots my firm has available you can visit: ... more
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Mon Jul 8, 2013
Laurie Fisher answered:
The seller can elect not to make repairs. In your purchase agreement there should be a Property Inspection clause that deals with negotiating repairs.
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Tue May 28, 2013
Re/max Commonwealth answered:
According to MLS - this home does have 4 bedrooms.
Are you interested in viewing?

Fred Hill
RE/MAX Commonwealth
6501 Mechanicsville Tpke.
Suite G01
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
(804) 512-6501 ... more
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Tue Apr 16, 2013
Jennifer Elliott answered:
Yes, for sure, as is a lot of areas in Virginia and all over the country! If you would like to talk more or find out more about today's market, please contact me at or call or text 434-247-1363...
Jennifer Elliott@ Hometown Realty of Mechanicsville
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Mon Apr 15, 2013
Re/max Commonwealth answered:
Hi Laurie-
The Real Estate Market does seem to be heating up! Reason being for the multiple offers is really a lack of inventory on the market right now. So with fewer homes to see buyers may have to deal with multiple offers. We have been seeing multiple offers on some foreclosures homes in the area for a while now.
Hopefully the market continues to rise- things seem to be improving!
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Thu Aug 23, 2012
Shuf4vt answered:
Could you please email me at
And I can talk to you more about house in sherrington.
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Thu Aug 23, 2012
Kim Bergin answered:
it depends on where you are looking online. Some automatically feed from our Central VA-Multiple Listing Service database- once we input status as pended, or closed, it will feed through to various sites. Unfortunately sometimes there is a delay, but no way for me (as an agent) to speed up their feeds. Personally, I send it to over 200 sites when I list a property. If there' are specific properties you would like information on, I'd be happy to research them for you-through various sources to confirm. ... more
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Wed Jun 20, 2012
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Sat Jun 16, 2012
Julie Cook answered:
Hi! Jhon! I actually am the site agent for the Villas at Rose Hill. The builder is StyleCraft Homes. This is a planned community. We have about 5 plans, ranches, & a few 2 stories. We have a few sections to build. If you would like to visit the decorated model, again, we are a few miles (on Atlee Road) off the intersection of Meadowbridge and Atlee Road. The number to the model home here is 804 559 9952. I am Julie Cook. If you need further directions, you can also google the model home address, 7500 Shadow Lands Court, Mechanicsville Va 23111. Our website is ... more
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Tue May 22, 2012
Kim Bergin answered:
I don't know all of the details per your specific written contract, however this doesn't surprise me. In my experience, seems like 5-6 months down the road is the norm. I would consult a real estate attorney to look at the verbiage in your specific contract. If you need any recommendations please let me know. I have worked with many reputable ones over the years. Good Luck to you. ... more
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Fri Feb 18, 2011
Tina Beasley answered:
Absolutely! My dad was a builder and I grew up in that business. He was a true custom home builder and unfortunately, most of the builders (like Ryan) are track home builders which mean they build the same floor plans over and over. They have their own contracts and you really should have an agent help you to navigate through their paperwork instead of just going in there and signing. I had some clients a few years ago that lost a $60,000 deposit to Ryan because they had to back out of their purchase. The husband has lost his job and they were still trying to make them settle. It was horrible for them and of course...they had gone up and signed up by themselves. They called me later and since I was not part of that contract, I could not help them other than offer them some names of local attorneys. I do not believe that they ever got their money back.

I have helped many families buy new homes from builders and have a great experience. It is just important that you hire someone that knows the "ins and outs" of new construction and be familiar with builders' contracts as they are quite different from our standard Virginia contracts that we agents use. Making sure that you understand what you are getting up front is very important as well. Their model homes can be very deceiving as they have a lot of "upgrades" that will cost you more in the end.

Hiring an agent to help you negotiate a better deal on upgrades, pricing and amenities will definitely be a great help to you. Please feel free to give me call to discuss in more detail. I am always available to help.

Tina Beasley
Associate Broker
Envision Real Estate, LC
804-972-9927 Cell Direct
804-262-0001 Broker Office
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