Home at Last | Local Family Makes Favorite Neighborhood Abode Their Own

SCOTT AND LADAWN AVIS had just finished a full-scale renovation on the home they planned to make their “forever home” in South Roanoke, when Scott’s phone rang. Knowing Scott was ...
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Buyer’s Checklist | What to Look for When Buying a House

FROM THE LAYOUT TO THE LOCATION, THERE IS MUCH TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING A HOME. When you look at your big list of needs and wants—custom kitchen, walkout basement, giant ...
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2018 | Real Estate Outlook

In the Roanoke Valley, springtime brings warmer weather, greening lawns and trees, and blooming bushes and flowers in yards across the area. In addition to azaleas and daffodils, many lawns ...
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Selling Your Home | Step by Step

“Real Estate Spring” is officially upon us. As the weather heats up, so does the real estate market. Connie Hash, an associate broker with MKB Realtors in Roanoke, says that ...
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If You Build It | Tips for Saving Money When Building Your Dream Home

Building the home of your dreams is an aspiration shared by millions of Americans, but building from the ground up can often seem like a prohibitively expensive proposition. It doesn’t ...
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Financing Home Improvements | When Big Changes Call for Big Money

Finding renovation inspiration is easy, as home magazines, websites and blogs are chock full of great ideas, but what about the perfect financing option to make your renovation dream a ...
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Kitchen Re-Do | Three Terrific Transformations

Most homeowners understand that renovating a home is an enormous undertaking, involving months of careful planning, communication, compromise, and significant financial cost. Renovating a kitchen means all of that and ...
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AT HOME WITH ELAINE STEPHENSON | Interior Designer’s Abode Features Antiques and Original Art

The ranch style home is at the heart of Cornwallis Avenue, one of the most sought-after streets in South Roanoke, prized for beautiful homes, low street traffic and walkability to ...
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