Purchasing an Eco-Friendly Home

Buying a Home

Purchasing an Eco-Friendly Home

By Ruckart Real Estate / August 30, 2023

An Eco-Friendly Home -Embrace Sustainable Living As environmental consciousness continues to grow, we see a growing number of homebuyers seeking to invest in eco-friendly homes. These sustainable residences not only contribute to a greener planet but also offer a host of benefits for homeowners, such as lower utility bills and improved indoor air quality. If […]

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Home Inspections with Sidney Lucas of 360 Home Inspections

By Ruckart Real Estate / May 16, 2023

Home inspections are a crucial part of the homebuying process – yes, even in a hot market like the one we’ve been in. The purpose of a home inspection is to provide a buyer with a detailed report of the property’s condition, including any defects or potential problems, giving you the information you need to […]

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Is an Old Home the Choice for You? 

By Ruckart Real Estate / April 5, 2023

Is an Old Home the Choice for You?  As you consider your next home, do you imagine a ca. 1910 Victorian in the Fan? Or perhaps a foursquare on Semmes Ave? Or an historic Church Hill Italianate? It’s easy to understand the appeal older homes hold with so many buyers–in addition to their character, many […]

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Tips for the first-time homebuyer

By Ruckart Real Estate / October 12, 2021

We know the steps, requirements and expenses when becoming a first-time homebuyer can feel overwhelming.  At Ruckart Real Estate, we know becoming a first-time homebuyer only happens once. We’re here to make you feel comfortable and be in the best position to purchase the home of your dreams. Many people don’t realize there are special […]

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Are we in a housing bubble?

By Ruckart Real Estate / September 7, 2021

A housing bubble is generally determined if there is a rapid price appreciation that is detached from the normal reasons in price increases or decreases. Why are home prices increasing? Long-term trends (housing supply) and immediate factors (COVID) are the primary factors in home prices today. A Freddie Mac report found in 2018 that the […]

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Is Working from home driving real estate trends?

By Ruckart Real Estate / August 10, 2021

It’s no secret working from home has become the new normal for many of us. The past 18 months have taught us the importance of having a home that supports your life, family, and work.  Experts estimate that 25-30% of Americans will work from home multiple days per week by the end of 2021. This […]

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How to win at house hunting in Richmond

By Ruckart Real Estate / March 8, 2021

In today’s highly competitive real estate market in Richmond, house hunting can seem like a combat sport. With multiple offer scenarios now the norm and homes consistently selling for well above their asking prices, it’s easy to get caught up in the madness — which can quickly lead to costly house-hunting mistakes. You may have […]

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Should you work with a buyer’s agent in Richmond?

By Ruckart Real Estate / January 26, 2021

When you’re looking to buy a home in the Richmond region, you might think that any old real estate agent can help you find and close on the right place. Some rookies might even just call the listing agent of a property that interests them and move forward from there. But that would be a […]

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Ask a Richmond Loan Officer: Answers to 5 common mortgage questions 

By Ruckart Real Estate / January 18, 2021

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer applying for a mortgage or you’re a real estate expert, the process of securing funds to purchase a home can seem daunting. That’s why having an experienced, knowledgable loan officer on your team is crucial. Bonus points if they’re local to Richmond. With that in mind, we chatted with Courtney […]

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