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In the Ruckart Real Estate blog, we'll cover everything from Richmond neighborhoods and communities, to architecture, to home-buying and selling tips. Take a look around and of course, please reach out to us if you have any questions or are interested in learning more about any of these topics!
Henrico County surrounds the city of Richmond like a warm hug, offering an impressive array of communities and landscapes for homebuyers. Spanning 244 square miles, the county includes five districts: Brookland, Fairfield, Three Chopt, Tuckahoe, and Varina. From pastoral farmland and tree-lined suburban neighborhoods to townhomes tucked away in upscale shopping centers, there are options […]Read More
Inspired by rural Italian villas and Renaissance town palaces, some of Richmond’s most striking homes are Italianate style. You’ll spot these architectural gems throughout the city at historic landmarks like the Bolling Haxall House, the Putney Houses, and the William H. Grant House. But not all of Richmond’s Italianate buildings are grand mansions. In fact, […]Read More
6 quick curb appeal improvements that will help you sell your home Whether they’re browsing Trulia or driving by new listings, potential buyers care a lot about first impressions. And your home’s curb appeal is one detail that will either pique buyers’ interest or send them running in the opposite direction. “Your home’s curb appeal […]Read More
We’ve spent more time at home over the past year than ever before, so it’s no surprise that we’ve started expecting our homes to be smarter. In fact, a recent survey conducted by Realtor.com and YouGov found that a large share of consumers would be willing to pay more for a home that features smart […]Read More
Head just west of Richmond to discover a charming neighborhood with a distinct village vibe: Westhampton. With an upscale, eclectic commercial corridor and historic homes situated on impeccable lawns, it’s no wonder the area around Libbie and Grove avenues is one of the most sought-after in the city. Thinking about moving to the Westhampton neighborhood […]Read More
If you’ve been paying even the slightest bit of attention to Richmond’s real estate market over the last year, then you know: It is a red-hot seller’s market. One of the hottest in the country, in fact. The number of houses available is historically low, meaning sellers are cashing in big-time with multiple offers — […]Read More
We’ve already talked about navigating the multiple offer process as a buyer — a situation that many of our clients are finding themselves in lately. But what if you’re selling your Richmond home? How do you sift through multiple offers to decide on the best one for you? To find out, we chatted with Ruckart Real […]Read More
Carytown may be best known as one of Richmond’s most popular shopping and dining destinations, but the quirky neighborhood is also home to hundreds of residents. With its supreme walkability and village-like feel, it’s no surprise that Carytown is one of the city’s hottest neighborhoods for homebuyers. Where is Carytown in Richmond? Carytown is a […]Read More