Welcome to the Ruckart Real Estate blog! We love real estate, Richmond, and most of all, providing impactful service to our clients. We hope you enjoy our take on the city and what we do, or even learn something new.
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!
Church Hill may be Richmond’s oldest neighborhood, but it’s also one of the city’s most vibrant places to live. With some of the best restaurants in Richmond, active and diverse residents, and ongoing revitalization efforts bringing new life to neglected homes, Church Hill gives off a distinctly youthful vibe despite its centuries of history. Where […]Read More
By Tommy Waterworth There’s still a lot of uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, but we’ve come to find a number of facts about the real estate market during the pandemic. Honestly, the results make sense although the overall outcome sounds surprising. In short, the real estate market is white-hot for sellers and for buyers despite the effects […]Read More
A quick drive over the James River from downtown Richmond, the Forest Hill neighborhood is a leafy enclave with a colorful history. Back at the turn of the century, it was marketed to Richmond families as a rural retreat from city life. Today, this highly sought-after ‘hood is known for its diverse architecture, tight-knit community, […]Read More
We’re big believers in the investment opportunities of homeownership, but there’s a catch: If you don’t take proper care of your home, it may not reach its full potential when it comes time to sell. Wondering how much you should budget for home maintenance? Brad Ruckart puts it simply: “Take care of your house and […]Read More
With some of its oldest homes dating back centuries, Richmond is well known for its historical architecture — but the area is not without its share of modern homes. From brand-new builds to Midcentury gems designed by world-renowned architects, there are plenty of contemporary and modern homes in Richmond, if you know where to look. […]Read More
Ruckart Real Estate’s proven formula for buying, renovating and selling well in any environment By Tommy Waterworth So you’ve been binge-watching Fixer Upper and you’ve decided you want to be Richmond’s version of Chip and Joanna Gaines — buying a cheap house, renovating it, then selling it for a profit. While your favorite HGTV stars […]Read More
When it comes to selling a house in Richmond, first impressions are crucial — and staging your home is one of the best ways to make it stand out from other active listings from the first moment potential buyers lay eyes on it. Whether starting from scratch with a vacant house or refining what you […]Read More
It’s hard to believe that Brookland Park didn’t have much name recognition in Richmond real estate just a few years ago. Today, it’s one of the most sought-after areas in Northside. With its turn-of-the-century homes, tree-lined streets, and an unmistakable energy driven by recent revitalization efforts, it’s no wonder this former streetcar suburb has attracted […]Read More