Real Estate Investors Returning to Market

January 7th, 2010 The Wilson Team Comments off

According to this article by Broderick Perkins on Realty Times, Savvy investors are always the first to jump in a potentially profitable housing market and a new survey indicates things are heating up.
More than 12 percent of homebuyers today plan to purchase a home as an investment, compared to less than half, only 5.6 percent, just seven months ago,…..More

Sad News – Prominent Roanoke Real Estate Lawyer Passes

December 30th, 2009 The Wilson Team Comments off

It is with a heavy heart that I let everyone know that Ed Natt has finally lost his battle with cancer. He passed away last night around 9:15pm after a long and ardous fight against cancer. He was a friend, neighbor, and outstanding attorney who always had a smile on his face. There was a great article in the Roanoke Times recently about Ed’s life. Click Here
He will be sadly missed. Please keep his family in your prayers.

Another Big Gain in Existing Home Sales

December 22nd, 2009 The Wilson Team Comments off

Existing-home sales rose again in November as first-time buyers rushed to close sales before the original Nov. 30 deadline for the recently extended and expanded tax credit, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. More…

Videos tips to make your home sell faster and live Greener

December 11th, 2009 The Wilson Team Comments off

I found this link to several short videos on our REALTOR.org site that gives some great ideas on how to stage your home, green your kitchen, and makeover several rooms in your house. These are short videos, but give some great advice. Watch them here.

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IRS Publishes Answers about the Homebuyer Tax Credit

December 9th, 2009 The Wilson Team Comments off

The IRS has recently published clarifications of the Homebuyer Tax Credit. This article explains some of the gray areas in the law. There is also a great Q&A section that goes through some scenarios that help clarify even more.

VHDA Extends 1st time Homebuyer help for Roanoke Buyers

December 9th, 2009 The Wilson Team Comments off

The Virginia Housing Development Authority has extended its Homebuyer Tax Credit Plus program to match the deadlines of the Federal First-Time Homebuyers Tax Credit. VHDA’s program lets borrowers take advantage of the tax credit to finance down payment and closing costs up to 5% of the sales price, using a second mortgage. Here is a link to information on their program. For more info, give us a call at 540-330-8000.

Have We Hit The Bottom Yet in Roanoke Home Sales?

December 3rd, 2009 The Wilson Team Comments off

According to a recent article in REALTOR Magazine, Lawrence Yun, Chief economist of the National Association of REALTORS states, “It’s been a long time coming, but thanks largely to strengthening housing markets, the country is pulling out of the recession.” He goes on to to speak about the recession and hopefully better economic conditions ahead. This article was in the November/December issue and had a couple of very interesting graphs showing Home Sales and Business Confidence. more …

New homebuyer tax credit helps Roanoke home buyers

December 3rd, 2009 The Wilson Team Comments off

The Unemployment Insurance bill including the homebuyer tax credit extension and expansion has passed the House by a vote of 403-12 after passing the Senate last night 98-0. President Obama signed off on this bill this afternoon. Right click this link and select “Save target as…” to download a chart explaining the difference between this credit and the one that expired on November 30.

The bill extends the present $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers through April 30, 2010. Current homeowners are eligible for a $6,500 tax credit through April 30, provided they have lived in the home they are selling, or have sold, as principal residence for five consecutive years in the past eight years. If potential home buyers have a binding contract on or before April 30, they will have until July 1 to close the transaction.

Income limits for eligible home buyers are expanded to $125,000 for single buyers and $225,000 for couples. The purchase price of the home cannot exceed $800,000. To help guard against fraud, buyers are required to attach documentation of purchase to their tax return.more…

The Wilson Team – Roanoke Real Estate Experts

November 30th, 2009 The Wilson Team Comments off
Let us help you buy or sell your next home in the Roanoke, Virginia area. We specialize in giving superior service to all our clients whether you are moving to Roanoke, relocating to another area, or moving around within the area. Call us today at 540.309.8000.The Wilson Team is proud to be the exclusive listing agents for Colonial Green. It offers dramatic views of distant ridges, a close-to-everything location within the City of Roanoke, and a variety of home options including cottages, row houses, condominiums, and unique live/work spaces in the nearby commercial/retail center.

We have also been named as the exclusive listing agent for

Poplar Springs, an estate homesite neighborhood in SW Roanoke County. Poplar Springs offers magnificent view, privacy and a pristine area with 2-5 acre home sites.

 
Beth Wilson, CRS, GRI, Assoc. Broker
beth@soldonroanoke.com


Beth Wilson, CRS, GRI, Associate Broker

Beth has over 24 years of experience in residential real estate sales and was just named as the Certified Residential Specialist of the Year by the Virginia Association of REALTORS, was the 2004 President of the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS, and was named REALTOR of the Year by the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS in 2007. Beth’s sales have consistently been in the top ten percent of REALTORS in the Roanoke Valley. She specializes in relocation, new construction, and residential home sales. Most of Beth’s business comes from repeat business and referrals from past customers.

 

 

 

 

 
Tom Wilson, GRI, e-PRO, Assoc. Broker
tom@soldonroanoke.com

Tom rejoined Beth and Becky in 2005 to create The Wilson Team. Tom has been a REALTOR for 22 years and currently serves on the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS Board of Directors, was the 2002 President of the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS, served on the Virginia Association of REALTORS Policy Board of Directors and was named REALTOR of the Year by the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS in 2004. Tom has been specializing in new construction, condominium and patio home sales for the last eight years and is ready to help you find the perfect home.

 

 

 
Becky Fields, ABR, REALTOR
becky@soldonroanoke.com

Becky has been a REALTOR for six years and has completed courses that have earned her the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation. This coveted designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate BUYER’S AGENT Council (REBAC) of the National Association of REALTORS® who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria. Becky is very active in the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS and in her church.

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Tom and Beth have lived in SW Virginia for over 30 years and have been helping people find their dream homes for over 20 years. Beth graduated from Radford University with a B.S. in English; Tom with a B.A. from Murray State. Beth taught English at Blacksburg High School for four years prior to her career in real estate. Tom was with Corning Glass, ITT, and Alcatel prior to entering a real estate career. Becky joined the team in 2003 after an 18 year career in insurance. We live in SW County and love our careers. Can we help you find a home today?

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