Powder Rooms That Wow

The first powder rooms date back to the early 18th century and bear little resemblance to the room we call a powder room in contemporary homes. From their inception, powder rooms were always small rooms resembling a closet. Both ladies…

Living into Retirement

At the turn of the 20th century, most retired people expected to remain in their homes throughout the aging process, surrounded by their families, friends and neighbors. In 1900, the average life expectancy was 49 years old and the “senior…

Real Estate Outlook 2017

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 2016 was a great year for the area’s real estate markets. Central Virginia real estate agents agree that business was brisk, prices were trending upwards, and the Federal Reserve kept interest rates…