Homeowners Weathering the Storm: 7 Strategies to Safeguard Your Home and Outdoor Belongings With recent big storms and continued high winds in our area, we’ve been thinking over some of our top strategies that have helped us weather the storm. As homeowners, it’s crucial to take proactive measures to protect our homes and property from high winds and heavy rainfall. Preparing your home for these natural elements not […]
Blog 6 Benefits of Holding an Open House This Summer Warm weather and longer days make summer an ideal time for buyers to explore properties. If you’re looking to sell your home, holding an open house during the summer months can provide numerous advantages. In this blog post, we explore the benefits of holding an open house in the summer and how it can maximize […]
Blog 3 Ways to Be A Great Real Estate Agent Over the Holidays If you’re planning to work with real estate clients during the holiday season this year, you may be struggling to figure out how you can make the absolute best use of your time while still balancing your own festivities and rest. we’re sharing our favorite tips for being an incredible real estate agent while also prioritizing your own holiday celebrations!
Blog 8 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall & Winter 2022 Summer is long gone, and the lower temperatures and falling leaves are here to stay. But is your home actually ready for the coming fall and winter months? While summertime brings outdoor activities and preparing hosting spaces, preparation for the colder months entails more safety-oriented tasks such as winterizing and ensuring your tools and appliances […]
Home Improvement 5 Must-Do Home Projects for Autumn 2022 While it’s easy to get carried away with decorating your house with leaves and pumpkin decor, there are a few practical home updates to consider this fall, too. Whether you’re preparing to sell or rent your home or simply want to make your house more comfortable, these tips are for you. Keep reading to explore […]
Market Data Virginia Housing Market Recap for Summer 2022 The summer of 2022 was an odd time in the Virginia housing market, as the market cooled down considerably, but prices continued to climb. The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic may be waning, as Virginians are slowing down on their need to move about the state.
Home Improvement Beat the Heat: Is a Home with a Pool Right for Your Family? When summer comes around, and temperatures begin to rise, your thoughts likely turn to ideas for how to keep cool. If you are buying a new home, you may even consider one with a swimming pool on the property.
Homeowners 9 DIY Projects Your Home Needs This Spring Spring is a great time to start DIY projects around the home. Whether you’re looking for practical home improvements, or DIY projects for home décor, DIY projects are budget-friendly and fun. Below are 9 fun and practical DIY projects to consider this spring.
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Homeowners How to Keep Up Your Curb Appeal This Winter Missing your vibrant summer flowers and bright green lawn? When the colder winter months hit, many of us decorate our home interiors to look like a winter wonderland. Here are some ways you can spruce up your home’s curb appeal so it will look just as lively and inviting in the winter, too!
Seasons How to Prep Your Home for Spring Selling With market conditions stabilizing in Virginia, it’s predicted that selling patterns will remain relatively stable through the winter. As the weather gets colder and we celebrate the holidays with loved ones, there are still things you can do during this season to prepare for spring selling. After all, you don’t want to get stuck worrying about the prep all at once! Here are some ways to get ready to sell your home in the spring during the winter months.
Homeowners 5 Ways You Can Boost Your Home Value This Winter If you’re preparing to sell your home in the spring, renovation projects can help you boost your home’s value this winter! Although certain projects like landscaping are best done in the warmer months, the holiday season is still a great time to check some of those home improvement projects off your to-do list. Keep reading to learn some home renovation project ideas to help boost your home value this winter. 
Blog Dog Days of Summer Summer is an awesome time to explore the great outdoors with man's best friend! Unfortunately, the high temps can really put a damper on summer fun. Here are a few ways you can make sure that Fido stays safe and cool in the dog days of summer!
Blog Virginia is for Lovers: Romantic Getaways in the Commonwealth Whether you’re celebrating with your better half or living it up with your Galentines, Valentine's Day is a great time to take a fun getaway! We’ve rounded up some of the most luxurious and unique places to spend some quality time in the Commonwealth!
Blog The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: 2018 Fredericksburg Holiday Fun Streetlights are adorned in evergreen garlands, houses are glowing with twinkle lights--the holidays are always a magical time around here! We've rounded up our best picks for the most joyous holiday activities for the whole family!
Blog 5 Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Home for Winter Local coffee shops are serving peppermint mochas, the sun starts to set before dinnertime and all of Fredericksburg gets bundled up to brave the chilly temps--it's officially winter! Despite all of the twinkle lights and holiday festivities, the gloomy weather can really put a damper on your home's atmosphere! Here are five ways to keep your home feeling happy and light all throughout the winter season!
Fall Halloween Happenings 2017 It’s the spookiest time of year in the Burg! Grab your favorite ghouls and gals and plan your Halloween with our comprehensive list of Halloween parties, festivals and events! We’ve sorted them out into: “Super Scary” which are best for adults and teens, “Not-So-Scary” for kids and families and “Running Scared” which are 5Ks and […]
Blog Habitat for Humanity Fundraising 2017 For over a decade, Coldwell Banker Elite has been a proud supporter of the Greater Fredericksburg Habitat for Humanity.  Every year, Coldwell Banker Elite hosts a number of events to raise money for the Greater Fredericksburg Habitat for Humanity.  Below you will find a list of events that Coldwell Banker Elite will be hosting for […]
Blog Fredericksburg First Fridays! Come for the History, Stay for the Art Everybody knows about Fredericksburg’s historical significance, but we’re also home to a burgeoning art scene with a myriad of art galleries, workshops and independent artists! We celebrate our vibrant artistic community on the first Friday of every month: galleries, restaurants, cafes, shops and even workout studios open […]
Blog 9 Awesome Things to Do in NoVA this Christmas     Once you’ve ooh-ed and ahh-ed over the National Christmas Tree and driven past the White House all decked out in holiday finery, make like a Northern Virginia native and check these classic Christmas activities off your list! Sculpture Garden Ice-Skating Rink Grab a hot cocoa and some friends for a spin around the […]
Blog Halloween Coldwell Banker Style “This year, we at Coldwell Banker are celebrating Halloween at home through the lens of one woman’s memory of Halloweens past and how it shapes her home today. From graveyards in front yards to chaos in the hallways and an overactive doorbell, there are elements that I’m sure each of us can relate to from our own […]