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Fall Decorating Ideas

Posted by Niccole Taylor // November 4, 2018

  Fall is here! If you are not a fan of the frosty cold of the winter months or the scorching sun of the summer months, autumn might just be your favorite season. In addition to the beautiful weather and fresh air, fall also offers many decorating ideas that homeowners can use to beautify their […]


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Deciding To Use A Real Estate Agent

Posted by Niccole Taylor // October 7, 2018

Pros & Cons of Using a Real Estate Agent Whether you are buying or selling a property, you have the choice of doing it yourself or hiring a real estate agent. A real estate agent is a professional who has been trained in the procedures and requirements of conducting a real estate transaction. If you […]


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Men Vs. Women: Who Wins The Battle Of Leadership

Posted by Niccole Taylor // August 5, 2018

The topic for this month’s blog is of interest to me because of my transition from teaching, a female-dominated profession, to my current position as an engineer for the Navy and as the founder of a small business. Since starting with the Navy in January 2018, I find myself looking to women in leadership positions […]


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I’ve Got Ants! YUCK!!! :-(

Posted by Niccole Taylor // July 8, 2018

Having an Ant Problem? Here is What You Need to Know My blog topics are reflective of what’s going on in my life. I have battled ants in my kitchen. I see them outside my home. Most recently, they have taken up residence in some rotten wood where my roof & a skylight are leaking. […]


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SDIRA’s & Non-Recourse Loans

Posted by Niccole Taylor // June 10, 2018

Leveraging Your Self-Directed IRA with a Non-Recourse Loan In June 2017, I jumped out of the stock market and converted my IRA’s to self-directed IRA’s (SDIRA). I began lending money for renovation loans to another former teacher, who is flipping houses in Baltimore, Maryland. Click here to learn more about what she is doing Blackhawk […]


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308 Pitt Street – Downtown Fredericksburg

Posted by Niccole Taylor // May 8, 2018

This blog will show our progress at 308 Pitt Street in downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia. If you want to live downtown, within walking distance of many great restaurants, breweries, and attractions, give us a call! 540-686-1111 or 540-300-7777  November 4, 2018 Two stories up already! We selected siding, shingles, and interior paint colors today. This view […]


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Why You Should Buy Instead Of Rent

Posted by Niccole Taylor // May 8, 2018

For most Americans, homeownership represents the American dream. Owning a home comes with a sense of accomplishment and the feeling that you finally made it. However, many people prefer renting to owning. While renting offers flexibility, buying a home is the better option in the long run. The majority of Americans choose buying over renting. […]


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5 Areas Of Business That Can Make Or Break Your Success

Posted by Niccole Taylor // April 19, 2018

There is a fine line between success and failure in any business. Just one false step can set your business on the wrong course and completely change everything. Fortunately, in the world of real estate you control the direction of your business and the decisions you make. By aligning yourself with good people and constantly […]


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What Are The Advantages Of Renting Over Buying?

Posted by Niccole Taylor // April 4, 2018

For many, this is typical life cycle: get an education,  get a job, start a family, and finally, buy a home to raise the kids in. We view homeownership as the ultimate life goal; a sign that you finally made it in life. However, as times change, ma   ny people, especially millennials, are opting […]


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Shopping for a Mortgage? Here are some tips!

Posted by Niccole Taylor // March 14, 2018

  What to Consider Before Getting a Mortgage For most Americans, home ownership means getting a mortgage. The popularity of mortgages has grown significantly in the past decade and interest rates are low. Most of us who want to own a house cannot afford to pay cash. As a result, there are many financial institutions […]


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