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How to Keep Your Cleaning Tools Bacteria Free

Regularly cleaning the surfaces in your home is important, but what if your cleaning tools could be spoiling your efforts? If your cleaning tools are not cared for properly, they could be harboring nasty and dangerous bacteria that can then spread. Here is how to properly... [read more]

By Rock River Homes 11-29-2021

Pantry Staples to Always Have on Hand

We’ve heard it said that variety is the spice of life. And the kitchen is no exception. It can be such a joy to create new and interesting dishes night after night. But having long lasting staples on hand can help you by offering the perfect... [read more]

By Rock River Homes 10-27-2021

Avoid These Common Landscaping Mistakes This Fall

At Rock River Homes, we aim to place our homes on beautiful lots of land and in pleasant communities. Central Virginia has a lot to offer, and we want to make sure that families get to enjoy a slice of that beauty... [read more]

By Rock River Homes 9-30-2021

Unexpected Places Pests May Be Hiding

As a homeowner, pest control can be a great cause for concern. Not only can they damage your home, regularly seeing pests can lead to serious cases of anxiety. Unfortunately, you can have pests without seeing them lingering on your property. Typically, these critters like to... [read more]

By Rock River Homes 8-25-2021

Little Changes That Can Make a House Feel like Home

There’s nothing like buying a new home. A new home is very much like a blank canvas, just waiting for you to put your personal spin on it. And while you may be waiting for your bank account to recover from your investment, there... [read more]

By Rock River Homes 7-9-2021

Girl catching snowflakes which are falling on her orange knitted gloves.

Winter Will Bring a Flurry of Activity to the Housing Market

In the second half of this year, the housing market surged with activity. Today, real estate experts are looking ahead to the winter season and the forecast is anything but chilly. As Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), [read more]

By emilymorrissette-chime-me 12-15-2020

Photo taken in London, United Kingdom

Homes for Sale Are Rapidly Disappearing

Through all the challenges of 2020, the real estate market has done very well, and purchasers are continuing to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates. Realtor Magazine just explained:

“While winter may be typically a slow season in real estate, economists predict it... [read more]

By emilymorrissette-chime-me 12-1-2020

Home Equity Gives Sellers Options in Today’s Market

Homeownership is one of the best ways to invest in your financial future, especially as your home equity grows. Home equity is a form of forced savings that can work to your advantage as the value of your home appreciates. Across the country, home equity was increasing... [read more]

By emilymorrissette-chime-me 11-17-2020

Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time Record

Last week, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported their Housing Market Index (HMI) hit an all-time high in the 35-year history of the series with a score of 83. The index gauges builder perceptions of current single-family home sales and sale... [read more]

By emilymorrissette-chime-me 11-3-2020

Happy 2nd Anniversary, Tracy!

Tracy is our Assistant Controller and member of our accounting team. She crunches numbers in our office here at Rock River. She is also our resident human resources expert who welcomes new employees and answers all of our employee’s questions regarding insurance and PTO. When Tracy is not at... [read more]

By emilymorrissette-chime-me 10-22-2020

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