monthly roundup

• The weather is starting to warm up and it’s making us think of Summer! What better way to get in the mood than trying out a new ice cream place. Elkton Creamery has just opened!

All Spruced Up has recently opened up in the Shenandoah Heritage Market and offers boutique women’s apparel.

Habana Cafe is taking the place of the Artful Dodger on Court Square and will offer Cuban-American style dishes.

• Dreaming of getting the grill out? Prime Cuts and Seafood has opened in The Dayton Market and offers custom cut top shelf steak, burgers, shrimp, and seafood—perfect for your warm weather grilling needs!

• Looking for a fun downtown activity to try? Massanutten Regional Library has launched StoryWalk—an interactive and active way to read a book while exploring downtown Harrisonburg!

• Enjoyed last year’s Downtown Dinner Party? We certainly did! If you’re wanting to go this year, the Downtown Dinner Party tickets are selling quickly (and almost sold out) so get yours today!

• Due to changes in the recycling program in the city of Harrisonburg, the Public Works Department has implemented a Mobile Recycling Unit. Learn more and view where it will be here!

Construction downtown in Harrisonburg will begin soon as the Downtown Streetscape project continues.

• East Rockingham County has partnered with Massanutten Resort to bring the first-ever Restaurant Week!

• Heard of apps like DoorDash or Grubhub? Well,GiddyUp! Courier has just launched a bike-powered food delivery app. Check it out on the App Store or Google Play.

• Join in the fun during the EPIC Fest Beer & Wine Festival in Elkton on May 18th!

• Harrisonburg City Schools welcome a new superintendent!

from the blog

Graffiti Revealed: Behind-the-Scenes


Check out more behind the scenes pictures of our exciting graffiti project and learn a bit more about our journey to reveal the 1890s graffiti in our office! Join us May 3rd at 5:30 for the official unveiling!
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Market Report: April 2019


We’re in the busy spring real estate market! We’re seeing pending listings spike and average price per square foot continue to rise. As a result of low inventory, the average days on market continue to drop across the board. Houses are hitting the market and going under contract quickly.
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wilson downtown gallery

MAY//
Wilson Downtown Gallery: Brenda Hounshell
We are very excited to welcome watercolor artist Brenda Hounshell back to the Gallery for her exhibit on the theme of Glass. Join us on Friday May 3rd from 5-8pm for our First Fridays artist reception!
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VISIT WDG//

You can always stop by the gallery at 83 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, during our regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) and during special events, but to be in the loop on what’s happening, be sure to follow us on our Facebook page and check out our new WDG website!

 

 

 

real estate market brief (last 12 months)

SALES

1,292
(+1% from YTD2018)

CONTRACTS

1,606
(+3 from YTD2018)

MEDIAN SALES PRICE

$215,000
(+6% from YTD2018)

AVERAGE PRICE/SQ FT

$125
(+2% from YTD2018)

AVERAGE DAYS ON MARKET

66
(-15% from YTD2018)

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CHRIS ROOKER

 


Chris began his real estate career in 2003 with the vision of creating a residential sales team that works together to offer home buyers and sellers extraordinary customer service. He manages the activities of the team, and works directly with buyers and sellers. He loves where he works and lives – which is exemplified by his service on the boards of Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance and the Belmont Civic Association. When he is not tending the business, he enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with his wife and two boys.