Shenandoah Valley Real Estate

Local Resources

Take a look at some of the great things Harrisonburg/Rockingham and Staunton/Augusta have to offer. These resources are designed to help you move and get settled, and to acquaint you with the area after your move.

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Area Information
  City of Harrisonburg - City of Harrisonburg resource information. Check it out and learn more about the city.
  City Rating - Comprehensive resource of city guides, weather history, cost of living, population statistics and...
  Community Information - free community profiles
  Cost of Living - Here's just what you need to figure out how much more (or less) it will cost you to move to a different city. ...
  Daily News Record - Daily News Record is the local newspaper and website provides a wealth of information.
  Harrisonburg & Rockingham Tourism - Get the latest Harrisonburg and Rockingham County events on our new HR Events Calendar. View Event Calendar, Music, Drama, & Art ...and so much more!
  Harrisonburg Rockingham Chamber of Commerce - "Driving business success for our members through leadership and advocacy."
  Local Information - research local area info, stats, and events
  Massanutten Regional Library - A public library serving the city of Harrisonburg, and the counties of Rockingham and Page in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
  Rockingham County Offices - Information and things to do in Rockingham County. Check out this website and learn more about the Rockingham County.
  Rockingham Memorial Hospital - Our mission is to be an innovative, community-oriented health care provider committed to offering accessible, personalized, and high-quality services in a cost-effective manner.
  Shenandoah County VA Services - The web-site that connects local businesses with customers in the Shenandoah Valley.
  Shenandoah Valley Guide - The Shenandoah Valley Guide is guide for Harrisonburg & Rockingham County Tourism that provides all kinds of information. Harrisonburg & Rockingham County Tourism Information. Harrisonburg and surrounding Rockingham County are happening places this season. ...
  Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport - Shenandoah Valley airport shuttles, flights, car rentals, etc.
  Town of Bridgewater - Official sight for Town of Bridgewater government ... Other Governing Bodies Tax & Fee Information. Bridgewater Ordinances · Town Meetings, etc.
  Town of Grottoes - There is a lot of building going on in Grottoes. Town houses will be built. Check out the website to learn more about Grottoes!
  WHSV Local News Station - Local news and weather station for the Harrisonburg and Staunton-Augusta viewers.
Arts and Theatre
  Rory Block - Acoustic and traditional blues.
  Shenandoah Valley Artists Network - Creating a growing list of musicians and artists working together to make a difference in the Shenandoah Valley & beyond ...
  Virginia Movie Theaters - Dedicated to movie fans who like watching movies... but don't like fumbling around, trying to find local movie theaters.
Attractions
  Buffalo Springs Herb Farm - Virginia herb farm with many themed herb gardens. Tours and events are available.
  Dayton Farmers Market - An old, original Farmers' Market that's a real Mall-ternative to our usual way of shopping.
  Green Valley Book Fair - The Green Valley Book Fair is a warehouse bookstore located just south of Harrisonburg, VA. At each of our Fairs, we feature over 500000 new books and so much more!
  Hertitage Oaks Golf Course - Harrisonburg's own Municipal Golf Course sits in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. It features 18 beautiful holes that range from lightly wooded to fast links style golf.
  Lakeview Golf Course - 36 holes of championship golf in the Shenandoah Valley near Harrisonburg. Offers certified custom club fitting, pro shop, and clubhouse with snack bar.
  Luray Caverns - Discover Eastern America's largest and most popular caverns. A U.S. Natural Landmark noted for the profuse variety of formations and natural color.
  Orkney Springs Music Festival - The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, one of the Mid-Atlantic region’s premiere outdoor concert series, is held in the secluded village of Orkney Springs. Come to town and visit!
Designations
  Accredited Buyers Representitive - How to find a buyers representative and more about the ABR designation.
  Council of Residential Specialists - The highest Designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field.
  Graduate of Realtor Institute - What the GRI designation is and how to obtain the designation.
Fix-Up Tips
  Do it Yourself - The site takes you step-by-step through home decorating and improvement projects.
  Home Decor and Design - Color washing, home improvement, step-by-step tutorials and design advice and tips. artSparx is a one stop resource for all you artistic and creative needs. Specially created for do-it-yourselfers, home owners, artists and anyone exploring their own creativity!
  How to Clean Anything - The site offers easy-to-follow tips on how to clean home interiors, exteriors, and carpeting, plus resources to find cleaning professionals.
  Kitchen Remodeling - This web site cooks up advice for kitchen remodeling from conception to completion.
  This Old House - Your source for expert advice on home improvement,remodeling and decorating. Ideas on everything...
Fun
  Birthday Parites - How to plan an enjoyable, but educational birthday party for your child
  Butterfly People - Butterfly artwork and gallery.
  Edith J. Carrier Arboretum - Explore and relax among forests, streams, and a pond. Throughout the year the Arboretum offers classes and lectures on different topics regarding horticulture and environmental issues
  Massanutten - Golf, ski, snowboard, mountain biking, fish, shop and more
  Masterpiece Season - A variety of local as well as national and international dance, theater, musical and art talent is scheduled throughout the academic year
  Raising Butterflies - Butterfly gardening guide
Gardening
  Gardening - A non-profit organization offering National Gardening Magazine, educational and youth programs, gardening products, books, research, online content and ...
Schools
  Blue Ridge Christian School - The school seeks to help students develop a Christian world view so that they can understand and respond to all of God's creation from a biblical perspective.
  Blue Ridge Community College - Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, Virginia offers a comprehensive program of instruction including associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates, etc.
  Bridgewater College - Independent college affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. Major bachelor degree programs: Business, psychology, social sciences, ...
  Eastern Mennonite High School - Within the context of a rigorous curriculum, EMHS joins with the home and church to call students into relationship with Jesus Christ.
  Eastern Mennonite University - In Harrisonburg, Virginia. Educates students to live in a global context. 39 undergraduate majors. Seven pre-professional and professional programs.
  Harrisonburg City Public Schools - Harrisonburg City Public Schools directory. The mission of Harrisonburg City Public Schools is to prepare every student to succeed and to contribute to a better world.
  Hunter McGuire School - If you seek academic excellence, nurturing dedicated teachers, and a programemphasizing problem-solving and critical thinking, experience Hunter McGuire.
  James Madison University - Founded in 1908 in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, is a public, four-year institution with 15000 students. ...
  National College of Business & Technology - Harrisonburg's career education program and small classes provide a unique alternative to the region's choices in higher education.
  National School Comparison - Our Service Is Designed To Provide Information You Can Use To Identify School Districts That Meet Your Family's Educational Needs And Goals.
  Rockinham County Public Schools - Rockingham County Public Schools are fully accredited for 2005-06--third year in a row!
  School Information - free school profiles
  State Dept. of Education - school reports, statistics, demographics....
Goverment Sites
  Census Bureau - On-line access to data, publications, products,and programs.
  EPA - Environmental Information
  Freddie Mac - Freddie Mac is a stockholder-owned corporation chartered by Congress in 1970 to create a continuous flow of funds to mortgage lenders in support of homeownership and rental housing.
  Homes for Sale - HUD - HUD sells properties at reduced prices that you might want to buy!
Home Inspectors
  Blue Ridge Home Inspection - Providing quality assurance to home buyers in the Shenandoah Valley.
  Housemaster - Buy or sell your home with the peace of mind that only comes with an inspection by HouseMaster.
Kids Stuff
  Cool Math for Kids - Math games, problems, calculators, puzzles, and fun and for all levels.
  FactFinder Kids' Corner! - Why Counting Counts! | Play a Game! Census Bureau for kids.
  PBS KIDS - Information for all PBS kids' shows, including Arthur, Barney, and Teletubbies.
  FunBrain - FunBrain is the #1 site for online educational games for kids of all ages.
Local Weather
  Local Weather - forecasts, weather patterns, radars....
Maps
  Google Maps - Provides directions, interactive maps, and satellite/aerial imagery of the United States. Can also search by keyword such as type of business.
Mortgage
  Mortgage Calculators -
  Planters Bank - Mortgage information, interest rates, mortgage calculators, and much more.
Publications
  Southern Living at Home - We make the pages of our magazine, Southern Living, come to life with high quality, fashion forward decorative products for the home, garden and kitchen.
  Virginia Living Magazine - Welcome to the Bimonthly Magazine for the Commonwealth. Virginia is nearly a state of mind.
  Discovery Magazine - Finally! There¿s a comprehensive, full-color, glossy visitor magazine bringing together information about all of the area¿s attractions, lodging, dining, shopping, outdoor activities, arts, galleries, entertainment, and events. This guide helps tourists, as well as students and their families, make the most of visiting your area. Discovery Magazine lets visitors know where they can go and what they can do.
Real Estate Publications
  Real Estate Book - National searchable listings, thousands of homes and apartments with color photographs covering 48 states. Just enter the WEB ID number and find your home of your dreams!
  Real Estate News-Inman - Real estate news service and content provider to consumers and the real estate industry.
  International Real Estate Digest - International real estate information...
Realtor Associations
  Harrisonburg Rockingham Association of Realtors - Find Homes For Sale In Harrisonburg-Rockingham County, Virginia.
  Staunton Augusta Association of Realtors - Find homes in Staunton and Augusta County, Virginia.
Relocation Links
  Harrisonburg/Rockingham Real Estate - Yahoo! Real Estate offers a wealth of to help with every aspect of your move
  Monster Moving - Relocation resource offers information on moving, apartments, real estate, mortgages, and city guides.
  Moving Center - Moving Estimates, Truck Rental, Moving Supplies and Storage
  National Weather - find weather info anywhere in the US
  Official City Sites - find area info sites across the world!
  USPS' Movers Guide - help for planning and executing your move
Software Downloads
  Adobe Reader - Upload Adobe Reader
Tax Information
  First-time Homeowners -
  Homeowner Deductions Information -
  How to Report Moving Expenses -
  Selling Your Home -
Utilities
  Comcast - Subscribe to basic or digital cable service, high-speed Internet, and telephone service.
  Dominion Virginia Power - Use this electronic form to apply for Dominion Virginia Power service. Enter all applicable information and check it carefully for accuracy. ...
  Harrisonburg Electric Corporation - Harrisonburg Electric Commission 89 West Bruce Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3699 ... Official Payments Corporation, the credit card service provider, ...
  Shenandoah Valley Electric Co-op - Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative, serving Augusta, Rockingham, and Shenandoah Counties in Virginia, and Hardy County, West Virginia.
  Verizon - Communications, formed by the merger of GTE and Bell Atlantic, is one of the world's leading providers of wireline and wireless communications.
Linda W. West