• Annie Junker
  • 06/13/24


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All of us at Small and Associates would like to our express our deepest gratitude for the men and women in the Armed Forces who have made the ulimate sacrifice for our country. We get to live in a free nation because of your courage. Thank you for protecting our freedom.

In observance of Memorial Day, our office will be closed on Monday, May 27th.
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Homeownership and What it Means

Homeownership holds significant importance for many individuals, serving as both a financial investment and a source of personal satisfaction. One of the primary reasons homeownership is valued is its potential for long-term financial stability and growth. Owning a home allows individuals to build equity over time, as mortgage payments contribute to the ownership of a tangible asset rather than going towards rent. This equity can be a critical financial resource, providing a sense of security and an opportunity for future financial planning, such as funding education, starting a business, or preparing for retirement. Additionally, homes often appreciate in value, offering the possibility of a profitable return on investment when the property is sold.

Beyond financial considerations, homeownership is often associated with personal fulfillment and stability. Owning a home gives individuals and families a sense of permanence and belonging within a community. It allows for greater control over one's living environment, from customization and renovations to fostering a stable living situation free from the uncertainties of renting, such as sudden rent increases or the risk of eviction. This stability can be especially beneficial for families, providing a consistent environment for children to grow up in and fostering stronger ties to local schools, neighbors, and community activities. Overall, homeownership is seen as a milestone of personal achievement and independence, reflecting both financial prudence and a commitment to long-term stability and community involvement.

If you have been thinking about making a move or are ready to begin a home search, please reach out -- my team and I would love to help you!


804-350-0879 | [email protected] | chrissmallgroup.com

*In 2023, 83% of our listings sold at or over the list price, and 61% sold OVER the list price!


It is my responsibility as your REALTOR® to ensure that when others around you are lowering their expectations, this becomes the time for us to switch gears and discover how to leverage the market effectively to achieve your goals.

If you would like to know more about the current market, or if you have any general real estate questions, call or text me on my cell phone at 804-350-0879 or you can email me at [email protected].

If you are looking to begin a home search, visit my website to get started!

3023 Hanover Avenue
Museum District
12 North Crenshaw Avenue
Museum District
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Additional resources
We are select partners with REALM and Leverage Global Partners. What does this mean for you as our client? If you are looking to relocate or buy a second home in an entirely different city (or on a different continent!), Small and Associates has you covered. As a member of these exclusive networks, we work with other like-minded agents and to put you in touch with the right REALTOR® outside of the Central Virginia area. If you or someone you know has been considering a unique move, let us be your guide.
To learn more, click the links below:
In addition to being a partner to two exclusive global networks, I am a proud member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and am a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist. This means that I will market your property to the highest standards with access to the latest trends in the industry. I am the only Real Estate professional in the Central Virginia area with this designation!
Are you interested in buying a second home but, aren't ready to fully commit to another property? As a part of our partnership with REALM, we can direct you to properties all over the world with Pacaso. Pacaso is Luxury Co-Ownership where you have the ability to  own a second house for 1/8 of the cost. Click here to learn more and to start shopping!
Are you looking for your own slice of "La Dolce Vita"? Small and Associates has the connections to make it happen. We have personal contacts with firms in Italy and would be happy to help with your home search and make an introduction!
Client Testimonial: Click the link below to hear from Laura and Nathan Kottkamp, clients of Chris Small. Thank you for your kind words! It's always been an honor to help you with your Real Estate goals.
Client Feedback from Laura and Nathan Kottkamp.
The Chris Small Group at Small and Associates
At The Chris Small Group, we embrace today's dynamic Real Estate market with fresh and strategic approaches to deliver optimal results. Our mission is to craft customized marketing plans that align precisely with the current market landscape. We commit to delivering exceptional outcomes that resonate with trends and buyer preferences. With our unmatched understanding of market dynamics, we ensure our clients' homes stand out and captivate potential buyers. Trust our expertise to maximize your property's exposure and generate genuine interest. Choose The Chris Small Group and experience the transformative power of our innovative and market-savvy approach in today's evolving real estate landscape.
A Story of a Sale: 3301 West Franklin Street
Chris Small, Broker | Owner
Luxury Real Estate Specialist

804-350-0879 | [email protected]
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