The Roanoker - January/February 2017 - VL10
By Dan Smith
What are you looking for in a home?
Some may want a charming craftsman-style home with easy access to bike trails and local
restaurants. Some prefer sleek apartments with views of the mountains and the downtown
Roanoke skyline. Still others are searching for land, and lots of it, where family and friends can
stretch and run and play for generations. The beautiful thing about living in the Roanoke Valley...
there is a neighborhood for every taste and desire. Urban, rural, walkable, expansive, artistic,
athletic. Literally, we have it all.
One of the most appealing aspects of the Roanoke Valley
for many residents is its settled predictability. Negative
national trends-unemployment, housing declines,
economic crises-tend to wait to visit here and they
don't often stay long. Such is the case with housing,
where a few years ago there was a sudden slowdown
that lasted quite a while. But not so much in Roanoke.
Housing dipped, then rebounded and settled back into
its normal pattern, say those who know.
Cyndi Fletcher of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Premier, REALTORS, who has been selling real estate for
more than a quarter century, sees South Roanoke County
as a red hot spot in the Valley "because of schools and
low inventory." There is a "huge difference" between
South County and much of the rest of the valley, she
insists. She points to employers who are growing, hiring
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