We have all heard the rumors that Trader Joe’s is coming to Charlottesville and it seems that we will finally see some action. (BTW, my wife drove to Richmond last week to go to Trader Joe’s… maybe she could order online, but that is another story) Below is the Press Release: ….we are extremely […]
Afton is an area often overlooked by local real estate agents. When showing clients an agent should not just show a handful of homes to a client, they should also be able/willing to make suggestions of other areas that may fit a clients needs.
Charlottesville-Albemarle AirportIf you are from the Charlottesville area, you laugh when you read the standard airport warning to get there two hours before your flight. If you did arrive that early at the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO), you’d have about an hour and 45 minutes to read a book while waiting for your flight. Sure, we […]
It is all over the news that Donald Trump put in a bid to purchase the Kluge Estate in Charlottesville. One of the priciest pieces of Charlottesville Real Estate available. Albemarle House started at 100 million and appears to now be purchased by a Bank of America Rep with a bid of $15.26 million…. Trump […]
“Good Old-Fashioned Southern Hospitality Is Just One of the Many Things We Love About Sweet Charlottesville” AAA Magazine My wife bought this issue of AAA Magazine to my attention. AAA did a feature on Charlottesville and really hit all the highlights of what makes this area so wonderful to live in. Below are the highlights: […]
If you know the county you want to live in and you have a price range, we have an easy Charlottesville Home search for you. I have always liked to have what I call “One-Click” Search buttons and I hope that you do too.
I am setting up 2 home inspections for next week. Once a contract is ratified (both parties signed) it is time to get the home inspected. We typically have 10-14 days to get the inspections done and a response back to the sellers. Most inspection costs are based on finished square footage, although I have […]
When you are looking for Charlottesville Real Estate remember that Charlottesville is in Albemarle County. We have grand estates and horse farms in Albemarle. The back roads will give you a feeling of peace and harmony as you drive by these beautiful properties. When you are ready to tour, just give me a call. Charlottesville […]
Working with buyers in the Charlottesville Real Estate market has prompted me to design and build a site that offers them tools to find the perfect home. Below is just one of those tools. By using google maps, global position and our local MLS data, I have a tool that allows you to set parameters […]
Sometimes a map says a lot and here is how we are using Google Maps to help our clients! We love technology and this is just a small part of it. I can still remember the first time I saw google, while working in the Silicon Valley. It was just a start up, next door to […]
Carter’s Mountain If you want a stunning view of the Charlottesville area, historic Carter’s Mountain is the place to go. There are many reasons to visit Carter’s Mountain, but the best is the Apple Harvest Festival. Plan a few hours for this trip, because there is only one windy road in and one road out. […]
Change in Demographics Plays Role in Housing Crisis – NBC29. Brad Conner is Treasurer of the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors and said the real estate market is still slow and inconsistent. “You’ll have a couple weeks where you’ll see activity then it will slow down a little bit,” Conner said. There’s a new report […]
Old Trail Defies Real Estate Trends – NBC29. A construction boom is underway in one of Albemarle County’s largest subdivisions. The Old Trail development is seeing a spike in sales despite what is happening with the housing market across the country….. See Video Here
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Many times with a new client we start off with a “Driving Tour of Charlottesville”. This involves many parts of the city and county and the occasional home. The idea is to get a feel for the different areas and many of my clients will say “_____ is where I want to live” You can […]
We are starting to see a few less listings come on the market and certainly fewer under contracts. This is what starts to happen in the end of July and early August. Most people that want to be here for the new school season (starts about the 3 week of Aug) are already under contract. […]
1622 BAILEYS RETREAT, CHARLOTTESVILLE Unique one-level European-style contemporary nestled on 9.23 acres in Meriwether Lewis/Henley/WAHS. Tranquil setting w/ circular drive & mature landscaping, great outdoor/indoor flow. Light-filled foyer opens onto rear aggregate terrace, stunning great room w/ raised hearth fieldstone fp, great builts-ins & glassed french drs opening onto covered soapstone porch. Step down to […]
What is the best way to build a home in Old Trail? Click to view large This is the question I recently was asked. The best way is to start with a search of homes to see if Old Trail is an area that you really like – Old Trail Homes Then we will […]
\ We have all heard the famous quote by Mark Twain : “Buy land, they’re not making it anymore” Well that may be true but you certainly need to be careful… Recently I have seen a couple of interesting situations. 1. I had a prospect call me saying that they wanted 5-10 acres for […]
When you are looking for Charlottesville Real Estate remember that Charlottesville is in Albemarle County. We have grand estates and horse farms in Albemarle. The back roads will give you a feeling of peace and harmony as you drive by these beautiful properties. When you are ready to tour, just give me a call, it is my […]