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1st Quarter 2017 Market Report – Prices Up, Inventory Down, Velocity Stable

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:43:57 +0000

For many, the Charlottesville – Albemarle real estate market is great. For some, it’s fine. For buyers, it can be profoundly frustrating. For sellers whose houses aren’t selling, the headlines touting the strength of the market are confusing. There are still homeowners whose houses are underwater, for whom the broad headlines and talking points are […]

April 2017 Monthly Note | Trust, Market, More

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:58:27 +0000

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Public Hearing on Albemarle County 2017 Property Tax Hike

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:58:43 +0000

No one showed. #Albemarle Opens second public hearing for property tax rates – No one speaks — Neil Williamson (@NeilSWilliamson) April 11, 2017 Now, you have another opportunity to express your opinion about Albemarle County property taxes. Mark your calendars, folks – 15 May 2017 via email: (bolding mine) The Board of Supervisors held public hearings […]

Economic Development in Albemarle County?

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:34:16 +0000

I remember many years ago, a former Supervisor of Albemarle County said something to the effect, “we shouldn’t incentivize companies to come to Albemarle County; they should already want to come.” Sadly, I think many within Albemarle believe their own press. That’s not good enough. This should be a good, and at the very least, much-needed, meeting about […]

Quick Followup on a Marked-Up Home

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:07:35 +0000

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about how a home is a series of marks, and those marks are memories that make the home a home. A client sent me this the other day, and I thought I’d share I was lamenting my water damaged floor in a friend who referred me to your blog […]

Charlottesville’s Micro Real Estate Markets – in Pictures

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:38:06 +0000

Micro markets matter … in all markets. Take the top level real estate data with a grain of salt. The Charlottesville – Albemarle regional market is no different than any other market. When you read market reports, take them as a guide, but know that your market – whether you’re buying or selling a home in the Charlottesville area […]

Homebuyer Seminars in Charlottesville

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:20:56 +0000

I don’t often post email forwards, but knowledge is a good thing; I’ve had client take these classes who have found them useful and fruitful. Piedmont Housing Alliance will be hosting a VHDA Homebuyer Class in February at Carver Rec Center at the Jefferson School in Downtown Charlottesville. Class details are below and the link […]