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Charlottesville Market, City Council, Self-Care, Pivideo | Monthly Note Archives

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:02:06 +0000

Archives of my subscription-only monthly notes. The blog is more searchable. Interested in not waiting a few months to read it? Learn more here.   For these posts, I don’t do much formatting/changing as I’m more concerned about simply having the content here forever (because I own the blog, and I don’t own Tinyletter)   (January 2018) Here we go, […]



West2nd In Doubt, Albemarle Growing, Crozet Needs Infrastructure

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:16:39 +0000

A few stories of note this week of interest. Bolding is mine; please read the stories in their entireties.   Albemarle officials discuss effects of county’s growth – Alison Wrabel at DP According to the Weldon Center Cooper for Public Service at the University of Virginia, the county’s population estimate as of July 1 is 107,697, […]



Charlottesville City Council Chooses to Keep the Dilapidated Landmark

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:43:45 +0000

(go to the bottom for a few Landmark Instagrams) I guess we’ll be seeing Charlottesville’s Landmark to the Great Recession for a while longer. Giving incentives to developers is often regarded as a bad thing, but in this case, the choice as I saw, was to either keep a deteriorating building, or provide a relatively […]



A True Garden Tub

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:35:31 +0000

For most of my clients, this is one of the better uses of a jacuzzi tub. In today’s real estate market, my advice to those building new homes is, unless they are tub-people, go for the big shower instead, and keep the hall bathtub for guests and kids.  



Left Turns, Nest Summit, A Big Mistake and a Question | Note from Jim

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:48:52 +0000

I was emailing a client, and thought about the “left turn” story that I knew I’d written. I searched. I couldn’t find it, so I found it and published it. Archives of my subscription-only monthly notes. The blog is more searchable. Interested in not waiting a few months to read it? Learn more here.   For these […]



The Mortgage Interest Deduction & Charlottesville – Albemarle

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:45:19 +0000

Uncertainty is a bad thing for the real estate market. Any market, really. What impact will the tax bill* have on the Charlottesville area real estate market? I have never had a buyer tell me that one of the top three motivators for buying a home in Charlottesville or Albemarle was to take advantage of […]



Buffalo & NYC, Market Still Mostly Good, Walled Gardens | Monthly Note Archives

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:28:19 +0000

Archives of my subscription-only monthly notes. The blog is more searchable. Interested in not waiting a few months to read it? Learn more here.   For these posts, I don’t do much formatting/changing as I’m more concerned about simply having the content here forever (because I own the blog, and I don’t own Tinyletter) September 2017. First, if you’re thinking […]