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Monthly Note: Market, Storytime, & a Few Thousand Dollars

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:54:08 +0000

I write this monthly note for real estate consumers, those with a real estate interest, and specifically *not* for real estate professionals (there’s enough of that stuff out there). Interested? Two clicks (one to subscribe, one to confirm, and the note is yours).

Charlottesville Tomorrow Roundup

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:30:36 +0000

Charlottesville Tomorrow put out a lot of good, useful, relevant stories – relevant to me, as I live here, and relevant to how I practice real estate (as in, I need to know more than my clients!) A few stories from Charlottesville Tomorrow over the past few weeks Albemarle development areas to receive equal neighborhood improvements […]

March’s Monthly Note – Pepperoni Bubble

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:58:26 +0000

Lots discussed this month Pepperoni Bubble Acclimating to the Charlottesville Market Bicycles are good (for you) Blog Roundup A few things I’m reading. Interested? Subscribe here. I tend to write my best stuff here; it’s a different audience, and a bit of (agonizing) fun to write.

The “Quiet Period” of the Residential Real Estate Transaction

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 19:35:41 +0000

I remember well the quiet period, from when I bought my first house … anxiety, questioning, wondering what I was doing that was inevitably going to screw things up. What is the “quiet period,” or the time with little communication just before closing on a home purchase? Found the house? – check Contract? – check […]

Appeal Your Albemarle County Assessments (2017)

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:47:46 +0000

I’m posting this email from the Albemarle County Assessor, Peter Lynch, because: 1- It’s good and useful information 2 – It’s easier for me to send a link to a blog post to clients than the same email over and over. 3 – I’ve heard from several people that they intend to challenge their assessments … […]

A Pizza Hut. On West Main Street

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:52:14 +0000

    Nothing against Pizza Hut. I remember playing sit-down Pac Man at a Pizza Hut when I was a kid. They’re building a Pizza Hut … on West Main Street. Close to the new apartment buildings (Uncommon & Hardywood brewery, Flats at West Main, and the rest), meaning students … Times change. Notably, and […]

Recordings in the House

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:11:34 +0000

I remember several years ago showing a house, as we do, making honest and critical comments about the house (my folks ended up buying it), when we looked up, saw cameras, and realized we were being recorded by the sellers. We stopped talking. Being able to be in a home unaccompanied is a critical part […]