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May’s Monthly Note | Pictures from the Potty

Wed, 17 May 2017 15:00:31 +0000

I’m continuing my somewhat-consistent-series in which I write down stories that I find myself telling to virtually every client with whom I work. Pictures from the Potty is a fun one. I like the Face Time story, too (it’s not what you expect). And then I get into the standard segments … recapping the past […]

4 Things about Seasonal Slowing of the Charlottesville Market

Sat, 06 May 2017 18:50:45 +0000

I’ve referred to this chart so many times in the past few days, I thought I’d write another post. (most of) The Charlottesville real estate market remains highly active. But … Amazingly, we are entering the seasonally and expected less active part of the market.   That green bump at the end is likely representative of […]

Did You Know about the Hole in the Wall?

Wed, 03 May 2017 20:03:02 +0000

Every house has them … those little things that make a house unique, sometimes good, sometimes not so good. Ideally, every transaction would be so easy, unstressful, remarkably friendly and amicable that the seller and buyer would meet and talk about these home’s idiosyncrasies. The Latent Gas Much of the house runs on gas, gas […]

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 […]