Real Estate Assessments are Arriving

Charlottesville Area Real Estate Tax Assessments Are in the Mail It’s the beginning of the year and time again for the City of Charlottesville  and the surrounding counties to provide their citizenry with real estate assessments.  Locally, your real estate assessment is the value determined by a city or county’s real estate assessor to be […]

What are HOAs and POAs and Why Do I Have to Pay Fees?

Neighborhood Finances: Learning About HOAs and POAs This post answers the questions, “What are HOAs and POAs?” and “Why do I have to pay fees?” Explanations are given for HOAs, POAs, and why there are required fees. Today many Charlottesville area neighborhoods require homeowners to belong to a Home Owners Association (HOA) or a Property […]

How Am I Taxed in the Charlottesville Area?

Real Estate, Personal Property, and Other Taxes in Central Virginia This post has information and links relating to real estate, personal property and other taxes in the Charlottesville area. This Central Virginia area consists of Albemarle County, the City of Charlottesville, Fluvanna County and Greene County.  Realtors are often asked the question, “How will my […]

Is This the Time to Sell Your Home?

Is 2018 the Time to Sell Your home? Have you been thinking about selling but weren’t quite sure the time is right?  Nationally, the market is increasing steadily, and Charlottesville seems to be hanging right in there.  Is 2018 the Time to Sell Your Home? Read what housing experts have to say about todays market […]

Paying for the Remodeling of Your Charlottesville Home

Remodeling your Charlottesville home may mean making a huge change, but it could also mean just updating your countertops, refreshing the cabinets from years of wear, or finally removing the old plastic shower stall in favor of a new tile shower and glass door.  Whatever the extent of the project, you’ll need a source of […]

Nine Easy Mistakes Homeowners Make on Their Taxes

9 Easy Mistakes Homeowners Make on Their Taxes By: G. M. Filisko Published: January 5, 2015 Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score on each home tax deduction and credit. As you calculate your tax returns, be careful not to commit any of these nine home-related tax mistakes, […]