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How’s the Market? Here are the 2016 numbers so far…

Charlottesville Area 2016 1st Quarter Highlights: The 562 homes sold in the 1st Quarter in Greater Charlottesville marked a 14.0% increase from Q1 2015, marking the 6th straight quarter with year-over-year sales gains.  The median sales price of $250,000 was 2.6% lower than Q1 2015, though the $315,204 average sales price marked a 3.0% gain.  Despite […]

Charlottesville First Quarter 2015 Real Estate Market

Charlottesville First Quarter 2015 Real Estate Market Report   Charlottesville Area First Quarter 2015 Highlights:  Median sales price for the region was up 5.1% over Q1-2014, rising from $244,250 to $256,750.  Sellers received 94% of original list price at sale, 2.7 points higher than the five-year average for the quarter.  Closed sales […]

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 […]

How to Save on Your Charlottesville Kitchen Remodel

Funny that I am posting this a couple of years after the completion of our own remodel… there are some savings we might have made if I had read this earlier!  Actually, we would have taken the wall out and installed all new recessed lighting regardless, but we remodeled for a twenty-year stay.  Whether or […]

Can’t find the Charlottesville house which haunts your dreams? Remodel the un-perfect house!

Remodel the Un-Perfect House! Can’t find the Charlottesville house which haunts your dreams, in your selected location?  Buy the un-perfect house, in the perfect location, and remodel! These days, I have many buyers who want a master bedroom and a two car garage on the main level, but they don’t necessarily like the newer subdivisions. […]

End of Season Gardening in Charlottesville

End of Season Gardening in Charlottesville, or… Planning for a Fall (and maybe Winter) Harvest I’m usually up early, and once I’ve fed the animals, have tended to email, have checked my calendar,  and have taken a look at the current real estate listings (what’s new to the market, dropped in price, gone under contract/sold), I settle in with […]