One of the things that brings us the greatest fulfillment is truly getting to know our clients. At Story House Real Estate, we take a bit of extra time to focus on our clients and truly get to know their stories. One of our favorite things to offer our clients is professional photography in their new homes- we cherish the opportunity to capture these exciting new moments, and love providing these treasures to our new home owners to use on moving announcements, holiday cards, or whatever they choose. It is such a privilege to be invited into their lives, and to be able to share in the excitement of a new chapter!

Katie and Russ Yates

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville and how did you begin the house hunting process? We were living in Charlottesville prior to our move.  Russ attended the University of Virginia and never left.  I came here first in 2006, after college, for 4 years, spent 2 years on the West Coast, and made it back home to Charlottesville in 2012. What


Luisa & Roger Rothwell

What made you choose your new home? We fell in love with Glenmore right away. It offers such a beautiful, charming, and safe setting to raise our family. And, its proximity to school, work, and shopping is icing on the cake! How did you discover the neighborhood (where you eventually ended up buying), and what do you love about it?


Jess & Ray Norby

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? We were both living in Northern VA prior to moving to Charlottesville. Ray attended medical school here at UVA, and we previously rented a place in the Cherry Hill subdivision before buying our first home together! We began the house-hunting process by calling Errin–it


Sarah & Nate Gillispie

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? Prior to Charlottesville, we were living in Virginia Beach. We decided to move to Charlottesville because of it’s convenient location to both of our families in Northern Virginia and Lynchburg. We started our house hunting process by researching different communities in Charlottesville online and


Maribeth & John Haynes

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? Maribeth, recently divorced, lonely and hadn’t been kissed in 5 years, was living in Morristown NJ. With her last daughter heading to college, the house would have to be sold as part of the divorce settlement. She wanted to head south, both for the


Jodi and Mike McFarlan

What made you choose Charlottesville? Michael grew up here, and I went to undergrad here. As they say, Charlottesville is the hook that keeps you in its grip, and so though we knew we wanted a home with property on which our family could grow, we also ­knew our deal breaker was that we couldn’t leave the greater Charlottesville area.


Lindsay & Jake Fleming

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? Lindsay and I were actually renting in Charlottesville before we made our first home purchase. We had a really cool condo in Fifeville by the Amtrak station. Prior to that we were both in school at JMU. Beginning the house-hunting process was pretty one-sided.


Courtney & Mike Orebaugh

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? We both lived in Cville and owned our home for 12 years before putting it on the market with the Sasha Farmer Team. It sold quickly thanks to expert marketing from the team. What made you choose Charlottesville? I attended the University of Virginia

Donna Chen & Michael Frink

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? We were in living in Austin, Texas. We began the house hunting process in Charlottesville by reading some local neighborhood guides about the area.    What made you choose Charlottesville? We came to Charlottesville primarily for a job opportunity with UVA. When we visited,

Brooke & Josh Canova

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? Josh and I are both originally from Northern Virginia and then I attended the University of Virginia, but after college we decided returning to the busy city wasn’t for us.  Charlottesville seemed to be the perfect balance with university athletics and nightlife along with

Alicia & Tony Hayba

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? We were living in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Tony asked a realtor he had in Dayton, Ohio for the name of someone in Charlottesville that could help us find a house. She happened to give us Sasha’s name. We came to VA on a

Colleen & Matt Chulis

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? We were living in a town home in Charlottesville in Cherry Hill “in town”, but really wanted to find a place for our growing family. We had 2 kids at the time, and were planning on a 3rd. We did a lot of research