Welcome to Charlottesville!

This is a great video produced by a local UVa law student here in town.  Great overview of all that Charlottesville has to offer and the rich lifestyle that so many are drawn to!


Charlottesville365; 2010 Blue Ridge Home Builders Parade of Homes

2010 Annual Parade of Homes! The Blue Ridge Home Builders Parade of Homes is an annual Charlottesville tradition that always occurs across two weekends (this year- October 9-10 and October 16-17) and showcases the best in new construction that Charlottesville has to offer. I know that for many people in Charlottesville who like to keep their eye on real estate,


Just Released! The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors’ Year-End Market Report

The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors has just released it’s Year End Market Report this morning, and it includes some very valuable information that home buyers and sellers should really be aware of. … Some people have suggested that the first time home buyer credit hasn’t been effective, but I have completely disagreed with that, and while this data isn’t a clear indicator that the credit is working, it would suggest that more first time buyers (in the below $300,000 price range) have been in our market in Q4 2009, than we are typically used to. … The average price per square foot of finished space in homes is not a scientific number, but a downward trend over the years clearly indicates a decrease in prices (and vice versa). … The current $143 per square foot is the lowest number since 2004. Screen shot 2010-01-14 at 7.37.56 AM.jpg According to the CAAR Year End market Report, our inventory of homes is slowly declining. Of course this was the main aim of the First TIme Home Buyer tax credit, and we are all anxious to see what will happen to inventory once it expires.


CAAR Releases it’s Third Quarter Market Report

The Charlottesville Association of Realtors’ Third Quarter Market Report has just been released and it definitely contains some interesting data.  As we all know, we still have much more inventory than we can absorb with the current number of Purchasers in the market. Check out the market report here; CAAR Third Quarter Market Report