Where are Interest Rates Going? (October 31 edition)

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A client asked me the other day, "what do you think rates are going to do"?  The underlying question is, "should we rush to list, sell and buy now, or can we be more deliberate (and sane), and wait until Spring? What will interest rates be next week, next month, in the Spring? The markets - real estate, mortgage, stock - change. Frequently. I'm good at what I do, and part of what I do is to know what I'm good at (real estate), who's good at what they do, and help my clients Read More

What is “Usual and Customary” in Charlottesville? – Part 1

  Part 1 of 2. What's “normal" in your market may not be (and probably isn't) normal in the Charlottesville real estate market. So what's “normal” in the Charlottesville real estate market? It's a question that's asked of me by buyers coming from other markets (agents, too) and sellers who haven't sold a house before (or for many years). Note: what you see on Read More