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Thanks to Coy Barefoot for having me on his excellent Charlottesville – Right Now! show this afternoon. I tried to provide clear, quick analysis of the good, bad and possibly ugly in the Charlottesville real estate market – positivity framed with market realities and some context.
Listen to the podcast below.
Describing “where we are” in the Charlottesville real estate market is extremely difficult to accomplish in a short period 0f time; luckily there’s the 1st Quarter Nest Report for more in depth insight.
I think this tweet best describes today’s real estate market:
18 homes closed in CharlAlbemarle last week; Days on Market ranged from 0 to 863. $/sq ft from $89 to $227.
As always, questions welcomed.
The bill has unanimously passed the Committee and the House of Representatives . Discussing the perils of single agent dual agency has long been my windmill; while not perfect, this bill clearly is a step towards representation .
…That following the commencement of dual standard agency, the licensee will be unable to advise either party as to the terms, offers or counteroffers; however, under the limited circumstances specified in subsection C, the licensee may have previously discussed such terms with one party prior to the commencement of dual standard agency;
…That the licensee cannot advise a buyer client as to the suitability of the property, its condition (other than to make any disclosures as required by law of any licensee representing a seller), and cannot advise either party as to repairs of the property to make or request; 3. … That the licensee will be acting without knowledge of the client’s needs, client’s experience in the market, or client’s experience in handling real estate transactions unless he has gained that information from earlier contact with the client under the limited circumstances specified in subsection C; and 5. Continue reading
It’s been a while since we’ve played with the design, other than refinements here and there.
…Real estate signs matter . If you have an iPhone, these are some QR Code readers ; for you Android users, these are a few . … I’ve had questions over the years asking what I do besides write a kick-butt Charlottesville real estate blog. I’m a Charlottesville Realtor with a writing problem , and a pretty good one at that. Continue reading
I Wasn’t Going To Buy This House Until I Saw The Realtor’s Headshot On The Sign Have you seen our signs ? It’s about our clients and their houses, not us. Continue reading
The move combines two of Charlottesville’s most successful real estate firms and expands the 1-year-old Nest Realty team to 14 full-time real estate professionals. It also paves the way for Nest to expand its services from a primary focus on residential real estate into commercial real estate and leasing. … … All agents must have a minimum of three years experience, practice real estate full-time and earn their Broker’s license shortly after joining the firm. With almost $4.7 million in sales per agent and 13.75 transactions per agent, Nest Realty agents more than doubled the production for the average Charlottesville Realtor in 2009. Continue reading
We at Nest talk about sustainability and local food; now we are enabling others actually do something about this. … While Central Virginia is in the deep freeze at the moment, some of us are dreaming of Springtime, or more specifically, our Spring gardens and the fresh veggies they yield! With that in mind, the Nest team is thrilled to introduce Tom’s Garden , an initiative to support and fund Community Gardening in the Charlottesville-Albemarle community. The agents at Nest, in addition to sharing a profession, share a commitment to our community, an interest in the local food movement and ecology, and a firm conviction that community gardens enhance quality of life. Continue reading
There’s a place for print media, and advertising homes for sale in Charlottesville ain’t it.
Branding a brand – or brokerage – consistently in print gives readers the impression (and illusion as the case may be) that a brokerage is viable and successful.
“Have you heard of Google? Search “Gourmet”! There’s a ton of sh*t.
For those unfamiliar with Gary Vaynerchuk:
But in less than three years, Vaynerchuk has built an audience of 80,000 for his daily podcasts on wines good, bad and mediocre. That’s enough people