Walker Square would be well-advised to address their customer service and management issues. This is the type of publicity that will 1) impact their ability to rent, 2) their ability to sell their condos and 3) the ability of the owners to sell their condos. I have been watching Jeannine’s story with dismay and disgust for months. As the market shifts, customer service must take top priority. They better watch out – once the furor begins, they might have to act.
Update 8 March 2013:Walker Square’s evolution is nearly complete – they’ve long since had new, very responsive management. The developer is no longer in control, and things are looking up.
Read more than the headlines when assessing the housing market news. Might this be a bellweather?
On the other hand, investors in homebuilders aren’t too impressed by Seiders’ “orderly” cooling. They’re continuing to sell the market down. On June 20, Centex (CTX), D.R. Horton (DHI), KB Homes (KBH), Lennar (LEN), and Pulte Homes (PHM) all closed lower than the day before. All of their stocks are down between 35% and 50% from their peaks last year.
Jim Bacon has some interesting take-aways from the recent blogging summit in Charlottesville. This blog occupies a different corner of the blogosphere – that of business blogging. Ethics and trust form part of the foundation of a successful blog, be it a political blog or a business blog.
UVA’s $2 Million Crosswalk – at least it will be built rather than planned, studied, planned, debated and then deferred until the next election cycle.
UVA’s beTech is fast becoming one of my favorite (local) blogs. I have no idea why on VAR Contracts, there is a place for buyers’ and sellers’ SSNs – I tell all of my clients to leave that space blank.
These are a few of the condos for sale in Walker Square:
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