At least in Virginia.
The number of bills that are going to be introduced in the upcoming General Assembly Session that will impact the buying and selling of real estate in the Charlottesville area, other localities and statewide is phenomenal.
Impact fees, property taxes, transportation bills, growth, eminent domain … all of these will have an impact on the real estate market, both existing and new construction. Wouldn’t you rather be aware before you read the news that the State can come and take your property via eminent domain?
I know that I have become more and more a politics geek in the past couple of years, primarily because I have recognized just how much politics affect the local real estate market … Richmond Sunlight will only help feed this jones. I had the privilege of playing around with the site for the past couple of weeks, and I have only two things to say – Wow, and Thank you, Waldo!