A snarky, ignorant anonymous coward is sending a letter to some sellers in the Charlottesville area, the text of which follows. I have removed the identifiable information. (Grammatical errors are the letter writer's.) The part that gets me the most is the anonymity. If you feel so much conviction that you find the seller in the MLS, searching out their name(s) on the tax records and then sending a letter (who does that anymore?), why not attach your name to your efforts? You are being ripped off by [a Read More
Archives for September 2009
I'll believe it when I drive clients on either road. I'll bet $100, to be donated to the charity of your choice, if either of these roads gets built before 2020. Read the whole story at Charlottesville Tomorrow.
My prediction? At least two more studies before another study is recommended.
Image courtesy of Charlottesville Tomorrow.
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How appropriate in light of this weekends' Charlottesville Pie Fest at the Crozet Mudhouse to benefit PACEM. PACEM is: People and Congregations Engaged in Ministry (PACEM) is an interfaith collaboration of congregations and community partners in Charlottesville. Our passion is to help the homeless find shelter at night, especially during the cold winter months. PACEM opened its Read More
In the words of a client - an actual buyer in the Charlottesville, Virginia real estate market - ie: I am not making this up. He had visited Charlottesville on his own several months before his wife, who was visiting without him. Because of this, she and I were revisiting some of the properties that he had previously seen. This is an email he sent to me about some of the photos and properties in the Charlottesville MLS. No doubt, my wife had already informed you that I visited (the property*). Frankly, I was shocked and angered by Read More
The Third Quarter Charlottesville Area Market Report is around the corner ...
I've asked before and I'll ask again - What do you want to know?
- Median price?
- Sales volume?
- Breakdown by property type?
- How many foreclosures are there? (nobody has any idea, really)
- What percentage of home sales are new construction?
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Bumped back to the top because the conversation at RealCrozetVA is pretty good. And now, rather than eighteen months after the fact, is the time to voice your opinion, rather than eighteen months or three years from now. From Charlottesville Tomorrow: With the adoption of the plan in December 2004, community leaders believed they had a twenty-year Read More