I love the responses to my monthly note (subscribe if you're interested in the note); they make the writing worthwhile. I posted one response to November's note yesterday; today brings the second response. Empathy for homebuyers in Charlottesville + Perspective I don't have much to add to this response, other than to say thank you to the author, and nod my head Read More
Archives for November 2016
1 - I love the responses to my monthly note (subscribe if you're interested in the note); they make the writing worthwhile. 2 - Two of this month's on point responses ... response #1 today, response #2 tomorrow. The first response came from a remark in which I noted that the 2016 Charlottesville real estate market has left a lot of buyers unsatisfied. Why are buyers unsatisfied? Is this more or less than Read More
Where to get Christmas trees in Charlottesville? Apparently, the day after Thanksgiving is one of the most popular days to get a Christmas Tree. (additions/edits? email me or comment, please!) My post from 2011 is mostly still accurate, but a few links are dead, so at a friend's/client's request, here is an list of places to get Christmas trees in Charlottesville (and surrounding Read More
I wrote last year about the different experiences when building with different - and different scale and caliber - Charlottesville builders. Two quick recent examples that detail the difference between building with production (larger scale) builders and smaller, custom home builders: Example One "I have a guy with a mobile sawmill. He can rough saw solid pieces of Oak, Cherry or Walnut. I would suggest we get a Read More
This should be a fun note. Working topics include
- The Charlottesville real estate market - nearing the end of 2016
- Good customer service from Galibier.
- The election and the real estate market
- My new doctor is awesome.
- Round of of the best posts on RealCentralVA & RealCrozetVA from October
- What I'm reading (one of the more popular sections)
A few things I've been reading over the past few days: The Brookhill neighborhood development was approved by Albemarle County last week. Their request was to rezone 277 acres from single-family residential to the county’s Neighborhood Model zoning. That would allow for between 800 and 1,550 residential units and a maximum of 130,000 square Read More
Sometimes, the best way to help a new client acclimate to the Charlottesville area is with a map. I was looking through my moleskin the other day* and noticed that I've drawn a few maps in the past few weeks. Thought I'd share. Read More