How Many Homes will Come on the Market in Charlottesville that Fit You?

Q: When should a buyer start the “I’m serious about buying a home in Charlottesville next year” conversation?

A: As early as possible. (same advice goes for Charlottesville area sellers)

Homes sold in 2017 in Charlottesville + Albemarle
Homes sold in 2017 in Charlottesville + Albemarle

Walk through this homebuying scenario with me

In 2016

  • 442 homes sold in the City of Charlottesville via the Charlottesville MLS
  • 371 with at least 3 bedrooms
  • 313 with at least 2 bathrooms
  • 244 with at least 1,700 finished square feet
    • 149 with at least 1,700 finished square feet above grade (as in, not including finished basement space)
  • 71 sold between $300K and $500K
    • 40 between $400K and $500K
    • 22 between $400K and $455K
  • Schools matter; if you’re looking for one in particular, things get even more narrow
    • Burnley Moran – 2
    • Clark – 1
    • Greenbrier – 2
    • Jackson Via – 6
    • Johnson – 8
    • Venable – 3

If you’re thinking about buying in the Charlottesville – Albemarle area next year, best to start that conversation now. Really.

Considering Albemarle County? Here’s a post that speaks to solely Albemarle.


Trying something new here …  A contact form in addition to a comment thread. If you’re interested in having a conversation about buyer representation, please ask. I am taking on new clients.

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