It's the time of year in Charlottesville when I'm able to ride my bicycle to meetings around the City. Anything under 2 miles (which is often the case), and I try to ride the bicycle I keep at Nest Charlottesville. Notably, bicycle time is often much faster than car time. One of the highlights of riding to meetings is that I can ride slowly, stopping to haven impromptu conversation with a friend or client, or to stop to notice the things that make Charlottesville Charlottesville, that I Read More
Archives for February 2019
The podcast continues. I think we're going to start numbering them, as we've been doing these for a year. Coming soon: guests! Listen and subscribe to RealPodVA here. Topics covered
- Vetting prices amongst professional colleagues. It's good to be in an environment where we can vet the data analysis with our professional instincts.
- Too early to have a good read on the Read More
The Charlottesville Ice Park/Main Street Arena was fundamentally important for many, and others, was an important "thing" that contributed to what made Downtown Charlottesville, "Downtown Charlottesville."
It was finally not raining in Charlottesville, so I was able to ride over and get a closer look at the demolition.
Progress? Not progress? Change.
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- The Charlottesville market; it's too soon
- Being Blunt (and learning diplomacy)
- Not for real estate folks
- The serial killer house
- What I'm Reading - this is apparently one of the more popular monthly Read More
- Assessments are up, again. They've been going up for about a decade.
- Read this for more context on market value & assessments.
- Real estate assessments do not necessarily equate market value
- Increasing assessments are financially painful for a lot of people.
- Great discussion thread at Read More
Talking about the Charlottesville - Albemarle real estate market with Matt Hodges & Rick Moore has become an annual tradition, and is a great way for Matt and me to start the year. We each research and prepare for way more than we are able to get through. This year, as always, we covered an awful lot of ground in a fast 60 minutes, and candidly, it's a great conversation with information and insight for buyers and sellers in Read More