I'm liking my new titling in which I pick a word from a topic I'm writing about. Hope you do, too. If you're not a real estate professional, I'd welcome your subscribing to my note. Dozens like it, and I'd be grateful if you chose to read it. Subscribe easily at JimsNote.com. Monthly Note | April 2019 … [Read more...] about April 2019 Note | Busy Wet Productive Time
Every year I've practiced real estate has been interesting. This one is no different. Download the 1st Quarter 2019 Nest ReportDownload What's the Charlottesville Real Estate Market Doing? Houses are sellingHouses closer to stuff seem to be going under contract more swiftly than more rural propertiesPrices seem to be moderating in most pockets, as are days on market, while inventory is creeping (and shooting in parts) upwards.Buyer mentality is shifting; they are seeing that houses are sitting on the market for longer than they … [Read more...] about 1st Quarter 2019 Nest Realty Report – Are We in the Eye?
The market is turning. And I'll be writing about this in depth in the coming monthly note (subscribe here). Your micro-market matters more than top-level reports. That said, I think the Charlottesville area real estate market is turning. Sellers - take note; price and prepare accordingly, with great advice.Buyers - be aware, and choose wisely, with great representation. Get the CAAR reports - City of CharlottesvilleDownload - Albemarle CountyDownload - Greater Charlottesville AreaDownload … [Read more...] about 1st Quarter Charlottesville Real Estate Market Report – Here’s the Turn
I'm writing less here, and that's ok. It's not for a lack of ideas (I have a long list of drafts), or time, necessarily, but I've been focusing on clients so much that my drafts are remaining drafts for a bit longer. As I wrote in my monthly note (you really should subscribe; it's the best stuff I write) in 2017 I’m writing less on the blog, but writing better here. I don’t see myself ever ceasing to write on the blog, in large part because of these 10 reasons (all of which I’ve identified before, but it’s nice to see the “10 reasons to … [Read more...] about Writing a Bit Less on the Blog
Archives of my subscription-only monthly notes. The blog is more searchable. Interested in not waiting a few months to read it? Subscribe here. For these posts, I don’t do much formatting/changing as I’m more concerned about simply having the content here forever (because I own the blog, and I don’t own Tinyletter). Remember the Charlottesville Ice Park? It's gone. Patience I wrote a few years ago about how "the louder they are, the dumber they are," and the value of listening, even when … [Read more...] about Monthly Note Archive: Hungry Patience Love Teams
"A huge amount of money, and the rest of your (and your kids') lives." I say this to most of my buyer clients at some point of our working relationship, sometimes at the beginning, and sometimes just before we make an offer to purchase on a house. I'm not kidding Great (hell, or even competent) buyer or seller representation appreciates the gravity of the buying and selling decision-making process. I don't have a real point to this story, other than to say that what we (my clients and I) do together has potentially life-altering … [Read more...] about A Pile of Money, And the Rest of your Life: Buying a Home
Nest Realty's Sweat the Details welcomed Josh Cromwell from Starr Hill for a fascinating and enlightening conversation. I learned a lot about Starr Hill from this discussion, and like them, and their beer, even more due to it. Listen, and subscribe to the podcast here. Our guest this week was Josh Cromwell, CFO with Starr Hill Brewery, located in Crozet, VA. In 1999, Starr Hill became the second craft brewery to open in the Commonwealth, and is now among more than 250 brewers in Virginia, delivering over 28,000 barrels of beer each year. We … [Read more...] about Sweating the Details with Starr Hill