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Easy: When we bought our home several years ago, one of my requirements wishes was that we live close to a soccer field. … At the time, I was coaching my older daughter as she began her U-8 soccer career, and I was (and am still) playing in an adult soccer league. … Coaching soccer is one of the ways I choose to participate in my community, and more importantly, my kids’ lives. Seeing the kids in the hallways of the schools, in coffee shops, in grocery stores, and knowing that for that little time of their lives, I had a impact, is something I encourage every parent to do.
Downtown Crozet needs to do something to combat the challenges put forth by: – The 250 West Corridor – Anytime Fitness, Harris Teeter, medical and dental offices, restaurants, office space … residential housing … – Old Trail Village – ACAC Fitness, Trailside Coffee, restaurants, Augusta Medical facility, Advanced Center for Physical Therapy (awesome place – they helped me rehab my ankle after a soccer injury) … residential housing in Old Trail Village .
…A group that oversees planning in Crozet has endorsed a new concept to redevelop a lumber yard on the Square into a walkable and livable community similar to Charlottesvilleâ€™s Downtown Mall. â€¨
…â€œThis is a very small scale, a version of that, but what it does create is the ability to have a gathering space and some place where people love to go [in] Crozet.â€ â€¨… â€œFrom [research and development] business to office space, restaurants, retail [and] some housing,â€ Roell said, â€œit will provide a variety of opportunities for people to locate their businesses, live, work, play and entertain each other.â€
I know this – independent of me, a new client came to me last week and said, (paraphrasing here) – “I think that right now in Charlottesville/Albemarle, there is a unique and perhaps once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to buy a home for my family.”
…We know this: Charlottesville and Albemarle home sales in February: 64 homes sold in 2010 79 homes sold in 2009 72 homes sold in 2008 105 homes sold in 2007 141 homes sold in 2006 124 homes sold in 2005 108 homes sold in 2004 Homes under contract – first 23 days of March … …
…I know this – independent of me, a new client came to me last week and said, (paraphrasing here) – “I think that right now in Charlottesville/Albemarle, there is a unique and perhaps once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to buy a home for my family.” … From today’s Wall Street Journal : For those trying to figure out how much further U.S. house prices could fall, it would help to know how many more foreclosed homes banks need to sell.
One of the very first features desired by clients with whom I just met was “walkability” – being able to walk to stuff – grocery stores, coffee shops, parks … but there’s another aspect of walkability and bikeability that I have noticed since I started my effort to bike and walk around Charlottesville and Crozet – I’m more connected to my community . I see people more, I wave more, I see Charlottesville from a different perspective than that from a car. … This is what it looks like from my car: And this is what it looks like when walking (incidentally, I took this photo after walking my younger one to school, stopping at the Crozet Mudhouse on the way to and from): Granted, it’s just a pothole, but think about if it were a friend, or a dog, or a client, or a garden … Using Walkscore , these are some of the most walkable homes for sale in Crozet and these are some of the most walkable homes for sale in Charlottesville .
Apparently E*Trade own 225 Bedford Park Road in Foxchase in Crozet (technically Charlottesville, but really Crozet). As far as I know, this is the first foreclosure in Foxchase and is an indication that foreclosures are not isolated to any particular price point. … Now it’s being offered for $167/foot (apparently the previous owners finished approximately 600 square feet as well).
… Most Recent Sales History Previous Owner (ed note: I’m choosing to leave this out; if you’re curious you can find it) Owner E*TRADE BANK Sale Date 10/23/2009 Sale Price $869,126 Deed Book/Page 3811/403 Validity of Sale (For Internal Use) Foreclosure