The Impact of Homeownership on Civic Involvement

The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled ‘Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing.’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief of most Americans: “Owning a home embodies the promise of individual autonomy and is the aspiration of most American households. Homeownership allows households to accumulate wealth and social status, and is the […]




5 Signs It’s Time to Move to Charlottesville

Charlottesville is home to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, the celebrated University of Virginia, a vibrant and historic downtown, top-notch public schools, and a thriving business climate. It’s no surprise that this Virginia town has made the list of “best places to live” for over a decade! If you’re like many people who are relocating to Charlottesville or Albemarle County, you’re […]


First Comes Love… Then Comes Mortgage?

According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2016 at 58% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to monthly housing costs makes buying a home more […]