Archives: February 2018

Is Now a Good Time to Rent?

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks when it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent. The Census Bureau recently released their 2017 fourth quarter median rent numbers. Here is a graph […]


Latest NAR Data Shows Now Is a Great Time to Sell!

We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when demand for that item is high, and the supply of that item is limited. Two major reports released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that now is a great time to sell your house. Let’s look at the data covered in […]



Mortgage Rates on FIRE! Home Prices Up in Smoke?

Mortgage interest rates have already risen by over a quarter of a percentage point in 2018. Many are projecting that rates could increase to 5% by the end of the year. What impact will rising rates have on house values? Many quickly jump to the conclusion that an increase in mortgage rates will have a […]




You’ll Never Believe What Amenities This Eco-Friendly Community Offers

Homes with large front porches sitting to the right of a long sidewalk.

A “green” home today offers much more than energy-saving appliances. Thanks to Charlottesville’s eco-friendly Belvedere neighborhood, “green living” has taken on a whole new meaning in 2018. Here’s a taste of what this new construction community has to offer. Environmentally Friendly EarthCraft-Certified Homes EarthCraft-certified homes are built with the goal of minimizing environmental impacts. As a result, […]




Your Guide to Buying a Charlottesville Estate

Are you dreaming of wide-open spaces, of lush woods and rolling hills, of tilling land or riding horses, of relaxing in the privacy of an elegant estate? If this the the home you’re dreaming of, then it’s time to learn more about buying a Charlottesville estate home. Take a Look at the Land First and […]