Category Archives: Charlottesville Real Estate News

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, […]






Which Comes First… Marriage or 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 2017 at 57% 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 attainable. But, many couples […]


Low Inventory Pushes Home Prices Higher

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, prices appreciated by 6.9% year-over-year from December 2016 to December 2017 on a national level. This marks the fifth month in a row with at least a 6.9% increase. Dr. Frank Nothaft, Chief Economist for CoreLogic, gave insight into the reason behind the large appreciation, “The number of […]


The #1 Reason to Sell Now Before Spring

The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item increases. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the supply of homes for sale dramatically increases every spring. As an […]