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The warmer temperatures have brought, along with seasonal allergies, a sense of hope and perhaps a flurry of optimism to the housing market. Last month, as home buyers felt a sense of urgency to take advantage of the tax credit and an influx of foreclosed homes lured them to the market, pending h...
Yesterday Real Estate III just got a whole lot better by joining forces with media giant  - the Meredith corporation ( and Realogy ( the brand leader in real estate excellence to create Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate III. The ownership of the company stays t...
In a few short weeks summer will be upon us. For those of us in the northern Albemarle county area there is a great alternative to lying around making your own gravy. Chris Green Lake, which is just a couple minutes from Charlottesville Albemarle Airport, offers boating, swimming, fishing, hiking...
For the uninitiated, Fridays After Five is a free family oriented event that takes place in in downtown Charlottesville every Friday during the spring, summer and fall. It's a casual block party with live music, great food, local culture wine and brews. It's a great way to experience the wide div...
  A car mechanic can only be as good as his tools. The same goes for a successful agent.   Tools of the trade: I have heard the last few days while I have been  out and about agents complaining about text messaging and the cost associated with it.  Or, this classic one I heard this morning, "It's...
There's a hunt near you. Check out the local hunts. April 3, Saturday EASTER EGG EXTRAVAGANZA Fluvanna County Parks and Rec. Enjoy the day with the Easter Bunny and a good ole' fashioned Easter egg hunt. Pleasant Grove Manor House.  Directions: Rt 53, Palmyra, VA 22963.  10am to 12pm.  All ages w...
The bad news for Forest Lakes home owners is that there are four distressed properties, a very high number for the neighborhood. However, the good news for Forest Lakes home owners is that there are only four distressed properties in the neighborhood, which out of 1,400 homes represents less than...
Forest Lakes in northern Albemarle county is convenient to everything including downtown Charlottesville, UVA, the Medical Center, and NGIC. The National Ground Intelligence Center is just five minutes from Forest Lakes. Out of about 1,400 homes there are just 46 for sale, only 5 distressed prope...
As of today 3/24/10 there are 47 homes for sale in Forest Lakes. That is only slightly higher than historical levels of this time of year. Considering that there are about 1,400 homes in Forest Lakes, 47 for sale represents only about 3%. Check out the current inventory. Whether you are an inves...
I can't imagine a better place to spend a summer vacation from school than working at one of the beautiful Forest Lakes pools. On 28 Mar 2010 Douglas Aquatics, the pool management company, is hosting an open houses on for residents interested in summer jobs at the pool. See this flyer for details...

Bob Harris

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