Charlottesville, VA Real Estate News

By Pam Dent, REALTOR® - Charlottesville Virginia Homes / Horse
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
How Do Charlottesville Horse Farms Get Ready For Snow? At the first mention of snow in the weather forcast everyone goes running to the grocery store to buy milk and bread, but what is different if you live on a Charlottesville horse farm?  In addition to the advance preparations for the people, there is advance planning that is necessary to ensure that the horses have what they need to comfortably make it through a snow storm. First is a trip to the feed store to make sure that you have plenty of grain and whatever vitamin supplements each horse needs. Make sure that you have an adequate supply of hay as it could be sometime before your hay broker's truck can make it back to your hay storage area. Get in a supply of shavings or your bedding of choice for your stalls Fill all of your wa...
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By Fulton Gaylord, 1st-Time Home Buyer Realtor - Charlottesville, VA
(Keller Williams Realty)
* Mill Creek Neighborhood Charlottesville VA  22903 Located just south of I-64, 2 1/2 miles south of the Downtown Mall (in the Center of Charlottesville), this subdivision has approximately 430 homes, most on lots between .16 and .35 acres (customary subdivision size). Homes built in the mid-1980's up to the mid-2000's, Home styles look like these:   * Mill Creek Neighborhood Charlottesville VA  22903 Preview all available homes for sale in the Mill Creek neighborhood--> HEREThere is an HOA, and fees range from $55/month to $102/yr. which covers common area maintenance and insurance, snow removal.The development does not have a community pool, or other amenities, hence the low HOA fees.  UVA, UVA Medical Ctr, and downtown are about a 10-15 minute drive due north.Mill Creek Market Statis...
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By Fulton Gaylord, 1st-Time Home Buyer Realtor - Charlottesville, VA
(Keller Williams Realty)
* Redfields Neighborhood Charlottesville VA 22903 Located just south of I-64, 1 1/2 miles south of the Downtown Mall in the Center of Charlottesville, this subdivision has approximately 445 homes, most on lots between .16 and .35 acres (customary subdivision size). Most of the homes were built in the 1990's, in the front section - seen here:   Preview all available homes for sale in the Redfields neighborhood--> HERE Redfields Community Association Web-SiteOr in the 2000's, as seen with these attached and duplex units located in the newer back section of the development:  These units have two HOA's, one for Redfields ($45/mo) and one for Pebble Hill Villas ($46.50/mo). The development has a community pool, playground, lake, and walking trails. UVA, UVA Medical Ctr, and downtown are abou...
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By Fulton Gaylord, 1st-Time Home Buyer Realtor - Charlottesville, VA
(Keller Williams Realty)
Top 10 Real Estate MythsWhat Are The Best Charlottesville Neighborhoods   Top 10 Real Estate MythsSponsored By: A GREAT way to check out neighborhoods right from your computer!--> Video Drive-Throughs 1. The area of Charlottesville is broken up into 5 main areas, within those areas are hundreds of neighborhoods - but only your neighborhood Realtor specialist can steer you into the right ones - away from the Riff-Raff and undesireables! 2. The further away from the center of downtown C'ville and the hub-bub from those University types, the better your chances of finding a friendly, safer, cleaner neighborhood. 3. A little known local secret: the original City Planners (Adams, Jefferson, & a guy named Fred) designed the city in the shape of a dollar sign. If you look at a map, you'll see ...
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By Fulton Gaylord, 1st-Time Home Buyer Realtor - Charlottesville, VA
(Keller Williams Realty)
* Camelot Neighborhood - Off Rte 29 South in Charlottesville, VA A 130 home subdivision just off Rte 29 South, diagonally across (almost) from the NGIC entrance, mostly comprised of single story ranches built in early 70's:       Preview all available homes for sale in the Camelot neighborhood--> HERE Market Breakdown for the Camelot neighborhood: In 2011 there were:      - 8 homes sold in 2011 (Up from 6 in 2010) with prices ranging from $90,000- $212,550     - Average Price = $153,656     - Average Days on Market (DOM) = 147     - Price/sq ft = $96     - Difference between List to Sale Price = -(3.5%) Neighborhood Market Statistics Since 2013 For Camelot:      - 7 homes sold     - Average price = $137,515     - Average Days on Market (DOM) = 100     - Price/sq ft = $94      - Differen...
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By Fulton Gaylord, 1st-Time Home Buyer Realtor - Charlottesville, VA
(Keller Williams Realty)
* Woodbrook Neighborhood in Charlottesville VA, just off Rte 29 North.       * Woodbrook Neighborhood in Charlottesville VA, just off Rte 29 North.     Another ‘self-contained' neighborhood with approximately 205 homes on streets with names like Idlewood, Brookmere, Brentwood, Eastbrook, Westbrook, and even Woodbrook. Self-contained meaning there is Woodbrook elementary school that primarily services the community of Woodbrook: Located just off the main business corridor, Rte 29 North/South, Woodbrook is right behind the busy Woodbrook Shopping Center, basically a strip mall, with Kohr Bros Ice Cream,  Creative Nails, Vocelli Pizza, and the Woodbrook Sports & Pro Shop. There are numerous other eateries and small boutique shops in there, too. Across the street is the Rio Hill Shopping Ce...
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By Fulton Gaylord, 1st-Time Home Buyer Realtor - Charlottesville, VA
(Keller Williams Realty)
Top 10 Real Estate MythsChoosing A Charlottesville Realtor Top 10 Real Estate Myths   Sponsored By: Charlottesville Homes For Sale   1. Since we can believe everything that's written on-line, it's fair to evaluate a Charlottesville contractor based soley from reviews on Yelp.   2. Choosing a Realtor is as easy as calling the local office of one of the small boutique companies in the area you want to live and asking to speak to the agent on duty.   3. For future positive appreciation, ONLY buy homes with Granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances.   4. Charlottesville's real estate market has been in such a depressed way, driven by Foreclosures and REO's, that buyers have been told to ALWAYS offer at least 22.375% below list price.   5. Virginia uses standardized Contract & Adde...
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By Fulton Gaylord, 1st-Time Home Buyer Realtor - Charlottesville, VA
(Keller Williams Realty)
Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22901 Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22901 Full details and all photos of all available Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22901 Our ‘For Sale’ property information is a direct feed from our Charlottesville MLS  (CAAR) and is updated several times daily. These Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22901, have a super convenient location a few miles due north of the City of Charlottesville via Route 29, in the County of Albemarle.  Some homes are stand alone, often with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge or pastoral scenes - lush slopes, spotted with cattle and horses.  Some homes are in subdivisions, (like Forest Lakes, where I live) with various levels of community amenities. One thing is for sure, You’ll feel right at home in any of the Homes...
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