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Living in Crozet & Charlottesville

Real Estate Weekly Market Update

By Craig | Nov 8, 2023

Days on Market in Charlottesville and Crozet has drastically gone up in the past few weeks. Is that due to new construction homes? Or is the market Changing? It’s now fall and winter, historically in Charlottesville area the market slows down as buyers are more focused on the holidays than buying a new home.

Next week I’ll tweak the criteria to only show homes that are move in ready and we will see if our market is in for a long winter or if buyers just take a month to decide.

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2120 Sundown Place

2120 Sundown Place

By Craig | Nov 2, 2023

Discover the perfect blend of convenience and serenity in The Pavilions at Pantops neighborhood in Charlottesville. This 3-bedroom home offers breathtaking views of the city from the primary suite balcony and a relaxing back deck to entertain or share dinner with friends and family. A playground just three houses away provides a safe and fun space for children to play and create lasting memories with friends. Convenience is at your doorstep, with a short stroll leading to numerous restaurants, grocery stores, and the ever-popular Chick-fil-A.

Charlottesville Real Estate

How to Find a Trustworthy Charlottesville Real Estate Agent

By Craig | Sept 13, 2023

In a world where real estate agents are sometimes questioned, I’m here to set the record straight. Yes, I’m a real estate agent, but I’m also someone who’s been through the highs and lows of this industry. From successful transactions to unexpected challenges like buyers vanishing or contracts going awry, I’ve seen it all. So, let me tell you why having a trusted real estate agent is an absolute necessity.

C-Ville Real Estate Market Update August 23 to August 30, 2023

By Craig | Aug 30, 2023

This week our sales remained about the same as last week. It’s going to be the new normal going forward as we hit the fall and winter market in Crozet and Charlottesville, VA.

Best Realtor In Charlottesville

By Craig | Aug 28, 2023

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned property investor, working with a realtor is a pivotal step in your real estate journey. A skilled real estate agent can provide you with invaluable insights, guidance, and expertise. To ensure you’re making an informed decision, it’s crucial to ask the right questions when interviewing potential realtors. Here’s a comprehensive list of essential questions to help you find the right professional to meet your needs.

Charlottesville Area Real Estate Market Update | Aug 16th-23rd

By Craig | Aug 25, 2023

The amount of homes sold in Charlottesville was cut in half this week. Which is probably signaling the start of our fall/winter season. Does this mean prices may be coming down? Most likely in the coming months. 

Will Realtors Become Obsolete?

By Craig | Aug 26, 2023

The real estate industry has long been characterized by the pivotal role of realtors in connecting buyers and sellers, negotiating deals, and facilitating transactions. However, as technological advancements continue to reshape various sectors, many are beginning to wonder: will realtors become obsolete?

343 Cumbria Street |Gordonsville, VA - $339,000

By Craig | Aug 25, 2023

Welcome to the Coniston Manor Subdivision in beautiful Gordonsville, Virginia! This delightful 2017 single-family home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 and a half baths, and rests on a quarter-acre lot, eagerly awaiting your call to make it home. The main level features a spacious living room, a dining room, and a kitchen equipped with all the amenities you need.

2-1 Buydown

By Craig | Aug 24, 2023

Is a 2-1 Buy down right for you?? It just might be. Say you want to save on moving expenses that you’ll incur… or need a little bit of extra cash the first two years because you want to paint the kitchen cabinets…

Home Tour In Schyuler

By Craig | Aug 20, 2023

This Cottage was such a pleasure to tour. I really love the unique finishes. Let me know what you think? Worth $200k???

Home Builders Quarterly Earnings Down?

By Craig | Aug 10, 2023

Home builders at the end of 2022 had a cancelation rate of 32%  from buyers. As I mention in my video they bounced back beginning of 2023. Builders used a lot of the money they made in the last couple years to help buy down interest rates for buyers. Many buyers interest rates went from 7% to 4.99% after the builder bought down the rate. What do you think? Has the bottom happened?  

8200 Dick Woods Rd, Home for sale

Just Listed | 8200 Dick Woods Rd in Afton, VA | $975,000 | 5 Bed, 5 Bath 5,429 sq. ft.

By Craig | Aug 5, 2023

A stunning colonial style estate nestled on over 8 acres of breathtaking wooded land, complete with classic English garden. Boasting 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, this magnificent 5429 square foot home plus equipped guest house offers an impressive living experience for you and your loved ones. 

Myth #1 - You Need 20% Down

By Craig | Aug 4, 2023

For many people, the idea of buying a home can seem daunting. One of the most pervasive myths about homebuying is that you need to put down 20% of the purchase price as a down payment. However, this is simply not true. In fact, there are many loan programs and options available that allow you to buy a home with less than 20% down.

6500 Hillsboro Lane - $475,000

By Craig | July 24, 2023

Welcome to this charming 4-bedroom home located in the small town of Crozet, Virginia. With easy access to nearby schools and restaurants. As you enter the front door, you’ll be greeted by a dining room that opens up to the kitchen and living room, perfect for entertaining friends and family. The kitchen features all new appliances and ample counter space for preparing meals.

The main floor also includes a master bedroom with a private bathroom, as well as two additional bedrooms and a shared bathroom. Downstairs, you’ll find a large finished basement with a fourth bedroom and additional living space, perfect for a home office, gym, or playroom.

Step outside to enjoy the peaceful backyard, which is perfect for outdoor activities and gatherings. This home is located in a desirable location near local schools and restaurants, making it easy to enjoy all the town has to offer.

Don’t miss the opportunity to make this house your home! Contact me today to schedule a viewing.

Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM)

By Craig | July 20, 2023

Adjustable Rate Mortgage… say you think you’ll live in your house for 5 – 10 years and plan on selling. Well an adjustable rate mortgage might work for you… an ARM can save you thousands on your loan if you know you’ll be getting out. An ARM rate is considerably lower than a traditional 30 year fixed rate and that might save you quite a lot of money in the end.