Charlottesville & Crozet Real Estate Blog by Craig Massie

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"Why is real estate so expensive in Charlottesville?" It's a question I get asked a lot while showing homes or meeting buyers for the first time. Charlottesville is just as expensive as most large cities in Virginia. And here is why... According to...

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Charlottesville Favorite Realtor Award!

Charlottesville Favorite Realtor Award!

"Why is real estate so expensive in Charlottesville?" It's a question I get asked a lot while showing homes or meeting buyers for the first time. Charlottesville is just as expensive as most large cities in Virginia. And here is why... According to...

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Why Are Houses So Expensive in Charlottesville, VA

Why Are Houses So Expensive in Charlottesville, VA

"Why is real estate so expensive in Charlottesville?" It's a question I get asked a lot while showing homes or meeting buyers for the first time. Charlottesville is just as expensive as most large cities in Virginia. And here is why... According to...

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Is Crozet, VA A Good Place To Live?

Is Crozet, VA A Good Place To Live?

I'm constantly asked if Crozet is a good place to live or if it's a good place to raise a family? Let me just skip ahead to the answer... YES! But if you want to know why it's such a good place to live or why maybe it's not, then continue reading....

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Crozet Real Estate Update for January 2024

When will more homes hit the market in Charlottesville and Crozet? I'm constantly asked when more homes will be for sale in Crozet and 2024 is no different than 2023. Yes we have fewer homes hitting the market in January 2024 than we did in January...

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How Much Do Realtors Make?

https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/livingincharlottesville/embed/episodes/Will-home-buying-change-after-1-8-billion-dollar-lawsuit-e2d8k4v How does the $1.8 billion class action lawsuit affect you, the home seller or the home buyer? And if...

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Crozet Real Estate Weekly Market Update

Nov 1- Nov 8, 2023 https://youtu.be/CmjiDspgZtY?si=aOo64MS3vmaPEfKF 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...

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2120 Sundown Pl Charlottesville, VA 22911

2120 Sundown Pl Charlottesville, VA 22911

Pavilions at Pantops Townhome for sale - $415,000 - 3 Bed 3.5 Bath 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...

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8200 Dick Woods Rd Afton, VA

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...

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Myth #1 – You Need 20% Down to Buy a House

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...

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How To Find The Best Realtor in Charlottesville

How To Find The Best Realtor in Charlottesville

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...

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Welcome to Schuyler, VA | A Home Tour Adventure!

Hey there, folks! Today, we're in the charming town of Schuyler, Virginia, ready to take you on an exciting journey through a stunning property that's about to steal your heart. Nestled in the rolling hills and...

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What is a Mortgage 2-1 Rate Buy Down?

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. Here is a scenario:$450,000...

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

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...

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Will Realtors Become Obsolete?

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,...

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