Living in a College Town: Just How Good We Have It

Living in a College Town: Just How Good We Have It

By Ken Wilson – “If you close your eyes and say, ‘What would Charlottesville-Albemarle be like if UVA were somewhere else?’, muses Timothy Hulbert, President of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, “I don’t think anybody can tell you.” He can say that again. The University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson’s dream, is now ranked second […]

Smaller + Greener = Winner

Smaller + Greener = Winner

By Marilyn Pribus – Statistics and reports reveal a definite move toward people building and buying smaller homes than a decade ago. “I think the trend really started with the recession,” declares REALTOR® Greg Slater, an associate broker with Nest Realty in Charlottesville. “Everyone started looking at building projects more closely.” According to the U. […]

Now Is The Time to Buy Your Vacation Home

Now Is The Time to Buy Your Vacation Home

By Celeste M. Smucker – Mountain views, gorgeous lakes, and  year-round vacation lifestyles all draw people to our area whether for jobs, retirement, or just  get away from urban life.  Some pass through on their way elsewhere, others come for specific events like the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival or the Montpelier Races.  Still others come […]