News & Views 2.16.2012

Real Estate Related News Real Estate Weekly Celebrates 20 Years  In September 1997, I approached Mary Sproles Martin, editorial coordinator for the then five-year-old Real Estate Weekly, about a freelance writing job. I had been in Charlottesville for a little over two years and was working part-time as an assistant to a local builder but […]

Adding a Fireplace

Adding a Fireplace

Let’s say you like everything about your house—location, size, sunlight, yard, floor plan, and so on. Maybe you’ve lived there for years, or maybe you’re about to buy it. But it has no fireplace. Can you add one? How difficult is it, how much does it cost, and how much resale value does it add? […]

Romantic Places & Events in Central Virginia

Romantic Places & Events in Central Virginia

February has long been a month of romance, highlighted by the February 14th celebration of Valentine’s Day. According to the Greeting Card Association, an estimated one billion valentine cards are sent each year, making Valentine’s Day the second largest card-sending holiday of the year. With one day set aside to show that special someone how […]