Monthly Archives: April 2011

Rent vs. Buying a Home in Charlottesville, Virginia & the Surrounding Counties

With the low home mortgage rates, home prices adjusted down, & the great homes for sale, many renters choose to explore purchasing a home. I’ve worked with several renters this year who became homeowners.  Perhaps 2011 is the year for you to become … Continue reading

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Shad Planking in Wakefield, Virginia

On Wednesday of this week, I traveled to Wakefield, Virginia to participate in their Ruritan Club’s annual Shad Planking.  The shad is nailed to planks and smoked adjacent to a bed of coals while being basted with a pepper sauce … Continue reading

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Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS 1st 1/4 2011 Market Report

The Charlottesville (Virginia) Area Association of REALTORS released their 1st ¼ 2011 market report on April 12,2011.  The good news includes real estate continuing to sell in Central Virginia with 491 sales reported!  The report shows purchase price remaining a key … Continue reading

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Charlottesville Library Book Sale

If you ever visit Camp Karen (our home near Zion Crossroads, Louisa County, Virginia) you’ll know we love reading and books.  Every room contains books!  We have built in book shelves, antique book cases, 2nd had bookcases, boxes of books … Continue reading

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