When Is a Good Time to Buy a Home?

When Is a Good Time to Buy a Home? I’m asked this question frequently.  My standard answer is “when you can afford to do it and you can qualify for financing.” If you have concerns about your employment security or you think you won’t be in the area for long, perhaps delaying is prudent.  If
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2nd Quarter Market Report from Michael Guthrie

When looking at the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors recently released 2nd quarter market report, it truly is a mixed bag of statistical analysis. I can’t remember a recent time that the report could support a positive or negative trend depending on how one looks at the numbers. This was substantiated in a recent conversation

– 1st Quarter Market Report from Michael Guthrie

Headlines can be deceiving… This was the headline in the Daily Progress Report: Area home sales fall, prices down in some areas.  This (full article can be read via this link appeared in the paper after the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors released their 1st quarter market report at the end of April. Although

– Roy Wheeler Recognized with Website Quality Certification

Roy Wheeler Realty CO. has earned the Website Quality Certification (WQC) from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a global community of 565 marketing-leading independent real estate firms in over 70 countries. The certification was presented in recognition of excellence in website design, content and functionality. Roy Wheeler’s website,, received strong marks in

– Robert Ramsey into CAAR Hall of Fame

Robert Ramsey was installed into the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors Hall of Fame on January 10th at the annual awards breakfast. Mr. Ramsey was licensed in 1977 and became the Principal Broker for Charlotte Ramsey Realtors in 1995. He became the Managing Broker of Roy Wheeler Realty Company’s downtown office when his company merged

– Keith Smith Attends Affordability Conference

Keith Smith of Roy Wheeler Realty Company, recently attended the affordability conference at Portland State University.  Representatives from Washington, D.C., Charlottesville, Va., Seattle, and Portland—all cities where homes and apartments have become very expensive—met at PSU last week to share information and create policy and development plans that they will put into practice in their