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If you have paid any attention at all as you drive around Charlottesville and the surrounding Central Virginia area, you can’t help but notice that there is new housing (both for sale and for rent)… Read More

Are you someone that doesn’t think you can buy a home? Believe it or not, many of you reading this article are renting because you don’t think you have the ability to purchase a… Read More

Bitcoin is hard to miss these days. Chatter about the cryptocurrency is everywhere as more businesses — from coffee shops to online retailers — accept it as a payment option. That raises an… Read More

If you’re a prospective home seller, here are five things you can do now to get ready for a spring sale. Start packing It may sound crazy to start packing months in advance of… Read More

Looking back to 2017 and ahead to 2018… I found this quote today from something I wrote early in 2009. “The bottom line is that I don’t anticipate home values increasing until at least into… Read More

The practice is called “greenwashing,” and home shoppers need to be on guard: It means a house is being marketed as environmentally friendly and energy-saving when it doesn’t really deserve that description. Greenwashing is a… Read More

When sellers start the home-selling process, no one wants to think “What would happen if my home doesn’t sell?” But before you panic, recognize that there are many things that you can do so you… Read More

In the Charlottesville/Central Virginia area like in many other parts of the country the housing market is beginning to gain momentum.  As a result, the number of homes on the market, more commonly known as… Read More

The History of Roy Wheeler Realty Company (1927) With a $300 loan in his back pocket, Charlottesville native Roy Wheeler in 1927 decided it was time to follow his dreams and start a real estate… Read More

New construction continues to impact the Charlottesville and Central Virginia housing market. According to the Charlottesville Area or Realtors recently released 2017 3rd quarter market report, https://www.caar.com/docs/default-source/press-releases/2017-third-quarter-market-report-final.pdf?sfvrsn=2, 997 homes sold compared to 1021 during… Read More

Three Steps to a Safe Season #1: Prep the Plumbing Drain the water from your outdoor faucets and garden hoses and arrange to have any in-ground sprinkler pipes blown out. Roll up the garden hoses… Read More

Early detection and immediate reaction are the two keys to staying one step ahead of the hackers who more than likely stole your information last week thanks to the massive Equifax breach. Read More