charlottesville real estate market: Can You Lower Your Property Taxes by real estate expert Fulton Gaylord - 12/30/12 12:59 PM
Can You Lower Your Property Taxes by real estate expert Fulton Gaylord
In our society today, we are all looking for ways to cut our expenses. If you own any property in the Charlottesville real estate market, then one of these expenses are your property taxes. In our discussion today, we are going to look at ways to possibly cut your propertytaxes.
Tip #1 – Make a trip to the assessment office.
This office contains a wealth of knowledge that we don’t take enough advantage of. Get as much information about your property in the Charlottesville real estate market as you … (0 comments)

charlottesville real estate market: Get the Best Deal for a Property in the Charlottesville Real Estate Market by Using These 4 Powerful Negotiation Tactics, by Fulton Gaylord, expert in the Charlottesville Real Estate Market - 12/07/12 11:42 PM
Good negotiation skills can make the difference between a successful deal and an unsuccessful deal. It can be the difference between getting a bargain and being ripped off. Here are some negotiation tips for getting the best deal on a property in the Charlottesville Real Estate Market.Tip #1 - Position Yourself as the ChooserIt's been said that whoever cares about the result less in a negotiation is likely to come out on top.If you're making an offer, the more it seems like you could take it or leave it, the more likely the seller is to acquiesce to your terms. The … (0 comments)

charlottesville real estate market: The Root Causes Of Foreclosures by real estate expert Fulton Gaylord - 12/04/12 12:16 AM
The Root Causes Of Foreclosures by real estate expert Fulton Gaylord
Avoid Foreclosure Hell!At one time there were two main causes for foreclosures in our country. We are going to discuss these causes and see how it affects the real estate and banking industries.The two main causes that originally brought about a foreclosure event were divorce and failed businesses. The bigger of the two is divorce and it is usually based on the departure of the husband. Failed businesses are the second commonest cause for foreclosure in the Charlottesville Real Estate Market. Often times, the homeowner has been swamped with debts … (1 comments)

charlottesville real estate market: What is a Buydown Mortgage? - 11/15/12 10:08 PM
As a buyer in the Charlottesville Real Estate Market, you’ll find there are many different mortgage options available to you.
A buydown mortgage is one such option.
This option can help you reduce your interest rate either temporarily or permanently.
In this article, we’ll go over the two different options you have for a buydown mortgage so you know exactly how a buydown mortgage works.What is a Buydown Mortgage?A buydown mortgage is when you pay an initial lump sum to “buy down” the interest rate on your loan. This allows you to qualify for larger loan amounts based on your income, … (0 comments)

charlottesville real estate market: Are We Up? Or, Are We Down? The C'ville Real Estate Market - 10/10/12 10:38 PM
According to all the statistical data, the market is pluggin' along a little better than this time last year.
But, it doesn't pass my sniff test, sorry.
What I'm seeing out in the market are longer market times and (still) falling prices.
Maybe this is another example of our beuracracy putting a positive spin on things, or maybe it's time I notch up my efforts to start working higher priced properties?!
So, here are three (3) different Charlottesville real estate market summaries: Trulia (always wrong), Altos, and our own CAAR (Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors).
Call or e-mail me so we … (0 comments)

charlottesville real estate market: Charlottesville Real Estate Market--Which Way Are We Headed? - 10/03/12 12:09 AM
Well, here it is, FALL!
October 3rd and my kids are already talking about snow!
Me? I'm just glad there's lots of football to watch!
But, in between all the family pleasantries and weekend-football-overeating, I save some time to keep the pulse of our local Charlottesville real estate market.
And, of course, the one question I get asked almost every day: How IS the Charlottesville real estate market?
So, here is my analysis:
First, I'm actually going to limit this discussion just to the County that surrounds Charlottesville-->Albemarle County, and I WON'T include the actual City of C'ville. Different market, different … (0 comments)

charlottesville real estate market: Charlottesville Market Conditions Per CAAR--April 2011 - 04/20/11 05:13 AM
According to CAAR, the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors,here's a quick breakdown of our local real estate market:

Home statistics for current month Active Listing Inventory: 3,318 Number of Listings Sold: 104 Median price of Listings Sold: $266,750 Average Days on Market for Listings Sold: 151 Home statistics for previous month Active Listing Inventory: 3,192 Number of Listings Sold: 197 Median price of Listings Sold: $214,500 Average Days on Market for Listings Sold: 122 From this, I get that market is still in downward trend.  There are more listings, which we would expect this time of year, and fewer selling, … (0 comments)

charlottesville real estate market: "Hey Fulton, how's the market in Forest Lakes right now?" - 01/29/11 05:31 AM
"Hey Fulton, how's the market in Forest Lakes right now?"
Gotta' be the number one question I hear as I'm out and about.
Currently, January 29th, 2011, there are 16 properties for sale in Forest Lakes, 13 of which are single family, detached homes. Prices range from $249,900 to $500,000 (for the single families).
Average sales price =$379,854
Average days on market = 133 
Average price per square foot = $145
Since October, 2010, to now, 10 detached single family homes have sold in Forest Lakes.
Average days on market = 109
Average price = $346,600
Average price per sq foot = $139
Analysis: … (1 comments)

charlottesville real estate market: How Is The Real Estate Market? - 10/11/10 06:10 AM
"Don't give me the facts, give me the truth.  The facts are always changing."
Well, facts show that the market in the Charlottesvile area is still depressed with prices still falling and market times increasing.
But when people ask me, and it seems THE number 1 question they ask me, "How Is The Real Estate Market?", I often wonder what the best way to answer IS. Do I give 'em facts and figures, or do I give 'em my truthful opinion?
I mean I do a lot of foreclosure work and those properties fly out of here like leaves before an … (0 comments)

 
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