fulton gaylord: Tips For Getting A Charlottesville Mortgage - 01/08/15 04:18 AM
Tips For Getting A Charlottesville Mortgage
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Are you considering buying a Charlottesville Virginia property as a second home or investment? Perhaps you are looking for a small cottage or apartment where you can escape for vacation, or maybe you want to have another home closer to family. Maybe you want to rent out your second property and make a steady income from your investment. Whatever the reason, a second piece of real estate can be a fantastic investment. However, sometimes getting a mortgage on your second home can be a challenge.
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fulton gaylord: Questions To Ask Your Charlottesville Home Inspector - 11/30/14 03:39 AM
Questions To Ask Your Charlottesville Home Inspector


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When you buy a Charlottesville home, you need to know exactly what you’re buying. Imagine how frustrated you’d be to find out that the hot water heater wasn’t working—in the middle of a shower! This is why you should have a home inspection before you buy your Charlottesville home. A home inspection is an important part of buying your Charlottesville home. Before you hire a home inspector, ask candidates a few questions to make sure you hire a trustworthy inspector.
What does your inspection cover? Not all inspections … (2 comments)

fulton gaylord: Charlottesville Neighborhoods By Video - 10/27/14 01:14 AM
Charlottesville Neighborhoods By Video
Submitted By Fulton Gaylord, Keller Williams Realty,
Charlottesville, Virginia
 
We were having one of our semi-monthly fire-pits out in our neighborhood cul-de-sac last Friday night, this time welcoming two new NGIC families that just moved into our community, when discussion revolved around real estate and me being the local Forest Lakes Realtor:

I was SO pleased that one of the couples said they had viewed many of my neighborhood videos and it was a driving force for them to pick a rental in Forest Lakes!
They also liked my extensive information about many of our … (0 comments)

fulton gaylord: Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector Before Buying Your Charlottesville Home - 10/27/14 01:02 AM
Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector Before
Buying Your Charlottesville Home
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Fulton Gaylord, Keller Williams Realty, Charlottesville, VA
 
When you buy a Charlottesville home, you need to know exactly what you’re buying. Imagine how frustrated you’d be to find out that the hot water heater wasn’t working—in the middle of a shower! This is why you should have a home inspection before you buy your home. A home inspection is an important part of buying your home. Before you hire a home inspector, ask candidates a few questions to make sure you hire … (0 comments)

fulton gaylord: A Lot of Homes For Sale in Forest Lakes, Charlottesville, VA - 10/16/14 06:05 AM
A Lot of Homes For Sale in Forest Lakes,
Charlottesville, VA
October 16, 2014

 
Fall has officially started, the leaves are changing, the pools are closed for the season, and there are only 65 days 'till Christmas!
So, this year, along with your two front teeth, how about wishing for a new home in Forest Lakes?
There are currently 26 detached homes for sale in our wonderful community (yes, I live here and am also on the Assoc. Board of Directors). Prices range from $249,000 for a 3 br, 2 1/2 bath home with 1578 sq ft, with no … (1 comments)

fulton gaylord: Three Story Townhomes For Sale In Charlottesville VA - 01/28/14 12:34 AM
Why Three Story Townhomes?
Find the Current 3 Story Townhomes for Sale in Charlottesville 


Our economy is stagnant in Charlottesville. But then, why are there so many townhomes being constructed?                                            
It seems wherever you look there are newly built, or  soon-to-be-built, condos going up everywhere?!
Why?
Well, some of the reasons are:
⇒ City/County Planners believe that the best way to preserve a greater amount of free, open space, is to restrict development into tighter confines - often referred to as Cluster Zoning.
⇒ Builders then figure best way to maximize return is to build more on less, and 
⇒ Build … (1 comments)

fulton gaylord: Northfields Neighborhood Charlottesville VA 22901 - 01/21/14 03:55 AM
* Northfields Neighborhood Charlottesville VA 22901
Located just north of Rio Road East, the Northfields neighborhood is comprised of 230 homes, mostly single family detached brick ranches, but also some splits/tri-levels, and a few 2-story colonials. Streets are named Huntington, Dellwood, Sun Ridge, and Northfield. Wakefield and Chapel Hill, are actually located across (south) of Rio Road and not apparently directly connected to the neighborhood of Northfields.

About half of the homes in the Northfields neighborhood have garages or carports.
The community doesn't have any amenities, but it is within steps to the Fairview Swim and Tennis Club.
The community enjoys close … (1 comments)

fulton gaylord: Mill Creek Neighborhood Charlottesville VA 22903 - 01/21/14 12:52 AM
* Mill Creek Neighborhood Charlottesville VA  22903
Located just south of I-64, 2 1/2 miles south of the Downtown Mall (in the Center of Charlottesville), this subdivision has approximately 430 homes, most on lots between .16 and .35 acres (customary subdivision size). Homes built in the mid-1980's up to the mid-2000's, Home styles look like these:
 
* Mill Creek Neighborhood Charlottesville VA  22903

Preview all available homes for sale in the Mill Creek neighborhood--> HERE
There is an HOA, and fees range from $55/month to $102/yr. which covers common area maintenance and insurance, snow removal.
The development does not have a … (2 comments)

fulton gaylord: Redfields Neighborhood Charlottesville VA 22903 - 01/16/14 08:45 AM
* Redfields Neighborhood Charlottesville VA 22903
Located just south of I-64, 1 1/2 miles south of the Downtown Mall in the Center of Charlottesville, this subdivision has approximately 445 homes, most on lots between .16 and .35 acres (customary subdivision size). Most of the homes were built in the 1990's, in the front section - seen here:
  

Preview all available homes for sale in the Redfields neighborhood--> HERE
Redfields Community Association Web-Site
Or in the 2000's, as seen with these attached and duplex units located in the newer back section of the development:
 
These units have two HOA's, one for Redfields ($45/mo) … (0 comments)

fulton gaylord: Top 10 Real Estate Myths - What Are The Best Charlottesville VA Neighborhoods - 01/15/14 04:44 AM
Top 10 Real Estate Myths
What Are The Best Charlottesville Neighborhoods

 
Top 10 Real Estate Myths
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1. The area of Charlottesville is broken up into 5 main areas, within those areas are hundreds of neighborhoods - but only your neighborhood Realtor specialist can steer you into the right ones - away from the Riff-Raff and undesireables!
2. The further away from the center of downtown C'ville and the hub-bub from those University types, the better your chances of finding a friendly, safer, cleaner neighborhood.
3. A … (0 comments)

fulton gaylord: Camelot Neighborhood - Off Rte 29 South in Charlottesville, VA - 01/14/14 01:26 AM
* Camelot Neighborhood - Off Rte 29 South in Charlottesville, VA
A 130 home subdivision just off Rte 29 South, diagonally across (almost) from the NGIC entrance, mostly comprised of single story ranches built in early 70's:
     
Preview all available homes for sale in the Camelot neighborhood--> HERE
Market Breakdown for the Camelot neighborhood:
In 2011 there were:
     - 8 homes sold in 2011 (Up from 6 in 2010) with prices ranging from $90,000- $212,550
     - Average Price = $153,656
     - Average Days on Market (DOM) = 147
     - Price/sq ft = $96
     - Difference between List … (0 comments)

fulton gaylord: Woodbrook Neighborhood in Charlottesville VA, just off Rte 29 North - 01/13/14 11:17 PM
* Woodbrook Neighborhood in Charlottesville VA, just off Rte 29 North.
 
 

 
* Woodbrook Neighborhood in Charlottesville VA, just off Rte 29 North.
   
Another ‘self-contained' neighborhood with approximately 205 homes on streets with names like Idlewood, Brookmere, Brentwood, Eastbrook, Westbrook, and even Woodbrook. Self-contained meaning there is Woodbrook elementary school that primarily services the community of Woodbrook:

Located just off the main business corridor, Rte 29 North/South, Woodbrook is right behind the busy Woodbrook Shopping Center, basically a strip mall, with Kohr Bros Ice Cream,  Creative Nails, Vocelli Pizza, and the Woodbrook Sports & … (0 comments)

fulton gaylord: Top 10 Real Estate Myths - Choosing A Charlottesville Realtor - 01/01/14 04:45 AM
Top 10 Real Estate Myths
Choosing A Charlottesville Realtor

Top 10 Real Estate Myths
 
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1. Since we can believe everything that's written on-line, it's fair to evaluate a Charlottesville contractor based soley from reviews on Yelp.
 
2. Choosing a Realtor is as easy as calling the local office of one of the small boutique companies in the area you want to live and asking to speak to the agent on duty.
 
3. For future positive appreciation, ONLY buy homes with Granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances.
 
4. Charlottesville's real … (2 comments)

fulton gaylord: Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22901 - 12/14/13 11:40 PM
Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22901

Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22901
Full details and all photos of all available Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22901
Our ‘For Sale’ property information is a direct feed from our Charlottesville MLS  (CAAR) and is updated several times daily.
These Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22901, have a super convenient location a few miles due north of the City of Charlottesville via Route 29, in the County of Albemarle.  Some homes are stand alone, often with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge or pastoral scenes - lush slopes, spotted … (0 comments)

fulton gaylord: Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22911 - 12/11/13 08:47 PM
Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22911

Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22911
 
Full details and all photos of all available Homes For Sale In Charlottesville VA 22911
 
Our ‘For Sale’ property information is a direct feed from our Charlottesville MLS  (CAAR) and is updated several times daily.
 
These Charlottesville VA Homes in 22911, have a super convenient location a few miles due north of the City of Charlottesville via Route 29, in the County of Albemarle.  Some homes are stand alone, often with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge or pastoral scenes - lush … (0 comments)

fulton gaylord: Forest Lakes, Charlottesville, VA - Homes, Townhomes, Duplexes - 12/09/13 04:39 AM
Forest Lakes, Charlottesville, VA - Homes, Townhomes, Duplexes
      
Forest Lakes, Charlottesville, VA - Homes, Townhomes, Duplexes
Forest Lakes, North & South is a PUD (Planned Unit Development). It is located off Route 29 just about 6.5 miles due north of the City of Charlottesville. There are around 1400+/- homes in the complex ranging from 2 story townhomes to side by side duplexes, to single families - predominantly 2 story colonials but with some ranches thrown in for good measure!
         
There are two (2) pools:
    
Multiple soccer fields:
    
Two Elementary Schools:
    
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fulton gaylord: Top 10 Real Estate Myths - Poor or No Credit - 12/09/13 12:45 AM
Top 10 Real Estate Myths
Poor or No Credit

Top 10 Real Estate Myths
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1. One way to get around poor, or no, credit - have your parents buy with a home loan and then just assume their mortgage after closing
2. Three bedroom condos actually hold their value better than similar sized single family homes
3. There is no difference in value appeciation between a detached and attached home
4. Certain amenities in a home always raise the value, such as fireplaces, in-ground pools, 1st floor masters, and playsets
5. Always have your Realtor … (0 comments)

fulton gaylord: Homes Near Walker Upper Elementary School in Charlottesville VA - 12/04/13 04:03 AM
Homes Near Walker Upper Elementary School in Charlottesville VA
 
Homes Near Walker Upper Elementary School in Charlottesville VA
Walker Upper Elementary School
1564 Dairy Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Ph: 434-245-2412
this part Copied From the Charlottesville City Schools website:
Welcome to Walker!  

Walker Upper Elementary School is focused squarely on academics in the context of the crucial age group it serves. Children in grades 5-6 enjoy a balanced curriculum that maintains a focus on learning, while also nurturing spontaneity and curiosity. Since early attitudes about school often pave the way to higher education, Walker teachers guide students in their … (2 comments)

fulton gaylord: Top 10 Real Estate Myths - Septic Inspections - 12/03/13 02:37 AM
Top 10 Real Estate Myths
Septic Inspections

Top 10 Real Estate Myths
1. Oftentimes it is necessary for buyer's Home Inspector to poke holes in walls, dig up around foundation, pull up flooring, remove ceiling tiles, and even remove underlaying insulation in attic - in order to perform his duties properly.
2. Homes with more than 25 acres can deduct on taxes (per Form 1048-F) the land, less 5 acres for homesite - claiming running agricultural concern.
3. Pulling land out of conservation easements is relatively easy, but buyer would need to pay State a 20% land-use-change levy upon successful transfer … (1 comments)

fulton gaylord: Top 10 Real Estate Myths - mold in attic and basements - 11/26/13 11:07 PM
Top 10 Real Estate Myths
Mold in Attic and Basements

Top 10 Real Estate Myths
1. All Realtors are equal in their knowledge base and experience because State requirements are standard for continuing professional development, entrance qualifications, and State Testing levels.
2. It's best NOT to change your furnace air filters prior to an inspection in order to show the inspector and buyer how clean and how fresh the air quality is in the home.
3. HOA fees are deductible up to 40% of the current home's appraisal less the bi-annual self governing fee divided by the lesser of 20% or … (2 comments)

 
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