pam dent: How Do You Prepare to Buy Your First Home in Charlottesville, VA? - 05/20/22 09:38 AM

The world of real estate can be daunting, but with enough preparation, anyone can make the dream of purchasing their first home a reality. 

To prepare to buy your first home in Charlottesville, VA, research the real estate market trends in the area. After that, you should contact a mortgage professional who will calculate how much you can spend on a down payment, monthly mortgage, and closing costs. Getting pre-approved for a home loan is essential for a smooth home buying process.

Finally, to guide you through the complicated journey of buying your first home, get in touch with an experienced … (0 comments)

pam dent: Common Mistakes Golf Home Buyers Make - 02/11/22 07:45 PM
The home buying process can be a long and winding road, where the most experienced buyers can sometimes make mistakes. Even if you take extreme care and think you’ve double-checked everything, financial losses can still happen. 
Homebuyers need to be aware of the process of acquiring properties so no mistakes can be made. 
If you decide to buy a golf home, make sure to be aware of the common mistakes such as not double-checking locations, working with a realtor, and being well-versed in the art of negotiation and knowing your worth.
Here are some of the most common mistakes you can make when buying … (6 comments)

pam dent: Does a Golf Course Add Value to Your Charlottesville, VA Home? - 10/20/21 10:58 AM
Thanks to the pandemic, buying a house on or near a golf course could be a win both for golfers and non-golfers. Living next to a golf course gives you a good view of a scenic landscape. This is very relaxing, especially these days when everyone is working from home. Aside from the good view, though, does a golf course increase your property's value?
A golf course adds value to your Charlottesville, VA home by providing an area where you can enjoy the outdoors and practice social distancing. It also increases your property value! 
Today, I will discuss the factors to consider before … (0 comments)

pam dent: How Much Money Should I Save To Buy A Charlottesville VA House? - 07/04/21 04:47 PM
As a prospective homeowner, there is a lot for you to consider before you buy a home. It is likely that you already have a dream home in mind. You might know the neighborhood that you want it to be in, or how you want the structure to look. You may already have a checklist of all the features that you need the house to have. The more elaborate your checklist, the more expensive your dream home will be.
If you want to buy a home in Charlottesville, VA, you might be wondering how much you’ll need to save up. It all … (0 comments)

pam dent: Is Buying A Home in Charlottesville, VA a Good Investment? - 02/25/21 09:34 PM
To consider a home a good investment, you need to know what you plan to do with it, as well as where to buy it. In Charlottesville, VA, buying a home can be a good investment. With Charlottesville country homes, there often is open land which may increase in value along with the house itself. Mark Twain is quoted as saying “buy land, they aren’t making more of it”. The fact that there is a finite amount of land, makes these homes a great asset if you need a smart place to put your money.
There are many reasons why you might … (1 comments)

pam dent: UNDER CONTRACT! Black Walnut Farm, 15434 Madison Run Rd, Gordonsville, VA 22942 Farm for Sale - 12/06/20 08:33 PM
You will be proud to call this property your home!
Privacy, space, and amazing amenities- all these and more can be yours when you buy this Gordonsville VA farm for sale. This charming farm features a renovated historic home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and sits on 8.2 private acres of gently rolling land.
This Gordonsville VA farm has been upgraded and renovated to ensure comfort and convenience. The spacious gourmet kitchen comes with a dishwasher, a double oven, and a gas range. There is also a refrigerator, a wall oven, and a gas cooktop. A few steps from the dining area … (8 comments)

pam dent: UNDER CONTRACT! Black Walnut Farm, 15434 Madison Run Rd, Gordonsville, VA 22942 | Farm for Sale - 11/20/20 05:06 AM
This Gordonsville VA farm for sale is ready for its new owner!
Rarely does one have the opportunity to own a beautiful farm of this nature in an amazing location. This charming farm features a renovated historic home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and sits on 8.2 private acres of gently rolling land.
This property has an exceptional location. Gordonsville is a charming southern town located nine miles northeast of Charlottesville. This small residential town has a population of around 1,500 people.
Gordonsville is known for its award-winning wineries, world-class dining, and breathtaking scenery. This scenic region is dotted with farms, orchards, and … (4 comments)

pam dent: What Adds Value to a Charlottesville VA Country Home? - 10/11/20 10:38 PM
You can add value to your country home in Charlottesville by emphasizing the advantages of rural life. The peace of rural areas is important to many people, however, having good roads for access to urban areas is a boost. Adequate space for horses and other animals adds value too. The quality of the home and improvements should be optimal. While many appreciate a rustic appearance, modern amenities hold value indoors.
Selling homes in an urban area may be easier than in rural areas. This boils down to more people living in urban areas, thus a larger buyer pool. Modernity appeals to many … (3 comments)

pam dent: How Do You Sell Your House In A Slow Market? - 08/20/20 12:17 AM
Nobody wants to sell anything when the market is bad. This rings true even for home sellers. But while selling a house in a sluggish market can be hard, it is possible. All it takes is a unique kind of game plan.
In this article, you will discover the secrets to selling your Charlottesville VA house in a slow market.
If you are selling your home in Charlottesville VA, take note of the following strategies to increase your likelihood of a sale:
1. Be familiar with your market
2. Sell for a good price
3. Stage your home
4. Advertise your home
5. Highlight the best features of … (10 comments)

pam dent: What Do You Do If Your House Isn’t Selling? - 07/13/20 01:08 AM
Do you feel discouraged when your home stays on the market for a long time and can’t even get a single buyer to make an offer on it? Are you worried that your Charlottesville VA home for sale may become an expired listing soon?
In this article, you will discover the actions you can take when your house doesn’t sell.
There is no need to panic when your Charlottesville VA home doesn’t sell. Changing your sales strategy, selling for less, and considering a short sale are just some of the things you can do when your property doesn’t sell immediately. When your … (2 comments)

pam dent: 2593 Central Plains Rd Palmyra VA 22963 | Central Virginia Farmette for Sale - 05/19/20 05:35 AM
An opportunity to make your dreams come true!
Grow your organic garden and live the country life you dream of on this 17-acre farm in Central VA. This property has everything you need in self-sufficient country property, along with a stocked pond, a greenhouse, and a metal carport. In addition to the well-maintained farm, Palmyra Hill comes with an updated home featuring 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and 2,968 square feet of living space.
Enjoy the best of privacy, space, and beautiful country views on this Central VA farm, listed for ONLY $469,900.

Call me, Pam Dent at (434) 960-0161 to set a … (5 comments)

pam dent: 2593 Central Plains Rd Palmyra VA 22963 | Central Virginia Small Farm - 05/07/20 09:43 AM
Welcome to your farmette in Central Virginia
Whether you’re looking to start a small farm, a summer getaway, or live a serene country life, this 17-acre property in Palmyra could be what you are looking for.
Tucked away at the end of a private driveway, this property offers the privacy and serenity you dream of. It also has everything you need to start a self-sufficient farm.
This Virginia farmette features multiple barns perfect for your cattle and other livestock. Storage is not a problem. You have enough space to store grain, hay, and other produce.
There’s also a workshop, chicken house, composters, and a large … (0 comments)

pam dent: 117 Middlebrook Rd Staunton VA 24401 | Virginia Historic Home for Sale - 04/08/20 09:03 AM
History and convenience meet in this ideally-located Virginia country property
Set amidst wide, open spaces is a stunning historic home that offers 90+ acres of gently rolling pastures and woodlands. It’s also in a great location just outside the Staunton city limits, giving you easy access to conveniences. Rarely does a property of this size and location come to the market!

Built in 1768, this 2-story historic home’s stunning brick architecture is amazing. It features 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 half baths, and 5 fireplaces in its 3,976 square feet of living space. You’ll love the modern updates, graceful rooms, and high … (0 comments)

pam dent: Do You Have to Pay Taxes on the Sale of Your Charlottesville VA Home? - 03/06/20 01:16 AM
Whether you are moving into a bigger home after outgrowing your starter home or downsizing, selling your home in Charlottesville VA is just as major a life decision as buying a new home. Selling the place you’ve called home for many years is a huge deal, especially when you start figuring out the taxes involved in a home sale.
If you are selling a home for the first time, you probably are wondering if you have to pay taxes on the sale of your home. Knowing how much taxes you need to pay—if there’s any—is important when selling a home because it … (2 comments)

pam dent: What Should You Do Before Selling A House? - 02/23/20 11:10 PM
Selling a house is a process so complex that whether you are a first-time home seller or not, you will probably have a bunch of questions as to how to go about it. In this article, you will learn the answers to those questions and more as I prepare you for your home sale.
What are the things you need to know before selling your home?
When it comes to selling, knowing the value of your house and exercising patience and restraint are crucial. Before you put your house on the market, get it appraised by a licensed appraiser and/or a broker price … (5 comments)

pam dent: NOW SOLD! 1100 Mill Pond Rd Faber VA 22938| Historic Central Virginia Country Home for Sale - 11/12/19 07:37 AM
Own a piece of history in this Central VA historic country home!
Gorgeous wooded views, vintage architecture, beautiful updates, and ultimate privacy are yours in this meticulously updated historic home for sale in Central VA. Located on more than 24 acres, this 2-story Colonial home features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 6 fireplaces, 12' ceilings, and more.
Entertaining is easy in its light-filled sitting rooms. There's also an English basement, a spacious kitchen, loft bedrooms, a recreation room, an outdoor shed for an office and additional storage, and more!
Don't miss this chance to own a historic home in Central VA!
  Make it yours … (2 comments)

pam dent: NOW SOLD! 1100 Mill Pond Rd Faber VA 22938 | Historic Central Virginia Country Home for Sale - 11/12/19 06:17 AM
Stunning Central VA historic estate offers exceptional value, lovely nature views,  privacy, and space
Welcome to your dream historic home in Central Virginia! 
Located 25 minutes to Charlottesville is a meticulously updated 18th century estate that offers privacy, space, and the vintage charm you're looking for.

This historic property is set in a glorious setting of over 24 mostly open acres, perfect as a country retreat, a summer getaway, or a primary residence.

Life is easy in this gorgeous country estate. Its expansive land means you get to enjoy long walks in summer and spring, go on hikes, and indulge in your favorite outdoor activities … (3 comments)

pam dent: Charlottesville Horse Farms | Market Report for August 2019 - 10/21/19 09:43 AM
Your dream equestrian property is here!
If you’ve been dreaming of having your own horse farm, the city of Charlottesville is a great place to find one. This horse-friendly community in west Central Virginia situated within the upper Piedmont Plateau, at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and at the headwaters of the Rivanna River.
Charlottesville is a small city surrounded by beautiful country and comes with all the things you’d want from a big city. Here, you get to enjoy a peaceful and tranquil life in the company of your horses. Aside from stunning horse farms for sale, the area is … (0 comments)

pam dent: 6466 E Timber Ridge Rd Mount Crawford VA Virginia Horse Farm for Sale - 10/17/19 04:39 PM
This is the equestrian property of your dreams!
Here's a great opportunity to own the horse farm of your dreams. Conveniently located a short drive from I-81 and James Madison University and across from Cross Keys Vineyard, you get a 40-acre property where your horses can enjoy peace and space.
This farm features a 24-matted stall barn, automatic waterers, a heated tack room, 3 wash bays power, a spacious indoor arena, a 90 x 60 feet outdoor ring, paddocks, hayfields, and more!

  A 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom manager's residence with 2,100 square feet of living space, and a 2,576 square foot civil war … (3 comments)

pam dent: 6466 E Timber Ridge Rd Mount Crawford VA | Virginia Horse Farm for Sale - 10/17/19 02:25 AM
Welcome to your new equestrian property in Virginia!
Nestled on 40 gently rolling acres is an exceptional Virginia equestrian facility that has everything a discerning horseman could wish for. Known as Garden Gate Stables, this horse farm is an ideal place to raise your horses and enjoy a serene and laid-back lifestyle.
You'll love its amenity-packed stable, wide riding spaces, and stunning mountain views. You and your horse can go riding and exploring on your spacious farm the whole day and come thrilled and happy.
Conveniently located a short drive from I-81 and James Madison University, Garden Gate Stables offers you and your horses … (4 comments)

Pam Dent, REALTOR® - Charlottesville Virginia Homes / Horse (Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)

Pam Dent

REALTOR® - Charlottesville Virginia Homes / Horse

Charlottesville, VA

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Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.

Address: 198 Spotnap Rd, #C-5, Charlottesville, VA, 22911

Mobile: (434) 960-0161

Office: 434 951 7101




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