What to Look For When Buying Vacant Land

With the lack of resale housing inventory in our area for the past few years, many Buyers are turning to the idea of purchasing some land and building their own home.  But, what are some of the things you may need to look out for, and the right questions to ask (known as “due diligence”), in finding the right lot? Land can be a great investment, but it’s also a matter of knowing … [Read more...]

14+ Acres in Henley Middle School District

Located in Henley Middle School District is this 14.58 acres with 2 division rights. Brookwood Road offers you privacy and is very close to town. Over 14 wooded acres in the heart of Crozet with 2 division rights. Seasonal mountain views that could be year round with selective cutting. The Lickinghole Creek borders the property with frontage over 1700 feet. This lot has great privacy and … [Read more...]

Charlottesville Land

When you're considering building in the Charlottesville area one of the most important steps is choosing the location. Of course location is critical whenever discussing real estate, but when you're thinking of building, sometimes people give in on the location because they're so focused on the home itself. They choose a design and builder and then just default to what lots are … [Read more...]

Indian Springs Charlottesville Virginia

Rarely does a property with such majestic views as 11 Indian Ridge Road come on the market in central Virginia. This seven acre estate parcel located in Indian Springs, about 12 mins North-West of Charlottesville in Albemarle County, offers panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  The home site offers views from every window of your future home. There is a private area for decks, a … [Read more...]

Charlottesville Land and a single tree

Charlottesville Land It is hard to look at Charlottesville without thinking about the Charlottesville Land in the area. We have an area that has wonderful views and four seasons. When we look at land, we sometime forget to see the beauty in just one tree. This tree was photographed by a good friend and it reminds me of just how magnificent the land is in the Charlottesville area. Remember the … [Read more...]

Question: What is Real Estate?

I got this question from a client the other day and it is a good one. What is Real Estate?   The definition of Real Estate is: A piece of land, including the air above it and the ground below it, and any buildings or structures on it. also called realty. source (investorwords.com) If you really look at the definition you see that it is "LAND".... including other parts...air, ground, … [Read more...]

Western Bypass Meeting 7-2011

Just got this message below: Albemarle County Board of Supervisor Member Ken Boyd will host a community meeting for residents of the northern area of the county to discuss the Western Bypass on Tuesday, July 26, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Baker Butler Elementary School. … [Read more...]

Charlottesville Land Search

When looking for Charlottesville land to build on in the Charlottesville Real Estate market there is a lot to consider. Price is always a concern but I can tell you from experience that price is not everything. We need to be able to build the home you desire on the lot so the topography is critical. We want to be aware of adjacent parcels and surrounding areas, including schools. One of the … [Read more...]

How do I search for land in Charlottesville?

This is a good question that I recently got from a prospect.There is a lot to consider and one is how much land? Are you looking to build a home, farm or estate? Do you want a place for horses? Of course what is your price range?Many people want to search on their own before contacting one of our agents and this is why I have set up many ways to search on our websites. Charlottesville Land … [Read more...]

Buy Land-Twain

\ We have all heard the famous quote by Mark Twain : “Buy land, they're not making it anymore” Well that may be true but you certainly need to be careful...   Recently I have seen a couple of interesting situations. 1. I had a prospect call me saying that they wanted 5-10 acres for less than 100K and wanted to build within a few months. Talk about a can of worms. They were … [Read more...]

Indian Springs – Charlottesville Virginia

INDIAN SPRINGS When you are looking for land in and around Charlottesville you might want to consider Indian Springs! Just take a look at these views: This is an elevated homesite and offers fantastic views of the distant pond as well as the Blue Ridge. Here is another photo panning over to the left: We have a lot of beautiful vistas around the Charlottesville Area and finding the … [Read more...]

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