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Category Archives: Charlottesville

Energy Efficiency: Trends, Legislation, & more

The year is coming to a close and 2013 numbers should continue to show signs of an improving real estate market in the Charlottesville area. We’ll see more sales year over year, increasing median prices, lower inventory, and fewer short sales and foreclosures. All good indicators. But there is more. The conversation about energy efficiency […]

Glenn Robertson Earns Master Certified Green Professional Designation

Written by: Deborah Rutter Amy Webb and I are thrilled to announce that Glenn Robertson, co-founder of Nest Partner Builder Smith & Robertson, has earned the Master Certified Green Professional (Master CGP) designation! A recognition from the National Association of Homebuilders, the Master CGP signifies that a builder is an expert in the field of […]

Introducing Smith & Robertson

Written by: Amy Webb Nest Realty is thrilled to welcome Smith & Robertson to its family of partner builders! Ron Smith and Glenn Robertson are the two founders of this small custom design/build company, and they have been crafting dream homes here in Central Virginia for more than 36 years. Here are a few of […]

NAR 2013 San Francisco Wrap Up

Nest agent and CAAR President-Elect John Ince attended the 2013 NAR conference last week in San Francisco. In reflecting on the trip, John shared these thoughts with us:   Quite a trip, all the way out to the sunshine state, 20,000 Realtors invaded the San Francisco financial district filling up every hotel and restaurant for four […]

Cynthia Viejo Receives 2013 Good Neighbor Award

Nest Realty’s very own Cynthia Viejo was honored by the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors as a recipient of the Good Neighbor Award for her work with the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA and Green Dogs Unleashed. The Good Neighbor Award program recognizes CAAR members that invest time and energy into initiatives that make a lasting impact on […]

Meet the Agent: Heather Griffith

By: Taylor Tice Get to know Heather Griffith of Nest Realty Charlottesville in this week’s edition of Nest’s “Meet the Agent” series. Heather combines her sales and marketing experience with a personal touch to provide her clients a refreshing experience. Want to know how Heather got her start in the real estate industry and what […]

Charlottesville Market Report for Q3 2013

We recently wrapped up our Q3 2013 Nest Report. You can check out the full report here. Here’s a quick snapshot of how the market performed this quarter. The sales trend for the Charlottesville MSA continues in a positive direction. For the 9th straight quarter, total year-over-year sales were up.Overall Q3 sales were up 19% from […]

Meet the Agent: Dawn Cromer

Nest Realty’s “Meet the Agent” blog series is back! Dawn Cromer combines her passion and expertise in Charlottesville real estate with a hard-nosed work ethic developed through her time as an elite track and field athlete to help her clients easily navigate the home buying and selling process. Read today’s interview to learn more about […]

Bob Hughes Team Wins Best of C-VILLE 2013 Runner Up!

A hearty congratulations to the Bob Hughes Team for receiving runner up recognition in the 2013 Best of C-VILLE survey in the Best Charlottesville Realtor category. We’d like to thank Bob and Laura for their hard work, creativity (see their latest ad to the left) and levity. Way to go!

Charlottesville Market Report for Q2 2013

We wrapped up our Q2 market report for the Charlottesville area real estate market.  You can view the full report here.  Here’s a recap: Depending on what indicators you look at, the Charlottesville real estate market has been on the mend for somewhere between 12-18 months. There have been quarters where sales were up, but prices […]