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Category Archives: Charlottesville

CAAR Welcomes a New Board of Directors

The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors (CAAR) recently inducted it’s new 2014 Board of Directors at an induction ceremony held at the Boar’s Head Pavilion. Nest Realty is proud that among this group of new officers is our very own John Ince, who will be serving as Board President. At the recent induction ceremony, John […]

Happy Holidays from Nest Realty

At Nest, we are honored to be a part of several wonderful communities throughout the state of Virginia. This holiday season, Nest wanted to spotlight these communities in which we live and work. These communities support us all year long, so to say thanks we are giving back. With every view this video has by […]

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: Kristie Walker

By: Taylor Tice Have you heard we have a new office in Fredericksburg, Va? Well now you’ve got the opportunity to meet one of the wonderful agents working in this new office. In this week’s “Meet the Agent” post, get to know Kristie Walker of Nest Realty Fredericksburg. Would Kristie build her dream home on […]