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5 Charlottesville Urban Gardens

October 7, 2010

Many of us take it for granted that there will be a way we can plant a little garden somewhere in our yard.  Increasingly we are hearing about those less fortunate who have no real access to fresh fruits or vegetables in their neighborhoods… and also they are unable to experience the joy of raising […]

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5 Charlottesville Acronyms You Should Know

September 7, 2010

One pitfall of a profession or region is that the more familiar we are with the area, the more likely we are to abbreviate the names or terms within our area.   Tourists in Chicago are told directions from “The El”… some having no clue what an “El” is (an elevated train system).  It’s no different […]

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5 Charlottesville Festivals

August 30, 2010

Every town expresses its unique character in its festivals and celebrations. Charlottesville has long-standing events which celebrate its range of historical roots…. from agriculture to education. Check out the links below for our 5 Favorite Charlottesville Festivals. 1. Carter’s Mountain Apple Festival.  This is so much fun.   If you love autumn weekends and apples of […]

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Charlottesville among Top 5 for Retirees

August 23, 2010

Charlottesville has once again hit the top of a list of great cities for retirees.  Kiplinger released their list of their top 5 picks for wonderful retirement locations, and guess who was at the top (again)? Click here to find out who else was chosen.

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5 Jeffersonian Architectural Features

August 23, 2010

   It’s almost a ‘given’ that when you engage someone from Charlottesville in conversation about architecture, it won’t be long before you’re discussing some portion of Thomas Jefferson’s architectural vision.  Jefferson’s architecture permeates the town, not only on the campus he designed at the University of Virginia, but also in scores of residential and commercial […]

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5 Professionals that Real Estate Buyers Want

August 23, 2010

Even though every real estate transaction is different from all of the others, there are certain details that apply to most of them.  For Buyers, they will eventually end up wanting or hiring the following 5 professionals to make their purchase a smooth experience. 1.  REALTOR.    Your Realtor comes first… not just because we want […]

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5 Ways To Sound Native

August 17, 2010

The Charlottesville area draws a lot of visitors each year, and our days in the real estate business are spent with people from all over the globe . Most of them appreciate the following tips so that they don’t sound too much like a tourist during their visits, so we thought we’d share them with […]

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5 For Coffee and WiFi

August 12, 2010

For those of you who want to satisfy the coffee jones and cruise your email at the same time, here are our 5 nominations for our favorite local coffee shops in various locations around the Charlottesville area …. in random order, they’re all good and they all offer free wi-fi. #1.   Their name tells it all.  Cville Coffee has […]

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