Holiday Wreath Workshops at Monticello

November 18, 2014

This is the 28th year of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello wreath workshops. All materials are provided and you leave with a beautiful handmade wreath. There are several workshops scheduled but you need to reserve your tickets in advance. The first one starts November 28th. Please go to Monticello’s website for more information.

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UVA Hospital-The Battle Building

November 11, 2014

Charlottesville, VA is known for its outstanding health care, but what about children’s health care? Children often need specialized care, due to their little bodies and inability to list all their symptoms correctly. In 2014, the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital opened a Pediatric Outpatient Care Center called the Battle Building. It was ranked by […]

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Retiring… What now?

November 3, 2014

Considering retiring to an area that offers history, affordability and a wide range of activities- then look at Charlottesville, VA. With its richly varied landscape that offer breathtaking views of the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains, the four season climates, top medical care, and a wide variety of leisure activities… it’s easy to see why Charlottesville […]

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Apps & Smartphones

October 31, 2014

Interested in buying or selling a house? It’s a complicated process and there is a lot of information to help you achieve your goal. In today’s world, technology is at the edge of our fingertips, so here are some top apps available on most smartphones to help you gather facts and make the process much easier. […]

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Autumn

October 28, 2014

Autumn is a beautiful time of year, especially in Virginia. The weather cools down, the air is crisp, the leaves start to change color and there is a lot to keep everyone busy. Below are some top reasons of why Charlottesville and autumn go so well together… The fall foliage… Skyline drive is one of […]

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Charlottesville Real Estate Market – Third Quarter 2014

October 13, 2014

The Charlottesville Real Estate Market Report for the third quarter of 2014 can be found here.

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Pipeline Maps for Nelson and Buckingham Counties

October 12, 2014

While the gas pipeline proposed for north and east of Charlottesville has been suspended, the one south of Charlottesville passing through Nelson and Buckingham Counties is still alive. The Friends of Nelson have put together a very informative site with lots of maps and updates concerning the pipeline. Click here if you want to go […]

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Virginia Real Estate Taxes

October 9, 2014

If you are living in the northeast and it has not crossed your mind yet, you might want to move to Virginia to save on your real estate taxes! Here is a chart that shows how all 50 states rank in regards to real estate taxes and property values.

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Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival

October 7, 2014

Rebec Vineyards Amherst, VA October 11th and 12th, 2014 10AM to 5PM This is one festival you don’t want to miss! Ten wineries, five stages with musicians, chefs, magicians and even a petting zoo! Not to mention the specialty vendors and foods plus artists and craftors. For more information and advanced tickets, please visit Rebec […]

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Avoid Car-Deer Collisions

October 3, 2014

There you are, rumbling along the highway, lost in thoughts…. when… BAM.  Your whole life can change.  Yes, we’re talking about the suicidal deer that’s been waiting for you to come along. It’s not something to be taken lightly though.  Deer/car collisions claim many lives and cause injuries to humans and the deer.  Not to mention […]

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