Energy Efficiency Update – The Save Act and 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 […]

From the Nest Blog

Where to Retire Magazine Features Charlottesville Walk Scores! “The authority on retirement relocation” has featured Charlottesville along with popular retirement destinations such as Sarasota and Tuscon. Keith Davis provides expert commentary and Kim Vierbuchen’s clients are quoted as well! An excerpt from the May/June issue of Where to Retire Magazine: 8 Dynamic Locales to Find […]

Marketing Reach

As we head into the Spring Market, I am a little surprised by how busy things already are this year. I find that posting on this blog and social media sharing are the first activities that fall by the wayside. Clients come first. However, these past two days have been derailed by the snow and […]

The Piedmont Experience

I’ve been the Realtor Marketing Representative of Piedmont Realty and Construction since their launch in 2009. In 2010, I became a Piedmont Homeowner. They continue to create exeptional real estate experiences.  Here’s a new video of testimonials (including the Slaters) done by Nest Realty. httpv://

3rd Quarter Market Updates

I’m a little late getting these two reports posted, but I wanted to put them here for those of you following the Charlottesville area real estate market. We continue to see indicators that we are on the mend, but this is still a story about the different segments of the market. Q3_2012_Charlottesville Nest Report CAAR-3Q2012 […]

Innovation is Vital

I joined Nest Realty this past February and continue to be impressed by the approach to making the consumer real estate experience better. Making it easier to find the information they seek from both a data and lifestyle perspective, is just one area Nest Realty excels and makes it easier to do my job helping […]

Groundbreaking Fall/Winter 2012

I enjoy a great relationship working with the area’s largest privately held home builder, Piedmont Realty and Construction. I get to see the market through the eyes of Drew Holzwarth and his business. I have the privelege of being exposed to conversations at the lead edge of new developments. I have seen many from inception […]

First Half 2012 Charlottesville Area Market Reports

The first half of the year is over and most of the data should be on the books. The short story is that this market continues to show signs of stabilization with positive indicators both in the direction of numbers of sales and number of homes on the market. The Nest Report does a great […]

Charlottesville Area Market Report May 2012

We’re getting far enough into the year to start to see the closed data from spring contracts start to paint a picture. In another month, we will have 6 months of closed sale data to review and compare. Up until this point, things have felt better….but were they really? There are some positive indicators in […]