Septic Issues Stink

If you are considering selling or purchasing a home that is not on public sewer, take a few minutes to read this article! Sellers and purchasers don’t always understand what is done during a septic inspection and what can be missed.

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Fannie Mae Changes

Fannie Mae announced underwriting changes that are accommodating to home buyers. After several years of tightening underwriting guidelines, Fannie Mae is finally starting to loosen guidelines making it easier to qualify for a mortgage loan.

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Parade of Homes 2015

The 52nd Annual Parade of Homes is going on this weekend, October 10th and 11th, from 12-5pm. This is a free event and open to the public. Take advantage of this great opportunity to see the workmanship of Charlottesville area builders. Featured builders include Bramante Homes, Colony Builders, Craig Builders, Dobson Homes, Inc., Gaffney Homes, […]

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Avenue Donates $1,000

We are excited to announce our first donation to Charlottesville Ballet, a non-profit organization which brings the art of dance to our community. With your help, we can make more donations like this in the future. When Avenue Realty represents a Charlottesville Ballet student, parent, or Company dancer is a real estate transaction we will […]

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Flooring, Cabinetry and Countertop Selections

While the walls and stairs are being built inside your home, it is time to start thinking about the finishing touches. The more custom your builder is, the more options you will have available to you. The three areas we will focus on are: Flooring Cabinetry Countertops

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Framing Tips

While the builder has the framing crew at your home site, you will be spending your time making all your selections.  But there are some important things to be thinking about during the framing process.  If you haven’t already, ask about the width of the wood being used.  2×4’s are appropriate and used in most […]

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Window Selections

It may seem early in the process to start thinking about “selections”, but these decisions are often made before the framing is done to ensure all materials are delivered in a timely manner and the contractors have what they need when they are ready to start installing.

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Creating a Backyard

We have said from the beginning that we like a challenge. This particular piece of land presents challenges because of this steep drop, but it is a challenge that can be overcome with some engineering. It would have been easier to say this home would not have a backyard, but that wasn’t going to work […]

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Relocating to Charlottesville

Lauded as one of the greatest cities to live in the United States, Charlottesville, Virginia is a great location for anyone looking to relocate. From young families to retirees, Charlottesville offers something for people of all ages. With its blend of beautiful, natural scenery, great infrastructure, and historical background, Charlottesville is the perfect place to […]

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