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What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale

What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’re likely trying to juggle your needs, current mortgage rates, home prices, your schedule, and more to try to decide if you want to jump into the market. If this sounds like you, here’s one key factor that could help you with your decision: there are more homes for sale today […]

Millennials Are Still a Driving Force of Today’s Buyer Demand

Millennials Are Still a Driving Force of Today’s Buyer Demand

If you’re thinking about selling your house but wondering if buyers are still out there, know that there are still people who are searching for a home to buy today. And your house may be exactly what they’re looking for. While the millennial generation has been dubbed the renter generation, that namesake may not be appropriate anymore. Millennials, the […]

Perspective Matters When Selling Your House Today

Perspective Matters When Selling Your House Today

Does the latest news about the housing market have you questioning your plans to sell your house? If so, perspective is key. Here are some of the ways a trusted real estate professional can explain the shift that’s happening today and why it’s still a sellers’ market even during the cooldown. Fewer Homes for Sale than Pre-Pandemic While […]

Tips for Remodeling and Decorating Kids Rooms in Your Home

Tips for Remodeling and Decorating Kids Rooms in Your Home

As Nest agents, we’ve seen more than our fair share of kid’s bedrooms—from our own children and those of our clients. Let us share a few of the top tricks and tips we’ve seen and learned over the years for remodeling or decorating kids rooms in your home! DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS // establish a color palette […]

Why You Should Use a Local Lender

Why You Should Use a Local Lender

Perhaps you’ve heard about a real estate deal being held up or delayed when a buyer is using a lender that isn’t local to the sale. It doesn’t happen often, because as highly specialized Nest agents in your area, we are almost always able to recommend or help connect you with the top local lenders in […]

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint as a Homeowner

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint as a Homeowner

The real estate industry plays an important role in the realm of carbon emissions. The construction of homes requires a large input of resources—starting in the planning stages and extending through the entire lifespan of the home. At the same time, the real estate industry creates many positive impacts as well. It creates jobs across […]

Which is Best for your Deck: Wood or Composite?

Which is Best for your Deck: Wood or Composite?

READY TO COMMIT TO YOUR OUTDOOR DECK PROJECT…YOU’VE GOT CHOICES TO MAKE. When one of our Nesters was embarking on a recent project to expand a back deck off of their new home, one of the first questions that came up was, wood deck boards, or composite? Summer may be winding down, but some home […]

Top Considerations When Moving Out of State

Top Considerations When Moving Out of State

MOVING IS COMPLICATED ENOUGH. MOVING ACROSS STATE LINES ADDS EVEN MORE COMPLEXITY. Here are some of our agent’s top considerations for clients who are moving out of state. Timing is everything. And in this case, it truly is; from packing and scheduling movers, to inspection deadlines (on both ends), closings, and everything in between, moving […]

The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing

The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing

The desire to own a home is still strong today. In fact, according to the Census, the U.S. homeownership rate is on the rise. To illustrate the increase, the graph below shows the homeownership rate over the last year: That data shows more than half of the U.S. population live in a home they own, and the percentage […]

Charlottesville 2022 Mid-Year Report

Charlottesville 2022 Mid-Year Report

WELCOME TO THE CHARLOTTESVILLE 2022 MID-YEAR MARKET REPORT. So far, 2022 has been another remarkable year in Central Virginia real estate. We’ve all read stories about low inventory in the market, the speed with which homes are going under contract, and overall competition for buyers throughout the state and the country. In the Charlottesville MSA, […]