Jim’s Note

Jim Duncan
Charlottesville, Virginia real estate trends, insight, stories. For people, not Realtors.
Created 13 Nov 2020
  • December 2021 Note from Jim
    31 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    This month: discussion about 2022 real estate market, technology, a couple lessons learned, two buyers and one house. A million years ago (2001), when I started practicing, I came home and told my wif...
  • November 2021 | Smoke Hoses Wallpaper, not Discriminating
    22 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    This month: Cigarette smoke in houses, unhooking hoses, wallpaper, not discriminating, throwing a back, and deleting Facebook. Next month: 2022 market predictions. For now, spend some time watching th...
  • Note from Jim | October 2021
    29 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    The Market I’m going to start doing something new, especially as I tend to publish these notes near the end of the month. These are two of the best things I digest consistently to get a gauge on the r...
  • September 2021 Note from Jim
    03 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    Seasonal slowing + COVID? Psychology of buyers and sellers The sneaky stove Being active in the market Map of the buyer journey If you have questions/comments about anything here, or you know, or you ...
  • Predictions and Doors
    06 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    Fall is around the corner. A two-topic note this month. Charlottesville and Albemarle real estate market predictions Do you want to live in a neighborhood where no one opens their doors? I’ve been thi...
  • July 2021 Note from Jim
    28 Jul 2021 • 4 min read
    This month: The market: What’s coming, last month doesn’t matter Before they die When to not negotiate Magnolia tree Cooking with family Open rates Stuck in a home Sunrise affected by distant fires Th...
  • Spiteful Zestimates Discouraging Adrenaline
    30 Jun 2021 • 3 min read
    Last day of the month; publishing under the wire. This month Zestimates and such Spiteful trees Offers on Monday Boundaries Adrenaline and Real Estate Discouraging Zestimates and Such From a client, i...
  • Cats Zestimates Wane Transition | May 2021 Note from Jim
    28 May 2021 • 6 min read
    Happy nearly June, everyone. This market continues to confound, amaze, exasperate, and exhaust. Have a question about the Note, or the market? Ask me. 434-242-7140 Sold in 2 Days! Easy, right? That do...
  • Contingent Breath Soon Winning | April 2021
    26 Apr 2021 • 6 min read
    Unsubscribe. Seriously. If you don’t find this valuable, please unsubscribe. If you’re a realtor or otherwise real estate involved, this note is not for you. Have a question? Please ask. Making contin...
  • Fundamentals or a Bubble? | Note from Jim
    26 Mar 2021 • 6 min read
    This is a longer, more market-heavy note than usual because we are in an unprecedented market and there is a lot to talk about. Have a question? Email or call/text me. jim@realcentralva.com or 434-242...
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