Jim’s Note

Jim Duncan
Charlottesville, Virginia real estate trends, insight, stories. For people, not Realtors.
Created 13 Nov 2020
  • 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...
  • February 2021- Micro Heated Growing Intangibles
    25 Feb 2021 • 4 min read
    The weather has been so icy and snowy that I have no outdoor riding pictures. And no one wants to see pictures from the trainer. The Charlottesville - Albemarle market in a nutshell. Keep in mind that...
  • Parallels Market Dominos Songs
    29 Jan 2021 • 4 min read
    Paused a ride to watch this Decision Tree - parallels with medical stuff and real estate transactions It’s one thing for a professional to know that things are going to be okay, that you’ve seen this ...
  • Work Predictions Legwork | December 2020 | Note from Jim
    16 Dec 2020 • 5 min read • 2 0
    I started this note in February 2013 at the suggestion of a good friend; it’s fun to evolve the note a bit, yet still keep the focus on words and content, in a world so full of noise. This month 2021 ...
  • Clarifying Note
    23 Nov 2020 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Some of you may have noticed the final sentences of the November note. If you did, points to you! Here’s what it said Choosing another day leads to another day. Connecting matters. Making time for tho...
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