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Insights from Avenue Realty’s local real estate experts. 

How Curb Appeal Can Be Boosted Before You Sell

How Curb Appeal Can Be Boosted Before You Sell

As a seller, you only get a small window to impress house hunters. This is why curb appeal is vital.…
Springtime Entertainment Around Charlottesville

Springtime Entertainment Around Charlottesville

Who doesn’t love Spring? Who doesn’t love watching nature regain its warmth and vibrance after a long period of cold…
How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation

How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation

If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve likely heard about rising inflation. You’re also likely feeling the impact…
How to Make Your Porch Feel More Welcoming

How to Make Your Porch Feel More Welcoming

On occasion, we get the realization that we are used to how things are – so much so that we…
What to Do at Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall

What to Do at Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall

The Downtown Mall is one of the most iconic spots in Charlottesville, Virginia. As its name suggests, it is located…
All You Need to Know About Fridays After Five

All You Need to Know About Fridays After Five

“What is the best time of the week?” ‘Friday after 5’ is probably the best answer to the question. For…
What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home

What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home

If you’re ready to move up, you may be trying to decide whether you want to buy a home that's…
Maintenance Issues When Buying or Selling and How to Avoid Them

Maintenance Issues When Buying or Selling and How to Avoid Them

Keeping a home in tiptop shape demands patience and dedication to diligent maintenance.
The Impact of Paint Color – Setting the Mood for Your Room

The Impact of Paint Color – Setting the Mood for Your Room

A fresh coat of paint on an accented wall or an all-out color scheme can spruce up and transform a…
Farmers Markets Around Charlottesville

Farmers Markets Around Charlottesville

If you need the best ingredients to whip up healthy, wholesome, and scrumptious meals, go grocery shopping at a farmers…
Spring Break Staycations Near Charlottesville

Spring Break Staycations Near Charlottesville

Feeling jaded? Yearning for a deserved break? Between freezing temperatures and lingering holiday blues, the first few months of the…
Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Home

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Home

Blooming flowers, longer days, and a colorful lineup of outdoor events can only mean one thing: It’s spring, the season…
Upcoming Spring Events Around Charlottesville

Upcoming Spring Events Around Charlottesville

All seasons have their charms, but it’s hard to top the rejuvenating aura that spring brings.
Canned Food Recipes & Donation Locations Near Charlottesville

Canned Food Recipes & Donation Locations Near Charlottesville

Fresh foods get all the attention, but canned foods deserve some love too—and rightfully so. Canned foods provide nutrient-dense, affordable,…
Valentine's Day Date Ideas Near Charlottesville

Valentine's Day Date Ideas Near Charlottesville

Love is in the air—and you know what that means. It’s that time of the year again. Valentine’s Day is…
Buyers Want To Know: Why Is Housing Supply Still So Low?

Buyers Want To Know: Why Is Housing Supply Still So Low?

One key question that’s top of mind for homebuyers this year is: why is it so hard to find a…
Best Places to Go Skiing and Lodging in VA

Best Places to Go Skiing and Lodging in VA

It’s that time of the year; when beautiful bluebird days and powder days beckon us to hit the slopes on…
Inexpensive Upgrades to Increase Home Value

Inexpensive Upgrades to Increase Home Value

Living in a home that you feel needs “a little love”? Upgrading or renovating a house is a decision that…
Storm Emergency Preparedness

Storm Emergency Preparedness

Storms can cause serious damage to your property. High winds send debris flying at dangerous speeds—wreaking havoc on your home…
How to Clean Up After a Snowstorm

How to Clean Up After a Snowstorm

There’s something magical about watching silver snowflakes fall obliquely through the trees, forming a feathery blanket across the landscape.
Recap on Avenue in 2021

Recap on Avenue in 2021

As the year comes to an end, we wanted to update you about what went on at Avenue in 2021.
Best Places in Virginia to See Holiday Lights – Tis the Season to Sparkle

Best Places in Virginia to See Holiday Lights – Tis the Season to Sparkle

Holiday festivities are ramping up. If you listen closely enough, you can catch the merry sound of jingle bells fast…
Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent

Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent

Selling a house is a time-consuming process – especially if you decide to do it on your own, known as…
Home Design Trends We Saw in 2021

Home Design Trends We Saw in 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, it’s time to take a moment to reflect on how far we’ve come and…
Winterizing Your Home Before First Snowfall

Winterizing Your Home Before First Snowfall

Winters comes at us fast! First, the kids go back to school followed by the start of the NFL/NBA season.…
Small Business Saturday in Charlottesville

Small Business Saturday in Charlottesville

The holiday season is around the corner. ‘Tis time to make merry and express our gratitude by honoring old traditions…
Our 10 Best Thanksgiving Recipes and Ideas

Our 10 Best Thanksgiving Recipes and Ideas

The fall craze is winding down. You’ve gone leaf-peeping to bask in the raw beauty of the fiery fall foliage.
Housing Trends Right Now and What to Expect in 2022

Housing Trends Right Now and What to Expect in 2022

As the year winds down, it’s time to look forward to what the year 2022 has in store for the…
Scenic Hikes Incredible in Fall Around Charlottesville

Scenic Hikes Incredible in Fall Around Charlottesville

It’s fall in Charlottesville—and you know what that means. It’s time to cozy up, savor pumpkin-flavored delicacies, and head out…
7 Bathroom Design Trends to Add Splash to Your Space

7 Bathroom Design Trends to Add Splash to Your Space

Bathrooms are coming out from the fringes—and we’re loving it! More and more interior décor designers and style-conscious homeowners are…