Real Estate

Finally: Jefferson School ready for renovation
Published on Aug 1st, 2011
20 comments The long-delayed renovation of the historic Jefferson School could begin as early as this week. A private group that purchased the property from the city for $100,000 signed papers August 1 for a $...
Property auctions
Published on Jul 28th, 2011
0 comments    July 28 at 11am at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 5189 Coventry Lane, Barboursville Debtor: G. Allen and Stephanie S. Gilbert Amount owing: unknown Bidder brings: $35,000 Info...
Property auctions
Published on Jul 21st, 2011
0 comments July 21 at 2:15pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 4000 Tompkins Drive Debtor: Nana Tchienkou or Florence Nana Amount owing: unknown Bidder brings: 10 percent sale price Info: M. Richard...
Powersaver: LEAP announces $10K energy makeover contest
Published on Jul 19th, 2011
0 comments The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) and UVA Community Credit Union have launched another makeover contest, and this one could win you $10,000 toward making your home more energy efficient. In...
Property auctions
Published on Jul 14th, 2011
0 comments July 14 at 9am at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: Lot A, State Road 601, Free Union Debtor: unknown Amount owing: unknown Bidder brings: $5,000 or 10 percent sale price Info: Ronald D....
Historically green: A guide to rehabilitation tax credits
Published on Jul 14th, 2011
0 comments What's the best way to go green if you have an older home? Salvage and/or rehabilitate it! And if you ask most preservationists what they think of Virginia's Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program, you'll...
Property auctions
Published on Jul 7th, 2011
0 comments July 7 at 10:15am at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 4260 Pine Grove, Earlysville Debtor: Ronald H. Coleman and Lynn T. Coleman Amount owing: $240,000 Bidder brings: $20,000 Info:...
Property auctions
Published on Jun 30th, 2011
0 comments July 6 at 3:30pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 346 Westfield Road Debtor: Chad Snow and Kathrine Snow Amount owing: $193,600 Bidder brings: $15,000 or 10 percent sale price Info:...
Property auctions
Published on Jun 23rd, 2011
0 comments June 24 at 3:30pm at the Charlottesville Circuit Court Property: 228 Sunset Avenue Debtor: Douglas L. and Joan E. Williams Amount owing: $173,000 Bidder brings: 10 percent sale price Info: Bierman,...
Full-timer: Kluge working while filing bankruptcy
Published on Jun 21st, 2011
18 comments Patricia Kluge may have literally put everything she owned into trying to save the winery she created. After months of foreclosures on her businesses and homes, the now Trump-employed vintner and...
New digs: CFA Inst. taking over old Martha Jeff
Published on Jun 18th, 2011
5 comments The old campus of Martha Jefferson Hospital is getting a new owner that plans to turn the hospital into a job-producing machine– and in the process make the place the first local example of...
Wrong people identified as debtors
Published on Jun 16th, 2011
3 comments In the June 16 Property auctions list, the Hook incorrectly identified the owners of 1930 River Inn Lane as Jeffrey D. Blank and Christina Morell. The two have no connection to that property, and...
Property auctions
Published on Jun 16th, 2011
0 comments June 21 at 11am at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 8073 Chestnut Grove Road, Esmont Debtor: Diane L. Rush Amount owing: $63,000 Bidder brings: $5,000 Info: Nectar Projects Inc. 540-751-...
Property auctions
Published on Jun 9th, 2011
0 comments June 10 at 3:30pm at the Charlottesville Circuit Court Property: 722 Franklin Street Debtor: Ben Warthen, executor Amount owing: $75,200 Bidder brings: 10 percent sale price Info: Bierman, Geesing,...
Property auctions
Published on Jun 2nd, 2011
0 comments June 2 at 11am at the Charlottesville Circuit Court Property: 900 Rougemont Avenue Debtor: Dale Roy and Cynthia K. Haskins Amount owing: $217,490 Bidder brings: $15,000 or 10 percent sale price Info...
Property auctions
Published on May 26th, 2011
0 comments June 1 at 3:30pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 350 Westfield Road Debtor: Fredis T. Flores and Sara G. Flores Amount owing: $186,000 Bidder brings: $15,000 or 10 percent sale price...
Battle ready: Seven-story West Main transformation begins
Published on May 24th, 2011
9 comments Seven stories right on West Main. Work has finally begun on the massive $141 million, 180,000 square-foot Battle Building at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, which will take three...
Property auctions
Published on May 19th, 2011
1 comments May 25 at 3:15pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 3041 Cove Lane Debtor: Milton and Kim E. Chen Amount owing: $314,000 Bidder brings: $20,000 or 10 percent sale price Info: Samuel I....
Last stand: Bank takes Kluge's own house in foreclosure
Published on May 18th, 2011
15 comments Just two days after the Trump Organization revealed that her job is secure, Patricia Kluge found out that her home is not. The financially challenged vintner lost her residence Wednesday at the...
You're hired: Trump to keep Kluge and Moses at winery
Published on May 17th, 2011
11 comments On the same day that Donald Trump announced that he won't be making a run for the U.S. presidency, his son reveals that the famous deal-maker plans to continue to invest in the wine operation he...
Shovel ready: County colossus Stonefield set to rise
Published on May 15th, 2011
33 comments Last week, local officials and developers lined up behind a row of golden shovels to break ground on a tract of land at the corner of Route 29 and Hydraulic Road, from which will spring a 65-acre...
Around the corner: WorldStrides set to occupy Waterhouse
Published on May 13th, 2011
3 comments The cornerstone at Waterhouse– the scaled-down $20 million mixed-use complex of offices, retail space, and apartments atop a parking garage that will span a gap between West Water and South...
Property auctions
Published on May 12th, 2011
0 comments May 12 at 9am at the Albemarle County CourthouseProperty: 920 & 922 Shadwell Court, Keswick Debtor: 920 Shadwell Court LLC Amount owing: $203,360 Bidder brings: $20,000 Info: Recontrust Company...
Property auctions
Published on May 5th, 2011
0 comments May 5 at 11am at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 1946 Lonicera Way Debtor: Kenneth and Jessica Crawford Amount owing: $183,000 Bidder brings: 5 percent sale price Info: Kenneth Bucci 434-...
Homeless? Kluge house under foreclosure-- again
Published on Apr 30th, 2011
21 comments The first foreclosure in Patricia Kluge's life is now also her latest. And this time it's personal: the house in which she and her husband live. A year ago, the 6,600-square-foot abode on 2.9 acres,...
Property auctions
Published on Apr 28th, 2011
0 comments April 29 at 3:30pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 2097 Commonwealth Drive Debtor: James E. Giles Amount owing: $221,000 Bidder brings: $15,000 or 10 percent sale price Info: Shapiro...
Upper Bundoran goes to its bank
Published on Apr 22nd, 2011
1 comments Four bidders brought $100,000 cashier checks to the auction April 18 in front of the Albemarle County Courthouse, but the Royal Bank of Canada ended up with Upper Bundoran for $2,033,000, according...
Property auctions
Published on Apr 21st, 2011
0 comments April 21 at 8:30am at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 2401 Smithfield Road Debtor: Monnica Terwilliger Williams Amount owing: $191,260 Bidder brings: $15,000 or 10 percent sale price Info:...
Property auctions
Published on Apr 14th, 2011
0 comments April 14 at 2:15pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 1776 Old Lynchburg Road Debtor: James S. Mclinay and Mary L. Mclinay Amount owing: unknown Bidder brings: 10 percent sale price Info:...
Trump towers: Kluge vineyards go to The Donald
Published on Apr 7th, 2011
27 comments At times bidding in increments of $10,000, Donald Trump won the parcels containing Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard for $6.21 million, with the remainder of the Kluge holdings going to a developer...