Jess & Ray Norby

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? We were both living in Northern VA prior to moving to Charlottesville. Ray attended medical school here at UVA, and we previously rented a place in the Cherry Hill subdivision before buying our first home together! We began the house-hunting process by calling Errin–it…


Sarah & Nate Gillispie

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? Prior to Charlottesville, we were living in Virginia Beach. We decided to move to Charlottesville because of it’s convenient location to both of our families in Northern Virginia and Lynchburg. We started our house hunting process by researching different communities in Charlottesville online and…


Maribeth & John Haynes

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? Maribeth, recently divorced, lonely and hadn’t been kissed in 5 years, was living in Morristown NJ. With her last daughter heading to college, the house would have to be sold as part of the divorce settlement. She wanted to head south, both for the…


Jodi and Mike McFarlan

What made you choose Charlottesville? Michael grew up here, and I went to undergrad here. As they say, Charlottesville is the hook that keeps you in its grip, and so though we knew we wanted a home with property on which our family could grow, we also ­knew our deal breaker was that we couldn’t leave the greater Charlottesville area….


Lindsay & Jake Fleming

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? Lindsay and I were actually renting in Charlottesville before we made our first home purchase. We had a really cool condo in Fifeville by the Amtrak station. Prior to that we were both in school at JMU. Beginning the house-hunting process was pretty one-sided….


Courtney & Mike Orebaugh

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? We both lived in Cville and owned our home for 12 years before putting it on the market with the Sasha Farmer Team. It sold quickly thanks to expert marketing from the team. What made you choose Charlottesville? I attended the University of Virginia…

Donna Chen & Michael Frink

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? We were in living in Austin, Texas. We began the house hunting process in Charlottesville by reading some local neighborhood guides about the area.    What made you choose Charlottesville? We came to Charlottesville primarily for a job opportunity with UVA. When we visited,…

Brooke & Josh Canova

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? Josh and I are both originally from Northern Virginia and then I attended the University of Virginia, but after college we decided returning to the busy city wasn’t for us.  Charlottesville seemed to be the perfect balance with university athletics and nightlife along with…

Alicia & Tony Hayba

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? We were living in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Tony asked a realtor he had in Dayton, Ohio for the name of someone in Charlottesville that could help us find a house. She happened to give us Sasha’s name. We came to VA on a…

Colleen & Matt Chulis

Where were you living prior to Charlottesville, and how did you begin your house hunting process? We were living in a town home in Charlottesville in Cherry Hill “in town”, but really wanted to find a place for our growing family. We had 2 kids at the time, and were planning on a 3rd. We did a lot of research…