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Buying a Virginia Farm in 2021

The idea of owning a Virginia farm is exciting and everyone has their dreams for what they want it to look like. They might have plans for animals, crops, or even just a place where you can go and get away from the hustle and bustle of life. One thing that we all know about farms is that they take work, but there are some things to consider before buying one. First off, do you live close enough? The...

Buying a Virginia Farm – Best Practices for Great Results

Creating a functional Virginia farm from scratch may seem like an overwhelming task, but if you break it down into manageable steps and take your time to do things right, the job becomes easier. So, what are the best practices for buying a Virginia farm? First, find out everything you can about the property. Scour through every square foot of it alone and take someone who knows about Virginia...

Tips on Buying a Virginia farm

In this decade, more and more millennials are turning to agriculture as a career choice. This is because of the high demand for organic food, coupled with a low supply of Virginia farmers. Millennials are also drawn by the slower pace of rural life and access to affordable land in many areas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts that the number of farms will decline by 18% in the next 10 years...

What’s so Special About Historic Virginia farms?

Selling historic Virginia farms is a unique work. As an antique dealer, I’m always on the hunt for the next amazing find and know a good one when I see one. I’ve spent my career finding historic gems, fixing them up, and finding a new owner to love them. I’m often asked what’s so special about Virginia historic farms? Why such an interest in these unique old homes?As a child, I grew up in some...

Never Purchase a Farm From The Listing Agent or Their Company!

Every year I post this, so you, a trusting, prospective Central Virginia historic home buyer, will not get caught in this trap. A listing agent's responsibility and allegiance is always in favor of the seller…not the buyer. Therefore, you could lose hundreds of thousands of dollars if you try and negotiate with the seller's real estate company. Yes, the broker-owner(s) want BOTH sides of the deal and...

Ice Pond Farm in Charlottesville

Beautiful 28-acre farm located just 8 Mike’s north of the University of Virginia and downtown Charlottesville. You will experience the charm of a farmhouse originally built in the early 1900s on a private road that few have ever even heard of Millers Cottage Lane. The main house has been renovated by master craftsmen that have retained the historic feel of the original home and yet added all of the...

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