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About James Friend Dickerson

Real Estate Consultant As a native of Central Virginia and a full time REALTOR since 1991, James listens to your needs to provide information allowing you to make informed choices. In our constantly changing world, you need a REALTOR who puts you first providing rigidly flexible service. James Dickerson provides a high level of service designed to fit each individual clients needs. Having received many awards from both the local Association of REALTORS and RE/MAX International, James is recognized as an authority on the local real estate market. The highest form of recognition James receives continues to be the many repeat clients who seek out his services time after time plus sending their relatives, friends, co-workers and neighbors to James for their real estate needs. Contact James today for an interview to discuss your real estate needs. James is a licensed real estate sales person in the Commonwealth of Virginia with Charlottesville Solutions. Personal As a Central Virginia native (Born in Charlottesville and raised in Albemarle and Louisa Counties), James' youth was filled with extra-curricular activities and organizations centered around school, church and the Boy Scouts of America. A graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Forestry and Wildlife Management, James' non-real estate activities include spending time with family & friends, traveling, stalking deer & spring gobblers, fly fishing, church and Masonic activities. James and his lovely bride Karen live between Zion Crossroads and Gordonsville in the Green Springs area of Louisa County. Their dog Sammy passed away so they'll be adopting another dog soon through www.petfinders.com.

Why I Use 2 Lock Boxes on Many Homes

From time to time seller’s ask why I place two Lock Boxes on their home.  It’s a great questions so I’ve decided to answer with a blog post. Virginia REALTORS covers the Commonwealth of Virginia and consists of many local … Continue reading

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Another Happy Seller!

Thanks Charlottesville Solutions, James Friend Dickerson, for selling our property so quickly. Anyone needing help with real estate, I highly suggest this agency, they are motivated to get the job done. Thanks again James Friend Dickerson. Share on Facebook

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Received 8.22.2018: Mr. Dickerson, You are amazing! Thank you very much for all your support and assistance during the selling of my home and relocation to Reston. Greatly Appreciative Seller Share on Facebook

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Friday Night Shrimp

It’s Friday evening at Kamp Karen (our home in Western Louisa County) and almost time to cook dinner.  What to do for dinner after a long day of work?  I don’t want a frozen pizza or something that will take … Continue reading

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Time to Walk the Land

Whether you’re looking for a Equestrian Property, a 200 acre tree farm, a 1/2 acre home site, water front get away, or a Blue Ridge Mountain vacation home, winter remains a great time to walk the land.  The greenbriar, vines … Continue reading

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202 Richmond Ave, Mineral, Virginia – Renovated Farmhouse

Value ($214,797) prime location (Town of Mineral, Virginia less than two blocks from Farmers Market, parks and restaurants plus minutes to Lake Anna):  renovated w/ many upgrades.  Please take the Virtual Tour to see all this home offers! Why rent … Continue reading

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Why have 3rd party energy efficiency certification?

Home Buyers and Home Owners continue to focus on energy costs as part of the total home ownership cost.  A National Association  of REALTORS (NAR) study shows buyers will pay more for a 3rd party certified energy efficient home! Is … Continue reading

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Hickory Shad & Herring

Last week we took our granddaughter to visit North Carolina cousins.  Two of us slipped away from the family visit, heading to a small coastal river.  The Hickory Shad were beginning their annual spawning run so we planned to catch a … Continue reading

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Call before you Wire

If you’re participating in a real estate transaction, don’t get burned with your wire transfer!  Anytime you’re going to wire money, please call the recipient prior to executing the wire transfer to verify the wiring instructions.  I’ve talked several Central … Continue reading

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Have you moved recently? Did you update your voter registration?

Did you move since the last election?  Don’t forget to update your voter registration!  The deadline to register in The Commonwealth of Virginia remains October 17, 2016 for this November’s election.  Check/Update your Virginia registration. Need more info on voting … Continue reading

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