Author Archives: James Friend Dickerson

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.

1st Time Homebuyer Purchase & Sale

Here’s what a Turtle Creek client had to say about working with James Friend Dickerson: “Jim was my first and second Realtor when I bought and sold my first property in Albemarle Co. He was very good about explaining the … Continue reading

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Lake Monticello Relocation Sale

“Jim is an excellent realtor but more than that he is a genuine person that will try and help you anyway he can.  He will listen to your concerns and review your situation and provide you with a range of … Continue reading

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Flood Insurance

We’ve got lots of water in Central Virginia.  Sometimes we even have hurricane generated  floods (think Hurricanes like Camille , Agnes , and Isabel  ).   The Virginia Department of Emergency Management provides lots of good information on preparing for hurricanes.   … Continue reading

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Paradise Found

Worked with a great family last year to sell their home (downsizing) and began searching for a new home while they rented.  Recently we found their dream property (after looking for several months).  The two garage/barns, pond, fenced pasture, garden … Continue reading

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4580 Campbell Road, Troy, Virginia

Lovely 3 bedroom 2.5 bath home on level landscaped 1.6+ acre lot.  Several great loan options including no downpayment low interest fixed rate USDA-RD loan w/ low monthly payments less than rent! Kitchen remodeled winter of 2015 including new upgraded appliances … Continue reading

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Paradise Found 36+/- Acre Farm

Looking to escape to the country?  Check out this Prince Edward County, Virginia farm.  Pasture currently leased for cattle but barn w/ tack room once used for horses.  Many potential agricultural options. Lovely 3 bedroom brick home w/ wood floors … Continue reading

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Drones & Real Estate Photography/Marketing

  Recently VA Home Pics, my real estate photographers, started offering areal photos using a quadcopter.  This week we took photos of a 35+/- acre Prince Edward County, Virginia farm. I like the perspective gained from areal photography. The quad … Continue reading

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Septic Tank Inspection and Maintenance

Many country homes and a few city homes feature septic systems for sewage disposal. The 1st home I sold back in the early 1990’s was in Charlottesville, Virginia and had a septic system instead of being connected to the municipal … Continue reading

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2014 Virginia Department of Forestry State of the Forest Report

The Virginia Department of Forestry just released the 2014 State of the Forest report.  In the Commonwealth of Virginia we often take forestry for granted.  With over 60% of the state in some type of forest (the report shows over … Continue reading

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Whole House Generator Replacement Time

Here’s the latest in our 10+ year adventure of having a Whole House Generator.  After 10+ years of use, our current generator began experiencing starting challenges during outages.  The last thing you want to hear after the power goes out … Continue reading

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