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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.

American Tree Farm System

My family’s been involved in Tree Farming for years.  In the 1960’s I first learned about Forestry from my grandfather while exploring his Augusta County Tree Farm.  The American Tree Farm System, Virginia Forestry Association and the Virginia Department of … Continue reading

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Your Home & Forest Fire Protection

Many homes can be found nestled in Central Virginia’s forest (our home remains surrounded by woods).  For homes located on wells, surrounded by woods and down country roads, forest fire can become a challenge. When building or caring for your … Continue reading

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2016 Virginia Fall Forestry & Wildlife Field Tours Announced

Whether you own 2 acres or thousands of acres or looking to purchase some acreage, explore the land management options & recourses available through various organizations by taking a Fall Forestry and Wildlife Tour.  Our family continues to apply stewardship … Continue reading

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Escape to Lake Anna

Enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, grilling & relaxing at the Wildwood Common Area.  You can use the boat launch and docks keeping your boat close to your home for fun times on Lake Anna! Lovely 3 bedroom 2 bath home on … Continue reading

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Stonefire Station – Barboursville, Virginia

Converted from a firehouse to an event space in 2005 with a gourmet deli added in 2010, Stonefire Station has over 10,000 square feet of space with many options for use.  The prime location at the intersection of US 20 … Continue reading

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2015 Real Estate Market Report

2015 proved to be another interesting year in the Central Virginia real estate market!  Click here to view the Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS 2015 year end Market Report.  Overall  the report shows an increase in sales (the four year … Continue reading

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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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