Your Home & Forest Fire Protection

Home Surrounded by Forest

Home Surrounded by Forest

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 home and land, please include fire prevention in your planning!  The Virginia Department of Forestry continues to share lots of great info on making your home and property safe from wildfire.  Check out Firewise Virginia for valuable tips on Defensible Space, Landscaping and Construction.

With some planning and effort, your home can be a Firewise Home!  Take the Home Fire Hazard Test for your home then corrected any identified challenges.  Consider these 50 Things You Can Do and 25 Firewise Tips.

Remember Smokey the Bear and want you to be safe in your home!

Smokey wants us to "Protect our Homes"

Smokey wants us to “Protect our Homes”


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
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