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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.

Happy Spring Creek Seller

Thank you so much Jim for selling our home in 2 days! The process couldn’t have been more smooth and stress-free 🎉 The owners did everything I asked to get this home ready: decluttered, touch up paint, yard work, staging, etc. … Continue reading

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Smoked Marlin Dip

Last fall after a great offshore fishing trip on the Doghouse (yes we caught citation tile fish!), we had our fished cleaned and packed at the OBX Marina in Wanchese, NC. Another boat landed a Marlin and I was given … Continue reading

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Carolina Cioppino

Since I cook to match the dietary needs of my guests, this is not your traditional cioppino (no tomatoes or vegetables). Let’s get started on a delicious hearty stew! If we’re not at the beach, I head to Wegmans and … Continue reading

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DRUM for Lunch or Dinner

DRUM & GRITS During a recent trip to Manteo, NC we got skunked on a Cobia fishing trip due to using a small craft during high winds. All was not lost! A friend stopped by the house and gifted us … Continue reading

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2018 REALTOR of the Year for Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS

On January 10th, 2019 James Friend Dickerson was honored by his peers in the Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS as their 2019 REALTOR of the Year. This was a cool and humbling honor! Nominated by Charles McDonald, Broker of Charlottesville … Continue reading

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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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