Category Archives: Rentals

Why buy residential investment real estate now?

Have you been thinking of buying a fixer upper home and using as a rental or to diversify your investment options by including residential real estate?  Has the current downturn (sale price decrease), lower interest rates, and increased inventory of homes … Continue reading

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Charlottesville, Virginia Area Condominiums (Condo’s)

Lovely Dining Room in a Renovated Hessian Hills Condo Over the past 20 years working in the Central Virginia real estate market, I’ve helped buy and sell many condominiums.  I’ve been through two condo conversion booms (converting apartments to condominiums) … Continue reading

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University of Virginia & Virginia Tech Student Homes & Investment Real Estate

Working as a real estate consultant in Charlottesville, Virginia (home of The University of Virginia) since 1991, I’ve helped parents, students and alumni as well as townies evaluate residential real estate for income producing or family rental potential. Over the … Continue reading

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Post Thanksgiving Central Virginia Market Update

Today we gathered as a family celebrating Thanksgiving and our blessings.  Lately it seems no matter where I go the conversation turns to real estate values and market conditions so today was no different.  We had folks from Richmond to Lake … Continue reading

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Reaching around the globe from Charlottesville, Virginia w/ RE/MAX International to help you!

Are you moving and need to find a home or perhaps you inherited real estate in another state or country and need to sell?  RE/MAX remains the largest international real estate firm with offices across the globe.  This great network of … Continue reading

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Fluvanna/Louisa Housing Foundation

Looking to buy or rent a home in Louisa or Fluvanna County, Virginia?  I just discovered The Fluvanna/Louisa Housing Foundation today and the Foundation may be able to help.  Check out their brochure for information on the Housing Choice Voucher … Continue reading

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Renting vs Buying a Home

I’m often asked: Is now a good time to buy a home?  -and- Should I continue to rent or should I buy a home?  The answer:  It depends! Buying or renting a home remains an individual choice.  Many questions need to … Continue reading

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Who is James Friend Dickerson?

  Specialization 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 … Continue reading

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US Army Rivanna Station – National Ground Intelligence Center

Don’t be surprised if you see Army men and women in uniform as you travel around Central Virginia.  Yes, just north of Charlottesville, Virginia in Albemarle County the US Army maintains the National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC) where the Defence … Continue reading

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