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I look forward to carrying on the tradition from James Manley who I worked with at Century 21 Manley during my first 25 years of Real Estate Experience by operating with "The Golden Rule" as my primary way to do business.
I love working on all types of properties, especially properties in the city, rural properties with acreage and investment. I also have extensive experience in Investment property, both as rentals and flipping or developing properties, plus Commercial property. For Land and lots, I grew up on a 224 acre farm, so large parcels of land make me feel at home! If you're planning to sell your home in the next few months, this FREE service is designed to help establish the current market value of your property. Simply choose Market Analysis and fill out the requested information. I will use comparable sold listings to help you calculate the fair market value of your home.
I offer a FREE HOME PURCHASE CONSULTATION! It is important to me that you make a good decision which works for you and your family! I will consult with you to determine your needs, both financially and personally, and develop a plan for your housing needs. To begin the process simply choose Dream Home Finder and fill in the requested information or search for yourself at Search For Homes.
Certifications and Recognitions
I am a former CENTURY 21 SYSTEM AWARD Winner of the Prestigious CENTURION Award!! I am also a Graduate of the REALTORS Institute of Virginia, a former Century 21 Residential Specialist, a former Century 21 Investment Specialist, Member of the Charlottesville (CAAR), Virginia (VAR) and National Association of REALTORS (NAR), Member of the Blue Ridge Homebuilders & The National Homebuilders Association. Winner of numerous top sales person awards over 24 years (too many to list here). Winner of the CAAR Honor Society Award for 15 years! I also served on the Board of Directors to the Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS 8 of the last 9 years and am serving during the 2013 & 2014 years. One of my favorite activities in the past was serving as a Judge for the Blue Ridge Homebuilders Parade of Homes for REALTORS CHOICE Award (12 years from 1994-2006). For the state I was appointed in 2007,2008 & 2009 to serve on the Virginia Association of REALTORS Risk Management Advocacy
Group. For 2007 & 2008 I was selected as a Delegate from CAAR to VAR. I currently serve on the CAAR Professional Standards Committee and Ethics Hearing Pool, the MLS Rules and Regulations Group and in the recent past served on the CAAR MLS Task Force to recommend to our Board the best Multiple Listing Service System from a Technology standpoint. I also was Chair of the CAAR Public Policy Statement Task Force and spent a year on the CAAR Public Affairs Group. Being a valuable and active member in CAAR, helps me network with other agents and brokers in the market and provides me with the current info and trends I need to be the best agent for my clients.
My Real Estate Assistant
Jeff Cheers is my full time assistant, Jeff is an integral part of my success. Jeff is originally from the Baltimore, MD area. Jeff is an accomplished musician, currntly playing with the Olivarez Trio and they are nationally known for Gypsy Jazz, he performs locally at the C & O Restaurant and has played at the French Embassy in Washington DC. Jeff also teaches guitar. Jeff has been with me for over 16 years!!
I represent clients in the purchase or listing of single-family residences, Income/Investment property, Land, Farms,Estates, Commercial properties and 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges within the areas of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Greene County, Fluvanna County, Louisa County, Nelson County. I also work parts of Madison County and Orange County.
I'm a Charlottesville native, born and raised in the local area. Before I became a REALTOR, I was a manager of the former Barnaby’s Pizza and worked in the Construction field for both Carson Construction and A.L. Yancey Contractors. My past community involvement has included volunteer efforts through North Garden Volunteer Fire Department(not currently), Charlottesville/Albemarle Jaycees, Church of the Incarnation (currently attend a church closer to my home) but enjoyed my years there. and other community involvement, like Volunteering at Albemarle High School in the past 15 years. I have 3 children that attended Albemarle County schools, and 3 that have attended college in Virginia, one-Kirsten Carson at Virginia Commonwealth University and the other, Tess Carson at Mary Washington College. Currently my youngest daughter Connor Carson is a sophomore and plays Division I college lacrosse for the Old Dominion University Women’s College Lacrosse team. Connor is a starting Midfielder. My middle daughter is married and I have a grandchild, Belle, Kirsten and her husband Sergio D’Onofrio live in Fort Myers Florida where he is a 4th Grade Teacher. Tess Carson is engaged and works as an Assistant Manager at a local Restaurant.