Welcome to my site, and to Virginia's beautiful northern Shenandoah Valley! If you are looking to relocate to the area, then you have made an excellent choice and will not be disappointed. If you already live here, then you already know of its beauty, its wonderful outdoor activities for all ages and types, and its great value for real estate.
I live and work in Front Royal, the heart of the area. I grew up in England, and was formerly in senior management with a leading British bank. With over 30 years experience in real estate, finance, and customer service, I am in a strong position to assist families and individuals in Warren County and surrounding areas with their real estate needs.
My extensive hands-on real estate training and experience have led to qualifications as a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), and in more recent years Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) to assist fully with foreclosures and short sales.
A large proportion of my clients are referred to me by their friends, family, and advisors. The quality of the service that I provide inspires others to recommend me, and I hope that I can also represent you with that same level of experience, commitment, and dedication to getting the job done well.
I hope you enjoy this site, and find it useful. I created, developed and maintain it myself, and enjoy doing so.
The Featured Listings page features Virtual Tours, downloadable flyers, and a host of other information on both resale homes and new construction, while you will want to look at Land & Building Lots if you are interested in having your own home built. Have a look at the exciting new chalets and contemporaries on the New Chalet Homes page.
Use Search for Homes to browse for all listings on the market with my new and upgraded search facility, which now includes map search. By registering, you can receive automated emails advising you of new listings that meet your search criteria. You can also contact me at any time from this page, to ask me for further information on a property that interests you.
Check out About the Area for a whole host of local information, including a picture tour, maps and directions, school information, and demographic and economic statistics.
Distressed Sales have unfortunately become a common feature of today's market, and I have a special page dedicated to Foreclosures & HUD Homes. For sellers in distress, I also have a page covering Loan Modification & Short Sales.
My Newsletter includes my latest update on the local market, and can be accessed at any time from the Menu on the left, as can the Daily News and Advice, which is full of useful information and help for the real estate consumer.
I am proud of my expanding Testimonials page, which shows you what past clients have been saying about me, and you can see details of my sales under Previous Sales (where else?).
There is also a useful Mortgage Calculator, and in the near future, I will be adding sections on mortgage finance, and tips on selling and buying homes, so please check back!
Selling your home
Are you considering selling your home? I would be happy to help you establish a fair price, and discuss how the property could be marketed to the best effect. Of course, I will employ all the traditional methods of promoting the home, in the MRIS database, the homebooks, newspapers, flyers, and so on . . . but check out my Featured Listings page to see how I would showcase your home on the Internet, and maximize its exposure to the many people who are browsing for perhaps a home just like yours.
Recent difficult times have seen a lot of home owners facing the need to sell their home for less than they owe on it - commonly known as a "short sale". As a CDPE, I am uniquely qualified to assist with this, and I am always open to an initial discussion to chat through your circumstances in total confidence.
In marketing a home, I guarantee to offer you a friendly and efficient service, based on a professional approach which recognizes the need for a personal touch. I always consider that communication over the marketing of a home is vital, and I treat this as a priority in working with my clients.
If you are looking for a professional and caring service from our first discussion to final Settlement, please contact me.
Finding you a home
I have access to a large selection of real estate for sale in the surrounding area and in northern Virginia generally - as a result I can meet your needs, whether you are moving locally or relocating from a distance, seeking a new or previously occupied family home, looking for a weekend retreat, maybe a distressed property, or perhaps a building lot to "build your own".
How would you like me to help you? Some people prefer to do a lot of the research for homes themselves, others would rather I provide listings of appropriate homes and take it on from there. Either way, this website provides you with all the tools, and I will always give you my full attention in listening carefully to your requirements, and in seeking out the right home for you. If you are new to the area, I will be pleased to show you around and help you to find your feet.
If I have your commitment, you will have mine.
Why not give me a call for an initial chat?