One South Realty is…

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The One South Realty Group, formed in January of 2008, is an independent brokerage located in Richmond's Fan District and we see the world a little bit differently. We have both sought out and adopted the most progressive sales and marketing practices from many different industries to help us better promote our properties and ourselves. From day one, we set out to create a methodology designed to reach our audience quickly, clearly and powerfully.

And if these numbers mean anything, it has worked well...

How Does One South Compare?

While the recent market upheaval has caused many casualties, One South has grown from the 'Original Gang of 5' to one of the premier brokerages in the Metro within a very short time frame. Attracting agents from many companies, large and small, who sought a better way, One South grew into the teeth of a market undergoing fundamental change. By focusing on the techniques that work, we have achieved one of the highest average sales prices in the region all while maintaining one of the shortest marketing times of any brokerage in the Richmond Association of Realtors. Achieving the highest prices in the shortest period of time for our clients is always the goal. Focusing our effort to those two ends, we have demonstrated that real estate is still thoroughly local and quality representation matters.

Featured Projects

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Huntt’s Row

Along the 2600 Block of Kensington Avenue in Richmond’s Fan District will soon sit a development of 8 new town homes.  The project, dubbed Huntt’s Row, will offer decidedly upscale and historically compatible newly constructed homes on one of the Fan’s most walkable blocks. The homes will blend a traditional exterior aesthetic with an interior […]

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Citizen 6 | Floyd Ave

Citizen 6, located along Floyd Avenue, is a unique opportunity for 6 home buyers to own not only a new home in the Fan, but one with a unique and exciting aesthetic which departs sharply from much of the neighborhood’s perceived architectural style.  

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Ginter Place Condos

In early 2012, we were approached by the developers of Ginter Place to discuss taking the lead role in the project’s sales.  Of the 70 units, 15 had sold in the first 4 years of marketing the property.  Ginter Place was in danger of becoming a failed condominium project with a conversion to apartments. [ […]

From the Blog

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The New Glossary // Real Estate Terms for Today

In the post-bubble Google-dominated world of real estate brokerage, the terms used have changed.  These days terms such as 'AVM Opt-Out' and 'Organic Search Results' now are as important as 'Contingent Contract' and 'Enhanced Title.'  Below are some of the new terms that need to be … [Read More...]

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Who is this One South Group, Anyway?

Our signs went up almost overnight back in 2008 and the market started asking....'Who are these ONE SOUTH people??? I see their signs everywhere!' It was true. From 2008 until today, One South has managed to crack into the top 10% of the brokerages in Richmond in both size and volume. While … [Read More...]

Some of Our Sales

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2215 E Broad | Church Hill

‘The Yarborough Home’ was built, along with its twin, in 1859, by one of the partners of a local tobacco company.  The story goes that the two partners, in an effort to not try to outdo one another, elected to build the exact same home.  The ‘twins’ are located along Broad Street on the 2200 […]

New lots in mature neighborhoods can be especially tricky to value correctly.

5007 Sylvan Road | Westover Hills Infill

Purchased as part of a set as a home AND lot, 5007 was built to provide a new home opportunity with the environment of a mature urban neighborhood.  Avant Development contracted for and constructed a 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home in a craftsman style to honor the existing fabric of the neighborhood.  The home featured […]

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4306 New Kent Road | Westover Hills

Selling in homes in Richmond’s early 20th Century neighborhoods requires both a special appreciation for the architecture of the era and the ability to understand the value differences between the seemingly insignificant distances between neighborhoods. The Semmes Ave/Forest Hill Avenue areas of Richmond are populated by many of Richmond’s neighborhoods where crossing a street may […]

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3838 Mill Mount DR | Powhatan

The rural development model lends itself to larger lots and less density.  More space between homes usually translates into more privacy and freedom than offered in the HOA driven developments of suburbia. Using all available tools to help identify potential buyers is paramount in less dense settings where the frequency of showings is lower and […]