Charlottesville Virginia Real Estate Company

About Keller Williams of Charlottesville,

The Savage Team Family with PugsThe Savage Team -Judy & Tara Savage plus their team members are  ONE powerful combination. Experience, expertise, energy, and the desire to provide you with highest degree of customer satisfaction are just a few of the reasons why the Savages are The #1 Real Estate Team in Central Virginia and why you should choose The Savage Team to help you with your next real estate experience.

When you work with The Savages you will definitely see teamwork defined. From their unique ability to listen and understand your needs to their talent in negotiating and helping you make the best financial decisions, they are your best resources for all your real estate needs. Whether it is helping you find the perfect home or that special buyer for your current property, look to The Savages for thorough knowledge of Charlottesville and surrounding areas.

The Charlottesville Association of Realtors has recognized the Savages as Top Producers and members of their Professional Honor Society. Tara was named Rookie of the Year after completing her first full year in the business in l997 and the next year the Board honored Judy by naming her Sales Associate of the Year. In 2003 Judy was honored as Broker/Owner of the Year for the Central Atlantic Region of RE/MAX International and in 2004 Judy was named Realtor to the Year. In 2012 both Judy and Tara were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from RE/MAX LLC which less than 1/2% of all RE/MAX agents have achieved.



The Savages know Charlottesville real estate inside and out and the Savages believe that knowledge is power. For The Savages their lifelong quest for education has been the key to their success. Their clients and customers rely on their financial insight and real estate savvy that has placed them on the cutting edge of the ever changing Charlottesville market place. Involved, innovative, and top producers, interested in what is best for each person with who they work,the Savages are leaders and true professionals.  We guarantee your satisfaction! Energy that's contagious. Results that are impressive. It's that simple! Call The Savage Team today to find out why they say, "Working with us is a MOVING experience."

If you are looking to buy or sell a home in Charlottesville you deserve the best, you deserve
                           the Savage Team. 


  • Judy Savage
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    943 Glenwood Station Ln #202
    VA 22901 US

    Phone: 434-951-9244

    Judy Savage started her real estate career in 1985 in Charlottesville after having worked for Dominion Resources for many years.  She quickly became one of the areas top producing Realtors.  In l989 Judy moved to the Northern Virginia area where she worked until l993.  She returned to Charlottesville in May of l993 and became a member of the Forest Lakes Sales Team selling new construction in the community.  Two years later she started the Resell Division for the sales team.  In 1999 she moved to RE/MAX and in 2001 she open RE/MAX Assured Properties as the Broker/Owner.  Under her leadership the office grew to the most successful real estate office in Charlottesville.  In late 2013 she made the decision to go back to her roots and to concentrate again just on listing and selling property and she opened Judy Savage & Company Realtors.

    Judy has worked with her daughter Tara since her days at Forest Lakes.  At times many members of the Savage family have been part of the team.  Today Judy and Tara are joined by four other agents who work together with them to provide exceptional customer service.

    Judy continues as a top producer and has served her association on the Board of Directors and as President in 2008.  She's been named Realtor of the Year, Salesperson of the Year and Broker/Owner of the Year by REMAX LLC.  She's been a continuous member of the Professional Honor Society since it's inception.  In 2010 Dave Ramsey selected her as an Endorsed Local Provider (ELP) for his real estate network.

    She and her husband Paul reside in the Belvedere neighborhood.

    Certifications & Recognitions 
    RE/MAX Hall of Fame
    RE/MAX Broker Owner of the Year 2002
    RE/MAX Platinum Club 2008, 2009, 2010
    Chairman's Club 2006, 2007
    Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
    Graduate of The Realtors Institute (GRI)
    Accredited Buyers Representatives (ABR)
    Quality Service Certified (QSC)
    Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
    CAAR's Sales Person of the Year 1998
    CAAR's Realtor of the Year 2004
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  • Tara Savage
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    943 Glenwood Station Ln #202
    VA 22901 US

    Phone: 434-981-4458

    Tara moved to the Charlottesville area in 1984 just as she was starting high school and attended Albemarle High School. She moved to Northern Virginia to attend college and graduated from George Mason University in 1993 with a BS in English. Just after graduation, she moved back to Charlottesville to marry her high school sweetheart.  In 1997, Tara got her real estate license and partnered with her mother, Judy Savage, already a successful local Realtor. In 2001, Judy and Tara opened RE/MAX Assured Properties and formed The Savage Team. In 2003, Tara's daughter, Peyton was born and in 2008, she had a son, Grant. They have 2 dogs, Pugs Lilly and Bugsy who round out the family. Tara and her family live in Forest Lakes and are lucky enough to have most of their extended family nearby to enjoy spending time with.  Tara and her children enjoy fostering animals from the SPCA.  They are also involved in Pop Warner cheerleading and football.

    Awards & Designations

    Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors Rookie of the Year 1997
    CAAR "Top Producer" 1998-2012
    RE/MAX Hall of Fame 2008
    RE/MAX Chairman's Club 2008
    RE/MAX Platinum Club 2003-'07, 2011
    RE/MAX 100% Club 2001-'02,2012
    RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award -2012



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  • Jack Crocker
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    943 Glenwood Station Ln #202
    VA 22901 US

    Phone: 434-953-9987

    Jack Crocker moved to Charlottesville 14 years ago with his wife, LIz,  and three children. They moved to Glenmore and quickly got involved in the community.  The kids all attended St. Anne’s Belfield.  Jack was elected to the Board of Directors of his local church and became involved with Virginia Basketball Academy (VABA).  Jack’s first passion was being a race car driver which he did until just a few years ago.  After the kids all went off to college (William and Mary for the twins and JMU) Jack decided he needed another career.  He entered the real estate business with the same drive and passion he had for car racing.  He has attended numerous trainings and just recently completed all the necessary course work to attain the GRI designation (Graduate of the Realtor’s Institute) and Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) You’ll find Jack to be an easy going yet extremely conscientious and lots of fun to work with.  We welcomed him to our team as a buyer's specialists. He has a great sense of humor and promise not to “race” when he shows you shows you homes.  Jack and Liz now find themselves part of the sandwich generation and share their home in Keswick Estates with Liz's parents.

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  • Wendy Peery
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    943 Glenwood Station Ln #202
    VA 22901 US

    Phone: 434-953-2480

    Wendy Peery grew up in Albemarle County after her father (Jerry Ratcliffe) moved the family here  in  1981 when he became sports editor at The Daily Progress.  Before entering real estate Wendy was a preschool teacher and nanny so that she could stay home with her two children, Emily and Brock . She and her husband of 20 years, Paul, reside on the family’s Riverview Farm in the Proffit area of Albemarle County. 


    Wendy was instrumental in founding the non-charity, Rooms for a Reason, which creates attractive and comfortable spaces for those recovering from cancer treatments.  Wendy also served as a Girl Scouts leader for five years.


    Wendy just completed her fourth year as a Realtor and has just joined the Savage Team as a Buyer Specialist.  We are excited to have her as part of our team to help with our buyers. She’s received several letters of commendation from happy clients and we know the lengths she has gone through to make sure her clients received the best real estate experience possible. Her nurturing personality and her desire to do serve make her a great choice as a Realtor.

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  • Trey Durham
    GRI, Daily Progress Readers Choice Winner
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    943 Glenwood Station Ln #202
    VA 22901 US

    Phone: 434-409-8308

    Trey Durham is a lifelong resident of Central Virginia.  His local ties to the area and his extensive background in construction give him a unique perspective for homebuyers and sellers alike. Trey has been a top producing agent since 2001 and has shown a keen ability to position his business to take advantage of an ever changing real estate market.  Early in his career, he established relationships with banks helping them liquidate their foreclosure inventory and this portion of his business has grown exponentially over the past 7 years.  He is an expert in marketing and Contract writing and negotiation and has helped hundreds of buyers and sellers achieve their goals.  With the full time help of his wife Michele (a professional photographer and experienced office and business manager) he has the resources to handle your real estate needs.  Trey resides in Central Virginia with his wife, kids and 2 little dogs.  Outdoors is where he finds his respite from work. Fishing, hunting, local sporting events and spending time with gardening and home improvement projects. 

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  • Lucy Watkins
    Quality Service Certified
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    943 Glenwood Station Ln #202
    VA 22901 US

    Phone: 434-962-5829

    Charlottesville native, Lucy Watkins,  has over 20 years experience in real estate and is Quality Service Certified. Lucy also has significant experience in home owner's insurance.

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  • Jeff Van Wickler
    GRI, Certified Earth Advantage Broker.
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    943 Glenwood Station Ln #202
    VA 22901 US

    Phone: 434-953-9417

    Jeff Van Wickler graduated from the University of New York at Stony Brook where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. He then went on to become a Green Beret where he served in the 10th Special Forces Group.  

    Jeff, has been selling real estate in central Virginia for over 16 years and specializes in residential properties for both new construction and resale.  He is a Certified Earth Advantage Broker, in addition to, a  graduate of the Realtor® Institute (GRI) which encompasses course work in financing, contracts, appraisals, and marketing. 



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Contact Information

Keller Williams of Charlottesville,
Savage & Company Realtors
943 Glenwood Station Ln #202
Charlottesville VA 22901
Phone: 434-951-9244
Fax: 434-817-0625