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Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate

Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville was founded by four Managing Brokers, Scott Shaheen, Scott Ruth, John Martin, and Mahood Fonville, that wanted to make a difference and get back to the basics of selling local Real Estate. Their focus was on staying relevant and being ahead of the power curve when it comes to technology, marketing, and training in the Residential Real Estate Arena. “We want our agents to be the best when it comes to representing our clients and working with other Brokers, and three words that best describes our team are Supportive, Ethical, & Professional. ” as stated by John Martin. When asked why he wanted to start his own company Scott Shaheen said, “We wanted to create a culture and brand that was going to be local! Everything is going back to the roots and being local and home grown”

To date, we have over 184 experienced agents and selectively growing each day. The firm also has a Luxury component that specializes in Estates, Higher-End and Historic Homes, Land, and Waterfront properties.

When asked why makes your company different than other Real Estate Firms, Scott Ruth said, “The agents themselves in our office are the best trained in the industry. With 4 brokers that are available daily with a combined 80 years of experience is unique and not something, you will find in another firm. By being practicing broker/owners, we can relate firsthand to the needs of agents, problem-solving, and what is needed to help agents be successful.”

When asked about the company’s core values, Mahood Fonville said, “I believe the core value of Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville is “The Golden Rule” of life and to treat others as you would like to be treated. In addition, and equally important, is having a balance in your life with your Faith, Family, and Work. Without a balance, you will not be happy or successful personally or professionally.” Lastly, as stated by Scott Ruth, “We couldn’t be happier with our move and the response from the community has been amazing!”  

“We want our agents to be the best when it comes to representing our clients and working with other Brokers, and three words that best describe our team are Supportive, Ethical, & Professional. ” as stated by the Owners. 

The company has coverage in the Greater Richmond or Central Virginia, Williamsburg, Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula, and the Wintergreen markets. The firm also has a Luxury component that specializes in Estates, Higher-End and Historic Homes, Land, and Waterfront properties.

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