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Ernie Dettbarn

Meet Ernie Dettbarn
Ernie Dettbarn is an Associate Broker with Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate in Richmond, Virginia. Ernie has worked full-time in residential real estate since 2004. A detailed and dedicated approach to each of his Clients' needs has earned Ernie repeat and referral business throughout his career. His skills include extensive working knowledge of Richmond neighborhoods and homes, comprehensive market data analysis, an ability to adapt and work for any type of Client, strategic and diligent negotiation on behalf of his Clients, and the good standing he enjoys among his peers for treating them with respect throughout his career. Ernie lives in Henrico County with his wife, son, daughter and two Beagles.
What Our Clients Say About Ernie Dettbarn
Ernie was responsive, knowledgeable, personable and professional. - Eric & Maria
Very Thorough Ernie was very thorough in his research of homes sold in our area. He was very prompt every time we contacted him. Always professional, on time, and delightful. - Matthew and Katherine
Always Positive Ernie was very knowledgeable and professional. We had to sell property before purchasing this one, which made our process much longer. Ernie was very accommodating to our timeline, and always stayed positive in a tough buyers market. - Happy Client
Incredibly Trustworthy Ernie was incredibly trustworthy, brought great market knowledge and effectively served as our advocate at each turn. - Happy Client
Accessible and Knowledgeable Ernie was very accessible, knowledgeable and very easy to work with. He guided us through our home buying process and made our first home buying experience as pleasant as it could be. - Happy Clients
A wonderful experience Ernie was a pleasure to work with - he made our home purchasing process a breeze. He was extremely detail oriented and readily available for questions at a moment's notice via email, text, call. His knowledge and experience came in extremely handy for us! We would highly recommend both him and SRMF for anyone's Richmond home search. - The Feitelsons
Ernie helped my wife and I sell both of our homes and purchase a new home together. Ernie was always very knowledgeable, available, and often times the voice of reason. He provided us guidance without pushing us in a certain direction and was incredibly professional when we had to deal with a difficult buyer. We could not have had a better buying/selling experience because of him and he will be the only realtor we recommend to friends in the Richmond area. - Chris and Sam Wills
Very Pleased with Ernie's Service We have known Ernie for over twenty years. He is a personal friend of our family…with that being said, we highly respect him as a person. This is the first time we have used him professionally and we were very pleased with his knowledge and professionalism. - The Lancasters
Professional & Knowledgeable Ernie was such a professional and so very knowledgeable. He was very thorough and on top of his game. - The Thornburgs
A True Professional Ernie is a true professional. He checks the horse’s teeth and kicks the proverbial tires. He is knowledgeable, friendly, and makes himself available. - The Raigins
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