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Kristi Rike

MeetKristi Rike

Living in and exploring the Richmond area for over 20 years now, Kristi Rike carries an extensive knowledge of all things RVA. Her love of helping others guided her to a successful Real Estate career, which she loves. As a REALTOR with Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville since 2019, Kristi is known for her unmatched devotion to her clients and her desire to go above and beyond the expected duties. This level of service earned her “Rookie of the Year” in 2019 and enabled her to surpass $6 million in sales in her first full year as an agent! She is blessed to call her clients her friends.

Prior to entering Real Estate, Kristi worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist, serving ages birth to 99. She honed the ever-important skills of being patient, focusing on details, remaining proactive and acting as a strong advocate for each of her clients. Her passion for helping others is why she continues to be involved in the Special Needs community through her involvement with Jacob’s Chance. Kristi is the Director of Community Outreach for this amazing non-profit serving differently-abled individuals in the community. She loves living in and serving the vibrant Metro Richmond community.

Kristi lives in Glen Allen with her husband of 19 years, Chris, and their three children, Jackson, Addison and Olivia. The Rike family is one that enjoys entertaining. You will often find friends gathered in and around their home, as friends and fellowship are their passions.

What Our Clients Say AboutKristi Rike
What a pleasure it was dealing with Kristi Rike of Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate. Trust sales can be arduous and a difficult time emotionally for those involved. Kristi was a amazing. She was there at every turn. She managed crews to get the house ready for sale, kept a watchful eye on things, even managed to get over 10 offers on the house through some pretty adept marketing. The final sale price far exceeded expectations. The sale was a truly flawless process from start to finish as the house both sold and closed within three weeks of the first showing. That has to be a record. Her background and training speak volumes when it comes to her empathetic approach to the business and eye for detail. Without question, she is one of the best realtors in the Richmond area. Mike Baker, Jr. President, National Arts Television - Michael J. Baker Jr.
Highly Recommended Kristi represented my borrowers in their home purchase and she was an absolute pleasure to work with. Highly organized, very professional, great communicator, very friendly and pleasant to interact with are just a few of her attributes. I hope we will have an opportunity to work together again. I would highly recommend her to everyone. - Brandon M
Kristi is Excellent Kristi is excellent. She is very knowledgeable and helpful during the process. You contact her about anything and she is there to help right away. - Marsha S.
Above and Beyond Kristi was dedicated to supporting my family through the entire search and purchase process. She was knowledgeable about each process and option, and guided me through complicated negotiations with unquestionable professionalism. Kristi is the realtor you need on your side, through the first or fifth, home purchase! - Crystal C
Great Communication Kristi's communication skills and quick response to all my questions and showing me properties was wonderful. I felt she really wanted to help me find the "right" place for me!! - Sally Jo
Great Communication Skills Kristi’s communication skills and quick response to all my questions and showing me properties were wonderful. I felt she really wanted to help me find the right place for me! - Sally Jo
Kristi was Excellent Kristi was excellent! She really took the time to understand our needs and helped us get a great deal on our first home. - Justin and Tara
Great Experience Kristi did such a great job helping me find the right home!!! I kept saying she must have so much patience as I often changed the parameters of my search, but she had no problem with that and ALWAYS honored my requests. Kristi was always available, we texted, emailed and made phone calls and she was right there with immediate responses. This is an extremely tight market, and I began to wonder if I would find what I wanted; she always encouraged me that the "perfect" one would happen and she was right. From beginning the search to the closing she was absolutely there for me. Thank you Kristi for all of your help and making a stressful situation into a delightful experience. - Sally Tucker
Best realtor in RVA! Kristi was recommended to us by friends who bought a house earlier in the year. We were so glad that they suggested her, because Kristi has gone above and beyond for us. This was our first home purchase. We were completely clueless about the entire process, and Kristi took the time to explain to us everything that would happen, well in advance. She gave us excellent advice when we were viewing homes, pointing out features that we would like or should avoid. She got to know us and what we wanted in a home. She was waiting for us in the parking lot of our lawyer’s office when we closed (covid restrictions) and, since we bought the house, she has texted us occasionally to see how things are going. She also gave us several recommendations for people to do minor work on the home, as we have only been in the Richmond area for a year. I would recommend Kristi Rike to anyone who is looking to buy or sell a home. She will get you a great deal, offer fantastic advice, and be there for you every step of the way. - Tara Stephan-Sawyer
Awesome experience! Kristi is amazing! She helped us find our "forever" home and she helped us sell our old home (sold in one day!)! She is very attentive, she was always readily available to answer any questions we had, and she walked us through every step of the home-buying and home-selling process. She tailors her business to what suits you and your family and she takes the time to get to know who you are and what you are looking for. She is the best!! I recommend her to anyone looking to buy and/or sell!! We love Kristi!! - Meredith
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    • $977M+
      Total Closed Transaction
      Volume In 2021*
    • 2,158
      Total Closed Transaction
      Units In 2021*
    • Top 5
      Ranking Out Of 619 Firms
      By Total Closed Dollar
    • $452,846
      Average Sale Price
      per Transaction in 2021*
    *Data from CVRMLS, WAAR & REIN 2021
    **Data from CVRMLS Twelve Months ending January 2022
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