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Top Richmond Realtors

As top Richmond Realtors, we want to tell you about our track record, success rate and share with you what our clients say about us. If there are any questions you still have after reviewing our accomplishments and experience, please contact us.

Our Experience in Real Estate

  • #1 Team With Long & Foster since 2009
  • Top 10 Team In Richmond Voted By Richmond Association Of Realtors
  • Sell 250+ Homes Annually
  • Top 3 Of All Agents In Richmond And Surrounding Areas
  • Consecutively voted Best Realtor by readers of Style Weekly & Richmond Magazine
  • Member Of Long & Foster’s Master’s Club
  • Long & Foster’s Honors Society
  • Professionally and successfully negotiated 2,000+ contracts in the last 9 years

In Our Clients’ Words

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  • 5 star review  Our experience with Cabell and his team has been the best we have ever had in the real estate field. We feel he truly has his client's best interest in mind. From knowledge to responsiveness and negotiation skills, he and his team have always been on point! We highly recommend him!

    thumb Pri Pierson
    9/29/2020

    5 star review  Cabell and his team are top professionals. Cabell knows our community and will help you find the house of your dreams and/or sell at a good price. He’s the hardest working realtor and is professional and kind. I will start off as your realtor and I will start off as your realtor and end up your friend. Highly recommend.

    thumb D R
    9/02/2020
  • 5 star review  My dad was looking to sell his house and and Cabell Childress and Phil were recommended to us. We are so glad we reached out to them! In less than 24 hours, Phil came over and was ready to answer all of our questions, tour the house, and showed us the research he was able to complete in a short period of time. Phil is very knowledgeable about real estate processes, the area, the market, etc. He is open, honest, and forthcoming with information, always responding quickly. He guided us through the negotiations, inspections, closing, and helped us meet our goal of closing before the holidays. We are continuing to work with Phil and we all highly recommend him and the Cabell Childress group!

    thumb Dyana Mullins
    12/31/2020

    5 star review  Cabell and his team provide outstanding professional and personalized service. They are hard-working, dedicated, fierce advocates for their clients. I highly recommend them!

    thumb Laura Toombs
    9/03/2020
  • 5 star review  Taylor was super knowledgeable about the current market. He made our first home buying experience a breeze. He excelled at negotiations and helping us craft a competitive offer to land us our dream home.

    thumb Kara Heuple
    10/19/2020

    5 star review  Joseph Lawson is top-notch! I cannot say enough about how great my buying experience was with Joseph as my agent. He's loyal, caring, and truly values your perspective. Searching for the right house can be overwhelming, Joseph made the process stress-free!

    thumb Drake Watson
    11/17/2020
  • 5 star review  Simply put, the Cabell Childress Group is the best in the real estate business! No team will work harder, longer or smarter to guarantee both an enjoyable and successful transaction. From listing to closing, interacting with this talented, professional team is an absolute delight. I've done three deals with Cabell and his team, so here's my advice: Stop scrolling! Forget the rest and just call the best - that's the Cabell Childress Group!

    thumb J. Allen Holt
    10/28/2020

    5 star review  Laura was absolutely amazing from the beginning to the end of my purchase. This was my first home and she helped clarify all of my doubts, she was also available to answer my questions at any time. She has a lot of knowledge in her field and she went above and beyond to make sure I got the perfect home. I am so grateful to her.

    thumb Gaby Rivas
    2/24/2021
  • 5 star review  They are the best for selling and buying a house. You would be hard pressed to find a more qualified team that cares and wants what is in your best interest!!

    thumb Rich Mangiere
    9/04/2020

    5 star review  Taylor Mock s a highly professional and dedicated agent who always looked out for my best interest. Impressive availability and immediate response to all my inquiries and viewing requests. Very calm, methodical approach to walking me through the negotiation process which was invaluable in the highly competitive market I was working with. Very knowledgeable of all areas of Richmond and issues to be aware of by neighborhood. I was extremely pleased with my experience.

    thumb Stephanie Dudley
    9/23/2020
  • 5 star review  Buying our first home, from out of state, and during a pandemic definitely left us anxious and stressed. But Phil and the team at Cabell Childress Group helped us through the process. Phil was exactly the right realtor. He took the time to get to know us and our needs, and streamlined everything to make it an easy and speedy process. As a Richmonder, Phil gave us helpful tips and insider knowledge without swaying us in any particular direction. He provided us with the information we needed to make the ultimate best decision for our family. His upbeat and cheerful attitude kept us relaxed and excited to purchase our first home. The team at Cabell Childress made signing documents, setting up inspection appointments and taking care of all the nitty gritty easy after the decision was made. They didn't just drop the ball, but saw us through beginning to end. We would highly recommend Phil Lawson and Cabell Childress to anyone else searching for homes in the greater Richmond area!

    thumb Katelyn Coughlan
    1/04/2021

    5 star review  Cabell Childress Group is the best choice bar none. I was looking to move to Richmond from another city and was connected with Cabell Childress and one of his associates, Kirsten Webb. From start to finish, it was 5 star service and I wouldn't hesitate to send friends or family to them with full confidence that they'll be treated professionally with timely responses and feeling as though they're Cabell Childress Group's only client. These days, it's pretty rare to find a business that keeps their clients' needs as the main priority and that was evident every step of the way with Kirsten. I won't hesitate to use Cabell Childress Group for all of my real estate needs moving forward - superb!

    thumb Naomi Osborne
    11/23/2020
  • 5 star review  Cabell did an amazing job helping my wife and I find our home. Cabell made us feel important to him and was determined to find us exactly what we were looking for. We bought our home many years ago and Cabell still checks on us to ensure we don’t need anything. His knowledge of the area and home buying process made our purchase easy. We couldn’t have done it without him. Thank you Cabell!

    thumb Jamey Stone
    9/04/2020

    5 star review  Getting to work with the whole team at Cabell Childress was the best part of my home-buying experience (with having to actually move being the worst). Taylor answered every one of my questions (and there were a boatload) and ALWAYS quickly responded to my texts or answered my call - in fact I'm 90% sure he answered one time in church because he was whispering pretty quietly. He guided me through the process and was a wealth of knowledge. His expertise really put me at ease and left me no doubts about anything. Mari was amazing and impressed me by assisting with any questions I had as well. At EVERY point I felt like I was their #1 priority. I simply could not recommend Cabell Childress Group any more than I do.

    thumb Zac Price
    12/07/2020
  • 5 star review  Cabell and the team were great. They were very knowledgable of the city and surrounding areas and listened to our vision/interest. He spent the time to help us find the right property instead of forcing anything on us. I would suggest Cabell for anyone moving to the Richmond area.

    thumb Jordan Muse
    9/09/2020

Our Team of Richmond Realtors

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Cabell Childress

Team Leader

Cabell adheres to a very simple and straightforward philosophy—commit every day to a higher standard, both professionally and personally, so that every client’s expectations are surpassed. He has built a strong reputation in Richmond as evidenced by his reliability, honesty, and work ethic.

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Joseph Lawson

Sales Manager

Joseph joined The Cabell Childress Group in 2009 as the first sales agent and has grown to take over the management of the team. His patient demeanor and aggressive negotiating style have helped him sell over 650 homes, helping buyers and sellers achieve their goals.

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Taylor Mock

Sales Agent

Taylor joined The Cabell Childress Group in January 2013. His vast experience and insider knowledge of the city, full attention to detail, and extreme drive for success have enabled him to always surpass client expectations. Taylor has emerged as a top agent choice in Richmond.

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Phil Lawson

Sales Agent

Phil has lived and worked all over RVA including Bon Air, Midlothian, Mechanicsville, and Short Pump.  Phil has quickly become one of the top agents in Richmond, setting records each year. He is a people person and has a keen eye for detail.

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Stephen Kittrell

Sales Agent

Dedicated, energetic, motivated real estate professional with over ten years of experience in the real estate industry. Stephen has proven to be a knowledgeable agent with diverse experience in residential, commercial, and investment real estate. You will find Stephen as an excellent resource for all real estate needs.

Jess McLaughlin

Sales Agent

Jess’ great communication skills, honesty, willingness to serve, local knowledge and flexibility has allowed him to quickly rise as one of the top agents in the area.  His knowledge of home structures, design and maintenance gives buyers and sellers a leg up throughout the entire process of buying and selling a home.

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Laura Godoy

Sales Agent

Laura joined the CCG with an MBA in Human Resources and has extensive experience in HR and Credit Departments, working for American Express and other top tier companies. Being from Mexico City originally, Laura is fluent in Spanish and has her teaching certificate for Spanish as a second language. She started a company focusing on helping companies and executives improve language skills and cultural references to allow for more effective communication and connection. With this experience, she has learned how to deliver unmatched customer service, deliver to customer’s needs, and negotiate effectively. Laura has lived in the US for the last 17 years and has moved several times. Through her personal experience buying and selling homes, she discovered a passion for Real Estate and is able to put her experience in logistics, customer service and negotiations to work for her clients.

Javier Petriz

Sales Agent

Javier has led the strategic sourcing area for international companies and is bringing his experience in negotiations and managing projects, to the real estate field. He is focused to getting his clients the best deal and supporting a stress-free process for one of the most important investments in their lives: finding a home. He is a native Spanish speaker, and has lived in Mexico, Venezuela, and for the past 18 years, in several states in the U.S.  He lives now in Short Pump with his wife, daughter and their little dog.

Kirsten

Kirsten Webb

Sales Agent

A New York City native, Kirsten moved to Richmond in 1999. She has 20 years’ experience in corporate leadership positions focusing on architecture, design, manufacturing, and economics. Both the group and her clients benefit from her strong financial background. When she’s not working Kirsten enjoys spending time on the James River, hiking, and running. Kirsten lives in Goochland with her husband, Hunter, 2 daughters, and cat, Liesl.

Joe Howren

Joe Howren

Sales Agent

Joe joined the team in 2020 and brings 15+ years of real estate experience with him. Being a Richmond native, and having experience in building/construction, property management, leasing, conservation and residential sales, Joe is able to provide an experienced and multidimensional depth of real estate knowledge to his clients. His work ethic, pursuit of satisfying his clients at an outstanding level, intricate knowledge of the entire real estate process and creative negotiation tactics allow his clients to rest assured that they, and their interests, will be diligently cared for throughout the real estate process and beyond.

Jason Parker

Jason Parker

Sales Agent

After 20 years in sales, Jason received his real estate license in 2017 before joining The Cabell Childress Group in 2020. As a Richmond native and graduate of Godwin High School and the University of Virginia, Jason knows the area well and has witnessed its tremendous growth over the last forty years. Jason takes pride in each referral he receives from past clients and works diligently to protect their interests and help them have a smooth transaction. Jason currently lives in the far West End with his wife Karen.

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Mari Kotze

Transaction Manager and Marketing Assistant

Mari is our Transaction Manager & Marketing Assistant, and a Licensed Realtor.  She brings to the team extensive knowledge from her many years of experience working alongside Richmond’s top agents.  She takes pride in delivering exceptional service to our clients and unwavering support to our agents.

Karen Price

Karen Price

Real Estate Assistant | Closing Manager

Karen assists Cabell and the Cabell Childress Group in a wide variety of ways.  With over two decades of experience working as both an agent and Director of Training for the Southern Virginia Region of Long & Foster, Karen is a well-rounded source of knowledge. Karen’s father was a career Naval officer which required her family to move many times throughout her life before finally settling in Richmond. She is very familiar not only with the process, but also the emotions involved in a move. When not at work, Karen enjoys cooking for family and friends, spending time by the water and hanging out with her husband Jason and their cat Thompson.

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Kate Mahan

Listing Manager

Kate is our Listing Specialist. She enjoys working with clients to make the selling process stress-free and seamless. She was previously an associate at the Richmond Association of Realtors. Our clients benefit from her passion for outstanding customer service and relentless eye for detail.