The Hopkins Family Story

Prudence & Joe Hopkins in front of their Spotsylvania home.

When Joe & Prudence Hopkins relocated to Virginia from Ohio, they wanted to find a property that would meet their retirement goals: growing a large vegetable garden, roaming land with the dog and grandchildren, having a relaxing lifestyle in a traditional home.  Today they have a beautiful home nestled on a 17-acre wooded lot, thanks to Paul Porthouse.  Paul helped them every step of the way, from making the transition from Ohio to Virginia as smooth as possible.  It wasn’t all easy.

Joe Hopkins stayed in Ohio while their home there remained up for sale.  Here Prudence rented for about eighteen months while their home was being built.  In the end, it was worth the wait.  Today Prudence enjoys gardening and Joe enjoys the outdoors and hiking with his grandchildren.  Fredericksburg was a good choice for their lifestyle, made possible by Paul Porthouse.  “I would certainly rely on Paul again, for any real estate needs,” said Prudence Hopkins.

Come hear what everyone’s talking about.

“Paul, thanks so much for “all” the extra work you have done for us! We enjoyed working with you. We highly recommend you to others.” -Joe & Carol Montelcone

“Paul, thanks so much for everything.  I truly appreciate your assistance, kindness, and understanding throughout.  I am very pleased with the townhouse and cannot wait to do the walkthrough on 2/28 and move in!”  -Starr L. Henderson

“Paul, the service you provided was excellent.  Thank you.”  -Richard & Bonnie Henderson

“Paul, I appreciate everything you did.  You’ve truly been fantastic.”  -Glen Menas

“Paul, you are an excellent agent, really top notch in your field.  I hope you know that!  Thank you for everything.”  -Sherry Petrasek

“You’re great at what you do, and some might call you “the Magic Man.”  Thanks, Paul for your thoughtfulness and hard work on my behalf.”  -Kitty Ellison

“Paul, thank you so much for all the extra things you did for me in the process of selling my brother’s house.  I really appreciated everything you did.”  -Annie Mae Graham

“Paul, you promised me that you would take care of my kid and you delivered big time.  I owe you a debt of gratitude, and I will never forget your kindness and professionalism.  You are excellent at what you do.  Your skill and competence as a realtor is only exceeded by the high level of integrity, honor, and patience that you have demonstrated these many months.  Thank You.”  -Kevin Howard

“Paul, thanks for your note – and even more – for your professional and helpful assistance in getting John and Nita to closing.  They needed this to work out and move on with the next stage of their lives.  Again, my thanks – if I get down to Fredericksburg maybe we can meet.  I’m glad to have a contact there. ” -Diane Adams

“Thank you for finding us such a great house in a wonderful neighborhood.  We’re so thankful for all you did for us in so many ways while being so patient, kind and understanding.  Not to mention making the whole process fun.  We appreciate you and your friendship.”  -John & Nita Deegan

“Dear Paul, many thanks for your thoughtful gift at closing.    But more for your advice and good will thoughout.  Best wishes!”  — Henry

“Paul, thanks for all your help and assistance you provided in helping me find my new home.  I really love the house and I’m happy you were the agent largely responsible for me getting it.  I really enjoyed working with you and will definitely refer you to friends and family.”  -Sincerely, Anise Broadus

“Paul was excellent.  Very attentive, thorough and professional.”  -Angela Chipouras

“We were very impressed with Paul’s dedication to his job, considering our house hunting had a deadline and was over the Christmas Season making it just that more stressful.”  -Kevin & Mindy Horace

“Paul was an excellent sales person, area knowledge, market information, follow through and personable.  Would recommend him anytime.  Very professional but still easy to deal with.”  -Tim & Debbie Dunnigan

“Paul is very professional and polite salesman and I would recommend him to anyone.”  -Tanyia Ross

“Paul did not take us to homes outside our target areas, home style or pricing range.  He did exactly what we wanted – something not usually done – he is a professional.”  -Paul & Marilyn Letourneur

“Words cannot describe how much we appreciate your professionalism, fortitude and friendship.  We could not have gotten through this without your calm and collective manner.  You are truly a credit to your profession.”  -Steve & Terry Yacubich

“Thank goodness, Paul answered the phone when I called Long and Foster.  I expected almost nothing in terms of time and energy from an agent for a rental.  What I got, instead, was even better service than I’ve received when I’ve bought houses. ” -Bob Harner


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