Our Firm and Services
Clarke County Properties
is the only full service real estate firm in the region offering real estate brokerage, appraisal, and consulting services. Founded in 1993, we are a small, efficient, highly trained and experienced firm. We use our real estate valuation knowledge, our understanding of zoning and planning issues, and our experienced negotiation skills to our clients' best advantage in contract negotiations.
Clarke County Properties is licensed in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. with the majority of our transactions in Clarke County and surrounding counties. We specialize in farms, land and rural residential estate. We also have considerable experience in suburban and small-lot residential home sales. Our firm's resumes include multiple Presidential and Director's Sales Awards, Certified General Appraiser license with advanced farm and conservation easement training and experience, Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) certification and Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector's license, as well as other professional designations in the real estate field.
We take great pride at Clarke County Properties in the history of our service and success with a record of the highest sales volume per agent of any firm in the area, and the continued referrals from our satisfied clients. Our mission is to continue to provide impeccable service to our clients. We welcome you, and look forward to working with you and your real estate needs here at Clarke County Properties.
JACK SCHUTTE is the principal broker, and is a Virginia and West Virginia Certified General Real Estate Appraiser. He is a designated Master Farm and Land Appraised (MFLA), a Virginia Land Specialist (VLS), an Accredited Land Consultant (ALC), and is certified as a Conservation Easement Appraiser by the Appraisal Institute, American Society of Rural Appraisers, American Society of Appraisers, and the Land Trust Alliance. Jack has been in the Real Estate business for twenty-five years and specializes in farm and investment properties. His sales volume has earned the Blue Ridge Board of Realtors Presidents' and Director's Award multiple times. He has been active in related community affairs with service on the Clarke County Board of Zoning Appeals, the District Chairman of the Shawnee District for the Boy Scouts of America, and has spent many years on the renovations and construction, as well as a past board of Powhatan School. As a past full time and now part time sheep and cattle farmer, and a past embryo transfer technician, Jack has great experience in managing farms, both as a farm operator, and also for the preservation of real estate value over time. Jack enjoys snowboarding and wakeboarding, most outdoor sports, and is a licensed Emergency Medical Technician.