Who we are


Meet the Team


Tara SavageTara Savage, Team Leader 

Tara moved to the Charlottesville area in 1985 just as she was starting high school. She moved to Northern Virginia to attend college and graduated from George Mason University in 1993 with a BS in English, and moved back to Charlottesville. In 1997, Tara got her real estate license and partnered with her mother, Judy Savage, already a successful local Realtor, who was an invaluable mentor.  In 2001, Judy and Tara opened RE/MAX Assured Properties and formed The Savage Team and in 2015 they joined Keller Williams Alliance.  Upon Judy’s retirement in 2019, Tara took over leadership of the team.

Tara has a daughter, Peyton, who is a student at Longwood University and a son, Grant, at Albemarle High School.  Their family are all animal lovers and count several pets as family.  Tara currently lives in Forest Lakes, but has also lived in Dunlora, Lake Monticello, and Fieldbrook making her an expert all over town.  In her time away from work, she can probably be found watching her son play baseball somewhere or enjoying everything that Charlottesville has to offer.   



Judy Savage, Business Manager and Team Advisor

Judy started her real estate career in 1985 in Charlottesville and quickly became one of the areas top producing Realtors. In l993 and became a member of the Forest Lakes Sales Team selling new construction in the community.  In 1999 she moved to RE/MAX and in 2001 she open RE/MAX Assured Properties as the Broker/Owner. Under her leadership the office grew to the most successful real estate office in Charlottesville. In late 2013 she made the decision to go back to her roots and to concentrate again just on listing and selling property and she opened Judy Savage & Company Realtors.  In July 2015 Judy brought her team under the brokerage of Keller Williams of Charlottesville and in 2016 they were recognized as the top producing team at Keller Williams and were awarded the Double Platinum Award. Judy has worked with her daughter Tara since her days at Forest Lakes. In 2019, she and her husband Paul moved to Hilton Head, South Carolina to retire.  Judy is still involved in the operations of the team, acting as the Business Manager and Team Advisor. 




Trey Durham

Trey is a Native of Charlottesville. With a wealth of knowledge and love of the area, Trey can assist you with finding the perfect home, whether nestled in Historic Downtown Charlottesville or the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Trey is honored to have been voted Charlottesvilles Favorite Realtor by the Daily Progress Readers Choice Awards for 6 consecutive years. Over 90% of Treys clients recommend him as the agent to use due to his professional strengths such as; knowledge of the area, marketing insights and negotiating strategies, construction background, easy to reach and attention to detail throughout the entire process of your Real Estate transaction.  Trey’s wife, Michele, is his right hand in business and makes it possible for him to do all that he does. 
Trey is a huge fan of UVA Athletics – Go Hoos! He volunteers on the CAAR board as well as several local charities. When he is not working for you or cheering on the Cavaliers, you can find him fishing, hunting and spending time with his wife, Michele and 2 dogs.  Trey is also dad to 2 adult children, Sidney and Cort, of whom he is immensely proud. 




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