Frank Hardy is the founder and Principal Broker of Frank Hardy Sotheby's International Realty. Born in Richmond, Virginia, he graduated from the University of Richmond. Not long after, he moved to Charlottesville where he began his career in real estate. After working as an agent for a local firm for a few years, he went out on his own. In 1977 he started his own company. Frank continues to be an icon in the country property market across the Commonwealth. His name is synonymous with the sale of farms and estates, be they recreational, equestrian, sporting or historic. His reputation and that of Frank Hardy Sotheby's International Realty are well known among other Realtors and Brokers, as well as owners and purchasers of Virginia's most noted properties. Frank has three children and three grandchildren and spends much of his time between Charlottesville and his farm along the James River.