About Ellen and Barry Levy
Licensed in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia
Ellen and Barry Levy bring a truly exceptional array of expertise to the assistance of buyers and sellers of Washington DC area real estate.
Ellen Levy holds a BA cum laude in Architectural Sciences from Harvard, and a Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She was the chief housing planner for the City of Boston before getting her real estate license. She now holds Broker’s licenses in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. She is the recipient of multiple local and national sales awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from RE/MAX International.
Barry Levy holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Washington University in St. Louis. He was an economist for the Federal government and an independent energy consultant. He spent 15 years in the mortgage business before joining his wife in real estate sales.
Both Ellen and Barry are experts at determining the right price of a piece of property for both buyers and sellers. This is the single most critical factor in any transaction. For developers and renovators, they can offer highly accurate estimates of “before” and “after” valuation.
Ellen is the Marketing Guru. Barry is the Numbers Guy. Ellen has been doing short sales and selling bank owned (REO) properties for over 20 years. Both Ellen and Barry are Certified Residential Specialists (CRS), Certified Distressed Property Experts (CDPE), and Certified Buyer Representatives (CBR). Ellen also is an Accredited Buyer representative (ABR).
The Dynamic Duo view housing cycles and the trends in interest rates and housing policy from a much more informed perspective than ordinary agents. Because of their extraordinary background, they have been able to advise many customers and clients in effective wealth building strategies. They have both been real estate investors for many years, both separately and together, and have helped many clients become rich through real estate investments.
Ellen and Barry care deeply about their customers and clients, and view the ownership of a home and investment property as the cornerstone of financial stability. They feel that everyone, regardless of price range, deserves the services of a good real estate agent. They take clients with HOC, HPAP, and NACA financing as well as conventional financing and cash buyers. They know that real estate has been the basis of more American fortunes than any other investment. They service the full spectrum of buyers skillfully, diligently and ethically. Recent sales include properties from $4,000 to over $2,000,000.
Today’s challenging market provides some of the best buying opportunities ever. Call our highly experienced, professional team to guide you real estate success.