Chad Ernst

Chad Ernst

Principal, Chadwick Residential

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Licensed in DC MD

Buyer's Agent, Agent


James Madison University

Client Testimonials

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"Chad was an absolute pleasure to work with. Very knowledgeable of all the areas we were interested in and in every step of the home buying process. Highly recommend him especially if you're a first time home buyer as he was always available to answer any questions we had. - Zebulon"

"If I could give more stars I would! Chad is the best agent I’ve ever worked for. I never doubted that he had my best interests in mind. He will guide, navigate and educate you throughout your road to homeownership. I didn’t just feel like a client I really felt like family. My process was difficult and stressful but Chad was always there to provide support and solutions. I would not have been able to get to closing with anyone and I wouldn’t have wanted to. Thank you so much for everything Chad!! "

"Hey all. I don't normally write reviews, but I figured i should write about my experience about making one of the biggest purchases of my life. I signed up for one of Chad's seminars. I was a bit skeptical at first but was there because I didn't know where to start when it came down to buying a home. the end of the seminar I was ready to least give it a try with Chad. Less than 90 days later I'm in a home that I am really enjoying. I'm the type of person to not what people tell me at face value and I normally will double check the validity of the information I'm given. But everything that Chad told me was legit. He made buying my first home very smooth and straight forward and if I decide to sell my home I'll go with chad and he will also be my realtor for buying a new home."

"Five stars for Chad! My partner and I hadn't been planning to buy a house but when an opportunity fell in our laps, we quickly tracked down a first time home buyers presentation and met Chad. Without him, we wouldn't have found such an amazing first home in a neighborhood we never would have known about (but now really love). With his connections, we got a place off the market that had everything we were looking for. He was exceptionally communicative and transparent about all parts of the process, and we couldn't have put our trust in a better guy. Thanks to Chad, we closed on our first home today! Definitely reach out to him if you want a fun, smooth, and less stressful home buying experience!"

"You will not go wrong with Chad. He is extremely helpful, friendly, knowledgeable, and responsive. He went above and beyond to get me the best deal on my first home, and deftly navigated all of my questions along the way. In addition to a great work ethic, he is just an all around good person who will try his best to help eliminate the stress of finding and buying a home. If you want to find a great place and have fun along the way, Chad is your guy!"

"Chad made our house buying experience a pleasurable one! My girlfriend and I told Chad exactly what we wanted and he delivered on finding a home that was just right for us AND in our price range. Chad was communicative, helpful, positive and reassuring every step of the way. We’re so glad we decided to trust him with this process! We will definitely be working with Chad again. Thank you! - Lauren"

About Chad
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Chad started his passion for real estate in Washington, DC. He grew up a short drive from the district in Springfield, VA and went to school nearby at James Madison University (JMU). In 2005, the pull of the city was strong, Chad and his wife sold their condo in Shirlington, VA and bought their first mixed use property on H St. NE in Washington, DC. Chad has been pursuing his love of real estate ever since. The experience gained from renovation projects and his interest in the history of buildings, stoked his desire to do even more in real estate. Becoming a licensed real estate agent enabled Chad to leverage his skills and interests to help people in their journey to buy real estate.

Before becoming a real estate professional, Chad enjoyed a career as a Forensic Scientist. Upon graduation from JMU Chad chose a career as a DNA analyst. First in a paternity laboratory in McLean, VA and then at the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory in Rockville, MD. Having accomplished much in the forensic field from lectures to identifications of missing military personnel to putting the bad guys away, Chad decided to turn his forensic analytical skills and attention to detail to the real estate market.

Chad Ernst’s Listings

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