Cheryl Leahy

Cheryl Leahy

Realtor® licensed in MD

Specialties

Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent

Client Testimonials

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★★★★★
"Cheryl Leahy is a knowledgable, hard-working, savvy Realtor. She knows the market well and is a great negotiator!" - Pat

★★★★★
"Cheryl was dedicated. She stuck with us through the whole process and made it as smooth as can be, from start to finish. She had positive energy and tons of patience!." - Amy

★★★★★
"Cheryl is a total professional. I have recommended her to all my senior friends." - Len

★★★★★
"Cheryl helped us find the perfect home and was a pleasure to work with. She took time to understand exactly what we were looking for and was always flexible to show us options. Once we found the home we loved, Cheryl worked her magic to make our offer stand out and was able to close the deal. She also helped us understand the ins and outs of the process as this was our first home purchase. We 100% recommend working with her. " - Karlee & Jeremy

★★★★★
"Cheryl went above and beyond to help my sister and me sell our childhood home in Bethesda. Our family had owned the house for over fifty years, and while we diligently tried to keep up with management of the home, there were surprises we could never have anticipated. For example, our parents had acquired a parcel of land from a neighbor in 1965 which was never recorded. We also discovered that a pipe had slowly leaked without our knowledge, that an in-ground safe was locked and inoperable, and similar issues that kept adding headaches to the process. Cheryl kept her warm and calm demeanor throughout, and was excellent at negotiation." - Beverly H.

★★★★★
"Cheryl is an incredible Realtor. She has helped us buy and sell several homes, starting with our first home in the DMV area and most recently helped us find and negotiate for our dream home! Cheryl is professional, knowledgeable, organized and patient. She made us feel confident and comfortable through the complex, intense, and, at times, crazy process of buying and selling a home (she even made it fun at times!). We will continue to recommend Cheryl to all our friends and family." - Allee & Lawrence

★★★★★
"Cheryl is highly effective and knowledgeable about all facets of residential real estate transactions: determining price, staging for sale, inspections, negotiation, closings. She sold two houses for me. Her recommendations for asking price were spot on: in each case, there were multiple offers within three days and we received the price we sought. Cheryl is also a fair and tough negotiator she helped me find and purchase a house and represented my interests extremely well throughout the process." - Buyer & Seller

★★★★★
"I have done three transactions with Cheryl Leahy and found her very professional. One of my deals involved a 1031 Exchange, which can be tricky but went very smoothly. She has great common sense and is willing to make suggestions to improve the ease of transactions, and I may not always agree with her suggestion at first, but have never regretted following one. I would definitely use her as my agent next time I need a realtor." - Barbara

★★★★★
"I've already recommended Cheryl to friends who have also been very pleased. She is very dedicated and professional. Cheryl has many years of experience so she knows how to work with clients, stage a house, make recommendations, etc. She is also very sensitive to the needs of homeowners and sellers. I would definitely use Cheryl again in the future." - Jennifer

★★★★★
"Cheryl helped my brother and me sell our family home. She has excellent design skills and knows exactly the right colors to choose. Her staging was perfect! Following Cheryl’s advice netted us five offers in four days, in other words, a bidding war! We sold well over asking price." - Ling A.
★★★★★
"If you are looking in the Bethesda, and even more so in the Wildwood - Walter Johnson school district, absolutely recommend Cheryl Leahy. She has deep roots in the community, is a local resource and friend to the community, is a local resource and friend to the community (supporting local business), and is a very personable and consummate professional. Worked with Cheryl on both the buy and sell side, during which she provided sound advice, and made the transactions incredibly efficient and a very positive experience (which is saying a lot in this very stressful real estate market)."
★★★★★
"Cheryl handled the sale of my home on Jarvis Lane in Bethesda in April 2021. Her advice was instrumental in our successful transaction. Following her suggestions resulted in multiple bids. Everything was professionally handled and ran smoothly - no surprises. Cheryl’s follow through is excellent. You cannot find a better agent!"
★★★★★
"Cheryl is an incredibly professional and effective realtor. She helped us sell our house in less than a week for $90,000 over asking. We got the highest ever per square foot in our Bethesda neighborhood. Her keen sense of the market and exceptional timing resulted in results above our expectations. She is also a thoughtful and caring and made the experience positive. I would highly recommend her to anyone."
★★★★★
"I have been Cheryl’s neighbor in the Wildwood neighborhood for almost 30 years. Cheryl is a dedicated community builder. She has been involved in every level of making Wildwood a wonderful, clean, beautiful welcoming and inclusive place to live I have personally watched her planting flowers in common areas, cleaning the pool house restrooms and advocating against mindless development that did not maintain the integrity of a neighborhood with a cozy small town feel. When it came time to sell our house, there was no question that I would ask Cheryl. She is extremely professional and has developed quite a team. Cheryl provided staging, resources and guidance for getting our house on the market. I am thrilled that we got our dream price in less than a month!! Thank you Cheryl for all you do!"

About Cheryl
Every one of Cheryl's transactions is handled with integrity, dedication and attention to detail, making her the ideal professional to help you navigate the bustling Bethesda housing market. Cheryl has been a top-producing Bethesda Realtor for 20 years and counting. Beyond Bethesda, Cheryl also caters to the surrounding communities in Lower Montgomery County, assisting clients at all stages of the real estate life cycle: first-time homebuyers, move-up buyers, investors, builders, individuals building custom dream homes and seniors transitioning from their family home to retirement living. 

Cheryl consistently goes above and beyond for her clients, offering them the benefit of her expertise, deep market insight, and advocacy on their behalf. She dedicates herself to giving each client hands-on, concierge-level customer service and has built her business on referrals from happy clients. 

Sellers will benefit from Cheryl's keen eye for design and her innovative marketing strategies. Visuals are vital to the evolving housing landscape, where technology has become imperative to home sales. To best market a home in today's market, it is essential to stay attuned to online shoppers and ensure each property looks its best in anticipation of that first click. Cheryl works with a dedicated team of professional photographers and marketing experts to make sure every one of her listings gets the attention it deserves. 

Results driven, honest, and experienced, Cheryl knows what to look for when assessing a home and ensuring it meets the gold standard. She evaluates each property on its own merit to ensure each Seller is maximizing the value of their home with the least amount of financial investment. Whether it's painting and organizing or a new roof and furnace, when it comes time to prepare a home for sale, Cheryl's clients benefit from her extensive network of trusted local contractors.

Those same connections extend to buyers, who will be privy to insider knowledge and the inside scoop on off-market properties, thanks to Cheryl's relationships in the community and with her real estate colleagues. With low inventory and lots of buyers, homes are selling quickly, often with multiple offers, so it's never been more important to work with an agent who has her finger on the pulse!

Throughout her career, Cheryl has garnered accolades and mentions from organizations such as Real Trends, Bethesda Magazine, Washingtonian Magazine and Metro Real Producers. With a personal career sales volume of almost $300 million, she is ranked among the top 1% of agents nationwide.

Cheryl Leahy’s Listings

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Listed By CompassNew Construction

$3,199,000

Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
6.5
Square Feet
7,161
Acres
0.32
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Compass Coming SoonNew Construction

$2,999,000

Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4.5
Square Feet
5,623
Acres
0.22
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Compass Coming SoonNew Construction

$2,899,000

Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4.5
Square Feet
4,800
Acres
0.13
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a kitchen with granite countertop a stove and a sink
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a view of an empty room
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a bathroom with a bathtub and shower
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a bathroom with a double vanity sink and mirror
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a bathroom with a bathtub
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Listed By CompassNew Construction

$2,299,000

Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
5.5
Square Feet
5,179
Acres
0.15
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Listed By CompassNew Construction

$2,199,000

Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4.5
Square Feet
5,500
Acres
0.47
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a living room with furniture and a flat screen tv
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a bathroom with a toilet a sink and mirror
a bedroom with a large bed and a window
a bedroom with a bed and flat screen tv
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a bathroom with a shower
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a bathroom with a sink and a mirror
a view of entryway and hall with wooden floor
a view of a room with gym equipment
a view of a room with gym equipment
a bathroom with a sink a toilet and shower
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a view of a chairs and table in the balcony
a view of backyard with a patio and outdoor seating
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Listed By Compass

$1,568,900

Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3.5
Square Feet
3,424
Acres
0.04
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a living room with furniture and a dining table with garden view
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a living room with furniture a rug and gym equipment
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a view of a dining room with furniture and chandelier
a living room with furniture and a window
a view of a hallway with wooden floor
a bathroom with a sink and a mirror
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a kitchen with stainless steel appliances granite countertop a stove a sink dishwasher and a refrigerator
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a kitchen with kitchen island wooden cabinets and counter space
a dining room with furniture a window and stainless steel appliances
a kitchen with stainless steel appliances kitchen island granite countertop a table and chairs in it
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a utility room with cabinets washer and dryer
a bedroom with a bed and a table
a bedroom with a bed and furniture
a bathroom with a granite countertop sink a mirror and a lamp
a bathroom with a tub sink and mirror
a bathroom with a bathtub and toilet
a kitchen with a stove and a microwave
a spacious bathroom with a toilet sink and shower
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a living room with furniture and a fireplace
a living room with furniture and a large window
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Listed By CompassPending

$589,000

Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2.5
Square Feet
1,951