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  • About Carmen

    Carmen has ranked among the top real estate agents in the DC Metro area for the last 7 years in a row. She is recognized for her passion in real estate, attention to detail, and for her sharp negotiation skills. Carmen began her real estate career in 2005 after a 20-year career as a civil engineer. She achieved early success even during the harshest market conditions in decades. She developed a specialty in selling high-priced homes during tough market conditions. That experience—coupled with her prior career as a civil engineer—makes her one of the most knowledgeable and versatile agents in the region.

    Carmen's repeat clients and network of referrals consistently cite her hard work and approachable style as some of their favorite attributes. But mostly they appreciate that Carmen pledges to make the home selling and buying experience a gratifying and enjoyable one. Whether Carmen’s clients are purchasing their first home, downsizing or upgrading, moving in or out of the state, Carmen is passionate about helping them improve their style of living. She serves many functions for them besides being their realtor to make things easier for them. Her clients have become her friends and fans for life.

    The DC metro area has been Carmen's home for over 30 years. She currently lives in Bethesda and enjoys traveling with her family to the beach and to different parts of the world. She has a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Rice University.



    What Carmen’s clients are saying:

    "Some people are part of your life for a season; others for a lifetime! We knew from our initial introduction that you would become a member of our family. . . You are a compassionate seasoned professional who brings incredible experience and insight to the home selling process. . . a phenomenal Realtor with your hands on the pulse of the real estate market. . . You effectively managed the entire process with uncompromising integrity, tenacity and unwavering commitment to excellence."
    - Helen and Darrell Grymes

    “Carmen has shown me how useful a Realtor can be… By thinking out of the box, she was able to produce solutions that we did not know existed, and made sure that we were 100% satisfied and happy about our purchase.”
    - Ferhan and Elif Ture

    “She handled every aspect of the transaction… She truly loves her craft… Carmen did not take our business for granted.”
    - Tim and Marjorie Gondre-Lewis

    “I was struck at first by Carmen’s positive energy, her friendly demeanor and her enthusiasm for the process of finding a home.”
    - Luke and Soma Cooke

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