Getting to Know Bethany
Local residential realtor who works with both buyers and sellers in Northern Virginia.
An acute understanding of the Northern Virginia lifestyle and broad world view has given Bethany the ability to adapt and relate to a diverse group of clients during her career in real estate. Bethany’s passion for real estate developed as she and her family moved around the country with her husband serving in the Navy. She continues using her passion to help people fulfill their dreams of changing their living situation.
With guidance, patience and persistence, Bethany is able to consistently meet her clients needs. Her clients remain her top priority and she offers a high level of professionalism, while navigating every step of the buying or selling process. For buyers, this includes meeting with and educating the clients, providing recommendations for everything from lenders to home inspectors, helping them search for their new home, submitting a strong offer, and then negotiating the deal and working through to a successful closing. For sellers, this includes meeting with the clients and making recommendations to prepare their home to sell, scheduling professional photos and video, listing their home in Multiple Listing Service, coordinating showings, presenting all offers, and then helping sellers navigate the many steps once the home is under contract to ensure a smooth settlement.
Bethany’s clients benefit from her extensive knowledge of the Northern Virginia area having lived here since 2007, her experiences moving around the country as a Navy spouse since 1998, and the extensive training that she has received having been a licensed Virginia real estate professional since 2013. In addition she has surrounded herself with skilled mortgage lenders, experienced settlement companies, and an outstanding brokerage in order to make sure every client’s need is satisfied. Bethany has also developed a large list of local resources to help with everything from finding an electrician to recommendations for delicious local restaurants.
When Bethany is not working for her clients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters and her daughter’s horse. She also loves to read, garden, and watch home shows on TV. She loves traveling as well as exploring the local area.
Designations, Awards, and Education
Part of being an excellent Realtor® is working to continually learn and grow and improve my skills and knowledge in this profession. I work each year to earn new designations and reach for new awards as I expand my knowledge base and strive to be a better agent.
Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
*An internationally recognized designation for performance in luxury real estate. This designation recognizes the experience, knowledge, and expertise in working with high-end residential properties. The Institute’s training and have a proven performance in the upper-tier market. Affluent buyers and sellers from around the world look for this symbol of luxury home knowledge and expertise when putting their trust in a real estate professional. The CLHMS designation provides evidence of the successful commitment to service at the highest level.
Member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing
*The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing’s training gives real estate professionals the knowledge, skills and resources to effectively serve affluent clients. Real estate professionals who complete this training build the knowledge, skills, and expertise required to support the unique needs of affluent buyers and sellers of high-end properties. Membership into The Institute connects agents to exclusive resources and benefits that they can use to successfully market their luxury residential listings and find qualified buyers for high-end properties.
Pricing Strategy Advisor
* The National Association of Realtors® offers the Pricing Strategy Advisor certification to Realtors® as determining property values depends more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology, and a commitment to approach the pricing assignment from various perspectives. PSA certification provides Realtors® with the knowledge and skills to select appropriate comparables and make accurate adjustments, guide sellers and buyers through the details of comparative market analyses and the underlying pricing principles that inform them, and interact effectively with appraisers.
Seller Representative Specialist
*The Seller Representative Specialist designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance. The designation is conferred by the Real Estate Business Institute (REBI) to real estate practitioners with advanced professional training essential to representing sellers.
Military Relocation Professional
*The Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification is for real estate professionals who want to work with current and former military service members. The MRP certification program educates REALTORS® about working with U.S. service members and their families and veterans to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and to take full advantage of available benefits and support.
Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society
2017 – 2020
*Top 15% of Coldwell Banker agents world-wide.
Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society
*Top 25% of Coldwell Banker agents world-wide.
Home Safe Certified
*Specific training to assist clients during a national health crisis, such as Covid 19, combining safe practices, virtual office solutions, and local expertise to ensure and a safe and successful real estate transaction for our clients.
Accredited Buyer Representation
*The Accredited Buyer Representative designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) of the National Association of Realtors® who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria.
Prince William Association of Realtors Top Producer Gold
2017 – 2021
*$5 million or greater volume of sales required per year.
Prince William Association of Realtors Lifetime Top Producer Gold
2020 – 2021
*5+ years or greater of Top Producer Gold status.
Corporate Certified Relocation Specialist
*A Corporate Relocation Specialist is an expert who manages the details involved with relocating to a new area. These specialists work nationwide and worldwide, to make moving as painless as possible. A relocation specialist will help you through every step of the moving process, from selling your current home to closing on a new one.
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Penn State
Bethany is an amazing realtor who goes above and beyond expectations. My wife and I are active military and first time home buyers who moved from Hawaii. We started working with Bethany a couple weeks before arriving. She did a really great job of listening and understanding our needs before we ever met in person. Because of that, she had several amazing properties lined up for us to see and we had a hard time deciding. Once we did, that’s when Bethany really shined. During the negotiations and inspections, I could tell she was genuinely concerned that we get the best information and the best deal possible. She explained every detail and was with us during every process, even asking third parties to explain things she knew we probably needed more information on. I feel extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with Bethany and I look forward to doing it again when the time comes to sell our home. If you’re searching for a realtor and hoping to find the best one, look no farther, you found her.
My experience with Bethany was extraordinary. She was a life saver for my family and I during the home buying process. We are a military family and had to move in a matter of a couple of weeks. Her knowledge of the local market and willingness to visit homes on our behalf due to us being so far away really helped us find the right home for us and we could not have done it without her. Bethany was very professional, very prompt and I really appreciate her honesty. I would work with Bethany again in a heartbeat.
Bethany is not only experienced, knowledgeable, and responsive, she is easy to talk to and discuss any concerns or issues you may have. I live out of state and a few time zones away but served as the lead on getting my mom’s house sold. The entire process flowed smoothly from start to finish. The home was listed and sold within three months. If you want excellence every step of the way, then Bethany is the realtor for you. Highly recommended.
Bethany was a great help to us in selling our late brother’s condo. My sister and I live in the deep South. We trusted Bethany to take care of things for us and she went above and beyond what most agents might do. Wonderful job Bethany!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Bethany was great to work with in selling our house. She was very straightforward with us regarding the proper pricing of our home. The staging services were excellent. Bethany knows everyone in the area and provided us with several great contractors too.
We could not be more grateful to have had the opportunity to work with Bethany as both our buying and selling agent. Her knowledge, attention to detail and negotiating skills had our townhouse and new home both under contract in under 24 hours making the process as seamless as anyone could imagine. We so look forward to working with her again in the future!
This is the 5th home I have sold and the 6th house I have purchased, and I’ve had some great realtors, but Bethany shines above them all. She knows the market extremely well and got us two offers for the sale of our home in the first day on the market. She knows the rules of the business and was able to quickly and efficiently resolve all problems that arose. Also, when our plans changed for where we were going to live after we sold our home, Bethany quickly found us a great home at a great price and coordinated so we could close on everything at the same time. She is an excellent communicator with quick and accurate responses. But she goes so far above just selling homes. She has connections for everything you need…inspectors, remodelers, hardwood floor specialists, and on and on. We’ve used everyone she has recommended and they are spectacular, great and fair business people with customer-focused mentalities. If you want above-and-beyond service, Bethany is the realtor for you!
We couldn’t be more pleased with the amazing service Bethany provided in selling our home! She excelled in the all the key areas necessary for a successful and minimal-stress real estate transaction. We especially appreciated her energetic, positive attitude that was balanced with a realistic view of our home and the ever-changing market. Most impressive were her quick responses to all parties during the process, her extensive and creative marketing skills, and her solid understanding of the process and excellent attention to detail to ensure no delays in closing. She provided beautiful in-home brochures and online marketing images that were superior to competitor homes on the market by providing a professional stager and highly qualified photographers for both the home interior and drone aerial photos. We highly recommend using Bethany for your next real estate transaction!
Bethany was hands down the best realtor we ever had. She is completely knowledgeable about the local area and processes involved in buying a house. You can tell she really enjoys her work. Her responsiveness was quite amazing. We always got a response immediately. Bethany was completely honest regarding any questions we had with the houses and even talked us out moving forward with one. Bethany isn’t a realtor that wants to find you just any house quickly and make money. She is a realtor looking to find the best house that fits your needs and is willing to take the time to help you get there. We highly recommend using Bethany. You will not regret it.
Bethany was a God-send. Her patience is unmatched! Bethany shepherded us through the complicated process of simultaneously selling and buying a home, worked with our time-table (we wanted to minimize the impact on our daughter’s school year), and our ever-changing list of wants and must-haves. She rolled with the punches and kept us up-beat when things didn’t always go exactly as planned, and was uncompromising on the quality of both our selling and buying process. Plus, she was just so fun to work with! We were thrilled with our experience and recommend her every chance we get.
We cannot recommend Bethany highly enough! We were first-time homebuyers who needed to find and close on the perfect house within the space of 6 or 7 weeks, while either one spouse or the other was geographically separated almost the whole time. It was a tall order, but Bethany didn’t bat an eye. Her work was lightning quick but still 100% thorough. She shepherded us through the complicated buying process with ease and a calm, friendly demeanor, which we really needed given our stressful timeline. She gave us advice whenever we asked for it, but never imposed opinions. And she continued to help us with our random new-homeowner questions long after we closed on the house, which is really above and beyond what any run-of-the-mill realtor would do. We are very grateful to have found her!
We worked with Bethany for almost 1 1/2 years, while we found a place that worked for us as first time buyers. She is absolutely the best! She is extremely knowledgeable about the Northern Virginia area, as well as the entire mortgage process. She is extremely responsive. When we were ready to make our offer, she ran comparables and told us how much it should appraise for… low and behold, she was pretty much right on the money! She will work for you to get you the best deal, but will also keep things honest with you. I recommend Bethany 1000% and if needed in the future, will definitely seek her out again.
It was an absolute pleasure working with Bethany. Bethany’s professionalism and expertise was apparent as she took time to guide me through every aspect of the home selling process. I would highly recommend Bethany to my family and friends. She kept me informed every step of the process.
Bethany did a great job selling our home, keeping us on track during negotiations with the buyers, and assisting us with recommendations for various contractors.
Bethany met and exceeded all of our expectations when selling our house. We went under contract within 4 days of going on the market thanks to her knowledge of the market and what was selling and what prices. I highly recommend her!
I highly recommend Bethany for any of your real estate needs here in NOVA! She is incredibly responsive, efficient, resourceful and helpful. We ran into some unforeseen issues with our move and Bethany was not only understanding but more than willing to help to ensure our transition to the area and finding a property was as smooth as possible. She provided honest answers and advice and I would definitely go with Bethany again in the future!
I highly recommend Bethany for your next real estate agent. She previously helped us find a rental in Woodbridge and she was so wonderful, we had her help us with buying a new construction home in Manassas. Bethany was there to help us every step of the way with her extensive knowledge and expertise. Building a new construction home had many curve balls, but we always knew we were in good hands with Bethany as our agent. She was not afraid to step in to get things moving and make sure we were getting exactly what we wanted. She is simply one of the best!
Update: Bethany was an amazing yet again. We hired her to help us buy our new construction home in Manassas. To say she was beyond helpful would be an understatement. Bethany jumped right in and helped keep the ball rolling every step of the way. Her knowledge and expertise in the field of real estate really put our minds at ease during this process. I highly recommend Bethany for your home buying or selling process as well as any rental needs you may have.
Bethany assisted us in the sale of a rental home and our personal home. She knows the market and priced both houses to sell. In fact, we had a contract on our rental within 24 hours of when it was listed. She is a top-notch professional and managed all aspects of both of our sales from start to finish. As a retired military family, we have moved many times and worked with many different realtors. She is by far the best we have ever worked with.
Bethany is simply the best! I’m so lucky I ran into her randomly after I had been disappointed with the couple realtors that I had gone through in our house hunting process. Bethany was timely, knowledgeable and so much fun to work with! She made our buying process (the first for me!) so smooth and easy. I HIGHLY recommend her to anyone. You won’t be disappointed!
Being a former real estate agent, I wanted someone who knew what they were doing. I found that in Bethany. She handled the sale of my house with ease. Highly recommend Bethany!
Bethany is amazing. I highly recommend her if you are looking to rent or buy a house. We were moving from Germany to Northern Virginia and did not know where to start. She recommended some places and we could not have been happier. We found a great school for our children and a great commute to work.
We wish there were more stars to give Bethany. She is an outstanding Realtor. From our first conversations on the phone, through house showings, and contract signing she was courteous, friendly, and professional. She went above and beyond to make our last-minute house hunting trip fruitful. She was still extremely helpful even after all contracts were signed and her job was finished. We are extremely grateful for all of her hard work. You cannot go wrong hiring Bethany as your real estate agent.
I had such an amazing experience working with Bethany! We PCSed with the military from GA to VA and she was nothing but helpful, she didn’t stop until we found the perfect rental property to suit our needs and she never tried to push a property on us that we didn’t like or thought was just okay. Bethany responded promptly to all emails and text messages and her personality is amazing, she was such a joy to be around and she makes you feel like a close friend, you can tell she truly enjoys helping people out and she goes above and beyond just to make sure you’re comfortable and satisfied! I can’t wait to work with her again, we would love to own a home once we get acclimated to the area and I couldn’t imagine working with anyone else but Bethany! Thank you for such a great experience Bethany!!
Bethany is sincere and polite. The best agent in the entire Virginia !!!
My wife Megan and I had the great pleasure of working with Bethany recently. We are moving from California to the Northern Virginia area and neither of us are familiar with the area. Bethany not only set up several homes for us to view, she went out of her way to teach us about each neighborhood and community to make sure we moved into an area we would be happy with. Her knowledge about the Northern Virginia area is impressive and she can speak military! She really helped my wife and I understand the different options for commuting and helped us understand what my commute time to the Pentagon would be before we decided on an area. We found a home and we couldn’t be happier with our decision. If anyone is moving to the Northern Virginia area, we highly recommend Bethany. She was a true pleasure to work with and we hope we get the opportunity to not only recommend her to friends and family but to work with her again.
Bethany is absolutely the right agent and housing advocate you are looking for. Despite the challenges of a heavily COVID-19 suppressed market and our time-sensitive situation, she managed to find our family a great home that met all of our essential needs. Highly skilled, experienced, and knowledgeable of Northern Virginia, she relentlessly scoured the area for listed and soon-to-market properties to maximize our access to the best homes. Bethany was constantly available to answer our questions, address our concerns, and work behind the scenes to ensure our deal went through. Not only does she understand the local housing market and trends, she expertly navigates the “human terrain” of personalities and local businesses to ensure your family is cared for and the deal gets done. As a career military spouse, Bethany also sympathizes with and understands the challenging circumstances and needs of service members and their families. When we ran into a particularly difficult situation with the VA and a highly questionable appraisal, she supported our efforts to address the issue in a timely manner, while simultaneously mentoring and advising the seller’s agent to keep the deal on track. We couldn’t be happier with our new home, local community, and schools for our girls. Bethany’s personal commitment and professionalism were critical in getting us to this point. We can’t recommend her highly enough.
Bethany was a dream! A true partner in the selling process – one I trusted, respected and valued. Bethany is realistic and honest and I would work with her again in a heartbeat.
We were so happy to have found Bethany to be our realtor. She helped us through a very difficult time in real estate, the height of the COVID craziness, with calm, collected and professional advice. She made us feel extremely comfortable and confident during what could have been a very chaotic and scary time. She is someone you want on your side of the negotiations and worked to get us a better deal than we expected. We highly recommend her.
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We worked with Bethany previously and she was always professional, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful. She knows a lot about the area and anything she didn’t have an answer for, she would research and get back with us quickly. She was always upfront and honest with us and never tried to sway us one way or the other. I would recommend her to anyone I know looking to buy or sell a home in the area. Bethany made every aspect of the selling process easy and she was understanding, especially considering the current situation with Covid-19.