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Marilyn Charity

Sales Associate

202-427-7553

202-243-1646

202-944-5021

 

About Marilyn Charity

LICENSED IN:
District of Columbia
Maryland
Virginia

MARKET/NEIGHBORHOODS SERVED:
District of Columbia: Upper Northwest, Capitol Hill
Maryland: Montgomery County
Virginia: Alexandria, Arlington, Great Falls

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Marilyn was born and raised in Washington, DC. She is a product of DC public schools and a magna-cum-laude graduate of Howard University. A 10-year veteran of law firms prior to entering the real estate profession in 2001, Marilyn became a full-time agent in 2002 and was her previous firm’s Rookie of the Year in 2003. First and foremost in everything that Marilyn does is her commitment to client service and satisfaction.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Music, Howard University, magna cum laude

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT PAST AND PRESENT:
2006 YMCA volunteer of the Year, Anthony Bowen YMCA
Vice President, Anthony Bowen YMCA
Chair of the Board, Anthony Bowen YMCA
Vice President, Jack and Jill of America, Washington, DC, Chapter

OUTSIDE INTERESTS:
Horseback riding
Swimming
Reading

 
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Testimonials

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I am writing to provide a review for the real estate services by Marilyn Charity:

Phenomenal – one word to thoroughly describe Marilyn Charity’s real estate services. She has a vast knowledge, experience, and expertise which put her ahead of her peers. She exceeded my expectations from assisting with an estate sale, home renovations/remodeling, and the swift sale of the estate. Her ethics are beyond reproach. You need not look anywhere else for your real estate needs!

Thank you,

MCK

Marilyn sold my house in a week. This is a house that had been on the market for over 3 years. She staged it beautifully, did the research and negotiated a sale in a very short period of time.

She is amazing!!

Debra Lee

I'd like this to serve as a testimonial to the great work done by Marilyn Charity in helping my wife and me find and close on our first home. In addition to being first-time home buyers we were new to the Washington, D.C., area, and juggling two demanding careers along with a infant baby. Marilyn's extensive and inside knowledge of every neighborhood along with her large collection of business contacts was invaluable in every step of the process up until and even after closing. We would enthusiastically recommend her to anyone looking for a real estate agent in the DC/VA/MD area.

Darnell & Patricia Azeez

Dear Marilyn,

Thank you for coming to our party and celebrating with us. We are so joyful in our new home and thank our lucky stars (including your special constellation) for bringing us to Mass Avenue.

With friendship always,

Cheryl, George and Allie Haywood

Dear Marilyn:

I would like to thank you personally for working cooperatively with me on this recent transaction.

The real estate market has become increasingly complicated and competitive, making each transaction critically unique. Dedicated agents like you help us to bring every settlement to a successful conclusion. This situation certainly brought additional challenges!

Again, it has been a pleasure working with you. Hopefully we will have the opportunity to share more transactions in the future. Thank you again for the high level of professionalism you bring to our industry. Steffi, my assistant, said it was great working with you, too!

Sincerely,

Damian Buckley, Realtor

Dear Marilyn,

What a special, dear person you are. Thank you for your generosity and wisdom in weighing in on price. Marc and I agree, you have "it"! You are so warm and, at the same time, professional, knowledgeable and articulate, it is no wonder you are so successful. It was a pleasure to have you in our home. We will wait and watch the market. We so appreciate your help in reaching a decision.

All the best to you in the new year!

Lynn Randels Raskin

To Whom It May Concern:

This letter is intended to be a straightforward endorsement of working with Marilyn Charity, agent for Washington Fine Properties. After examining several real estate agents, we narrowed our choices to three. Each had a different approach as we mutually explored whether it made sense to enter a business relationship. Marilyn quietly stated that Washington Fine Properties wished to approach this potential business partnership with a business meeting at their headquarters. By this time we had already received a handwritten note from Marilyn expressing her hope that we would work together. When we arrived at Marilyn's office, she introduced several of her colleagues and handed us a handsomely bound, detailed real estate analysis of our property, which she proceeded to explain page by page. She also laid out her advertising approach in handling properties. Marilyn Charity was absolutely good to her word.

At several open houses, we were not quite ready in the last hour for "company." Marilyn routinely showed up ahead of time and did everything from vacuuming to rearranging lawn ornaments. She is not afraid of being part of that process of having her client's home presented in the best possible manner ... and helping to blow off last-minute leaves is simply no big deal to Charity. The video tour which she developed for our home was so far superior to most of those I have ever encountered. Her text was also a thoughtful one.

Just as Marilyn promised, our house was featured in multiple, large, color ads in The Washington Post. She also advertised our home in The Wall Street Journal, a local D. C. rag, and countless online services in addition to Washingtonian Magazine. Marilyn's feedback on opens and potential customers consistently rang true.

If this sounds like a rave review, the intent of the author has been met. Should we be seeking the aid of a real estate agent in the future, our search will end at only one door - Marilyn Charity of Washington Fine Properties. Save yourself some trouble and do the same.

Sincerely yours,

James R. and Susan E. Catlette Contented Customers