6 Badass Real Estate Agents for First-time Homeowners


Finding the best real estate agent in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia can be a daunting task. Not only do you want to look for their market knowledge and neighborhood expertise, but you also want the right agent to be tech-savvy, communicative, and personable.

To make your home search easier, we compiled a list of our favorite, local real estate agents — all of whom are helping first-time and veteran home buyers alike blow the roof off their expectations for buying a home:

6. Spencer Bodian (@dcrealestate)

A native Washingtonian, Spencer brings superb knowledge, experience, competitive nature, and passion for his hometown to the homebuying experience. Spencer services the Washington Metropolitan Area and surrounding regions in Maryland.

5. Dina Shaminova (@sellwithdina)

Dina is a jill-of-all-trades. Once a ballerina, then a cybersecurity expert, Dina is now a real estate agent who is fluent in English, Russian, and Chinese. Her coverage area includes Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia.


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4. Chelsea Smith (@chellzsellsdmv)

Chelsea puts the glam into her clients’ home buying process — literally. Not only does she help people across the DMV buy their first homes, but she is also a talented makeup artist.


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3. Brianna Barrow (@briannacbarrow)

Brianna is a native of Prince George’s County, MD and brings 15 years of advocacy, negotiation, and leadership skills to the bargaining table. Brianna worked in the fashion industry before becoming an agent, so you can bet the house she’ll be introducing you to some stunning properties.

2. Evan Lee Marbury (@evanleesellsdc)

Evan keeps his process simple with a focus on design, data, and digital marketing. Whether you’re getting ready to start a family in your new home or you’re a hardworking solopreneur in search of an urban bachelor or bachelorette pad, Evan is your guy.

1. Amanda Graham (@amandagrahamrealtor)

Last, but certainly not least, is California native Amanda who gained her real estate expertise by working at her father’s architecture firm. Amanda’s strong negotiation skills, attention to detail, and passion for style make her an excellent choice for any first-time homebuyer.

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(Ed. Note: Remodelmate receives no compensation for this article. The agents listed above were compiled through independent research and publicly-available information.)

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