Combining her extraordinary skill, persistence, and flair for creative solutions, Ellen helps clients make wise real estate decisions.
Ellen, a licensed realtor affiliated with Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., extends her professional services across the DMV (District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia) region.
Her dedication extends beyond mere properties to a genuine passion for connecting with people. Ellen finds joy in meeting new individuals, exploring various homes, appreciating the nuances of design, and providing clients with valuable insights into the potential aesthetics and functionality of properties.
Specializing in residential real estate and land, Ellen caters to buyers, sellers, and investors. She is an expert in staging, new homes, investments, renovation guidance, and global luxury, ensuring her clients have access to a dedicated team of experts to guide them through every stage of the transition process.
Earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts and Design from the Massachusetts College of Arts, Ellen initially pursued a career as a professional designer and interior decorator before transitioning to real estate.
Having previously served as the Associate Manager and Education Director for the Pardoe RE and Pardoe ERA offices in Potomac Village, Ellen has been a professional, full-time agent since 1983. She is proud to have thousands of happy and satisfied clients, having marketed and sold millions of dollars worth of real estate in the Washington metropolitan area.
Ellen represents national and international relocation companies, including all Long & Foster affiliate firms. Her online presence extends across numerous real estate and client interest platforms, enhancing accessibility for both buyers and sellers.
Possessing extensive knowledge and experience in various facets of real estate, Ellen holds designations and certificates including Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR), Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI), At Home With Diversity (AHWD), e-Pro, and Guild recognition. Her passion for interior design, coupled with a keen eye for detail, enriches the experience for her clients.
Having completed thousands of hours of continuing education, Ellen continues to commit time to studying, not only the forms and everyday paperwork of the business, but also, the art of marketing and negotiating.
Her impressive accolades extend to becoming a distinguished Life-time member of the Gold Club Hall of Fame and holding the prestigious title of Global Luxury Specialist. Ellen has also been honored with awards from GCAAR, consistently ranked in the Top Agent Awards, the International Diamond Society recognition, and continued to be celebrated as a Top Agent in the Washington Metro Region for multiple years through 2023. Her outstanding performance places her among the top 1% of local practicing agents, solidifying her reputation as an esteemed professional in the real estate arena.