As a U.S. military Veteran and Foreign Service Officer, Vance has 35 years experience in the Federal Executive Branch where personal integrity and a desire to serve above and beyond is the norm.He served overseas as an Attaché at several U.S. Embassies overseas. His expertise is global with a background in dealing with complex issues. His multi-cultural experience makes him sensitive to others and gives him an uncommon understanding of people and life issues.

Vance Blakely researched various communities around the country to pick for his own home and chose Columbia, Maryland because of its diverse cultural makeup, sense of community, and reputation for having the best schools, recreational opportunities and emphasis on quality of life.

As your full-time neighborhood Realtor© he is sharing his global expertise as your local real estate professional. The services he offers encompass knowledge and expertise of market conditions, full service to sell or purchase your home, making connections between his client base and other service providers to help maintain and manage the home buying process or prepare and market the home you are selling. In doing so he is able to anticipate and redirect any challenges affording his client’s a smooth transaction.

Vance keeps a finger on the pulse of the housing market with his periodic reports on home values and trends for your neighborhood. He is a member of the Long and Foster Executive Club. In recent months he helped some of your neighbors reduce their property tax liability by developing comprehensive reports that were used successfully as the foundation for assessment appeal.

"Vance's market analysis was introduced into evidence, with nary a hearsay objection," The Assessor folded like a cheap suit, and the judge pressed and dry cleaned him."…

Tom H.
Attorney at Law

To make selling a success for the homeowner, his system and level of effort overcomes market conditions and unfavorable circumstances.

"… we would like to take this opportunity to commend one of your realtors namely Vance Blakely. This man has gone over the top in setting up a program to sell our home in Columbia Maryland. … He's taken the time and effort needed to help us understand the complexities of marketing our home in a very difficult market, … this isn't the first house we've sold but by far it was the best experience we've ever had." …

Jerry & Gerda P.

If you’re looking to buy or sell… Vance Blakely should be your Realtor. He makes himself available to give personalized service which in turn allows his clients to feel confident and secure throughout the entire home buying or selling process. This is why his clients come back and refer their friends and family.If you are thinking of buying, selling, or just have a Real Estate question, Call Vance Today!

Specialties and Designations

Investment Property, New Construction, Works With First Time Home Buyers, Specializes in Relocations, Short Sales, Senior Living, Resale Residential, Suburban Living, Condominiums, Serving The Military, Single Family Homes and Townhomes

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Vance Blakely

10805 Hickory Ridge Road
Columbia, MD 21044

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