Are you ready to sell your home?

Don’t stress. Let us do the hard work.

Are you overwhelmed trying to sell your home? Don’t worry! You don’t have to learn the real estate business or reinvent the wheel. Our real estate team has the experience, professional networks, and marketing know-how to make your sale stress free and successful. Inventory for buyers is low, and mortgage rates are down, so now is a prime time to sell. You could even get more for your property than its assessed value.

At Ray Gernhart and Associates, we know the greater Washington, DC; Northern Virginia; and Maryland region inside and out, and we have mastered the art of targeting buyers digitally and personally. Don’t take the financial risk of selling your home without expert guidance.

We understand people, and we get that relationships are the heart of real estate. We also understand that selling your home is a major event. So, why make it more stressful than it has to be?


Save money, get personal customer service, and enjoy many other benefits when we work together:

  • More than 35 years of experience selling real estate in the region
  • Attentive customer service with quick responses
  • Full creative digital and direct marketing support
  • Quick, personal follow-up with all potential buyers
  • Management and promotion of the open house events
  • A customized home brochure and real-time listing updates
  • A huge database of buyers
  • A large network of professional experts to help solve problems for less
  • No stress, no headaches

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Thinking About Selling Your Home?

What you need to know:

Realtor – Your home is likely one of your largest assets, and you want to capitalize on your equity as much as possible. Ray Gernhart and Associates can walk you through every step you need to take to maximize your profit.

We Will Help Make Smart Home Improvements – With the help of Ray Gernhart and Associates, decide what items around your home need updating, fixing, or replacing (if any). Our connections with local contractors will save you thousands. At this point, it’s all about return on investment!

Determine List Price – Ray Gernhart and Associates will do a thorough analysis of the market and work with you to determine the right listing price in order for you to get the most for your home in the shortest time and with the fewest problems.


Stage Your Home – Proper staging will help buyers envision themselves living in your home. We will help you decide what level of staging makes sense for your home (if any). Whether you choose a professional stager or just artfully arrange your own belongings, Ray Gernhart and Associates will help maximize the visual impact of your home.

Market Your Home – In working with us, you will never do any of the heavy lifting. We’ll advertise across multiple channels, schedule professional photos, write an amazing listing description and coordinate showings.

Navigate Negotiations – With the home inspection, appraisal, and buyer financing, there are bound to be at least some hurdles along the way. Our experience and expertise guarantees you will have a true professional on your side.

Close – We will be there you sign the final documents and hand over the keys. You’ve done it!

Home-selling process

Why You Should Choose Ray Gernhart and Associates.

We are there every step of the way!

We’ve been in business for more than 35 years and have coordinated thousands of new home sales, helping ease the transition for families moving in and out of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

Knowledge. Intelligence. Expertise – Ray Gernhart & Associates has the expertise that comes with almost four decades of industry experience. We know how to professionally navigate all negotiations that arise, from contract to close. Your interest is our number one priority!

Marketing your home – We advertise on over 380 websites and employ a full time professional marketing firm, ensuring maximum exposure for your home. We have a weekly newsletter that reaches over 15,000 buyers.  We may already have a buyer for your home!

Concierge Service – We personally help oversee remodel work and repairs to get your property “sale ready.” With over 35 years in the industry, Ray Gernhart & Associates has an extensive network of professionals, from handyman, stagers to licensed contractors. We will coordinate all necessary steps to eliminate stress for our clients.

Professional Photos and Brochures – When it comes to marketing your home, having it “magazine ready” is paramount. In working with Ray Gernhart and Associates, you get complimentary professional photography and a virtual tour of your home. Additionally, we provide high end brochures for all perspective buyers.

Professional transaction coordination – We employ a full time transaction manager to help coordinate all aspects of the contract, from beginning to end. You will be thoroughly informed every step of the way!

A Personal Approach – Our personalized approach is at the heart of who we are, and it translates into a better, more satisfying, more lucrative experience for the home seller.

Here are just some of the services our team offers:

  • Free home valuation
  • Tax differed exchanges
  • Upsizing
  • Downsizing
  • Staging
  • Contractor coordination (help preparing your home for the market)
  • Marketing advertising on over 360+ websites
  • Professional photography
  • Professional brochures
  • Virtual tours
  • Virtual staging
  • Title and deed assistance

Get in touch!

For FREE valuation & professional real estate services, contact us today. We are always happy to help!

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Above all, our agents are what makes our agency unique.

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