Experts in navigating your purchase or sale in
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA:
During the emotionally-charged experience of buying or selling real estate, where variables in the local market are numerous and the end result is unknown, the sanctuary of having an agent who has solid skills, operates swiftly and is 100% determined to achieve your goal becomes a necessity.
Proven aptitude combined with a powerful work ethic – these are two traits that every client deserves to have working for them. Meet Rachel Valentino, your professional real estate agent in the Washington DC Metro area.
Her strong business capabilities, valuable preparation work, real-time client communication and impeccable execution produce three unrivaled client advantages: 100% streamlined processes, advanced information for decision making, and having the reliability of a 24/7 agent with a genuine drive to achieve your goals. Check out the testimonials -- you WILL win results with her expertise.
"Her enthusiasm was contagious....without Rachel, we could not have done it"
- Matt Easley & Katie Heckert
Your highly respected and accomplished real estate sales professional earned her Bachelor in Business Administration in Finance and Marketing from the University of Miami, where she was also a Dean’s List recipient. As a sophomore in college, Rachel was recruited by then-Wall Street giant, Lehman Brothers. After spending time in New York’s financial services community and developing her analytical capabilities, Rachel opted to pass on the Big Apple and instead kick-off a promising career within the evolving urban environment of Washington DC. As an analyst at the national headquarters for award-winning marketer, GEICO (headquartered in Chevy Chase’s Friendship Heights), she refined her analytical skills and developed strategizing expertise.
Because of her tremendous desire to constantly develop her business skills, Rachel also finished an MBA degree in December of 2006 at the Kogod School of Business at American University. She is never complacent; Rachel has her GRI designation, a mark of distinction within the real estate community, and is also an ESRES (Energy Smart Real Estate Specialist) & SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist).
Rachel's sales production rank her among the top of Realtors® nationwide, and she has been featured in numerous publications including her recognitition on the cover of REALTOR® magazine's "30 Under 30" in June of 2009. Through years of dedication & passion, she has constructed an "A" list roster of clientele. Rachel's vast network of contacts are a unique tool she uses to enhance the exposure of her client's listings, thereby ensuring their visibility. Rachel's negotiation skills, market knowledge and no-nonsense, results-driven workhorse mentality make her a powerhouse and favorite within the community.
Accommodating. Creative. Charismatic. She’s on top of DC’s real estate scene and active in all avenues of the market: private residences, new construction, as well as the condo and coop community. Rachel has used her entrepreneurial personality to build a practice around her robust business sense and marketing savvy. She thrives in helping fellow Washingtonians (and especially ACC alumnae) find the property of their dreams. Her business, Valentino & Associates, is designed to provide clients with the highest level of service and unique residential and/or commercial investment opportunities.
Beside her drive and complete business skills, what comes across most is the strong bond she establishes with her clients, not just as their realtor, but as a friend and well-informed resource for all of their real estate needs. She not only has an impressive understanding of real estate markets, but also knows how to manage innovative marketing campaigns and initiate results for each individual client.