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Lindsay Simmons - Caliber Home Loans

NMLS ID # 510004

Lindsay’s attention to detail, second-to-none customer service, and expertise in all types of loan programs (including CONVENTIONAL, FHA, VA, VHDA, USDA) has set her apart in the DC Metro Area.

A native of Northern Virginia, Lindsay has proven her presence in the mortgage industry by winning awards such as ‘Rookie of the Year’ and Mclean Mortgage’s 2011 Chairman’s Club.

Lindsay Simmons loves the opportunity to help others discover and achieve their home ownership goals. She makes the process as stress-free as possible so that her clients can enjoy making one of the biggest decisions of their lives; picking out their dream home. By focusing on her client’s best interests, she has established a strong referral base.

Whether buying a new home or refinancing an existing loan, for the best in personalized profession service, call Lindsay Simmons today!

Lindsay Simmons is not affiliated with NEXT Financial Group, Inc.

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Ryan Ridgely Grant

Ryan Grant is an independent insurance agent at the Charles R. Grant Insurance Agency in Rockville, MD. Ryan grew up in Rockville, MD, and currently lives with wife, Heidi Grant, and their chocolate lab, Kuma. He has been in the insurance business since 2004 after graduating from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland (College Park). The Charles R. Grant Insurance Agency (“Grant Insurance”) is a 3rd generation family business that was started by Ryan’s grandfather in 1953. Grant Insurance is a family-owned and operated business that has been specializing in quality service for over 60 years. Grant Insurance is an independent agent which means that we have the ability to write business for several different insurance companies. We currently represent: Chubb, Fireman’s Fund, Travelers, Encompass, Progressive, and Hartford. Our main office is in Rockville, MD, but we recently opened a satellite office in Tucson, Arizona, to better serve our clients located on the West Coast. We offer a full range of insurance products to help better protect our clients’ assets. Note: we do not offer life insurance or health insurance at this time so please contact Tom for these requests.

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Colin Johnson

I am a licensed real estate Broker in DC, MD, and VA. I am also a member of NAR (National Association of Realtors), GREEN (NAR sustainable building designation), I am an elected board member of DCAR (DC area association of Realtors). My level of expertise is with Buyers, Sellers, Investment, and Development. I am a top 10% sales person within my office and conduct multi-million in sales per year for the last 5 years. I have received 5 star reviews from past clients check them out on I obtained my MBA from George Washington University with a focus in Real Estate Finance and Marketing. I hold a BA from Miami University of Ohio. I have continuing education and certifications on Short Sales, Foreclosures, Current Financing Regulation, 1031 exchanges, TOPA rights, and property management among all required real estate coursework. In my free time I compete in triathlons, hiking, and I have a passion for worldwide travel if you want to talk travel anytime (or real estate) GIVE ME A CALL. My family and I live in Capitol Hill neighborhood of DC with my son and wife. Colin 202-536-4445

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Nicole Butler

Nicole Butler is a licensed Realtor in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia.  She is the Managing Partner of BP Homes at Keller Williams Capital Properties.  With nearly 15 years of progressive experience in the banking industry, she was featured in American Banker and selected as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Corporate America.  She was also featured as a real estate and financial expert on The Lifetime Network’s Designing Spaces.  Nicole attended the University of Maryland, College Park where she earned an MBA in Finance and Marketing.  Given this, her approach to real estate is both strategically focused and financially solid. 

Nicole is described by her clients as knowledgeable, empowering, dynamic and fun.  Holding a CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) designation from the National Association of Realtors, Nicole has built a track record of success for buyers, sellers and investors nationally and around the globe.  To ensure an extraordinary real estate experience for her clients, Nicole provides a personalized, concierge approach to every aspect of her real estate service; this distinguishes her as one of the regions’ most innovative and effective real estate professionals. 

For those interested in selling a home, Nicole helps her clients net nearly 2% - 3% more money.  In the DC metro area, that could mean over $9,000.  Her seller’s properties are not only advertised across the U.S., but they are advertised in over 90 countries, translated into 17 different languages and shared with a network of over 600,000 agents worldwide.

For those looking to buy a home, Nicole saves her clients an average of 5% - 7% on the asking price of properties.  She prepares a customized “Buyer Profile” for each client that drives her not only secure the best price but also to assure the location and the community is just right for each client.

To schedule a complimentary consultation to buy, sell or invest in real estate, contact Nicole today!