John's 25+ years of negotiating abilities result in his clients getting the best possible outcome for their purchase or sale. His sense of style gives him the ability to assess the best ways to ready a home for sale through staging and utilizing the homeowners existing furnishings, and a knack for seeing the potential in homes that is not apparent to others. With those skills, it was no surprise that John earned 'top producer' status in his first year as a realtor, and has consistently been in the top tier of agents in the DC/Northern Virginia area. John's clients also benefit from his intimate knowledge of local area. A 25 year resident of the DC area, he has lived in Alexandria and the Tyson's Corner area, and has an extensive knowledge of Arlington, McLean, Vienna, Oakton, Great Falls, Capitol Hill, and both the Downtown and Northwest DC neighborhoods. As a former Senior Buyer for home furnishings for a national department store chain, John has 23 years of experience in negotiating and marketing. Not surprisingly, after 20 years in the business, John also developed a keen sense of style , and was frequently called on by family, friends, and co-workers, for advice on home purchases, remodeling, and updating/expansion ideas. With that background, it was obvious that a career in real estate was the perfect opportunity for John to blend his business and aesthetic talents.