Northern Virginia, DC & Maryland Real Estate

Select Latest Housing Market Economic report to see the March 2017 presentation made by Washington's Center for Regional Analysis. Also, if you want to see year over year real estate sales click here to see the Historical Sales figures for Northern Virginia. 2016 was basically flat, and as the local economy booms, are showing strong 2017 price gains, hence a very good time to get your property sold with me!

Why hire Miguel Avila to sell or buy real estate?

For the results I achieve for my clients! As your trusted advisor, my expertise will help to achieve your real estate goal! My reputation has been built by my clients whom characterize me as: honest, trustworthy, knowledgeable, responsive, negotiate, caring, a good listener, etc. As such, I have been proven as one of the top agents within one of the most reputable brokers, in the Greater Washington DC real estate market. This has caused my very satisfied clients to keep sending me referrals. See many of my client testimonials for yourself.

Since I will be on your side, you will have a powerful and invaluable resource to help you navigate the challenging road of real estate success. See below more details of my real estate experience, professional Realtor® designations, and past corporate experience:

Real Estate Experience

For over 10 years, I have helped hundreds of seller & buyer clients realize their dreams, achieve their goals, and have sold over $100MM real estate. This keeps me consistently in the top 5% of all Realtors. In the last 5 years alone, I have helped over 100 clients sell and buy property.

My 2014 seller listing average sold at 98% of list price and in 29 days, versus market average of 96% and 60 days. My seller clients have less inconvenience and take home more money, which is why they refer me to others. My reputation has been built by my clients whom characterize me as: honest, trustworthy, knowledgeable, responsive, negotiator, caring, a good listener, etc. See my client reviews for yourself. I can help you price & prepare your property, Market your home to buyers, get it sold in your timeframe, and make the process as smooth as possible. This is why many of my clients refer to me as their friend and some even call me family, which is the best compliment I can receive.

To help my community, I have served on:

- McLean Hamlet HOA Director and co-Chair ACC 2006-9
- NVAR Hispanic Realtor Forum & Chair 2006-12
- NVAR Outreach Committee 2006-12
- NVAR Grievance Committee 2010-12
- NVAR Cares 2013-16
- NVAR Technology Advisory Group 2017
- NAHREP MetroDC BoD & Marketing Director 2016
- Governors Square HOA Director & Treasurer 2016, Secretary 2017

Corporate Experience

Previous to my real estate career, for 23 years I was a Sales & Marketing executive that developed business strategies, led & inspired multi-disciplinary teams to yield break through ideas that delivered positive results in different industries, geographies & demographics:

Nextel - Reston VA - Marketer that helped create/leverage an alternative credit system & focused marketing strategy growing company subscribers double digits.

Capital One - Tampa FL - Researched and discovered an effective alternative credit system for the new to credit population. Created DM positioning to target better potential credit risk prospects.

Brown-Forman - Miami FL - Developed Latin America tailored Jack Daniels marketing plans for each country growing business within distributors.

Miller Brewing - Milwaukee WI - Developed advertising, sports and music programs that increased sales nationwide.

Gillette - Puerto Rico - Maintained stable sales while increasing price 40% via maintaining a merchandising focus, premium advertising and major consumer promotions.

Procter & Gamble - Puerto Rico - Increased sales 30% behind stronger Safeguard soap advertising claim.

Realtor Designations

Certified Residential Specialist®
(CRS) shows that he has completed advanced courses & demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate. Fewer than 3% of Realtors® nationwide earn this prestigious credential and is known as the highest standard for professional residential real estate.

As a Certified International Property Specialist® (CIPS) designee, he has undergone specialized training to complete international transactions seamlessly and with reduced risk. As a CIPS designee, he has completed study focusing on the critical aspects of international transactions, including: Currency and exchange rate issues, Cross-cultural relationships, Regional market conditions, Investment performance & Tax issues.

As an Accredited Buyer Representative®
(ABR), he knows that finding your next home means much more than buying a "house." It means finding the perfect home for you and your family. Miguel knows that it has to feel right. Miguel has moved 17 times in his life, both via his father's military officer career and his past corporate career. He knows many of your concerns, having lived them himself thru 8 purchased homes.

Graduate of the Realtor® Institute
(GRI) is the nationwide standard for real estate professionalism and knowledge. This provides Miguel with a competitive edge when he goes to work for you.

Senior Real Estate Specialist®
(SRES) demonstrated the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home.

this means that Miguel is internet and tech savvy. He uses all the latest technology and information to provide his clients with all available resources to make the right decisions.

My life experiences, learnings, successes and focus on helping others have yielded an adaptable, caring, capable, knowledgeable and effective marketing and sales real estate professional that can help you sell and buy real estate. So put yourself in my capable hands to achieve your real estate goals!