Rob Carter, MBA, GRI
Rob Carter, MBA, GRI
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rob@robcartergroup.com
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About Us

Licensed in DC, MD and VA, Rob Carter has over 20 years of experience and has built his reputation around his commitment to clients, negotiation skills, and ability to get the job done. As a consistent top 1% producer globally (#1 C21 agent Mid-Atlantic, #9 Nationwide, #15 Worldwide), he leads a group with the experience, work ethic and knowledge to assist you with your real estate investments. Some of the characteristics that make our clients happy with their decision to enlist our help: We return calls promptly,  provide outstanding customer service, believe in a "no pressure" process, work hard, are honest, friendly, empathetic and always follow through.  As a real estate investor, Rob brings extensive finance and analytical skills that we look forward to sharing with you. For sellers, we develop a sophisticated and effective marketing strategy and apply today's technology to ensure you get the quickest sale at the best price. For buyers, we help you flawlessly navigate the process of home-ownership and support you through every step of the process to get you the right home at the best price. We recognize that buying or selling a home is a very exciting but emotional experience. Our primary goal will be to ensure you feel comfortable during your home buying or selling experience by providing you with distinctive, unparalleled service. Rob and his group are seasoned professionals and are committed to providing the highest level of customer service. We know the market well and welcome the opportunity to serve you.

 

Lead Listing and Buyer Specialist: Andrea Paro

Having owned her own business for over 14 years, Andrea truly understands exceptional customer service. Buying or selling a home is one of the largest decisions we ever have to make, and because of her extensive experience in sales, she can truly relate to how important it is that a client's needs be met. Andrea takes great pleasure in enthusiastically identifying and meeting those needs head on. Whether a client is searching for the right property or she is helping to prepare their home for sale, she will be a trusted adviser, an honest negotiator and truly in it with them all the way. 

 

 

 

Buyer Specialist: Mary Lynn Mullen

Mary Lynn moved to the Washington DC area in 2010. She has lived all over the metro area.  From National Harbor, MD, Old Town Alexandria, VA, Arlington, VA and most recently as a home owner on Capitol Hill in DC, she knows the area extremely well! She fell in love with the DMV quickly. Mary Lynn started off as a television reporter after graduating from the University of Arkansas with a broadcasting degree. She says that getting to know people personally is what matters to her most. But that wasn't enough. She says she wanted to help people as well. So after a successful career in TV, Mary Lynn decided to go into pharmaceutical and surgical sales for the next decade. It is in that environment that she realized her dream was to combine these two passions for people. Mary Lynn says real estate provides her love for people and her eagerness to help them into one career.   

 

 

Contracts and Operations Manager: Mara Fedele

As the Contracts and Operations Manager for the Rob Carter Group, Mara is committed to ensuring a positive client experience. With 10 years experience in Customer Service, she has mastered the tools necessary to consistently deliver exceptional service to clients. Originally from New Jersey, Mara moved to Washington D.C. after attending George Washington University, where she graduated with a B.A. in Psychology. When she is not working, Mara is a barre fitness fanatic, loves to cook and spends as much time as possible with her friends and family. Her dedication to the Rob Carter Group helps make the process of every transaction smooth and enjoyable for everyone involved. 

 

 

 

 

Years in Real Estate

15

Favorite Place

Anywhere near water

Mac or PC

Mac

Grad School

University of Maryland

Undergrad

Penn State

Before Real Estate

Marketing & Consulting

Customer Ratings

Satisfaction
98%
Recommendation
100%
Performance
99%
Rob Carter, MBA, GRI has been rated by 106 customers

Testimonials

“This was my 3rd home sale with Rob Carter, and I would never use anyone else (to buy or sell). He is the most professional professional I've ever worked with: responsive, knows the market in and out, gave me a detailed idea of what to expect (which was exactly what wound up happening!), was always ready with advice yet did not push me into anything I wasn't comfortable with. Excellent sale process from start to finish!”
Bianca Benincasa, Silver Spring (Seller)
2/22/2017
“Rob Carter helped me purchase my home 10 years ago. It was a good experience and I was pleased to work with him again for the sale of the property. Rob and his team were great - they took care of all of the little details so I didn’t have to focus on them myself. Rob is a pleasure to work with. He’s very friendly, knowledgeable, and accessible. He’s also very honest and direct in his views, which makes it easy to trust that he is giving you solid and practical advice. Overall, we closed on the sale of the home 33 days after we listed the property. I couldn’t have asked for quicker or better service from a real estate broker. I’d highly recommend Rob and his team to anyone who is buying or selling a home. ”
Diane McDoniel, Springfield, VA (Seller)
9/4/2018
“If you are considering working with Rob Carter and Century 21 Redwood Realty we have two words for you: Do It!! You can rely on Rob and his exceptional team to deliver outstanding service. From start to finish, we felt as though we were their only clients and that they were doing everything possible to find us our dream home. Rob and his team are extremely knowledgeable and detailed, we were confident throughout the process that we were making decisions based upon the best information possible. We found our dream home, and with Rob Carter on your side we believe you will too! ”
Brooke & Gisela, Alexandria (Buyer)
6/28/2018
“Having worked with Rob in the past, we were confident that he would get us the best deal. He was extremely helpful and proactive when preparing our sale, and helped us navigate issues with a past tenant. He actively worked to advance our interests, and was an invaluable resource. From the beginning, Rob had a plan on when we should list for the best and quickest outcome, and he kept us well informed of the traffic and inquiries we were getting along the way. His experience in this market was spot on, and helped us to get an offer above asking in less than a week.”
Dan Swain, Washington DC (Seller)
7/28/2018
“I was very happy with Rob's work and professionalism selling my condo. His knowledge of market and neighborhood allowed him to price effectively and select the best offer, leading to a very successful outcome. He was responsive and has a good team. Recommend.”
Brendan Selby, DC (Seller)
7/19/2017
“I've worked with Rob Carter on two previous occasions, and always had a very positive experience. He is very responsive and enabled us to see all the properties we wanted to see, when we wanted to see them. I've always enjoyed working with Rob because he gives solid advice without making me feel like he's "selling" to me and I really value his experience in our local market. When it came to making an offer, he gave us advice to ensure our offer was well received and had the best chance of being accepted. I'm confident in saying we wouldn't have won the contract without him! ”
Dan Swain, Washington, DC (Buyer)
6/12/2018
“One needs no other agent in Washington than Rob Carter. He knocks it out of the park (and into the next state!). He's everything you'd want from your agent: Smart, friendly, rich with knowledge, a skilled strategist, a resource for this and that, and a teacher-coach. Don't even look at anyone else. Get Rob Carter on your team. You'll be as delighted as I am.”
Brian, Dupont Circle, Washington, DC (Seller)
10/26/2017
“Rob's knowledge of the market and neighborhood was second to none. He and the team were professional, friendly and patient with us in selling our home. We had a perfect experience and outcome, and will be recommending him to all of our friends. ”
Zach Elder, Washington DC (Seller)
5/12/2017
“Exemplary Service! Rob Carter will exceed all expectations. My Husband and I found Rob Carter through Yelp a little over a year prior to using him. We have bought and sold several properties and already had a real estate agent whom we loved dearly. Unfortunately, our Agent did not service DC and we had to find someone new to work with. We were nervous about using a new agent because we had very high standards. It is not easy to find someone you can trust with high dollar purchases. Rob Carter had the highest rating on Yelp, but we were naturally skeptical about this. However, in the first phone call he completely won us over. His technical knowledge about the DC market and even about troublesome tenant issues blew us away. He actually gave us advice to wait another year to sell due to the fact that the market was steadily rising. Boy was he right! Rob checked in with us every quarter to make sure we were doing okay, we had nightmare tenants and were going through an unending eviction process. Rob would periodically call and give us helpful advice on things we could do as we endured through this. When we were finally able to sell, Rob was able to show us how we could list our property as-is and still make a generous profit. He is a true technical expert at numbers and sales predictions. He wrote out various scenarios and recommended a lower list price to create a bidding war. His advice was spot on. We had 4 contracts in less than 5 days. Again, Rob gave sound advice on which contract to choose. We had a flawless closing in less than 30 days. We did not even have to pay an extra month’s mortgage because of how fast it was. We literally received our profits in our bank one day after closing. If you want someone who knows the DC market and want to make the highest return on your property, Rob Carter is your guy. Words cannot express how satisfied we are with his service. ”
Heather Dieguez (Seller)
5/10/2017
“Rob Carter's knowledge, guidance, calm, professionalism, attention to detail, and clear commitment to excellent service made this particular experience of buying a home an absolute pleasure every step of the way. I can't recommend him highly enough, and will be referring all my friends and colleagues who are interested in buying homes in the Washington D.C. area to Rob.”
Beth Litton, Washington D.C. (Buyer)
4/13/2018
“Rob is absolutely amazing. The sale of my house went smoothly and quickly all because of him. He provided expert advice in staging, pricing, marketing, and many other things. He was also willing to answer all of my many questions patiently and almost immediately. On top of that, Rob also helped us with the purchase of our next home and he lined up the sale of this house with the closing of our new house perfectly. Rob was our advocate and we knew we could trust him to guide us in the right direction. We could not have survived this process without him! Thank you!”
Rebecca, Virginia (Seller)
7/22/2017
“Simply put, we would not have succeeded in purchasing this home without Rob Carter's knowledge of the kind of home we were looking for (in terms of price and condition), his initiative in following up on a cold call from the seller and getting into the property ASAP to confirm it suited our desires, and the speed with which he facilitated the transaction. All of these factors combined to enable a pre-market purchase. Had he not provided these services and had we not been afforded the opportunity to buy the property pre-market, I'm confident we would not have obtained the home as we would have been forced to compete with investor/builders with their more attractive all-cash offers. This is the second home we've bought with Rob and would recommend him without reservation. ”
Luke, Washington DC (Buyer)
12/27/2017
“Knew the market and exactly how to price for optimal result. Clearly well-experienced, kept us informed, and followed up on all our questions.”
Bruce E., Atlanta (Seller)
3/22/2017
“Rob Carter was fantastic throughout the process. He was knowledgeable, attentive and helpful. We had several unique things that came up, including the listing agent selling our house to another buyer while we were under contract! Rob handled everything perfectly and always made sure we understood the situation. Professional, knowledgeable and really great to work with. Would highly recommend .”
Ben -Olney Md (Buyer)
12/6/2017
“Rob is an excellent agent. We used him for our first home purchase and he made the experience enjoyable. When it was time for a bigger house for our growing family we immediately turned to Rob to help us find the perfect property. He advised us through the process and was always available to answer questions. His knowledge and attention to detail are unmatched. ”
Tim - Silver Spring, MD (Buyer)
8/26/2016
“Based on a previous purchase, we had the utmost confidence in Rob Carter and his abilities. There was no doubt that we would use him again. Rob excels at being timely, helpful and creative with solutions. Something odd always comes up with the sale of any house, it's great to have Rob in your corner. He knows what to do and makes helpful and well reasoned suggestions. He keeps things calm when your anxiety levels are high and gives your confidence so that you make better decisions. Rob's knowledge of the area, inventory (current and prior sales), market trends, and how buyers and sellers will view the transactions was invaluable to me. I can't recommend Rob highly enough. ”
Devon Hill, Washington, DC (Seller)
1/3/2017
“Rob was instrumental in the quick sale of our home. We are remote sellers living out of the area and Rob was great in handling all aspects from getting the home ready to sell to closing date. He took care of all the details, saving us time and money travelling back to VA. He has great attention to detail in getting your home ready for the market. Rob also answered all our questions, most of the time within minutes, and followed up with contractors, inspectors, agents and title companies for us. The end result was a quick sale with multiple offers. We highly recommend Rob.”
Cyndi, Illinois (sale in Springfield, VA) (Seller)
8/7/2017
“Rob Carter was fantastic from start to finish! He was professional, knowledgeable, thorough, organized, responsive, efficient, and patient, and he provided a "one-stop shopping" experience from our initial meeting to the closing itself. He has a wonderful team of experts ready to handle every need, from staging to marketing to open houses to negotiating to signing the contract. I recommend him highly and wouldn't hesitate to use Rob and his team again! ”
Adrianne Goldsmith Romero, Washington, D.C. (Seller)
10/13/2016
“Rob went above and beyond in helping us purchase our home. He had our best interests at heart and was key in ensuring the builder did not take advantage of or "nickel and dime" us. He expertly negotiated multiple items for us that we would not have been aware of to bring up or been able to complete by ourselves. Our situation with the builder seemed more complicated than it should have been and I firmly believe that other realtors would not have been able to navigate us through the stressful process like Rob. On top of that, he did it with patience and grace. We are extremely thankful for the help Rob provided for us and we highly recommend him. You cannot beat the quality and service that Rob provides.”
Rebecca, Virginia (Buyer)
8/9/2017
“Rob Carter received an excellent review from a good friend and coworker of mine - it was a no-brainer to choose him for my home buying experience as well. Rob does a great job of thoroughly inspecting things the buyer may be too excited to notice -- for example, he immediately noted the age of HVAC and water heater while I was busy checking out the Master Bedroom and closet space. He gives an honest, knowledgeable opinion of where to come in with offers and was very helpful during the negotiation process. I trusted him throughout the entire process, and he landed me in my current home for a great deal under the asking price! I would recommend Rob Carter to friends, family, coworkers - he did an amazing job and I couldn't be more satisfied with the outcome. ”
Clair, Alexandria VA (Buyer)
5/22/2015
“I can't imagine a real estate agent who is more reliable, competent, and responsive. Rob is the best!”
Justin Faircloth, Washington, DC (Seller)
12/19/2017
“Despite the ups and downs of looking at houses, we look back on our search as a positive experience, mostly because of Rob Carter. He stuck with us and made us comfortable and confident in our search. Having heard stories from friends about their experiences buying homes, we feel we got very lucky with Rob. His attention to detail (looking at houses closely for warning signs, staying on top of paperwork, making sure we were always informed about coming steps in the closing process) was one of the things we got most lucky with. We can't say enough about how much feeling confident in Rob made us confident in our purchase. His knowledge of which houses would be good investments vs. which weren't was invaluable and we really came to rely on that in our decision-making process. We felt very comfortable that the house we ended up buying was not only the right one space/location-wise, but money-wise. He was also great at explaining the tools we had at our disposal for winning a contract. He also made the stressful process easy. We knew we trusted him and, in a process in which you deal with a lot of different people--from mortgage officers to underwriters--from different places, it was a huge weight off our shoulders to know we could run anything by Rob before moving forward. We valued most the time he took to explain things (sometimes multiple times) so that we always felt comfortable with and informed about the decisions we were making. ”
Holly & Michael, Takoma Park, MD (Buyer)
2/21/2018
“Rob Carter was great to work with through the process of finding and purchasing my first condo. He's incredibly knowledgeable of the DC real estate market. Additionally, Rob's professionalism is above and beyond. Rob was patient and objective as I waded through the process over several months. I found the perfect place, and am thrilled with my experience.”
Amanda, DC (Buyer)
10/9/2015
“Rob Carter is extremely knowledgeable about the DC market and gave great analytic advice. Very professional and courteous, it was a pleasure to work with Rob.”
Barbara in DC (Buyer)
9/18/2015
“Rob was recommended to me by my daughter who works with him through her financing company (Atlantic Coast Mortgage). She said that Rob was one of the best realtors that she has ever worked with and is fully committed to provide the best service available to each of his clients. He is motivated and aggressive in getting the best possible price for your home whether you are selling or buying. Rob works with you throughout the entire process and keeps you informed on a daily, if not hourly, basis. He responds to your e-mails or phone call immediately and never leaves you hanging. He involves you in all of the important decision points and is very good at keeping you relaxed and calm during the entire process. He is the kind of person who wants to be involved in all aspects of selling your home and wants you to use him to the fullest. Our experience with Rob could not have gone any smoother or better. From our first meeting with him where he explained his process and how he and his team were going to market and sell our home, all the way through settlement, his expertise and knowledge were invaluable. His recommendation on the listing price was spot on, which made our home very attractive to prospective buyers. The brochure for the house was perfect. The pictures were professionally done and the write-up enhanced the photos by pointing out all of the features and upgrades associated with our property. Within 4 days of listing the house, we had 4 contract offers all significantly over our asking price. We listed the house on a Thursday and it was sold by the following Tuesday. Andrea Paro helped us on several occasions and she was a pleasure to work with. Could not be happier. Everything went smooth and worked out better then we expected. Received 4 contract offers well over the asking price for the house. Sold in 4 days. What is there not to like.”
Steve & Kathy Reigel, 21410 Maple Hollow Ct., Sterling, Va, 20164 (Seller)
5/23/2015

Inventory

Active Listings

Sold By Rob Carter, MBA, GRI

600 ARMISTEAD ST N
$460,000 | 3 Beds | 2/2 Baths
1023 OTIS PL NW
$975,000 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths
1916 12TH ST NW #2
$1,375,000 | 3 Beds | 2.5 Baths
1227 PARK RD NW
$720,000 | 3 Beds | 1.5 Baths

Represented Buyer

850 3RD ST
$1,429,344 | 8 Beds | 5.5 Baths
7121 TERRY LN
$785,000 | 5 Beds | 4.5 Baths
6619 BRIARLEIGH WAY
$445,000 | 3 Beds | 3.5 Baths
5527 23RD ST N
$1,135,000 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths