Author Archives: Karmela Lejarde

Myths v. Facts: Should I Hire a Real Estate Agent When Buying a New-Construction Home?

By Samantha Bendigo, Real Estate Specialist Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty Building a new home from the ground up is a process that can be exciting, thrilling, frustrating, expensive, challenging, and more. From beginning to end, there are a lot of moving parts to contend with, both as a builder and a buyer. The builderContinue Reading

Did we see you at Taste of Reston…

…and serve you a glass of wine? Real estate agents and staff from our Reston, Va. office manned a tent and served a variety of wines at this year’s Taste of Reston. This popular food and music festival, held on June 16-17 at the Reston Town Center, featured over 30 area restaurants and showcased a full program ofContinue Reading

Welcome to our newest team members!

The following real estate professionals joined our team in May:

Bethesda, Ocean City West ASAs Awarded “ASA of the Year”

Two agent services administrators were designated “ASA of the Year” at a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty awards luncheon on Tuesday, June 6. The event, held at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, celebrated the contributions of the company’s 40 agent services administrators in the mid-Atlantic region. Tonya Austin-Braxton of the Bethesda officeContinue Reading

Maryland real estate association visits our Severna Park office

On Thursday, May 31, Chuck Kasky, chief executive officer of the Maryland Association of REALTORS®, visited Berkshire Hathaway PenFed Realty’s Severna Park office to meet with our Maryland branch managers. He spoke on various topics specifically affecting the real estate industry in Maryland, from new legislation coming down the pike to doing business in theContinue Reading