Lamar Braithwaite is a licensed real estate agent who brings more than 15 years of professional experience to the Coldwell Banker team in Washington, DC. Lamar specializes in assisting first-time buyers and new arrivals to the dynamic DC real-estate scene. Before his career in real estate, Lamar spent more than a decade in nonprofit management and youth and child development, primarily with the YMCAs of Hampton Roads, Greater Richmond, and Metropolitan Washington. In a series of progressive roles, he managed $1-million-plus budgets; built high-performing teams; interacted with volunteers, parents, and community partners; led the annual summer camp program serving hundreds of youth per year; and provided both strategic and day-to-day leadership of multiple YMCA programs. He is active in the community, including work volunteering with the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, SYMAL and member of the Metropolitan Community Church of DC Gospel Choir. Lamar is a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and lives in Georgetown with his husband, Dale Curtis.
As an agent who's an expert in this local area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:
Find Your Next Home
You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home
Sell a Home
When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close.
Consult on Home Selling Tactics
Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast.