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Ben Roth

202-243-1619

 

About Ben Roth

LICENSED IN:
District of Columbia
Maryland

MARKET/NEIGHBORHOODS SERVED:
All close-in Washington, DC neighborhoods, including A.U. Park, Berkley, Burleith, Cleveland Park, Forest Hills, Georgetown, Glover Park, Kalorama, Kent, Massachusetts Avenue Heights, Spring Valley, Wesley Heights, Downtown Condominiums, and The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton.
All close-in Maryland neighborhoods, including Potomac, Bethesda and Chevy Chase.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Ben joined the New Mexico Avenue office of Washington Fine Properties in 2004 and quickly advanced to become a partner of the Morrell-McCormick Team, a consistently top-producing team in the DC metropolitan area that has consistently been ranked among the top 100 teams in America by The Wall Street Journal for the last TEN years.

A consummate professional, Ben is committed to serving each client with efficiency, accountability and reliability and never misses a detail when navigating the complex process of buying or selling a home in today's real estate market. He is also well respected in the real estate community and has developed outstanding relationships with other industry professionals, such as title companies, attorneys, lenders and appraisers.

Ben specializes in close-in MD and DC residential properties as well as downtown condominiums. He currently resides in the River Falls neighborhood of Potomac, Maryland, with his wife, son and daughter.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Ripon College

OUTSIDE INTERESTS:
Golf
Travel
Cooking

 
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My wife and I canít say enough great things about Ben Roth. He was a trusted advisor and tremendous asset during every step of the buying process. He spent countless hours with us simply touring neighborhoods and properties for informational purposes. He provided honest feedback to locations and pricing and laid out strategies for writing offers and responding to counteroffers. Due to DCís competitive housing market, I am confident that we would not have been able to purchase our house as quickly and reasonably priced without Benís guidance and dedication. Ben and his team were incredible.

Mike D.

You and your entire team did a great job and were a joy to work with. Ross and I have both had the benefit of working with you and others in the Washington Fine Properties group on this and other occasions. It is a pleasure to work with true professionals.

Thank you!

John and Ross

Quite simply, we felt that we had Washington's best real estate team representing us. The extensive breadth of the team's knowledge, relationships and property presence positioned us to get a competitive sales price for the home we sold and considerable value for our money on the home we purchased for our family in one of DC's best neighborhoods. We appreciated the team's candor, professionalism and the special interest we felt they were taking to help us meet our goals.

Carolyn Harris

Purchased our first home with "The Team" and enjoyed every step of the process! They were informative, helpful, and always ready to answer questions and ease the nerves that come with the purchase of a home. The negotiation process was seamless, and they provided us with the insight we never even knew we needed. We believe we've found our forever home but would gladly use them again and again!

Stephanie Wellborn

I very much appreciate the fine work that Ben, Matt, Ellen, and Whitney did on this transaction. I thought it might take several months to find a suitable buyer, but thanks to your great marketing and strategic approach, the sale got done sooner than expected, and at a price higher than listed!

Cheers!

GF

Dear Ellen, Matt, Ben & Whitney,

Before we disappear for the summer, we wanted to thank you again, and formally, for helping us get through a very traumatic process. You made it as easy as possible! Your professionalism shone through — your stellar reputation is justified. We will be happy to recommend you far and wide. We wish you a healthy and happy summer!

RS & PW

We have done three transactions with the Morrell-McCormick team and would work with only them again. They are really the leaders in the NW DC market and have access to inventory before others, and their knowledge of the market makes them stand out. They also have a hard-to-find business sense which makes them fantastic negotiators. They care about their clients and their families, too. We love them!

Alison Reynolds

Ben Roth has helped me rent out my 2 apartments in this building for many many years. He also recently helped me sell one of the units last year. Great team. I have loved working with them.

B. Nunez

We came to the team after a less favorable experience with another local realtor and we were beyond impressed. The Morrell/McCormick/Roth team sold two homes for us within a year, and we couldn't recommend them more. They were always extremely professional and they always made themselves available to us. In addition to the hard work they put in for us, they also got us top dollar for both homes. The entire team is terrific!

Juliana

Very positive experience with the team, who were responsive and competent and gave me good advice. I was selling a house, then renting, then buying a new, smaller house, within ten months. They answered my questions and guided me through the entire process.

Mary Roddy

The team is fabulous! Each has a strength which compliments the process. We listened to their advice and neutralized our home so as to have greater mass appeal and sell the property which was truly close to our hearts! A team of painters, craftsmen, etc., was called in and then a fabulous "stager." Caroline and her team did a masterful job of "pruning" our furniture and accessories so as to look slick, clean and fresh. From linen closet to cupboards, "thinning" took place and a "theme" created for each room with accents of paintings and books to complement colors of the furniture.(I took many of the ideas north with me to our new home!) Thank you, Morrell, McCormick, and Roth Team!

Ann Coughlin

Matt, Ben, Ellen and Whitney,

Thank you all so much for your incredible help and patience over the past few months. We have been extremely happy with your team and couldn't have sold our place without you all. We look forward to staying in touch.

All the best,


Juliana and Chris

The Morrell-McCormick-Roth Team represented us on the sale of our family home in Wesley Heights in 2011 and the sale of our co-op at the Shoreham West in 2013. They were superb. They are highly professional, know those markets (and many others), were attentive to our needs, diligently worked on our behalf throughout the process and secured for us the prices that we were looking for.

Peter

Our acquisition experience was both extraordinarily efficient and pleasant. Ben listened to our requirements and built a portfolio of properties that were all relevant, specifications0-wise. For a week he took us around, adjusting and sharpening the targeted selections based on our feedback. In five days we had identified the desirable property and were ready to make an offer.

Ben was instrumental in negotiating a deal that was not the desired deal for the seller. Being both very tactical and very convincing, he was able to bring the parties together after two rounds of negotiations.

On the execution side, Ben coordinated the due diligence/logistics in such a way that we could close within 30 days from offer acceptance.

Ben did not stop ďat settlement.Ē He helped us out on a variety of matters to facilitate our relocation.

Real estate services at its best!


Viviane Ciriani & Christian Janin

We found the team of Ellen Morrell, Matt McCormick and Ben Roth to be the perfect combination of professional and personable. They made it all so easy from beginning to end. They know the market and effective marketing and we were grateful for their support.

Best regards,

Harriet Hentges

Dear Ellen and Matt:

We want to thank you for your excellent services in both the selling of our home on Partridge Lane and the purchase of our townhome in Westbard Mews. We wish to offer the following endorsement, which you should feel free to publicize appropriately:

Washington Fine Properties, and particularly Ellen Morrell and Matt McCormick, consistently treated us in a forthright, professional manner through both the sale of our old and purchase of our new homes. WFP and all its staff provided consistent and responsive service, even anticipating our needs before we did. While likely not the usual situation, for both our home sale and our home purchase, Washingon Fine Properties was on both sides of the transaction. Matt and Ellen were very clear in disclosing and avoiding potential conflicts, and we felt entirely comfortable trusting them without reservation. We speak as experienced buyers/sellers, as these two transactions involved our eighth and ninth principal residences.

Thanks again you for all your help.

Sincerely,

Joyce and John Smith

Dear Matt and Ben,

When my 82-year-old aunt wanted to sell her co-op at Watson Place, you and your team came to mind immediately. From the initial meeting and your clear, concise explanation of today's real estate sale process to a women who does not own a computer, I knew we were in good hands. Your handling of the co-op cleanup and painting, the staging and the entire preparation process was exceptional. We thought your list price recommendation was a bit high; and then were overwhelmed with an all-cash, non-contingent offer at $10,000 above the list price on day one. From our first meeting until closing was under 90 days.

Holly is extremely comfortable at Knollwood, making friends and investing her newfound wealth.


John W. Guinee III

What a team! Thank you both so much. I am on the road but back tomorrow night. Such great news that all went smoothly. You are the pros. Thanks for all the guidance and attention to detail and for the teamwork of your firm - especially Ben and Whitney. Happy to sing your praises to potential customers.

Thank you.

Frank Butler

Ben Roth and Dana Landry did a terrific job for us in a VERY complicated transaction, negotiating between banks, owner in default, and us! Their extra-hard work and attention to detail make me certain that I would entrust them again and can only imagine how easy they would make a normal transaction.

Many thanks,

C and D

ďThe easiest real estate transaction Iíve ever been involved in!Ē From beginning to end, our experience with the sale of his condo was very positive. I canít thank you enough for all your help and suggestions in every aspect of the sale. Considering the fact we are hundreds of miles away, you made a potentially stressful situation come off without a hitch. It was great working with everyone at Washington Fine Properties!
Warm regards,
Dory Cook
Executive Assistant
317-433-5508

Dory Cook