- The Washington Times - Thursday, June 24, 2004

Name: Corey Savelson

Company: RE/MAX 2000

Address: 11400 Rockville Pike, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852

Phone: 301/881-1700

Fax: 301/881-1706

E-mail: [email protected]

Web site: coreysavelson.realtor.com

Year started: 1989

How did you get started in real estate? I started working for another RE/MAX agent directly out of college. I was an assistant until I got licensed a few months later and became an agent.

How long with the current company? Seven years

License: Maryland real estate sales

Associations: National Association of Realtors, Maryland Association of Realtors, Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors

Awards: RE/MAX Platinum award; GCAAR Platinum award

Greatest accomplishment in the past 12 months: Achieving the RE/MAX Platinum and GCAAR Platinum Awards while becoming a father for the third time and being a full-time coach.

Highest-priced home sold: $1,617,000

Most memorable house: In the mid-‘90s, I listed a house in Silver Spring that everyone called a “dollhouse.” It was only a two-bedroom Cape Cod for around $150,000, but it was one of the most stunning and charming houses I’ve ever seen. Even in the poor seller’s market we were in, there was a mad rush to buy it. I still keep a picture of it in my front-office desk drawer today.

Worst experience: I had a transaction as the listing agent where the buyer’s agent forged signatures on the contract. The buyers decided at the last minute to back out of the contract and their basis for legal termination was that they never signed the contract. After many headaches and several days of difficult times with my sellers and the other agent and broker, I forced the selling agent to buy the house or she would face legal charges and be stripped of her license.

Age: 37

Family: Married, three children

Education: Bachelor of science in economics, University of Maryland, 1988

Last book read: “Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys,” by Daniel J. Kindlon, et al.

Last movie seen: “Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”

What kind of car do you drive? Honda Pilot

What is your personal dream house? Five-bedroom, 41/2-bath, 4,000- to 5,000-square-foot Colonial with contemporary flair, brick on all four sides, 2 acres backing to woods, finished walkout basement with a pool room, wet bar and theater room, 3-car side-entry garage, in-ground pool with stone accents, waterfall, hot tub and landscaping, putting green, sports court and batting cages, all the bells and whistles inside, sunroom, screened porch, deck with gazebo.

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