Charlene was an absolutely excellent Realtor. I am in the military and came down a year before my wife could move to join me. I rented until she could join me…Once we were ready she got down to business. A true professional who was always responsive and I felt really cared about our needs. She looked out for us and found us exactly what we were looking for. A pleasure to work with.Zillow.com

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3/16/2023 -
Tami and Mike Boland
We would strongly recommend Charlene Bayes, her professionalism, knowledge, experience, and competence were integral to our overwhelmingly positive experience. Charlene Bayes oversaw the entire sales process by providing us recommendations for an excellent moving company and title company as well. We would rate our entire experience with Charlene Bayes as exemplary.

3/8/2023 -
Gaye Hudson, Georgetown, South Carolina
Charlene was a trusted partner throughout the entire process of selling our home- I can't imagine going through this without her. She is extremely knowledgeable and professional, and very patient with anxious sellers! Charlene was referred to us by a friend, and I can see why. I will recommend her to others every chance I get.

12/16/2022 -
Skipp, Haymarket
Charlene was recommended to me and did not disappoint. From pre-listing work and help all the way through closing she did a fantastic job. I'd definitely list with her again and recommend others do as well!

9/16/2022 -
Joyce M, Montclair, VA
Charlene Bayes' top priority is her client. She is extremely knowledgeable and current on all aspects of real estate. Not only is she a true professional but very personable as well. She listens, explains, and is one of the most trustworthy agents I've ever dealt with. It is obvious that Charlene loves what she does! She is an expert in her field and we definitely recommend her for your home buying/selling needs. Charlene Bayes represents herself and her company with dignity, pride, and enthusiasm!

5/10/2022 -
Michael McFarland
Char was excellent. Worked closely with me throughout the house prep, staging, sale and post-sale process. She was a dream to work with and I couldn’t be happier or recommend her more highly.

1/28/2022 -
Debbie from Annandale
I was looking for someone who was trustworthy, dependable, knew what they were doing, and would direct me in selling my place as I had never done this before. Charlene fits all these categories. She never tried to get me to do anything that I did not want to do, like lower my price on the condo or insist that I had to do upgrades or my place would not sell. Charlene would also go to the condo every time someone went through to make sure the doors were locked and nothing was wrong. This was important to me as I was out of the area most of the time. She was in constant contact with me, answered all my questions, keep me advised on sell prices for other properties being sold in my association and gave me great recommendations for a moving company, electrician, etc. I would give Charlene a 10 out of 10.

8/9/2021 -
Haley Saunders, Centreville
Charlene Bayes is incredible! She goes above and beyond at every turn, and does her absolute best to make the process as seamless as possible. She is super communicative, and also had great recommendations for handy-work we needed done around the house. We've moved away from Virginia so we won't be able to work with her for our next purchase, but we now have very high expectations for our next realtor! I would recommend her to anyone and everyone.

7/28/2021 -
Linda Whetzel, Manassas
Charlene was amazing from start to finish. She was very thorough and explained the entire process to us so that we understood. She had our best interest in mind and we felt that the entire time Would highly recommend Charlene to others. Charlene was top notch in all aspects of this sale. Thank you Charlene!!

6/26/2021 -
Celia & Ernie Buffalo
She was the perfect broker for us. She paid attention to details, following up with the seller/agent on information we needed. She pointed out areas in the process where we could save money, that we were unaware of. She knew excellent professionals that we could contact for the home inspection and the Pest inspection. She was patient and knowledgeable as she walked us through the contract and the steps up to closing. I will be recommending her to friends and co-workers.

5/17/2021 -
Angela M
Charlene was the best Agent that we have ever had. She is thorough, very detailed oriented, extremely knowledgeable, always reachable, always got back to us with answers on the rare occasion that she did not know them off the top of her head. She is the epidemy of customer oriented, and was a complete joy to work with through this whole experience.

2/19/2021 -
Jason and Darcie Armstrong
She has secret tricks of the trade that WORK!!! We bought many years ago before the huge housing drop in 2006. We thought for sure we would have to walk away from this house in order to move. But not only did we not have to walk away but we walk away with a profit. This was due to the work Charlene has been giving us for years. She is not just a realtor to her clients but a true caring friend.

2/19/2021 -
Sharon Carney Anderson, Springfield
Charlene was professional during entire process! She was always available and no question too small to answer. She's creative and smart! She did everything by the book....no short cuts. I've referred her to my friends without hesitation. She has a definite passion for customer service and excellent work ethic. She made a stressful process fun!

2/18/2021 -
Carol Bull
Charlene is the epitome of a professional and hard working individual. Her vast knowledge and attention to detail made the selling of our home a very pleasant experience during a stressful time. I highly recommend her to anyone who is needing a great realtor.

2/6/2021 -
Sarah Spinosa, Warrenton, VA
Charlene was wonderful to work with. She’s great at building relationships and that attitude goes a long way in benefiting her clients. She’s knowledgeable but never pushy, which exactly why I would recommend her to anyone.

12/30/2019 -
Susan L, Durham, NC
Charlene was very active in all promotions, open houses, meeting with inspectors, workers, etc. I could count on her to be present or to schedule anything needed for the sale of the home. Charlene not only sold the house, she did some gardening, blew the leaves off the driveway, hired a cleaning crew and repairman for me. I am in NC and these tasks would have been a headache for me. Charlene could be counted on to handle any situation, answer any questions, communicate clearly and handle all incoming issues. I trust her completely and know that she is on top of everything. I would highly recommend Charlene Bayes to anyone looking for a committed realtor who will get the job done.

11/20/2019 -
Lynne Krehmeyer, formerly of Burke VA
Charlene is a consummate professional who went above and beyond in her handling of me and the sale. This property had been my mother's home and I needed to complete some upgrades before putting it on the market. I was becoming concerned that I wasn't doing enough and she found a way to show me I was fine and didn't need to worry about this.

10/21/2019 -
J. ALLEN, Burke
Charlene is the best realtor I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. Very professional, very knowledgeable not only about buying a house but also about the area. I have already recommended her to several friends and coworkers

10/16/2019 -
I highly recommend Charlene.

10/14/2019 -
Jean Tobey, Annandale, VA
She was outstanding. Always accessible and always ready to help. I thought she went far above and beyond normal realtor acts. She picked up paint samples to try; came to the house to let someone in when I couldn’t be there for a tradesman; was able to sense my stress points and did things to alleviate that. She was just phenomenal!

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2021-03-31 - Cecilia G
Helped me buy home
Charlene is definitely the best of the best! She was an amazing guide for me as it was my first time buying a home. She was always patient while I looked for a long time for the right fit. She helped me make a competitive offer on a home that had multiple offers and I was so happy that the seller chose our offer! Throughout the entire process, from searching to ratification to settlement, Charlene was on top of EVERYTHING. Everyone says home buying is stressful - not so with Charlene, she made the process stress free for me! You can immediately tell that she really cares for her clients and will look out for your best interests from day 1. I don’t hesitate to say that I will seek her services again when I eventually sell my home and buy my next one. THANK YOU Charlene for getting me into my first home!

2017-05-24 - kmaria666
Listed and sold a home
Charlene Bayes is an awesome Realtor!! She is very professional and straight to the point. We listed our home to sell on March 3, 2017. We had one open house and then a contract on March 17, 2017. We sold our home on April 28, 2017. I would highly recommend Charlene Bayes as your Realtor!!!!!

2016-01-29 - user8402496
Helped me buy home
Charlene was amazing. We were moving in from out of town and Charlene met with us at our convienance and helped us navigate through the process of buying a home. From helping us pick the perfect neighborhood to the perfect kind of house/townhouse that suited our family and needs. She is very familiar of the entire DC and surrounding areas and is knowledgable of the loan/buying part of purchasing a house. We could call her at any point in the process or any time of day and she made you feel like you and your house was the most important thing in her life. She is a blessing. I never felt bad calling and asking any silly question. If it ment that we understood the process better she was on board with answering all of those questions or finding them out for us. I highly recommend Charlene Bayes. You will not be disappointed.

2016-01-29 - Tim Hunt
Helped me buy home
Charlene was an absolutely excellent realtor. I am in the military and came down a year before my wife could move to join me. I rented until she could join me. Charlene slowly showed me the area as I had plenty of time to look before my wife moved and I wanted to take my time to learn the area. She sent me listings and other info about the local towns. She even took us out to see some properties long before we were seriously ready to buy when my wife visited for a weekend so she could get a feel for what we liked/disliked. Once we were ready she got down to business. A true professional who was always responsive and I felt really cared about our needs. She looked out for us and found us exactly what we were looking for. A pleasure to work with.

2016-01-27 - mvhenne
Helped me buy home
Charlene is that perfect balance of professionalism and aggressiveness you want in a realtor, able to wield both a soft touch and a hammer when necessary. We made an offer on my property the first day out; Charlene saw I wanted it as soon as we walked in the door, and was already calling the Listing Agent for more information. That night, we huddled in her office until midnight finalizing the offer. She marshaled all the resources we needed, including calling the vice president of a mortgage bank at home to research the property. This was on a Saturday night. By the end of the evening, we had an offer written, formalized, signed, and submitted. And Charlene had put me in contact with several options for mortgages and title companies. It was a turnkey experience in the truest sense of the term. She also goes the extra mile. Months after closing, a serious financial issue arose involving the previous owner's unpaid utilities. Charlene, despite no longer being legally obligated to assist me, sprang into action and forcefully resolved the situation. If you want a realtor who knows the DC metro area, and who will work for you as a client and as a friend, look no further than Charlene Bayes.

2016-01-27 - matthew r halstead
Helped me buy home
We could not have been more satisfied with our experience working with Charlene. She only had to show us three houses because she had already zoned in on what we wanted. In fact, if it wasn't for her we would have never seen the house we ended up buying because its square footage was mis-listed, but she had a hunch that it was bigger knowing the neighborhood. We also had a couple of snags along the way with the home inspection and loan process that she was instrumental in getting past. Her knowledge and expertise is unmatched and she has such a friendly, helpful, selfless personality. It truly was a pleasure working with her. I have since recommended her to a co-worker who shares the same sentiments as I.

2016-01-27 - heathkg8
Showed me homes
I can't say enough about the great experience that my husband and I had working with Charlene! Since we are first time homebuyers, Charlene took the time to explain the home buying process and fully answer any (and all!) questions we had. She went above and beyond to ensure we were able to tour all the houses we were interested in, be it on a weeknight or weekend. She also provided additional recommendations for properties to see based on her knowledge of local neighborhoods and her understanding of our wants/needs. Ultimately, we decided not to purchase a home at the current time, but we will definitely be calling Charlene when we decide to re-start our house hunt!

2016-01-26 - jerrynine57
Helped me buy and sell homes
Charlene was very professional and understood the Georgetown market as well as the Washington DC market in general. She was excellent in terms of follow up and handling all aspects of the sale from a process perspective...showings, inspection, purchase agreement and negotiation. I would highly recommend Charlene for any real estate transactions either as a buyer or as a seller.h

2016-01-26 - Jeffrey Wiltse
Helped me buy home
Charlene used her local knowledge and skills to lead us through a long process of finding our new home. Working with Charlene was like working with family - she was so responsive, knowledgeable, willing and able to show a house or review a neighborhood - even in bad weather (and will point out all the reasons why looking in bad weather is a good thing!) We will highly recommend Charlene to all.

2016-01-26 - maxandchar
Helped me buy and sell homes
Charlene was the third realtor we used in our home search and the one we finally settled on due to her local knowledge combined with her understanding of the government relocation process. We were relocating from overseas and had set up temporarily in another state, so having Charelene on our side keeping an eye out for properties was key. She also understood our priorities. We were very happy and will use her again when the time comes for our next move.

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