Douglas Realty - Different by Design! Testimonials

I recently had the pleasure of working with Dustin when looking for my home.

As a first time home buyer, I expected this process to be extremely stressful, but he made it so simple. Dustin was extremely helpful in suggesting homes that were right for me and always there to answer my questions. Throughout the negotiations and closing process, he kept me updated on what was going on and what to expect next. I couldn't have picked a better agent to work with!

Crystal C

Dougs service as our Realtor has been phenomenal.

I was referred to Doug by a very pleased client. His impressive knowledge of the Maryland real estate market is just right. His skill of understanding and explaining the multiple challenges and opportunities home buyers face today, balanced with his ability to understand my needs was vital in the success of my purchase. Doug and the team at Douglas Realty worked tirelessly on my behalf to ensure that the home that I purchased was just right.

Christopher Uhl

Leah is the BEST!

She went above and beyond to make sure we were taken care of properly. This was the first for us and she made everything so smooth even when we felt like things were not going to happen! She checked in on us daily and made sure we knew exactly what we wanted and needed! I would highly recommend her for anyone purchasing a home new or old


Leah was very helpful and great to work with.

She explained the process to me as a first time home owner. She handled everything quickly and professionally. Leah helped me buy the perfect home for my family.


Leah did a great job getting our house sold quickly for a price we were happy with.

She worked hard and made us feel like her #1 priority throughout the process.


Dustin was great throughout the entire process.

He always responded in a timely manner and we had a list of homes in our inbox almost daily. Even if Dustin was unavailable for a showing, he made sure someone else on his team were there to help us out. Dustin helped my husband and I find our dream home. I will be recommending his services to all our family and friends.


Thank you for reaching out to us to follow up.

We are definitely still interested but we have been a little slow in the process.We wouldn't think of working with anyone else.Talk to you soon.


Leah was easy to work with and extremely friendly.

She was very responsive to emails, texts, and calls at all hours of the day. We would recommend her to any of our friends or family.


Leah was a pleasure to work with.

She was very professional and explained the entire process before and during the sale of my home. She was upbeat and positive at all times. I would highly recommend Leah to anyone looking for an exceptional realtor.


I will not be able to do Leah justice with this review as her "hands on", professional approach far exceeds what mere words can express.

She thoroughly explained every phase of the home selling process and built my confidence in her real estate expertise via market analysis. She remained calm, self assured and even comforting when I was being an anxious and unjustifiably "tough customer." Leah made me feel like we were a team, working together to sell my home for the right price in a short amount of time. She has my highest recommendation and I would not hesitate to work with her again in the future.


It is without reservation that I recommend the services of Mr.

Douglas Smith and Douglas Realty. I found Doug and his staff to be very professional, knowledgeable, timely and courteous. By utilizing their service I was able to sell my house in 54 days, realize substantial savings and achieve my sales price goal. David N.

David N.

Leah is not only an awesome lady but a top notch real estate professional.

From the time I called on her for service, she amazed me with her professionalism and her excellent knowledge of the industry. She walked me through the entire process, explaining step by step ways I could gain on my finances while making it very affordable to buy another home which was more suited to my needs, in an area that I knew virtually nothing about. Her wisdom about the real estate industry certainly made both the selling of my home and the purchase of another a painless process. I would certainly refer her to family and best friends. As I write this review, what also comes to mind is that I continue to rely on her to answer questions about my new place and, although her job is over with respect to the selling and buying process for me, she has remained eager to continue to assist me in answering each and every question I have asked her and she wastes no time in coming through, always immediately. And that, I am VERY thankful for and I am amazed at the demonstration of her integrity! That is sensational and in all my home sales and purchases (more than 10), something I have never experienced before. I am undoubted impressed with her and she is so much better than the BEST!


Leah Hargest helped me sell my old house in less than a week!

She also helped me find my new dream home. I loved that she was always available to me by phone or email and she never had a problem with me asking tons of questions. She also assisted with a few last minute emergencies on settlement day and went above a beyond her obligations as our real estate agent. I highly recommend Leah as her service was extraordinary.


Thanks so much for sending me the estimate along with the comparables for my late mother’s house.

I needed the information for taxes to prove we sold the house to my nephew at an appropriate price. You are so thoughtful to take the time to locate it and send it.


Leah was a pleasure to work with.

She was rapidly responsive to calls and emails at any time of day. She spent hours trekking around town with us as we looked for the perfect house for our needs, and when we found it she battled hard at on our side to get us the right price and have everything completed within our aggressive timeline. We would work with her again in an instant and recommend her to all our friends!


Leah listed our home, had it staged, and sold it in less than two weeks.

She is the ultimate professional. She is highly ethical and honest. Leah will do a great job for anyone who chooses to use her service.


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Leah was a fantastic realtor to work with—especially as a first time homebuyer.

We met her through Zillow, and we are so fortunate that we had such a helpful and knowledgable realtor for our first home purchase. She walked us through the process in detail, and helped us get the information we needed from our banks and from the seller's realtor as well


Leah was very helpful through this stressful process.

She was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions in a timely manner. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to sell or buy a home.


She was very helpful and responded immediately to questions She knew the area and was able to help with problems and referrals Her home inspector was great as was the appraiser I lived out of town and she arranged for me to see several units in a compressed period of time.

She returned my emails and phone calls in a timely manner


Dustin was a pleasure to work with.

He did an amazing job. He worked really hard on getting what we wanted & the house sold in a week. I would recommend Dustin for all your real-estate needs. He knows the market & he will work until he can get what you want! Thank you!

Penny W

Leah helped us sell our townhouse and buy a single family home in the area.

Having access to staging advice and professional photographers through the Creig Northrop Team made the process of listing our house go very smoothly. We went under contract for the townhouse and Leah helped negotiate an offer on a single family home that was listed not long after. Everything was in place to work out perfectly! ..... until we were hit with unexpected issues (unrelated to Leah) and it looked like we weren't going to be able to sell the townhouse before our closing date for the new house. Leah stuck with us through some stressful weeks, over Christmas and New Year's no less, always keeping us up to date on whatever information she could get from the other parties involved, and explaining what our potential alternate options were. She also recommended our awesome lender, Michelle White from Suntrust, that saved the day with last minute changes to our mortgage application. Bottom line, Leah was awesome!


Leah was very knowledgeable of the areas I was looking to purchase.

She came prepared with comp sheets and information on the builders and communities. Leah was a joy to work with. She was very patient (took over a year to decide), she communicated ALWAYS!...this was very important and she made me feel that way. She was always upbeat and came with suggestions and recommendations. Leah is a person that listens to your wants/needs in a home...what is important. I fell in love with her personality, her professionalism and her as a person. I would recommend her to anyone who is looking for their DREAM HOME. She is the best - Hands Down!


I wanted to express my deepest gratitude for all of the clients you have allowed me to assist over the years.

It means a lot to me and my family! Hope the last few weeks of summer are most enjoyable. Talk with you soon.


On a personal level, Leah is a super nice person, easy to talk to, and patient.

On a professional level, Leah is knowledgeable, honest, reliable. Seriously a great buying experience with her. She was always available at all times of the day, and willing to answer any questions that we had. This was our first time buying a home but she laid it all out for us to understand. I would highly recommend her !


Currently my Family’s Realtor fast,Attentive very professional in her field couldn’t ask for more when it comes to selling property.

Real time update are a plus


First, we would both like to thank you for all of your hard work we know this wasn’t an easy an easy one.

Also, we want to thank you for the wonderful gift! The bathroom was the first room that we set up and the towels and accessories look great. Thank you for making the purchase of our first home a great experience. “I am grateful for the lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning and floors that need waxing because it means I have a home.”

Chris & Natalie

Leah was amazing!

She is very friendly and easy to work with. She was always very reachable and answered all of the many questions I had! My work schedule is a little difficult and she made it easy to see houses and worked with my schedule.

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