The Real Pros of DC

Phillip Elliot, Columbia Realty Advisors

For the new year, the Real Pros of DC want to make sure that you’re getting the right value for your properties. That’s why they’ve brought Phillip Elliot of Columbia Realty Advisors to come onto the program to discuss his experience performing both residential and commercial appraisals.

Elliot started his career by attending the University of Maryland and pursuing a degree in architecture. He moved on to continue his studies at George Washington University, getting an MBA in Real Estate Development. This passionate approach to real estate was a springboard to his career as a Certified General Appraiser.

Elliot explained the difference in appraisal licensing, so you can know what kind of experience you pay for when hiring an appraiser for your home or property. Hiring the right appraiser is crucial for ensuring you’re making a good financial decision. For many people, buying a home or property is the most expensive purchase they’ll make – an appraiser is your right-hand-man in ensuring you’re getting the most value for your money.

For sellers, Elliot has keyinformation on the features that can get you more money for your home. Did youknow things like recycled materials and solar panels can actually increase thevalue of your home? What about new siding, or appliances in your kitchen?Elliot has the tips and tricks you need to make sure your home is working foryou!

If you’re selling your home in the new year, you will definitely want to listen to this episode. For more information on Phillip Elliot and Columbia Realty Advisors, check out their website at or give them a call at 301-441-2281!