"My experience with Michael Rankin and his team could not have gone better. I connected with Michael at the beginning of my homeowner search process (as a first time buyer) and felt comfortable and relaxed throughout the process. Michael not only laid out the Washington DC real estate market from ..."
"We retained Michael in a heavily-contested chapter 11 proceeding for the dual purposes of marketing and maximizing the sale price for certain Georgetown residential real estate, as well as serving as an expert witness to guide the court on the appropriate process for marketing the asset, and defe..."
"There is no one more professional, knowledgeable, or enjoyable to work with than Michael Rankin. He has a masterful command of real estate in Washington, D.C. and is unfazed by the fierce competition that often accompanies buying or selling one of the area's top properties both of which are cruci..."
"We are more than delighted to unequivocally recommend Michael. He has assisted us with both buying and selling and with each we felt as if we did not have to lift a finger or even ask questions as everything was magically done from preparing the house, signing the contract, showings, negotiating ..."
"I have worked with Michael Rankin for 15 years. He is the perfect partner to work with when buying or selling high-end real estate. He has an extremely good overall sense of the market and he really understands what contributes to value. He recognizes it when it exists in a property and sees when..."
"Michael Rankin is hands down the best real estate agent in D.C.. He's done a spectacular job as both a buyer and seller's agent for us over the years. He has a keen architectural eye, knows neighborhood trends, sets very real and smart expectations when it comes to prices and listing dates, and h..."
"Michael Rankin is the consummate real estate professional. He outperformed our expectations for both the sale of our home and the purchase of a new one. His market knowledge and reassuring presence were invaluable as we navigated a highly competitive housing market. With Michael’s guidance we wer..."
"I have had the great pleasure of working side by side with Michael Rankin for over 30 years. We have closed countless transactions together. He is the consummate professional, with the perfect mix of real estate transaction experience and keen understanding of the legal and practical implications..."
"Michael was truly professional. We interviewed many real estates and chose Michael based on his presentation, knowledge of the area and proven track record for selling properties. Michael's suggested listing price was the highest of all the agents. He guided us through preparing the house and adv..."
"I have known Michael for decades and have used him in 3 separate transactions. One was particularly difficult by both his and my admission. Michael worked all of July 4th weekend to get this deal over the finish line. It was an exhausting and frustrating process but his unrelenting attention to d..."
"We were privileged to be represented by Mr. Rankin which involved the concurrent sale of our home and the purchase of another. He orchestrated the somewhat complicated deal with extraordinary efficiency. We have purchased and sold numerous homes on several continents over the past decades, so we ..."
"My husband and I recently sold our house in Capitol Hill. After interviewing three brokers we decided to select Michael. He gave a professional presentation and we liked his strategy for pricing. Michael and his team got to work quickly putting together marketing materials and holding open houses..."
"Michael is a consummate professional and one of the most knowledgeable and best connected realtors in the region. He is very responsive and an absolute pleasure to deal with in every way. His advice and judgment were always right on and a huge advantage. His deep experience also means he can prov..."
"He is hands down the best real estate agent in D.C. His amazing personality is accompanied by his keen architectural eye, his knowledge on neighborhood trends, and his incredible responsiveness. He sold our house in 13 days for a record price, and then found us an amazing house and negotiated a g..."
"Michael is terrific. I interacted with him as a buyer and then hired him as a seller, after interviewing several agents. He has tremendous knowledge and experience with the Georgetown market. He was consistently thoughtful and forthright in his assessments - no 'puffery' - and I"m not sure how on..."
"Michael listed and sold our home in Georgetown. He was wonderful to work with throughout the process. He is very knowledgeable and straightforward in his approach. He was always available when we had questions. His support staff is first rate and handled any problems calmly and efficiently. We wo..."
"We felt as though we didn’t have to lift a finger in the entire process—a rarity when buying or selling a home. Michael handled everything from preparing the house, showings, and negotiating the contract. When we did have a question, he had keen insight and was attentive and extremely profession..."
"Michael was truly a pleasure to work with. He is knowledgeable and frank and has excellent resources to recommend regarding prepping your house to be its very best for sale. He and his colleagues were respectful, realistic and timely. He was also appropriately aggressive in his pursuit of getting..."
"My husband and I used Michael for our recent home purchase in Georgetown. The entire process couldn't have been smoother. Michael and his team where a pleasure to work with, always readily available and incredibly knowledgeable. I can highly recommend Michael and his team and look forward to usin..."
"Michael Rankin made my experience as a first-time buyer exceptional. His understanding of the D.C. market from an analytical standpoint combined with his honest opinion gave me all the confidence I needed in Michael’s ability. There was never a moment he was unavailable and his genuine care for u..."
"Michael has a masterful command of real estate in Washington D.C. He is unfazed by fierce competition and his acute understanding of the nuances of the real estate market give you a huge advantage. He is discreet, trustworthy, and unfailingly honest. You simply cannot do better than to buy or sel..."
"Michael is the best real estate professional, among those on both sides of the table, with whom we've worked on the six houses we've bought and sold. He has exceptional communication and people skills and possesses outstanding expertise on all aspects of residential real estate transactions."
"Michael outperformed our expectations. His reassuring presence was invaluable, and he helped us acquire our dream house even against multiple competing offers. Michael and his team treated even our many questions and requests with the highest priority—we recommend his talents wholeheartedly."
"Michael has a proven track record for selling properties—a monumental reason we hired him. Our house was sold within the time frame we anticipated, and he and his team handled every detail. The transaction closed on time with no problems. We were extremely happy with the entire process!"
"We very much enjoyed working with Michael. He was effective in understanding exactly what we were looking for and doing whatever it took to meet our requirements - no matter how much work or time it entailed. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Michael in the future."
"We were privileged to be represented by Mr. Rankin. Our experience with buying and selling houses was exceptional. Michael is, without question, the finest broker with whom we have ever worked. We recommend him -- publicly and privately -- with utmost enthusiasm."
"We interviewed three brokers and selected Michael due to his professionalism and pricing strategy. The property sold within 3 weeks at full asking price because of Michael’s negotiation skills. We definitely recommend Michael for buying or selling your home!"
"Michael has been my preferred broker for decades and each transaction with him is handled with trust and expertise. He is well connected and extremely discrete. Anyone who works with Michael is incredibly lucky to have him on their side."
"My prior interaction with Michael led to an easy decision to hire him as our seller. He was consistent, forthright, and couldn’t have been more responsive. His tremendous knowledge and experience with the DC, MD and Va market is unmatched."
"Michael is the most knowledgeable and well-connected realtors in the region. His responsiveness and experience coupled with his exceptional judgement was a huge advantage. I couldn’t recommend him more highly."
"Michael Rankin knew exactly what we wanted and used his contacts to find our new house. He was skilled in every aspect of the sale. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Michael in the future."
"His ability and resourcefulness allowed for our house to be market-ready in a timely fashion. His team is unbelievably responsive and respectful. He was bullish on value and we achieved our price."
"Michael and his team were a pleasure to work with, and were always readily accessible. The entire process couldn’t have been smoother. I highly recommend Michael and his team."
"He was wonderful to work and is very knowledgeable and straightforward in his approach. His support staff is first rate and we would highly recommend him for any transaction."
"Michael is a DC pro. With our purchase in Gtown, he pointed out unusual benefits, e.g. side gate on town home for trash. He got transaction compromise done first time."