Our Team of ProfessionalsThe Dare To Compare Team proudly services Northern Virginia, Maryland and DC for all your real estate needs. Our Team of elite Realtors offer
- Extensive local market knowledge of Northern VA, DC and MD
- Successfully completed over 850 transactions in the last 3 years
- Achieved $475 Million in sales in the last 3 years
- 2 licensed brokers on the Team
- Certified Distressed Property Experts (CDPE) on the Team
- Certified Home Rescue Expert (CHRE) on the Team
- Team member 'on duty' at all times to answer questions or show homes
- Licensed professional staff including a Marketing Coordinator, Transaction Coordinator and Web Coordinator
- Extensive network of local Lenders, Title Companies and Tradesmen
Meet The Dare To Compare Team
Bob has been a resident of No. Virginia since 1985 and is a third generation Realtor. Originally from Minneapolis, he is ingrained with strong Midwest values of friendliness, honesty and integrity. After a fulfilling 32 year career in the Hotel Industry running national sales teams for several of the major hotel chains, he decided to pursue a second career in Real Estate. In a very short period of time, he has built one of the top producing teams in No. Virginia having sold in excess of $475 Million in residential sales and over 850 transactions.
Bob has consistently been awarded membership in the NVAR MultiMillion Dollar Sales Club and is a NVAR Lifetime Top Producer.
Ed has been a homeowner in No.Virginia for over 17 years and has three children who have benefitted from the education provided by the Fairfax County School as well as the Virginia State universities in Fredericksburg, Charlottesville and Harrisonburg. He has watched and lived through the expansive growth in No. Virginia. He uses that experience, along with over 25 years of successful sales experience, to best represent a client's interest in either buying or selling a home (or both!). He believes that the unique makeup of our area, from government and military influence to the fast-paced economy, represents a tremendous opportunity for both home ownership or investment purposes. Most importantly, he prides himself on working hard for his clients in making the process of home buying and selling as easy as possible.
Ed is both a NVAR MultiMillion Dollar Sales Club member and a NVAR Lifetime Top Producer.
Originally from Altoona, PA, Rich has lived in No. Virginia for over 45 years. He holds a B.S. in Technology Management from American University. Rich is a strong believer in a personalized approach with his clients and carries this throughout each transaction. His goal is to provide unmatched personalized service for his clients during the entire real estate process.
Rich has several years experience with distressed properties. He has closed over 75 foreclosures as both a buying and selling Agent. His network of home repair contractors, home inspectors, mortgage officers and closing companies will ease the process of buying or selling your home.
Rich is active in his church, Corpus Christi Catholic Mission and the Knights of Columbus. He also serves on his Homeowners Association Architectural Control Committee. He ejoys golfing and had his first "hole in one" experience in August 2009. He is a member of the Dulles International Airport Rotary Club. Rich has two grown children and lives with his wife in Chantilly, VA
Rich has been a member of NVAR's Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club since 2009. His goal is to exceed your expectations in real estate transactions.
Dan and his wife, Maureen, have lived in Virginia since 1981 with four children and four grandchildren. After retiring from the Air Force, Dan's commitment to helping others continued through a variety of adventures until he settled on a career as a real estate professional. His military and corporate experience provide him with the knowledge and understanding necessary to fully assist those enduring mandatory relocation, as well as providing guidance and support to first time homebuyers and sellers. Although licensed to operate within the Virginia Commonwealth, Dan is focused on Northern Virginia condos, townhouses, single family residences and luxury homes. Professional certifications, desigations and continuing education keep Dan at the cutting edge of technology and knowledge about the Northern Virginia real estate market.
Christy Mitchell is known by her nature to always have positive energy radiating around her, with a welcoming smile, an attitude to treat and make people very comfortable in her presence. Prior to becoming a Virginia licensed real estate agent, Christy Mitchell was in the mortgage industry for over 15 years. She is experienced in residential mortgage loans and combined with 10 years of B2B sales has proven very valuable in her real estate career.
On the selling side, Christy will give expertise guidance in staging your home and helping to determine market value, analyzing trends to be sure you get the most for your home. Her B2B sales experience is invaluable in providing the best strategies to sell your home at the maximum price to any potential home buyer. In addition, Christy understand her client needs, effectively communicating goals and objectives and successful selling of your home!
Cathy joined the Dare to Compare Team in 2005 after graduating from Wheeling Jesuit University with a degree in Professional Communications. As the Transaction Coordinator, she provides day- to-day support services for the entire team achieving high customer expectations for both the clients and the Team. She insures that all the details of the transaction are handled smoothly and helps free up your Realtor to focus on you. She also is responsible for all the administrative aspects for the Team.
Cathy joined the Dare to Compare Team at is inception and has been instrumental in helping the Team’s growth over the past ten years. With this hands-on knowledge of both administrative and real estate experience, Cathy is a valuable asset “behind the scenes.” Just like all the members of the Team, Cathy is a licensed Real Estate Agent.
Peg joined the Dare To Compare Team in 2014 after having spent the previous 10 years heading up the sales teams for a national brokerage. Experience has shown her that top-notch marketing skills and delivering on customers’ high expectations is a winning combination. She believes in building strong relationships and treating each customer just as she would a family member. She has been a resident of Northern Virginia for 30 years and is very active with the senior community. She currently serves as a volunteer for the Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.