Carmen Fontecilla (Carmen Realty - Weichert Bethesda Office)

7200 Wisconsin Ave.

Bethesda , MD 20814

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Serving Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD and the Greater DC area, Carmen Fontecilla is a buyer’s agent and a listing agent for properties ranging from condominiums to million dollar homes.

Get to know Carmen Fontecilla

To find a home as unique as you are, you need a real estate agent with just as unique skills. I am that agent! 

For ten years and counting, I have been helping people in Washington, DC and the surrounding areas of Bethesda and Silver Spring, MD buy and sell their homes.  But real estate skills are not all I bring to the table. With a Master's degree in structural engineering and 20 years of land development experience, I can explain building codes, read floor plans, and help you best utilize your home's square footage.

My family and I have lived in the DC area for 25 years, so I can offer knowledge and details about neighborhoods, schools, and attractions that other realtors don't have. If you're selling, I specialize in listing properties from downtown condos to million dollar homes. And whether you're a first-time buyer, investor, or need help with a foreclosure or short sale, I have the skills to make the process easier than ever.

Some of my achievements include:

Licensed in DC, MD and VA Top Producer (2005-2009) Weichert Executive's Club Weichert Million Dollar Club Weichert Chairman's Club Member, National Association of Realtors (NAR) Member, Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR) Member, Maryland Association of Realtors Member, Metropolitan Regional Information System (MRIS)

By using a combined strategy of traditional marketing tools and today's social media, I make sure my clients gain an edge through market visibility. I'm committed to living green and encourage my clients to do the same.

Let me put my unique skills to work for your real estate needs.  To learn more, please visit my website.  I look forward to working with you!


Washington, DC is an exciting place to live. Homes and condo set in historic neighborhoods are near the Capitol and in the midst of an ever-expanding entertainment, cultural, and educational scene. Many older buildings have been rehabilitated and transformed into attractive condos in every price range; special housing incentives are in place to assist many buyers find a home in the area.

DC also has plenty of green space and offers beautiful views of the Potomac River and historic landmarks.  Buildings in the city are height-restricted by law so they will not obscure the federal monuments in the area.

Bethesda, MD is one of the premier urban communities within the metropolitan Washington DC area. A census-designated place and an unincorporated area in Montgomery County, MD, it is home to approximately 14,455 families and 57,277 residents. Located a mere 8 miles or approximately 25 minutes from DC metropolitan area, this thriving urban area has retained its old-fashioned charm offering tree-lined streets, large maple trees, lots of green space, and an ever changing array of flowers and beautiful landscaping.  The area also offers residents and visitors a wide variety of recreational activities, festivals and events. Not surprisingly, in April 2009, Forbes ranked Bethesda 2nd on its list of "America's Most Livable Cities". 

Bethesda is famous for its vast and eclectic 200+ restaurant offerings, farmers markets, and fine arts, and as well as for its shopping and nightlife. The town of Bethesda is also home to a variety of prestigious institutions and notable attractions, including the National Institution of Health, the Naval Surface Warfare Center, and the Bethesda Naval hospital. Bethesda is also headquarters to a number of large corporations, including defense giant Lockheed Martin and Marriott International along with other well known companies who contribute to the growing job sector.

Silver Spring, MD is a very popular and desirable neighborhood located just north of Washington, DC.  It has always been a popular place but is now even more so because of a recent "rebirth."  Silver Spring is known for great shopping, with stores such as Borders, Office Depot, and Pier 1 Imports. It also has an ecclectic selection of restaurants, three of which were ranked by Washington Magazine in the "100 Very Best Restaurants for 2009." There's a love of theatre and culture in Silver Spring which can be found in places like the AFI Silver Theatre, Round House Theatre, and the annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. If you prefer the outdoors, Silver Spring has over 17 acres of parks for hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities.

A wide variety of home choices are yours in this area, from historic homes to new developments and condominiums to lofts.  Home prices can range from $400,000 to $1 million, with the average price around $350,000.  All forms of public transit connect to Silver Spring including metrorail and metrobus. All of this has made Silver Spring one of the most sought-after places to live and work.

Let me help you find the home of your dreams in the greater DC area.  Please see my website for more information.