Holly Bednar earned her Real Estate License in College Park, Maryland. Since then she has worked with and learned from some of the industry’s top agents and coaches to enhance her understanding of the market and all aspects of Real Estate.
Based in Charlotte Hall, Holly is the professional to help you with all your home buying and selling needs in Charles, Calvert, St. Mary’s, and Prince Georges counties in Southern Maryland.
Specializing in first time home buyer transactions, Holly has the expertise necessary to assist her clients as they realize their real estate goals. She takes great satisfaction in finding first time buyers the right home at the lowest possible price with easy financing, often with low down payments. Holly enjoys taking a hands-on approach with her clients and is well supported by her superb office staff and team at Exit Landmark Realty.
Holly understands that the purchase of a home is often the largest investment a person will make in their lifetime; and for this reason she believes that REALTORS® have an obligation to be well educated to provide the level of service and protection their clients deserve. Having attended, Brigham Young University in Provo, UT majoring in Public Policy, and Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA, focusing on Anthropological Studies, she has a well rounded background in her formal education, as well as recently completing intensive training covering a variety of topics from marketing listings for quick sale to negotiating contracts, and helping sellers in danger of foreclosure. In order to stay on the cutting edge of her industry, she attends workshops, classes, and seminars continually on all the pertinent subjects in the field of Real Estate, including the Real Estate Activity Based Coaching and Training series with Johnny Loewy. Utilizing the latest internet technologies, she efficiently markets and finds homes at an expert level.
Her constant dedication to service and her strong work ethic earned her the honor of receiving the "SMAR Awards of Excellence, 2013 Rookie of the Year for Charles County", and a Silver award for Residential Sales. In her past career positions, she received the “Manager of the Year” award during her tenure as Human Resource Manager with Olympic Home Health in Bremerton, WA, as well as several Sales Team Performance awards while working as a Department Manager for Dayton-Hudson Corporation.
Holly holds a designation as a Certified Negotiation Expert, (CNE), and is a member in good standing of Southern Maryland Association of REALTORS® (SMAR), Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR), the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), in addition to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). But more than just joining professional associations, Holly believes that being a REALTOR® is about serving in the community where she works and lives. She has volunteered for the Charles County Literacy Council tutoring adult, non-readers; as well as the Children’s Aid Society in Waldorf, MD, putting together and delivering food baskets for needy families, and she along with Exit Realty donate on a regular basis to Habitat for Humanity and to date they have donated over $2 Million to that organization and built more than fifteen Habitat Homes.
Having been through numerous military relocations within the US while growing up; and living all over the continental US, in Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Georgia, Utah, and Washington State, Holly understands the circumstances that surround military transfers and the unique housing needs of our service men and women, and their families.
In her personal life, Holly practices meditation and yoga, loves to go kayaking on the waters of the Potomac River with her family, and she enjoys an interesting hobby making science fiction movies for the internet with her husband, Michael, in the Science Fiction/Star Trek genre. Their non-profit organization is called Starship Farragut, and has a diverse following of people from all over the world.
Holly feels that the best path to her success is to help others get what they need to realize their success. Because of her track record of accountability, education, attention to detail, and personal commitment, her clients become customers for life. Holly Bednar can’t wait to partner with you, and assist you in bringing your real estate dreams to fruition.