Chris Sanders
Chris Sanders
Realtor - DC, MD, VA
d: 202-450-0368
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About Me

Chris is a DC/MD/VA residential Real Estate expert with over 15 years of experience working with first-time buyers, seasoned homeowners and everything in between. Whether patiently teaching novices the lay of the land or diligently collaborating with real estate junkies, Chris’ attention to detail has earned him a business that is 100% referral-based.

With 120+ elated clients taking the time to give feedback, Chris has achieved a perfect, 5 Star Zillow rating, as well as, 5 stars on He has also been recognized as both a “Top Producing Agent” and “Best Agent” by the Washingtonian magazine. After 300+ closed sides and over $200 million in sales, Chris is in the top 100 agents in Century 21 North America.

Focusing his service on D.C. plus Arlington, Fairfax, and Montgomery counties enables him to be a Real Estate technician in a local but broad market. Those who have worked with him note Chris’ professionalism, honesty and all-around good nature. Buying or selling a home should be an exciting time; Chris prides himself on taking the stress out of the process.

Chris' free time is spent with his daughters, Ragon and Lia, and his Rottweiler Marley. With a little time left over, he's known to play a quick round of golf with friends.

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Customer Ratings

Chris Sanders has been rated by 52 customers


“Chris is an excellent real estate agent. He took the time to learn what we wanted, and showed us homes that truly matched our needs. We truly respected and appreciated his advice and expertise. Chris did not get discouraged and didn't rush us into buying something that was not right for us. We felt that he was on our side at all times, and was excellent in negotiations with sellers. We highly recommend Chris and would use him again in an instant.”
Ralph Popp & Robin Mockenhaupt, NJ (Buyer)
“You were the best Chris. I could not have asked for a better agent. It was truly a pleasure to work with you. You will be my first call next time I am ready to buy. Don't hesitate to work with Chris. I really can't say enough nice things about him and how he handled the sale of our home. ”
Sara B. Washington, DC (Seller)
“Chris's easy-going personality and extensive knowledge of the market put us at ease during our home search. He also had a lot of helpful insights about ways to renovate or improve properties and the costs associated with renovations. Chris never tried to push his opinion on us or push us into buying anything; he let us reach our own conclusions, but gave us his thoughts whenever we asked. When we decided to make an offer, Chris's analysis of the comps was spot-on. We weren't initially the top offer, but Chris's negotiating skills helped us to get the house anyway. We had a quick closing and he made sure that everything was taken care of on time. Chris was a calming presence during what could have easily become a very overwhelming home-buying process. He was fun to work with and we would definitely recommend him.”
Jaimee & Sarah, Washington DC (Buyer)
“Chris is the best! He is well-knowledgeable in this field, and he keeps you informed as well. And most importantly, he is easy to get along with, and always carry a positive attitude. We would not have achieved our goals without his proper guidance. We are so thankful!”
Myra and Antonio, Ashburn, VA (Buyer)
“Chris was my broker buying and selling this unit. I have bough and sold 9 properties in my life and he is the most knowledgeable and professional real estate representative i have had the pleasure to deal with.”
Nicholas Lynn 1308 Clifton Washington DC (Seller)
“This is the third time we have worked with Chris and could not be more positive about the experience. Chris just gets everything right, fast and with great results. Very highly recommended!”
Lubomira Paclikova, Washington DC (Seller)
“My wife and I had gone through several brokers before meeting Christopher Sanders who not only was the best agent we have ever worked with, but also the best person and professional with who we've ever had the pleasure of working. To say Chris is part of our family would not be an exaggeration and there was never even a consideration of going with anyone else, wherever Chris Sanders goes or is, is where our business will always be. Chris is easygoing and so agreeable that sometimes we would forget what a consummate professional he was until the more difficult aspects of the home-buying process. His attention to detail during the negotiation and contract phase were lifesaving and invaluable to us. From the selection to inspection there was no one we trusted more than Chris. He approaches everything as if it is for himself and his family therefore we have full confidence in anything he recommends and don't even think of him as a broker anymore but more as a trusted adviser and friend. Chris is in a category all his own in terms of professional competence and attention to detail. Despite our crazy schedule and sometimes unrealistic expectations Chris worked with us and helped us find our perfect home. We've never done a testimonial before, but because of how strongly we feel about Chris and the exceptional service he provides we not only are proud to endorse, but also insist to all of our friends that they meet with him as the ONLY broker for your home-buying needs. ”
Joshua and Megan Walker, Alexandria VA (Buyer)
“Chris Sanders is a great agent. I really trust his advice and knowledge of the market. He is a good listener and understands the needs and priorities of his clients. He really cares about his clients. He is approachable and always found a way to fit me in his busy schedule.This is the second home I have bought with his help. I strongly recommend him!!! In fact, I have already recommended him to several friends of mine who have already bought their home with his assistance.”
Paolo, Washington, DC (Buyer)
“Chris is a true professional, and very easy to work with. He always made time for us and gave great advice. ”
Lindsay Billingsley, Gaithersburg MD (Buyer)
“Chris Sanders is a top notch real estate professional who will dedicate his time to understanding your needs and securing the best deal for you and your family whether you are buying or selling. These days it can be a challenge to find someone who is honest and trustworthy but Chris rises above the rest and I would trust him with the most complicated real estate transactions I could find.”
Don Knutson, Alexandria, VA (Seller)
“I've sold two properties through Chris and each experience has been excellent. Chris is a very honest, charismatic, and seasoned sales professional. i highly recommend Chris! ”
Joe Budway Denver, CO (Seller)
“Chris Sanders was recommended to us by a friend when we were purchasing our townhouse in 2009. He was able to translate our needs into the home we purchased all while I was living in Hawaii! We knew that if we were to sell our townhouse, he would be the only broker we would use. We know that we are not a multi million dollar client but he treated us like we were. We always felt like all of his attention and focus was on us, our needs, and most important, our budget! He never once tried to up-sell us a single property. He respected our budget and always gave us expert advice when we were touring homes. He has treated us as family from day one and we consider him a true friend, not just our agent. Our daughter asks how he is doing and loved spending time with him during the various stages of the sale and home buying process. This proved critical for us because it allowed us the time to focus on selecting our new home. If you want a Real Estate Agent there are plenty of them out there. If you want someone who will treat you like family, always look out for your best interest, and guide you with professionalism every step of the way then, there is only one person you need to see. That person is Chris Sanders.”
Chris, Danielle, Reagan, and Meli Miller Alexandria, VA (Seller)
“We could not be happier with Chris and with our new home. He walked us through the entire process at a speed that worked for us. Given that this was our first home, we had a great deal of questions to all of which Chris was able to provide immediate and understandable answers. Moreover, there were many times we didn't know what we didn't know, and Chris anticipated this. His help and expertise made us feel more empowered as home buyers and more secure in making such a large commitment. Chris was very successful in the price negotiation, and we are extremely grateful for his guidance here. Between the success in finding a house quickly that "checked all our boxes," the ability to negotiate the price down substantially, and his knowledgeable, affable, and tenacious demeanor, Chris could not be a better example for the profession or a greater help to us as clients. We hold him in high regard and give him our highest and most enthusiastic recommendation.”
Paul, Washington, DC (Buyer)
“Chris is a professional in the true sense of the word. He always keeps a level head despite the hiccups that naturally occur in every home closing process. I trust his judgment, and his ability to navigate the sale of a home from initial listing all the way through closing. I've now bought or sold three properties with Chris, and I expect there will be more in the future.”
Ross Dannenberg, Washington, DC (Seller)
“I have worked with Chris twice on two home purchases. He is the most responsive, knowledgable broker I have ever met. There's nothing he can't answer and he goes way beyond the call of duty with his clients.”
Blake Cooper, H Street (Buyer)
“As a first time home buyer, the entire idea of entering the real estate market to look for apartments was an overwhelming one, but Chris made the entire process easy, manageable, and (most importantly) enjoyable. Chris was genuine, accessible (timely and straight forward responses to last minute emails and questions), knowledgeable about the Washington DC neighborhoods (always had suggestions and tips), and had lots to share about apartment details (things to pay attention to which I would have not have known otherwise). Chris was very proactive on the apartment search, aside from sending automatic alert emails, he occasionally also would send "out of box" ideas that he thought might interest me. Chris was also thoughtful -- when I was in love with certain shelves in an apartment, he went out of his way to find out which brand they were. Most importantly, Chris always encouraged me to see apartments sooner rather than later, often before the open house so I would be in a better negotiating position if I was truly intrigued. When I finally found my apartment, Chris made the contract and closing process manageable and easy to follow. He was there every step of the way, making sure I was comfortable with what I needed to do in a timely matter. Chris brought his experience, professionalism, and personable attitude together and made a first-time home buyer experience a great one, I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a home. ”
Tracy, Washington DC (Buyer)
“We first met Chris when we attended an open house in 2013. At the time, our family was expanding, and thanks to his straightforward nature, we immediately sensed that Chris was just the agent we were looking for. He helped us find our current home. When we wanted to sell our rental property, we looked forward to working with Chris again. Given how well this property sold, clearly, Chris is an excellent choice for a buyer or a seller. Working with Chris was seamless, transparent and set us both at ease, resulting in a very successful sale. Nothing but good things to say about Chris throughout selling our condo and buying our current home. Do yourself a favor and work with Chris as either a seller or a buyer!”
Laura & Gowri, Washington, D.C. (Seller)
“My husband had previously worked with Chris to purchase a home in 2008 and had a wonderful experience with him so it was only natural to choose Chris again. We asked Chris to sell not one - but two houses - in a short amount of time. Chris walked us through price points and recommended "fixes/renos" to get the house market easy. Chris has a great eye for knowing what needs to get done to get a house sold. Not only were we selling two houses but we were also moving across country - we left town and Chris in charge of the sale with no worries. Both of our houses were under contract within a week of them hitting the market!!! Chris is always a pleasure to deal with, has a great eye of detail, and cares about the well being of his clients. ”
Erin - Washington, DC (Seller)
“Chris is truly an outstanding agent, as professional as he is friendly. For a first-time buyer, it was important for me to have someone help me understand the process and be patient with me as I had questions. His experience proved critical as we worked through the process; the fact that the purchase went as smoothly as it did is testament to his work and preparation. At the outset, it came down to trusting my friends who had worked with Chris previously, but as we worked together, Chris earned my trust as well.”
Don, Washington DC (Buyer)
“Chris was incredible to work with in every way. Several years ago I was in the market for a condo and I assumed that realtors were interchangeable. After viewing numerous properties with various other agents, I realized that my assumption was completely wrong but fortunately I found a Century 21 Redwood Realty agent that I adored and I knew that I would go back to her in the future. I was disappointed when I did and I found out that she was not providing those services anymore but she referred me to Chris with no hesitation and promised that he was the best. She was right again - Chris is the best! There really are no adjectives that can adequately express my gratitude and appreciation...balancing long work hours, family, friends, etc. while trying to find a home in this competitive market would have been impossible without Chris. More specifically, his optimism, honesty, comprehensive research (not just a list of comps but constant communication with the seller's agents, scheduling pre-offer inspections, financing, insurance, resale, red flags, etc.), his long work hours, commitment, patience, overall professionalism, and ethics beyond reproach made the difference between the past 9 months with infinite number of houses viewed, offers submitted, and the final closing being a positive celebratory experience rather than a negative one. ”
Another Attorney, Washington, D.C. (Buyer)
“Chris was extremely helpful every step of the way, resolving every concern we had as first-time homebuyers and ensuring to provide us with as much information as possible to feel comfortable with our decisions. What could have been a cumbersome and stressful process was made much easier with Chris by our side. Highly appreciate his attention, promptness, and excellent customer service! We would wholeheartedly recommend Chris to our friends and family.”
Erik Singer and Thao Tran, Arlington, VA (Buyer)
“Chris is very knowledgeable, personable and professional. Whether searching for properties, negotiating a contract and helping me through inspections Chris always had my best interest in mind. Chris is super flexible and adapted his schedule to fit mine on numerous occasions. Chris is always responsive even after "regular business hours" which gave me peace of mind when I had questions. I would highly recommend Chris Sanders to anyone looking to buy or sell a house in the DC/VA area . ”
Aimee M. Cooper, Washington DC (Buyer)
“Chris is ultra responsive, totally understanding of what we were looking for, had a keen eye when checking out properties, and was a joy to deal with and be around. We've really missed going to showings with him now that we've bought a house!”
E. F., Washington, DC (Buyer)
“Chris helped us feel comfortable through the stressful process of buying our first home! He was great and we are so thankful to have found someone so knowledgeable and experienced, particularly as he helped guide negotiations. We felt like he was in our corner every step along the way which his exactly what we were looking for!”
Lennie Chaisson (Buyer)
“Chris has been the most excellent and supportive agent we could have asked for. As an agent Chris embodies knowledge; diligence; patience; and always ensures timeliness in all actions related to the transaction. We have relied on Chris many times before and this time was no different. He never fails to impress! In fact, our main reasons for working with Century 21 Redwood Realty was Chris. I have also recommended Chris to my friend who just purchased her first property with Chris's help and she is as impressed as we are. Aside from his qualities as an agent, Chris is simply a pleasure to work with as a person, always polite, cheerful, and considerate of his client's requests and needs. Chris's naturally cheerful personality has always put my family and I on ease and we feel extremely comfortable in approaching Chris with any questions and concerns regarding our real estate needs. He has continuously advised us on important issues since 2008. Thanks Chris!!!”
S. Ahmed, VA (Seller)


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