Jane

Phillips

REALTOR® – Licensed in VA & DC

Jane is known for her skillful negotiating and conscientious follow-through. Highly respected by both colleagues and clients, her responsiveness, integrity, and calm manner have positioned her as a top agent in the brokerage. An attentive listener who helps buyers find the right fit and guides sellers through the listing and marketing process, Jane was recognized as "Best Realtor" by Washingtonian magazine. Jane has lived in the area for over 30 years and has an in-depth knowledge of its neighborhoods. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in Psychology, has three grown children, and lives with her husband in McLean.

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  • Jane recently helped us buy a home in Arlington. She was recommended by a friend who had also purchased a home and had a fantastic experience with her. She helped us clearly identify what we were looking for in a home, then sent us numerous listings that fit our criteria until we could narrow it down. She was proactive in searching out the best listings, and an amazing source of advice. We had so many questions about the process and she always had reasonable, well-informed answers. During the negotiation, she gave us great advice that helped us get a very good deal on our home. And during settlement, she knew every single step and kept us on track to close on time. Highly recommend!

    K. Coppin - detached home in Arlington, 2016

    We had the pleasure of working with Jane Phillips to sell our house this spring. She is the consummate professional. Her attention to detail was extraordinary, and her skills and knowledge of the market resulted in a relatively quick sale of our home. She was always on top of every issue and responded to concerns and questions right away. In fact, she was constantly in touch with us, providing feedback from possible buyers, suggesting ways to keep moving forward, and providing invaluable help with negotiations and settlement. Jane also provided always useful and helpful information in our search for a rental property. She handled that transaction with the same attention to detail and immediate responses that seems to be a hallmark of her professionalism. We have worked with many real estate agents over the years, in both commercial and residential real estate, and we can easily say that Jane is in a class by herself. We could not have been more pleased to have her and Wydler Brothers representing us, and we would happily use Jane and Wydler Brothers again in any real estate transactions that we may have.

    Roberts - helped me sell a home in McLean
  • When searching for our first home 7 years ago Jane was the only realtor that we worked with (of many) who truly heard and listened to our needs. Throughout our home search Jane was reliable, patient and honest in her assessments of each property we visited. She worked tirelessly on our behalf to help us find and then negotiate the purchase of our first home.
    When the time came for us to sell that beloved home, Jane and her team at Wydler Brothers help us to develop a pricing strategy and put together a beautiful brochure and online listing. By the Open House our home stood out among its comps. We received so many visitors that we almost ran out of brochures! The following Monday we received multiple generous offers and Jane was a firm negotiator who helped us to choose the right buyer.
    Having worked with Jane on both sides of a real estate transaction I can honestly say that you would be hard pressed to find a better agent. We have recommended Jane to friends in the area and absolutely use her on our next real estate transaction.

    Brad – helped me sell a home

    Jane is the ultimate professional. She was responsive, diligent, and detail oriented and made the process enjoyable. Jane was very patient with me, worked hard to find suitable properties, and skillfully managed the negotiations. I have used her twice, and will again should I ever move again. Terrific customer service!

    Pete – helped me buy a home
  • Recently, my wife and I had an amazing experience with Jane Phillips of the Wydler Brothers team at Long and Foster. Difficult clients to please, we brought our stubborn opinions and lofty expectations with us to many open houses and other appointments with Jane – we even brought along our parents, each of which had their own opinions on what was needed for our family’s comfort. Jane always handled each meeting with an even temperament, a wealth of patience and a smile. She never seemed to tire of our multitude of questions about the home buying process and never tried to push us into anything we didn’t understand or support. Like many home buyers looking to move up to the next level, we had fairly high expectations and a long list of “must haves” for our next home (all on a budget of course). Jane helped us to narrow down our options and provided her expert opinion on the pros and cons of each property, guiding us with the leadership one expects from an experienced Realtor. With demands such as “updated interior,” “wooded area,” “contemporary architecture,” “natural light,” and “close to the Beltway” all within our budget, the available properties were few. Jane always seemed to find the hidden gems for us to consider. Jane is a canny advisor and shrewd negotiator. She was instrumental in tying up the loose ends before settlement, and made the overall experience as smooth and painless as possible.

    Jason - helped me buy a home in McLean

    Jane was a pleasure to work with from start to finish! She helped us refine our home search to a community that was a perfect match, and then Jane worked to make sure we found our ideal home. Jane is highly detailed and organized which made the process simple to follow. We so appreciate her making this an effortless home purchase.

    RY – Old Town Alexandria
  • Jane helped us buy and sell a unit.
    Her advice and expertise were top-notch making both transactions easy and pleasurable
    When we purchased a unit, Jane provided excellent advice on how to structure our bid. She then followed up by submitting the bid and following up thoroughly. The result was that we were able to purchase a unit at a very fair price. She understood the strengths and weaknesses of our bid and created an offer that maximized the positives.
    When we sold a unit, Jane did a great job of finding a stager and laying out the unit for best sale. She helped get an absolutely top price for the unit bu doing her homework and defending very high priced comps.
    All in all Jane made buying and selling a great experience.

    Ralph –Courthouse/Arlington condo

    I highly recommend Jane Phillips. As everyone knows, the process of buying and selling a house can be a stressful one but Jane did a great job of removing the stress from the situation. She was always well prepared for whatever came our way and rather than bringing us issues always brought solutions as well. She is extremely knowledgeable about what she does and seeks the opinions of others when necessary. I hope I never have to move again but if I do I would definitely use Jane and will be recommending her to all my friends and family.

    MD – McLean SFH
  • Jane Phillips was a joy to work with. Jane was able to make what should have been a stressful experience easy and stress-free. She responded quickly to emails and phone calls, researched locations, was flexible with meeting and showing times and went out of her way to accommodate our needs in order to ensure we found our dream home. I would highly recommend Jane Phillips to anyway looking for a new home in the Washington DC area!

    Lilly – NW DC condo

    Jane was great in helping us to find a beautiful home and to submit a winning offer in a competitive environment. She turned into what we were looking for in a house and was able to efficiently target our search so that we found the home we wanted within only a couple of weeks.

    BC – Reston SFH
  • My husband and I were first time home buyers. Jane made the process so easy for us. Jane was extremely responsive, organized and on top of everything. Because of her we were able to find a home that we love. Thank you Jane!

    BJ – Arlington SFH

    Jane is an excellent realtor! We contacted her because of the reviews we found online. She was patient throughout the entire process despite us initially being very cautious as we were new to the state and it was our first home purchase. She helped us get comfortable with the market, guided us to select the areas that best fit our needs, and gave us great advice during the negotiation process. We did our research, but she added a lot of value with her advice while guiding us through the pricing and negotiations. Highly recommended!

    PJP – Vienna townhome
  • Jane was our listing agent for a townhouse at Reston. Our home was within a mile of the new Silver Line, and we were struggling with how to price this in, because the market hasn't yet adjusted. Jane helped us choose a good price (we got 98.6% of our ask) and helped us be patient until the right person came to buy! Our buyers asked for an awful lot of extraneous maintenance items after their overzealous inspector decided to write a doctoral dissertation on our house (what good is an 83 page report full of ticky-tack items?). Jane helped us find the right contractors to remedy the issues, guided us through the closing, and got us out ON TIME and with CASH IN HAND! We highly recommend Jane to anyone looking for a seller's realtor.

    AJT – Oakton SFH

    As a local contractor and investor, finding the right real estate agent was essential. Jane has represented myself and my business partner on multiple real estate transactions. Jane is extremely responsive, professional, hard working, and courteous! This is not an easy mix to find in a real estate agent. She is always willing to go the extra mile to assist during real estate transactions which can be very stressful. Another attribute is that she always keeps her cool, which goes a long way during these times. I have recommended her to clients of mine and everyone is always impressed with how professional she carries herself. Do not waste your time wondering if another agent will represent you in this manner for your real estate needs. I trust Jane 100% and highly recommend her!

    Justin - Alexandria SFH
  • I'm a local investor and Jane has assisted me with two purchases and one (soon to be two) sales. I've found her to be very responsive to any questions or requests and she is quick to address any issues that arise throughout the transaction. She has the unique ability to remain calm when everyone else (including me) is most decidedly not.
    She was able to help me navigate through the purchase of two properties in need of some serious attention, a renovation loan, a VA loan and all of the little issues that crop up in a real estate transaction (i.e. closing scheduling, unresponsive lenders, absentee buyers, etc.).
    I would highly recommend Jane to anyone who is in need of buying or selling a home. She is the epitome of professionalism and class and the company that she works for holds itself to a high ethical standard, so you can be assured that they are representing your best interests.
    As a professional real estate investor looking to grow my business, I'm very particular about those that I choose to add to my real estate team. Jane has met, and exceeded, my high standards and to further illustrate my confidence in her. I recently signed another listing agreement and I'm in the process of making offers on other properties - all with her as my agent.

    Greg – Alexandria SFH

    Jane Phillips provided excellent service to us on our recent home purchase. She was always available (even when on vacation) and responded quickly to our requests and questions. She does her job with quiet confidence, never pressuring us to make a decision. Jane displayed patience, knowledge and negotiating abilities that more than met our needs.

    WC - Falls Church SFH
  • Jane is the ultimate professional. She is thorough and detail-oriented. It was never a problem to get in touch with her with any questions we had. It was a pleasure working with her and we would definitely do so again.

    JF – Vienna SFH

    Jane worked with my wife and I over the course of half a year as my company vacillated on my transfer to Northern Virginia. She assisted us with preparing to shop, early home viewing, then helped us sprint to the finish line with three house-hunting trips. She was very knowledgeable of the area and helped us pick the right community. She worked with us intensely during the negotiation and we were able to obtain an excellent price from a motivated (not distressed) seller. She was highly professional; our overall experience was excellent!

    GT – Reston townhome
  • Jane is a wonderful agent. She is very knowledgeable about the area and very patient. She let us make all of our decisions at our own pace and did not try to push any certain area or house on us. The first house we hoped to buy fell through and Jane had no problem starting the process all over again with us. Jane is very diplomatic and has wonderful people skills. We are so happy with the house we bought and we would definitely go with Jane as our agent again.

    Natasha – Alexandria SFH

    Jane is a great agent -- trustworthy, knowledgeable, and effective! Her staging advice provided a huge benefit in showing our home to its best advantage. Once our home was on the market, she responded promptly to any questions and was an excellent advisor during contract negotiations. She was extremely conscientious during the entire process. We are so glad that we selected Jane as our agent and highly recommend her to both buyers and sellers!

    KW – Alexandria SFH
  • My husband and I worked with Jane for over 18 months, on and off, as we tried to find our perfect house. We were looking all over McLean and Vienna, and Jane was patient, knowledgeable and very understanding of our schedules. We really couldn't have asked for a better person to help us through the process of buying our dream home. We just moved in a week ago and we are so incredibly pleased with everything! Jane returned our many emails, at all hours of the day, set up so many appointments to see so many homes that they are all a blur, and provided an honest, realistic assessment of each place we saw. She does her homework - she had previewed many of the homes before we ever stepped in the door, which was invaluable. Since we were relatively new to the area, her insights were especially helpful. We rented a home in 2011, and she helped us facilitate that too, negotiating the lease with every bit of the professionalism she showed in negotiating the contract we entered into when we purchased our home.

    SJP – Vienna SFH

    Jane was an incredible asset to my wife and I as we were relocating from Atlanta to Metro DC. We were not the ideal buyers in that we were several states away, and were ready to buy the right home as soon as it came on the market. This strategy meant that we would often respond to a listing that Jane had sent us with a request that she tour the house and take notes as soon as possible. Jane did this every time we asked, and responded quicker than we could have ever hoped. We ultimately ended up in our dream house, in a neighborhood that we absolutely love and would not have been aware of without Jane truly understanding what most suited my family. I would, without a doubt, work with Jane on a purchase and/or sale of a home in the future, and I would absolutely recommend her services to family and friends.

    Scott – helped me buy and sell a home
  • Jane was absolutely fantastic. I would consider myself to be a bit of a demanding client at times, and Jane always exceeded both mine and my wife's expectations. Jane's responsiveness was fantastic. We never encountered any scheduling issues when trying to view a house, even when it was on very short notice (one day, and in some cases even less!) It was as if we were Jane's only client, we always felt as though we were a priority. I would highly recommend Jane Phillips to anyone!

    Andy and Meg - Detached home in North Arlington, 2016

    A quick note to tell you how pleased we were with Jane Phillips and every aspect of the handling of our search... Jane gets an A+ for professionalism and responsiveness. Everything we asked for was done well and quickly.

    S.W. McLean
  • Jane was absolutely a delight to work with from the time I first contacted her until we closed on our house, and even beyond. Jane is an agent who listens to a buyers' wants and needs and does not try to talk clients into anything else. I was very impressed with her knowledge of the Northern Virginia market, and she was always able to answer my questions thoughtfully and thoroughly. I intend to recommend Jane to any friends and family who may be looking for a real estate agent in the area in the future!

    Sarah - helped me buy a home in North Arlington

    My experience working with Jane on finding a new home was fantastic. She was extremely knowledgeable of the area I was interested in relocating to and was very patient and responsive with my many requests. With her help I was able to find the perfect home for me and my boys in a great neighborhood. I couldn't have been more pleased with the entire experience.

    Brian C

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