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Jill Lapides



Jill Lapides helps clients navigate the often daunting selling and buying process with compassion, integrity, efficiency, and a strong attention to detail. A licensed MD and DC realtor, she brings 35+ years of experience and an extensive knowledge of the area's market to the table.

After earning her master’s degree in Public Health from Yale University, she managed the site selection for new nursing care facilities up and down the East Coast. She was also an “affordable housing grant writing consultant” for the Enterprise Foundation.

Putting her clients’ best interests front and center, Jill goes above and beyond to ensure her clients understand every aspect of the process with a sense of ease, autonomy, and confidence. Passionate about helping and connecting with others, she serves a diverse client-base of all ages. She especially enjoys assisting senior citizens and their families face the practical but emotional decisions related to downsizing, estate sales, and residential care needs. Jill offers a wealth of age-specific expertise and knowledge and brings a heightened sensitivity, empathy, and the logistical know-how to make these sometimes difficult life transitions as painless as possible.

When Jill is not helping people sell or buy a home, she cherishes time spent with her husband, three adult children, and friends. She views volunteerism as a way of life. She frequently helps raise money for non-profit organizations and aids individuals who struggle with affordable housing needs or finding jobs. In her quiet moments, Jill enjoys gardening, reading, walking, sewing, traveling, listening to music and attending concerts and theater.

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"Jill Lapides navigated our home sale quickly and efficiently during very difficult times with COVID-19. Her advice on how to achieve a quick sale was right on point. Her valuation of the house was on target as well. I happily recommend her without reservation!"
"Jill Lapides was attentive, prompt, responsive and generally an A plus realtor. She stayed with me from beginning to settlement. She was always available by phone and E-mail, and cared a lot about how I was holding up throughout the process. Jill is easy to talk to and knowledgeable about the real estate profession. I would easily recommend Jill to anyone buying or selling a property. She clarifieRead MoreRead Less
"Jill was amazing from start to finish in what was a very complex, drawn-out home sale. She was patient yet tough when the situation called for it. She made sure that the closing was as smooth as possible. I highly recommend her. Thank you from the bottom of my heart, Jill!"
"Jill came highly recommended, and my wife and I are so glad to have worked with her! Throughout the process of buying our new home, Jill took the time to know what the most important items for us in a new home. Once she had that information, she used her deep knowledge of the entire area to focus our search. Jill then went above and beyond to find new listings. Jill’s patience and perseverance helRead MoreRead Less
"Jill helped me sell my parents’ house. She understood our needs and addressed all of our concerns. She was with us every step of the way, helping us troubleshoot when issues arrived. She is an advocate for her clients. Her knowledge and experience were invaluable."
"Jill helped me sell my parents’ house. She understood our needs and addressed all of our concerns. She was with us every step of the way, helping us troubleshoot when issues arrived. She is an advocate for her clients. Her knowledge and experience were invaluable."
"I cannot say enough good things about Jill! She helped us buy our new home and sell our old one (and decide how to juggle doing both - a6-month process). She was no pressure AND no-nonsense at the same time. The most important thing I wanted in an agent was integrity. She is the real deal on that count. She's very experienced with the Columbia area, has excellent contacts, and keeps up with the chRead MoreRead Less
"Jill was outstanding. Nothing else can describe her efforts, professionalism, efficiency, responsiveness, advocacy on my behalf, knowledge of the area's market, graciousness, intelligence, communication ability, and thoroughness. WENT ON SALE ON A SATURDAY AND SOLD WITHIN 10 DAYS. She knows what she is doing. I would recommend her to everyone."
"Jill helped us purchase a home in Ellicott City earlier this year. We were new to Maryland and honestly could not have done it without Jill! She was absolutely wonderful to work with and we cannot recommend her strongly enough! Jill is extremely patient, kind, diligent, and knowledgeable. She goes above and beyond what is expected of a real estate professional."
"We have known Jill for over a decade as she was the property manager for the house she helped us sell this year. As our listing agent and property manager Jill was ever helpful, responsive, and diligent. Jill was also very patient and thorough in dealing with the challenges of owners/ sellers living several time zones away. We valued Jill’s counsel and insight into the market. Jill worked closely Read MoreRead Less
"I have known Jill for years - she has always been the "go to" person when I needed recommendations for different things. This was my first experience using her as an agent and I cannot say enough good things about her. I was selling my mother's condo which was an emotional experience. Jill was efficient, encouraging and respectful. Everything went faster than I anticipated (as Jill predicted.) SheRead MoreRead Less