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Lee Murphy

Lee Murphy with Washington Fine Properties

Lee specializes in representing buyers and sellers of premier homes in the Washington metropolitan region. With over $250 million in sales to date and many years of experience, she has represented clients in every field and all price ranges, and they have returned to her time and again when they have decided to purchase or sell another home. She prides herself on superior customer service. Lee was ranked 16th in Individual Sales Volume in 2015 by Real Trends, as featured in The Wall Street Journal. Additionally in 2016, the Washingtonian magazine listed her as one of the “Top Agents” in the region, in a field of several thousand agents.

In 2012, Lee joined Washington Fine Properties [WFP], after ten years selling real estate in the DC area. WFP is widely recognized in the Washington region as one of the most successful, locally owned, carriage-trade real estate firms in the United States. The firm is consistently ranked number one in achieving the “Highest Sales Volume per Agent” of any firm in the U.S.

Regularly selling around $35 million in sales annually, Lee’s record places her among the very top Realtors in the Mid-Atlantic region. Her insistence on professional service has brought her many awards and recognition, but most importantly it has produced a client base of satisfied homeowners who refer her to their friends and colleagues. Her dedication to maintaining these life-long relationships serves to underscore her business philosophy: providing her clients with expert knowledge, savvy guidance, skilled negotiation and personal integrity.

Lee moved to Washington DC in the late 1990s and worked for Members of Congress in communications. Prior to that, she spent many years abroad in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. A native sixth generation Texan, Lee received her undergraduate degree in International Studies and French from Austin College and the American University in Cairo. She received her Master of Arts degree from the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

Lee’s team is led by Shaye Zakotnik as Operations Manager. Shaye brings over eight years of experience in real estate, most recently in the high-end residential market in Key West, Florida. A native of Maryland, she graduated from Salisbury University and currently lives in the District. In her spare time, Shaye enjoys travel, hiking, diving and cooking.

Other members of Lee’s team include stagers, photographers, videographers, designers and tradespeople.