About me

Kathy brings to her clients a deep understanding of the local housing market housing, as only a true Washingtonian can. She sees her role not only as a realtor, but also as an educator providing guidance and advice to help her clients make informative decisions. Kathy builds her client relationships on trust and works proactively to set expectations to ensure the process runs smoothly.

An expert on pricing, Kathy views properties all the time as no two homes are alike. Photos can be deceiving, so she prides herself on taking the time to identify the properties that best suit the needs of her clients. Her knowledge and success in property listing gives her clients the edge, as Kathy develops a detailed strategy specific for each property.

Well regarded by her peers, Kathy is an expert negotiator and communicator. She ensures her clients are well represented in the buying/selling process. Proactive with her clients, she maintains her commitment well after the process is over.

A native Washingtonian, Kathy lives in Bethesda, in the same Parkwood neighborhood she grew up in, with her husband Dave and their son Matthew. Being married to a certified residential appraiser gives Kathy a broadened perspective. Kathy is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park. An avid sports fan, she cheers on the Washington Nationals, Washington Redskins and the Maryland Terrapins. A leader in her local community, Kathy works hard to give back and enjoys spending time with her family, especially her 92 year old father. In her own time Kathy loves the opportunity to cook in her kitchen and play a round of golf.

How Kathy's Professionalism Will Benefit You in Selling Your Home for the Highest Price & Best Terms:

  • Extensive Market Knowledge

  • Dedication to Customer Service

  • Attention to details

  • A Wealth of Resources including: 

        1. A Network of Top Lenders

        2. Settlement Attorneys

        3. Trades People

        4. Other Service Providers

  • Positive Attitude

  • Wide-ranging Creativity

Licensed Maryland & Washington D.C.

  • Miller's Rookie of the Year 2002

  • GCAAR Top Producer 2003-2006

  • Long & Foster's Gold Team Producer 2007


  • Ongoing education for Real Estate practice in MD and DC

  • BS in Business Management & Marketing, University of Maryland at College Park - 1981


Served as the Assistant Vice President of Weaver Bros. Insurance Associates for 10 years where she managed the Personal Lines Insurance Department which included establishing the replacement cost value and insuring of homes

Managed the Wall Street Market Research Dept. of Cushman & Wakefield in Manhattan, which was the largest commercial leasing company in New York City


  • CBR Certified Buyer Representative

  • SRES Senior Real Estate Specialist


Remember Not All Realtors Are The Same . . . Before You Make Any Real Estate Decisions, Call Kathy First!


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15100 Interlachen Drive #317

Silver Spring, MD | 2 BD & 2 BA

Listing by Kathy Byars of McEnearney Associates, Inc.

Sold on 07/26/2019