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I’m a Nothern Virginia native with a wealth of regional real estate expertise, as well as deep insight into the home building and renovation processes.

Whether you’re buying, selling, or investing, I’ll help you navigate the complexities of the deal to make your real estate dreams come true!

If you have any questions about real estate in the Northern Virginia area, just give me a call or send an email and let’s get moving!

A Process For Success!

  • Find It

    I’ve lived in Northern Virginia all my life. I’ll listen closely to your needs and desires and use my knowledge, expertise, and tools to find the right house for you.

  • Buy It

    From credit establishment through contract ratification, I’ll lead you through the purchase process to get the house of your dreams at a price you can afford.

  • Sell It

    Together, we’ll arrive at a valuation for your home, get it staged for presentatiom, and create a winning marketing package which is sure to bring buyers running!

Let’s get moving!

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What clients are saying

  • Mike is extremely knowledgeable and has a clear passion for the real estate field. Being a first-time homebuyer, I didn't know what to expect. After my experience with Mike, I will consult him in every purchase I make in the future.

    Carl.Sajous Bought a Single Family home in 2010 for approximately $775K in Fredericksburg, VA.
  • Mike Swinney is awesome, he is the best ever. Mike helped us purchase our first home in the lake ridge area. As first time home buyers, we were nervous going into the purchase, however Mike made it seamless. Mike's knowledge and experty is nothing to compare. As first time home buyers, he was very patient with us and adviced us financially, he was flexible and worked around our schedule, he helped us negotiate to get the best deal. After purchasing our first home, he gave us valuable tips and great suggestions. He checks on us to make sure everything is going great. Mike is professional, honest, enthusiastic, encouraging, articulate and passionate. We could not have asked for more. We would recommend Mike Swinney to anyone. If you are looking for a real estate agent who will learn what you want and help you get it - Mike is the best. Infinity stars for you Mike Swinney.

    Yemmy O Bought a Townhouse home in 2011 for approximately $250K in Woodbridge, VA.
  • Mike was a great agent who listened to our needs and worked hard to find us a home that met our criteria. He was flexible and available to meet around our schedule. His knowledge and experience were useful to offer great suggestions and put things in perspective for us as first time homebuyers. Overall great experience buying a home with Michel Swinney!

    itsmenikki Bought a Condo home in 2010 for approximately $275K in Alexandria, VA.
  • Mike Swinney was extremely knowledgable and helpful throughout the whole buying process. Given that I was a first time buyer and new to Northern Virginia, he took the time to show me a number of properties and familiarize me with the area, as well as the buying process. His negotiation skills ensured that I accomplished my goals and bought a fantastic property. I would highly recommend Mike Swinney to anyone who is buying or selling a home! He places a high priority on fabulous customer service. Use his services. You won't be disappointed.

    mkb2004 Bought a Townhouse home in 2012 for approximately $450K in Potomac West, Alexandria, VA.
  • Finding a new home with Mike was an excellent experience. We relocated from out of state and Mike took the time to show us different areas in Northern Virginia. He also quickly adapted the style of homes we viewed based on our feedback and his read on our reactions. Highly recommended!

    fk46 Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $550K in Ashburn, VA.
  • My wife and I thought that our experience both buying and selling a home with Mike Swinney was excellent. While we did not move far from our old home Mike was able to show us neighborhoods that we were not familiar with and that fit our desires. Mike was extraordinarily patient with us throughout the entire process as he showed us countless homes as we tried to figure out exactly what it was we wanted in our new home.

    user0252184 Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $800K in Potomac West, Alexandria, VA.

Readying Your Home For Sale

List your home with me and get the following services at no additional cost

Color Consultation

You’ve been meaning to paint for a while, and now it’s time to sell. Don’t let it hurt your value! I’ll help you plan a modern and inviting color scheme, and can arrange painting and handyman services to get your home ready for the market!


An empty house or aging furniture can dissuade buyers. A well-furnished house helps buyers imagine themselves living there. I’ll help you fill your space in a way that will have buyers feeling right at home!


When someone purchases your home, an official appraisal will be done by the lender. However, having an accurate assessment of your home’s value prior to going to market will help us list it effectively. I’ll make sure we position it to move quickly and maximize your return.


There’s more to marketing a home than getting it listed in MLS. I’ll bring all my tools to bear in making sure your home gets noticed, including having it professionally photographed, producing high-quality brochures, and holding open houses.

Let’s start building your future today.