Joan Ward, CRS, has been a full-time Realtor since 1981, and specializes in the purchase and sale of residential and commercial real estate, corporate relocations, estate sales, and distressed sales. Joan’s attention to detail, unflinching commitment to her clients, and career success have earned her a legendary reputation as one of Maryland’s elite Realtors, and places her among the top 1% of Realtors Nationwide. Joan’s local expertise is focused on the Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, and Montgomery County real estate markets. Born and raised in central Maryland, Joan has been an active Howard County resident since 1970, first planting her family’s roots in one of Columbia’s first neighborhoods, Thunder Hill, and later settling in the Village of Dorsey Hall, where she’s been happily calling home since 1984. Joan attended the University of Maryland, College Park, and prior to starting her real estate career, was involved in the accounting and defense industries, including three years living and working in Germany. She has been happily married for over 40 years, and has two grown children. Joan’s interests include tennis, Pilates, bridge, cooking, reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband, friends, family, and her two beautiful grandchildren.
Susan Andersen has been a full-time Residential Realtor since 1981. Susan found real estate a perfect fit when she became intrigued by the real estate process after a number of successful property investments, and found her professional background in electrical engineering, specialized sales, and child care management indispensable. Susan passionately strives to assist her family, friends, and community, and her local knowledge is focused in Central Maryland, including Howard County, Prince George’s County, Baltimore County, Montgomery County, and Carroll County. A Relocation Specialist and Certified Stager, Susan specializes in investment properties, estate sales, first-time homebuyers, foreclosures, short sales, and traditional home sales. Susan was born and raised in Denmark before moving to the United States with her husband and daughter in 1979. A Howard County resident since 1979, Susan calls Columbia’s Kendall Ridge Subdivision of Long Reach Village her home. When Susan is not selling real estate, and managing her investment portfolio and rehab projects, she enjoys traveling, non-fiction film & literature, collecting Danish furniture and contemporary art, and spending time with her husband, daughter, family and friends.
Elliot Ward has been a full-time Realtor since 2003, but you could say real estate runs in his blood. Born and raised in Columbia and Ellicott City, Elliot is a graduate of Centennial High School and Towson University. Elliot was raised in a thriving Realtor household, and his grandfather owned and operated a Maryland real estate appraisal company. Elliot’s professionalism draws from prior experience in the mortgage, title, and technology industries, and applies his knowledge of project management, marketing, advertising, public relations, sales, web development, and local market knowledge to help his clients stay ahead of the competition. Elliot is a Corporate Relocation Specialist, Rental Specialist, Certified Stager, and Certified in LEEDS Green Building Program. Elliot has extensive knowledge of the Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, and Montgomery County markets. Elliot’s personal interests include tennis, traveling, music, movies, reading, green building, home improvement, cooking, weight-training, volunteering, and spending time with wife, family, friends, and dog, Wendy.