We tagged along on a recent Sunday to find out. When Amazon announced HQ2 would come to Northern Virginia, real-estate watchers predicted that the

What broker do you recommend in the DC area to work for as a new real estate agent?

It really depends. You might start with Long & Foster or Keller-Williams. A lot depends, though, not just on the company but your particular office and the managing broker in it.

Also, start off with one with a major market presence in the neighborhoods or Zip Codes close to you. It doesn’t have to be the biggest, but you probably don’t want to be an agent in Fairfax when the company’s major activity is in Montgomery County.