Real Estate Agent

Michael Rankin

Real Estate Professional


Michael Rankin, principal and managing partner of TTR Sotheby's International Realty, has over twenty-five years of experience in the real estate industry. He is currently ranked as the top agent in Washington, D.C. and the fiftieth most successful agent in the country as reported by Real Trends- The Wall Street Journal. As a noted expert in the luxury real estate market, Mr. Rankin has appeared on CNBC and in The Washington PostThe Wall Street JournalWashington Business Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, Financial Times, Mansion Global, Bloomberg, Daily Mail, and Business Insider.

Mr. Rankin is an avid preservationist and has restored numerous historic properties in several Washington neighborhoods, most notably Kalorama and Georgetown, which he now calls home. Clients frequently ask for his insight into the challenges and rewards of purchasing one of the District's historic homes. He is member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, and the Citizens Association of Georgetown. Mr. Rankin is also a board member of the Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy, Little Folks School, Atlas Performing Arts Center and Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School. Additionally, he supports the Rock Creek Park Conservancy, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Children's National Medical Center, Bishop Walker School, Friends of Rose Park, and numerous other philanthropic organizations throughout Washington.

He is on the advisory board for the Sotheby's International Realty brand and is a founding board member of the Sotheby's International Realty Global Partnership, an organization of Sotheby's International Realty brokers from the world's thirty key residential property markets. Mr. Rankin's keen business acumen and deft use of proprietary marketing creates an unparalleled experience for both sellers and buyers alike. 

Client Testimonials:

"There is no one more professional, knowledgeable, or enjoyable to work with than Michael Rankin. He has a masterful command of real estate in Washington, D.C. and is unfazed by the fierce competition that often accompanies buying or selling one of the area's top properties -- both of which are crucial assets when working with him. Michael has an acute understanding of the many nuances of the real estate market and gives excellent, well-considered, balanced advice. His is the long view and, like many who have risen to the top of their fields, he appreciates that his clients deserve his consistent attention from start to finish, no matter how long the sale or purchase may take! He is discreet, trustworthy, and unfailingly honest. You simply can not do better than to buy or sell your home with Michael."

"We were privileged to be represented by Mr. Rankin which involved the concurrent sale of our home and the purchase of another. He orchestrated the somewhat complicated deal with extraordinary efficiency. We have purchased and sold numerous homes on several continents over the past decades, so we have considerable experience with real estate brokers and transactions. Mr. Rankin is, without question, the finest broker with whom we have ever worked. He is very knowledgeable, well prepared, energetic, and kind. We recommend him -- publicly and privately -- with utmost enthusiasm." 

Michael Rankin

1206 30th Street NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20007 United States
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