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GET TO KNOW US

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We have represented hundreds of important properties and buyers in Maryland, and its surrounding states: Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

When it comes to historic, or high quality/unique, real estate, there’s no company better to turn to than Historic Properties. We match the right people with the right properties. Our expansive network enables us to open doors for our clients on all sides of the property equation. We make it a point to be involved and stay involved throughout all stages of the real estate process. We'll guide you every step of the way.

CALL Historic Properties DIRECT AT (301) 788-3309.

Broker: Real Estate Teams, LLC

(301) 695-3020

 

WE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING CLIENT SERVICES:


  • Seller Representation

  • Buyer Representation

  • Assistance locating real-estate-related professionals and contractors.

  • Specialized services for out-of-town buyers and sellers.

  • Historic Home Restoration consulting

  • Historic Preservation consulting

 
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CHAREN RUBIN, PRESIDENT


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Charen has a lifetime of historic property experience, having personally owned and renovated historic mansions, farms, grist mills, barns, and numerous in-town and country historic properties.

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Her credentials include:

  • Undergraduate and Masters degrees in Business

  • Accredited by the Institute for Luxury Homes Marketing

  • Certified in Historic Properties

  • Award-recognizing sales in the top 10% internationally

  • Largest record residential sales in numerous areas

  • Fortune 500 real estate corporate executive

  • State, county, and local Historical Society board member

  • Historic American town expert

  • Lifetime of experience in art, antiques, historic interiors, and historic architecture

  • Star of a historic properties reality TV show that ran two years on Discovery Channel

  • Lifetime of experience in historic home restoration

  • Expert in early American and vintage regional cuisine, as well as, American wine, spirits, and brewed beverages.

  • Lifelong equestrian and horse owner

  • Expert in Vintage couture clothing

 

Historic Properties has been recognized internationally in the media. Charen Rubin and her properties have been featured by the following news organizations:

MEDIA COVERAGE

  • Wall Street Journal

  • WSJ, House of the Week

  • Barrons, Top Agents

  • Fox News

  • Forbes

  • The Los Angeles Times

  • The Chicago Tribune

  • Baltimore Sun

  • Associated Press

  • CNN

  • Boston Globe

  • Washington Times (Front Cover, Featured Sunday-Edition Article)

  • NBC News

  • Discovery Channel ( stared in one hour feature show that ran 2 years)

  • Washington Post ( 8 page Sunday feature cover story in Parade Magazine)

 

CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS

Historic Properties serves clients at all price ranges from all over the world:

  • National Developers, Builders, and Designers

  • Fortune 500 CEOs and CFOs

  • Celebrities

  • Industrialists

  • Ambassadors and other members of the diplomatic core

  • Presidential campaign managers

  • Members of the  thoroughbred racing community

  • Government Officials

  • First-Time Homebuyers

  • Buyers on a Budget

 

OUR GOAL IS TO PROVIDE OUR CLIENTS WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY SERVICES

  •  Expert advice on buying and selling historic properties,

  • Expert advice on staging properties in accurate period décor, art, and accessories,

  • in-depth knowledge of the history of homes in Maryland, surrounding states, and throughout America,

  • Expert advice on intricacies of contracts associated with historic properties,

  • Expert knowledge of historic home architecture and furnishings in every period,

  • In-depth knowledge of historic preservation organizations,

  • Experience in rezoning historic properties,

  • Extensive knowledge of the military history associated with historic homes, especially those from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars,

  • We are able to document the provenance of client properties,

  • We own a world-class library of historic home literature and American and Regional History.

 

HISTORIC PROPERTIES'
SUBSPECIALTIES

  • Farms 

  • Boutique historic properties

  • Commercial Historic Properties

  • Equestrian Facilities

  • War-related Properties

  • US President-related properties

  • Water-Oriented properties

  • Subdivision Remainders

  • Properties associated with Historic Figures and Religious Leaders

  • Properties of Architectural significance

  • Homes designed by famous Architects

  • Ancestral Homes

  • Famous African America Landmarks

  • "This Old house" projects

 

TYPES OF FARMS:

  • Organic Farms

  • Berry Farms

  • Cattle Farms

  • Sheep Farms

  • Llama Farms

  • Goat Farms

  • Vineyards

 

TYPES OF COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES:

  • Historic Taverns

  • Distilleries

  • Country Inns 

  • B&B and Air B&B properties

  • Grist Mills

  • Country Stores

  • Schools

  • Church related properties

 

TYPES OF EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES:

  • Thoroughbred racing operations

  • Commercial dressage centers and 3-day event facilities

  • Friesian horse breeding operations

  • Hunt Boxes

  • Quarter Horse Farms

  • Tennessee Walker farms

  • Rocky Mountain Horse Farms

  • American Saddlebred Farms

  • Sporting Facilities

 

TYPES OF AMERICAN MILITARY-RELATED PROPERTIES

All wars fought on American soil, including:

  • Civil War Battlefields

  • Civil War Hospitals

  • Civil War Headquarters

  • War of 1812 Properties

  • Revolutionary War Properties

  • French & Indian War Properties

  • Whiskey Rebellion

 

 IMPORTANT SALES AND REPRESENTATIONS

Historic Properties takes pride in its past experience representing important properties and clients. From our company's portfolio, here are some preeminent properties that we have been honored to represent:

  • The Francis Scott Key Estate (Terra  Rubra)

  • The home of President James Madison's sister (Greenwood), which is next to the president's Montpelier estate

  • The home of the first governor of Maryland's son (Rockland)

  • Rohrer House Farm (featured in  numerous magazines)

  • Geeting Farm (built by the founder of United Brethren Church)

  • Woodland Hills Farm (site of the Civil War Battle of Falling Waters, the last battle of the Maryland Gettysburg campaign)

  • Commodore Joshua Barnet House (Naval hero who saved the White House in 1812)

  • Whistlestop Farm (visited by JFK, RFK, and FDR Jr)

  • Mount Airy Vineyard (Internationally recognized wine producer)

  • Locust Grove (important National Register Quaker landmark)

  • Springfield Farm (National Register property associated with President George Washington)

  • Sudley Farm (identified by Colonial Williamsburg Chief Architect as one of the country's finest 17th century homes. Home of the Johns family, whose descendant founded Johns Hopkins University.)

  • Auburn ( an Underground Railroad Property)

The company has achieved record sales prices for our represented properties in many markets, as well as phenomenal  values for our purchasers. 

The following properties sold by Historic Properties Associates were at the time the highest recorded dollar transactions for residential sales in their region:

  • Terra Rubra, Carroll County, Maryland

  • Rockland, Washington County, Maryland

  • Lothian, Anne Arundel County, Maryland

  • Renaissance Italianate Mansion, Fredrick City, Maryland

 
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JOHN CORNYN

Technical Director (with our most recent admin intern)

  •  Licensed MD real estate agent

  • Masters degrees in business, electrical engineering, computer science, and physics

 
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The Historic Properties team meets New Orleans celebrity, Big Mama, in historic Jackson Square

 

REAL ESTATE TEAMS, LLC

Serving MD, VA, DC, WV, and PA

 

FOR IMMEDIATE SERVICE PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL US


Historic Properties

operating under

 Real Estate Teams (Broker)

617 W. Patrick St.

Frederick, Maryland 21701

(301) 788-3309

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