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Bay Buchanan



McLean Office

1320 Old Chain Bridge Rd, Suite 350
McLean, VA 22101 Directions
Phone: 703-790-9090

Only in America can you have as much fun living life as I have had.  Raised in a large and wonderful family in Northwest Washington—including seven brothers—my sister and I developed survival skills at a very young age. What better way to prepare me for the rough and tumble world of politics, as well as a life as a single mom of three high-spirited sons?

While I was born with enormous energy and a can-do attitude, I learned much from my years of experience as a teacher, an accountant, and a controller. Then in 1981 President Ronald Reagan appointed me Treasurer of the United States.  At the age of 32, I became the youngest person to hold that position since it was established in 1775—a distinction I still hold today!  

After leaving government, I worked in politics and the media, authored two books, including Bay and Her Boys (my story as a single mom) and then turned all my energy, attention, and professionalism to a career in real estate.

I believe there is no more exciting place to live, work, and raise a family than in and around the Nation’s capital. I love its history and culture, its monuments and parks, and, most of all, its rich tapestry of neighborhoods and communities. And if you are looking to buy, or sell, your home I am ready to help make it a fun, hassle-free, exciting experience, while I share with you some of the secrets and magic of the region. 

Business and Leadership

  • Treasurer of the United States
  • Chairman, Presidential Commission on Women Business Owners
  • Named one of the Top 20 Political Women in United States, by George Magazine 
  • Member, National Association of REALTORS
  • Member, Virginia Association of REALTORS
  • Member, Northern Virginia Association of REALTORS
  • Certified Relocation Specialist
  • MS in Mathematics, McGill University
  • Honorary Law degree, Samford University

Licensed In

  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Washington D.C.
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    ASHBURN, VA 20147

    $2,300 | 4 Bed | 2 Full | 1 Half
    Rented on 07/01/2016
    Represented the Tenant

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    OAKTON, VA 22124

    $630,000 | 5 Bed | 3 Full | 1 Half
    Sold on 04/22/2016
    Represented the Buyer

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    2838 MEADE ST
    ARLINGTON, VA 22206

    $419,500 | 3 Bed | 2 Full
    Sold on 02/29/2016
    Represented the Buyer

  • 13235 MAPLE CREEK LN

    $510,000 | 3 Bed | 2 Full | 1 Half
    Sold on 12/28/2015
    Represented the Seller

  • 3175 SUMMIT SQR
    OAKTON, VA 22124

    $265,000 | 2 Bed | 2 Full
    Sold on 12/22/2015
    Represented the Seller

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    HERNDON, VA 20171

    $445,000 | 3 Bed | 2 Full | 2 Half
    Sold on 12/14/2015
    Represented the Buyer

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    VIENNA, VA 22180

    $1,260,000 | 5 Bed | 5 Full | 1 Half
    Sold on 08/12/2015
    Represented the Buyer

    MCLEAN, VA 22101

    $400,000 | 2 Bed | 2 Full
    Sold on 08/07/2015
    Represented the Buyer/Seller

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    6263 GENTLE LN
    ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310

    $625,000 | 4 Bed | 2 Full | 1 Half
    Sold on 07/30/2015
    Represented the Buyer

  • 13963 WATER POND CT

    $343,000 | 3 Bed | 2 Full | 2 Half
    Sold on 06/19/2015
    Represented the Seller

  • 535 3RD ST
    WASHINGTON, DC 20002

    $1,100 | 1 Bed | 1 Full
    Rented on 05/01/2015
    Represented the Tenant/Landlord

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    OAKTON, VA 22124

    $1,299,000 | 5 Bed | 4 Full | 1 Half
    Sold on 04/29/2015
    Represented the Buyer

" We had a great experience working with Bay! She made the process of purchasing our first home very easy and a lot of fun! Everything about this transaction was great."

– Adam & Catherine Rodriguez

" Bay was a consummate professional from start to finish. It was a pleasure to work with her. All went smoothly and the company was supportive."

– Jeanne Lockhart

" Bay worked non-stop and tirelessly to sell our home and help us buy our current home. Awsome experience and agent!"

– Patrick & Natalie Coyle, Chantilly, Virginia

" Professional Honesty and Integrity, Priceless! I am so grateful for the time we spent. You inspired and educated me on the value of my property."

– Sara Stone, Oakton, Virginia

" Bay’s performance was outstanding. She knew her stuff, was always completely professional, and worked hard to get things done. I could not recommend her more highly."

– Jim DeLong, Washington, DC

" Bay's help was indispensable when it came time for me to buy my house in McLean. She is a great negotiator and gets the deal done!!!"

– Tim Haley, McLean, VA

" Bay's ability to negotiate has saved a lot of money!  I've enjoyed working with her on different projects which bring great results. She's quick to respond and always had the information I needed. "

– Seabreeze Osburn, Reston, Virginia

" Bay is very talented and market savvy. Her professionalism, expertise, integrity, and networking skills provide her with the necessary tools to outperform the needs and expectations of her real estate clients. I highly recommend her services. "

– Joe Sansone

" Outstanding! Bay is the best Realtor I've ever worked with."

– David Krikorian, Vienna, VA


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