Betsy Schuman Dodek, Realtor

Betsy Schuman Dodek Realtor


District of Columbia


Maryland – Suburban DC including Potomac, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Rockville, Kensington, Gaithersburg.

District of Columbia – Greater Northwest neighborhoods including AU Park, Chevy Chase, Cleveland Park, Wesley Heights, Kent, Spring Valley, Georgetown


Betsy grew up in the Washington, D.C. area, raised in Maryland’s Montgomery County. A graduate of Georgetown Day School in Northwest Washington, with activities and friends scattered throughout the Metropolitan area, Betsy had the opportunity to learn about and then later appreciate, the fine distinctions between the myriad neighborhoods throughout the Greater Washington DC area.

With a JD from the Washington College of Law at the American University, for 2-decades Betsy has not only worked directly with hundreds of clients on the buy/sell side of residential and commercial real estate, but also on legal side, practicing real estate law. When sitting down at the “negotiation table,” Betsy’s knowledge of real estate law, her debater’s quick mind and dedication to her client’s interest are invaluable assets.

In 2009, Betsy joined Marsha Schuman at Washington Fine Properties and together they formed The Schuman Team. Leaving no stone unturned, Betsy specializes in the listing and selling of residential properties in Montgomery County, Maryland and Washington, D.C. As such, she has helped hundreds of clients achieve their real estate goals.

Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, looking for your dream home or you are ready to right-size (downsize), Betsy is passionate about real estate, taking great pride assisting her clients through the entire process. For those relocating to the Washington, D.C. area, Betsy has an incredible knack. Not only does Betsy use her life-long knowledge of Greater Washington, D.C. to introduce individuals and families to the area, explaining the style of one town versus another, the nuances of each different neighborhood, she is a connoisseur of fine properties, pairing the needs and the interests of the client with the right neighborhood. It takes time and attention to introduce a family to the area, and Betsy has mastered it. And, with a vast network of agent relationships and great social media clout, if the house you’re seeking isn't on the market, Betsy will find it!


Betsy’s innovative and interactive social media marketing strategies support The Schuman Team’s traditional real estate marketing approach giving both buyers and sellers a 21st Century viral boost. An extraordinary and effective networker off-line, on-line Betsy’s expertise in connecting real estate buyers, sellers and agents in the Washington Metropolitan community via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and other social media forums is a proven and effective networking tool. In the 21st Century, no real estate campaign should be without a social media strategy.


Bachelor of Arts, The University of Wisconsin, Madison
Sorbonne University, Paris, France
Juris Doctorate, The Washington College of Law at The American University


The Primary Day School, Annual Gala & Auction Committee
Washington Hebrew Congregation, Co-Chair, Mah Jongg Tournament Fundraiser
Georgetown Day School, Past Alumni Board Member
Montgomery Housing Partnership, Past Board Member
Woodmont Country Club Member
Susan G. Komen for the Cure


Redskins football
Mah Jongg

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