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VSells & Associates of Compass was founded by owner Veronica Sniscak. After 21 years in real estate in Howard County and several years as the top producing agent for a local Howard County team it was time to branch out and formally start a team of her own! With their main office in Howard County, VSells & Associates has a vision to partner with the best agents in the business bringing our clients an exceptional Real Estate experience. The ultimate goal of VSells & Associates is to provide stellar customer service and be convenient for clients all over Maryland!

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Hans, was referred to us and we are forever grateful for him and his kindness. He felt more like a part of our family. Hans went above and beyond- from being available, to helping us search for, and locate a home that would meet our needs. You won't be disappointed.

— Tracy Grigg

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
We used Hans to buy a house last year, and had a great experience! He is thoughtful, patient, and very responsive. We looked at several properties before our ultimate choice, and he always provided insightful advice and was sensitive to our needs. Highly recommended!

— Adrian Hawk

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Hans helped us sell our old house and buy a new house. He was a top-notch as a buyer’s and seller’s agent. He attended to all our needs and managed the transition with little or no delay.

— Scott McLellan

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Hans was VERY easy to work with! He was easy to reach and easy to communicate with. He even answered our call when he was on vacation (oops, we didn't know!) when we had found something we liked and were interested in. He went on to negotiate everything right then, while on vacation!! He didn't want us to miss out. That was above and beyond! If you're ever in the market to buy or sell, contact Hans! You'...

— Joyce Koreck

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Hans Arends is a spectacular real estate professional! He helped us purchase our home in 2020 during COVID. And then he helped us sell it again 16 months later when our daughter moved, so we could follow her. We were under so much stress to move again. Our home needed a lot of work that we didn't realize. He was very savvy in helping us get it fixed up quickly. He has an expert photographer. He has gr...

— Laurie Patton

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Hans provided exceptional service to us in the sale of our home in Ellicott City MD. He is an expert on MD real-estate matters, and helped us navigate this complex process smoothly. If you are seeking a realtor who is knowledgeable, responsive, professional, and well respected, we highly recommend Hans. We really enjoyed working with Hans and his team.

— Donald Hester

Latest News

5 Tips for Selling Your Home

Hans Arends  |  January 15, 2022

The right agent negotiates with buyers and sets a listing price at the “sweet spot” for a quick sale.

Moving? What to Keep, What to Sell, and What to Toss

Hans Arends  |  December 30, 2021

You can make a lot of money from selling your gently used items, and we mean a lot of money.

What to Look for in a Real Estate Agent

Hans Arends  |  February 1, 2022

Whether you’re buying or selling, the right real estate agent can make the process a breeze.

5 Things to Consider Before Selling Your Home

Hans Arends  |  December 14, 2021

In this article, we will explore 5 things to consider before selling your home.

5 Events for Your First Holiday Season in Baltimore, MD

Hans Arends  |  November 29, 2021

Here are five things to do during your first holiday season in Baltimore.

Everything You Need to Know About Applying for a Mortgage Loan

Hans Arends  |  November 4, 2021

Today, we’re covering the basics of what you need to apply for a home mortgage.

5 Warning Signs to Watch Out for on Home Listings

Hans Arends  |  October 30, 2021

Not all homes will include red flags as part of their curb appeal. Sometimes you need to read between the lines.

Thinking of Relocating? Think Baltimore!

October 15, 2021

Easy access to other cities makes it another reason people move here.

Beware of “For Sale By Owner”

Hans Arends  |  September 30, 2021

While it may seem tempting to cut out the middleman, think twice before entering into an FSBO.

5 Tips for Designing the Layout of Your Home

Hans Arends  |  September 14, 2021

Figuring out the layout that works for your family is one of the most difficult parts of house hunting.

Do You Have Enough Money for Your Down Payment?

Hans Arends  |  August 30, 2021

Mortgage payments will be reliably stable throughout, and no landlord will be able to evict you.

Owning Vs. Renting: Which Is Best for Your Family?

Hans Arends  |  August 14, 2021

Owning vs renting your home is one of the biggest decisions a family can make.

5 Benefits of Selling Your Home in the Fall

Hans Arends  |  July 30, 2021

The fall can be a fantastic time to put your home on the market.

How the Kon-Mari Method Can Help You Sell Your Home and Move

Hans Arends  |  June 30, 2021

Mario Kondo’s new show sparked renewed interest in decluttering and minimalism.

5 Reasons to Get Pre-Approved Before You Start House Hunting

Hans Arends  |  June 14, 2021

Here are five reasons to get pre-approved before buying a home.

5 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Fall – and Why You Should Start Looking Now

Matt Sniscak  |  May 12, 2021

Now is the time to start thinking about buying a home for the fall. Here are five advantages.

9 Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

April 9, 2020

As you prepare for this year’s spring cleaning, remember to check these tasks off your to-do list.

4 Ways to Know You’re Ready to Sell Your Home

March 19, 2020

Here are a few suggestions to help you decide if now is the time to sell.

5 Exciting Things to Do in Howard County!

February 20, 2020

Howard County is an especially vibrant and fun-filled place for families.

Top 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

January 28, 2020

With so much to do and consider, be sure to avoid these top 5 common mistakes.

How to Prep Your Home for Fall

November 20, 2019

A great time of year to take care of some projects to prepare for the colder months ahead.

Creating a Work From Home Setup In Your New Home

May 6, 2022

Fun Summer Activities To Enjoy in Washington DC

Hans Arends  |  May 6, 2022

Understanding Forbearance and When You Might Need It

Hans Arends  |  May 6, 2022

How To Navigate the Housing Market as a Buyer

Hans Arends  |  May 6, 2022

Tips For Buying a Luxury Home in the Howard County Area

Hans Arends  |  May 31, 2022

7 DIY Kitchen Upgrades to Increase Your Home’s Value in Howard County

Hans Arends  |  June 15, 2022

Buying a Home in Howard County: 2022 Summer Trends

Hans Arends  |  June 30, 2022

Dog Day Afternoons In Howard County

Hans Arends  |  July 31, 2022

Howard County Homes For the Golden Years

Hans Arends  |  July 15, 2022

Let's Go Fly a Kite: 4 Parks To Visit When Moving To Howard County

Hans Arends  |  August 17, 2022

How To Celebrate Labor Day Weekend In Howard County, Maryland

Hans Arends  |  August 30, 2022

5 Must-Try Restaurants in Howard County

September 28, 2022

Culinary hotspots with exquisite cuisine and photo-worthy dishes.

A Relocators Guide to Howard County

September 28, 2022

The places to see and be seen in Maryland’s affluent enclave.

Finding The Right Agent in Howard County

September 28, 2022

What to look for when choosing a real estate agent.

Decorating Your New Howard County Home For Halloween

Hans Arends  |  September 30, 2022

6 Signs You're Ready To Make an Offer on a Howard County Home

Matt Sniscak  |  October 15, 2022

How To Plan a Budget To Renovate Your Howard County Fixer Upper

Matt Sniscak  |  October 30, 2022

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Whether you are buying or selling, we at VSells & Associates make it our mission to guide our clients through the whole process. We make moving simple, straightforward, and as stress-free as possible.

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