Coldwell Banker Innovations, the #1 Independently Owned Coldwell Banker Franchise in Maryland and the leading residential brokerage team for the Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania regions. With offices in Frederick County and Washington County, we look forward to assisting you as you navigate the wide palette of stunning properties that make these areas such exceptional places to call home.

April 20, 2021

Welcome Brian Cordelli


Brian has been passionate about real estate since his earliest years.  He grew up remodeling homes with his father.  Brian also studied finance at Kaplan Financial and previously served clients in investment strategies.   He always knew that he wanted to chart a path helping clients find and pursue lifelong dreams, whether it was a new beginning or embracing the golden years.  Brian found his true calling in real estate by serving clients, taking the time to listen to client's goals and guiding them through one of the biggest investments of their lives.  If considering a life change, let Brian be the one to put your goals first.

Brian has a beautiful daughter that loves ballet.  She tends to be an over achiever like her dad.  Brian also has a talented wife, who has an eye for design and together they are on their second home renovation.  They love taking family trips together to remind them of what's important in life.

Coldwell Banker Innovation is proud to have Brian as a Star Realtor.

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April 7, 2021

Spotlight on Realtor Kathy Baldyga


This week's Coldwell Banker Innovation's Spotlight is Kathy Baldyga.  Kathy lives in Washington County with her husband, Ed, who is also a REALTOR and together they have formed The Baldyga Team.  She has extensive background in Hospitality, Sales and Customer Service.  Kathy has been recognized at a national level for her community service involvement.  Her work in the community is a reflection of the values she holds and has made a difference in the lives that she served.  Kathy will bring that same level of care and professionalism to her real estate clients.  She also runs a professionally networking ground in the Tri State area that supports local businesses and raises funds for several non-profit organizations.  Kathy has been working the community for 19 years, and has over 30 years of sales and service experience and is looking forward to assisting buyers and sellers in Maryland and Pennsylvania. 

Kathy's primary focus is going to be residential real estate sales in Maryland and Pennsylvania.  call Kathy today and see how she can assist you in this market at 301-992-1776 or email her at

Coldwell Banker Innovation sis proud to have Kathy Baldyga as one of its' Star Realtors.

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April 2, 2021

How to Choose a Remodeling Contractor

HGTV has put together some great tips on Choosing a Remodeling Contractor.  


How to choose a Remodeling Contractor

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April 1, 2021

Spotlight on Realtor Valerie Zehringer


This week's Coldwell Banker Innovation's Spotlight Realtor is Valerie Zehringer.  Please say Happy Birthday to Valerie if you see her out and about and we hope she has an enjoyable day.  She is a dedicated real estate professional with several years of experience in Maryland.  Valerie, along with her husband, dog and kitty cats have resided in the Washington County area for over 10 years.  She enjoys having her grandchildren over for a visit and sharing all that our community has to offer with them.  She has lived and worked in the Washington, Frederick and Montgomery County areas for most of her life.  You will receive her attention and action to your needs, whether you are buying, selling, or investing in real estate.  Feel free to ask her any questions you may have to help you get started on your decision to own a home or sell your existing one.  She looks forward to helping you with your next big endeavor!  you can reach Valerie at 240-344-1534 or email her at


Coldwell Banker Innovations is proud to have Valerie on our team of Star Realtors.

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March 23, 2021

Military Rewards Program

Did you know that Coldwell Banker Innovations partners with the Military Rewards Program?  Our Realtors are happy to assist Veterans and Active Military to help them get registered in this program so that you are eligible for cash back after closing.  Contact a Coldwell Banker Innovations Realtor today to see how they can assist you whether you are looking in Maryland, West Virginia or Pennsylvania

Military Moves

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March 23, 2021

Spotlight on Realtor Tom Test


This week's Coldwell Banker Innovations spotlight is Tom Test.  Please give Tom a shout out as it is his birthday this week.  We hope you had an enjoyable day, Tom.  He resides in Hagerstown with his wife, Sharon and has over 25 years' experience of listing and selling real estate in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  Tom is a novice wine maker and enjoys repairing old pin ball machines.  He is a Navy Federal Certified Relocation Agent to work with their clients whether they are buying or selling.  Tom is also Relocation Certified to work with Corporate clients, the Military Rewards Program and other companies in their moves.  He consistently shows properties many hours away from his own multiple list service as service to his clients unlike the majority of other agents.


His commitment is to work closely with you throughout your real estate home buying or selling experience to ensure that he meets your needs!  Call Tom Test today at 301-745-1543 or email him at to see how he can assist you in your next real estate transaction.  We are proud to have Tom Test as part of our Coldwell Banker Innovations Team.

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March 16, 2021

Spotlight on Realtor Peggy Patschak


Coldwell Banker Innovations spotlight this week is Realtor, Margaret " Peggy" Patschak.  Peggy is celebrating a birthday today, so please wish her a Happy Birthday!  Peggy is a member of our Frederick Office, is married and has 2 sons and a daughter.  She enjoys playing trivia and spending time with her family.

Peggy has over 24 years of experience.  She started in mortgages and moved over to new homes sales in 1997.  In 1999, she moved into selling retail and small commercial real estate.  In 2005, she started working with REO Properties and has become a leader in the REO and Distressed Market.  She is also a Certified Relocation Agent thru Cartus working with Navy Federal, AARP, Military Rewards Program and Starbucks just to name a few.  Her vast knowledge of all aspects of real estate make her a successful agent with tons of experience.  She will work hard for you whether you are a new home buyer, investor or anyone in between.  Peggy is licensed as a sales associate in Maryland and Pennsylvania.  So if you are ready to sell or purchase a home, please call Peggy at 240-446-2131 or email her at and let her put her experience to work for you.

Coldwell Banker Innovations is proud to have Peggy as one of our Star Realtors.

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March 12, 2021



Coldwell Banker Innovations Spotlight on Realtor, Diane Carlisle.  If you see Diane out and about today, please wish her a Happy Birthday.  Diane we hope you enjoy your special day.  Diane currently resides in West Virginia with her dog Chase.  Her and her late husband moved from Montgomery County many years ago to enjoy the quiet life and pursue his hobby of flying.  She even has  a pilot license too.  Diane enjoys spending time with her son, his girlfriend, her grand-dogs, her stepdaughter, Peggy, and the many friends that she has.  She is one of those types of people that she never meets a stranger and has made many new friends along the way.  Her bubbling personality shines through and you feel like you have known her forever in just a few minutes.  She just has that way about her.

Diane is licensed in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  No place seems to be too far for her to help out a client from that special home that they are looking for or are selling.  Give Diane a call and see if she can help you find that special place that you are looking for at 301-988-9822 or email her at  Coldwell Banker Innovations is proud to have Diane as one of it's Stars.

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March 9, 2021

Spot Light On Dee Miles



Coldwell Banker's Innovations Realtor Spotlight this week is Dee Miles!!! Happy Birthday Dee!!! We hope you have an enjoyable day.  She has volunteered with the Washington County Meals on Wheels program through the Department of Again delivering meals to seniors and also worked with Habitat for Humanity.

Dee loves working with people and helping dreams come true.  She has extensive background in sales, marketing and advertising prior to going into real estate in 1995.  Dee is comfortable marketing and selling all types of real estate.  She is very passionate and loves helping buyers find their dream home or investment properties or helping her Sellers sell their properties and match them with the perfect buyer(s): From condo's, townhouses and duplexes to detached single family homes, multi-unit homes, farms, commercial and unique properties throughout Frederick, Montgomery, Howard, Carroll, Alleghany and Washington Counties in Maryland and Adams, Fulton and Franklin Counties in Pennsylvania.  Please let her assist you with your real estate needs.  She can sell real estate anywhere in Maryland Pennsylvania and if you are looking outside those areas, let her refer you to one of her vast contacts in other states.  Please reach out to Dee at 240-675-6734 or for all your real estate needs.  

We are proud to have Dee on our team of Star Realtors.

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March 1, 2021

Spotlight on Realtor, Diane DeLaet


Coldwell Banker Innovations is doing a spotlight on our Realtors.  This week's Realtor is Diane DeLaet.  The first thing is Happy Birthday Diane!  We know you are celebrating a birthday this week so a shout out and hope you have a very enjoyable day.  Diane currently resides in Hagerstown with her husband in a Historic Home which they are lovingly restoring.  She has two children, four grandchildren, three dogs and a parrot.  Diane makes family a priority and she insists on family dinners once a week and has game night with her grandchildren.  She also loves the arts and music.  Even though time doesn't allow it at the moment, canvas oil painting is one of her passions.

Diane is licensed Realtor, Sales Associate in both Maryland and Pennsylvania and has an extensive background in planning, zoning and land use.  You will find her very professional and driven to get the results you deserve whether you are selling or purchasing a home.  She specializes in all types of real estate, so pick up the phone and give Diane a call at 240-527-1986 or email her at and she will be happy to assist you. 

Coldwell Banker Innovations is proud to have Diane on our team of Star Realtors.


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