Merrie Louise Raynolds
Raised in a family of real estate professionals, Merrie Louise has real estate in her blood. Her mother managed the real estate office on Gibson Island for over three decades and was consistently a top agent in Anne Arundel County. Her father built and sold new construction homes with his own company, Harbor Homes, all over Maryland.
Growing up in and around Annapolis has given Merrie Louise an abundance of local knowledge and insight. Her family built one of the first houses in The Downs community and she and her brothers all went to Severn School. They lived in the Downs for many years before moving to Gibson Island where her family has been based ever since.
Merrie Louse brings lots of diverse and interesting experiences to her clients and business. She has a BA in Interior Design from Mount Vernon College. She also graduated from cooking school at the prestigious École de Cuisine de La Varenne in Paris and work professionally as a chef. She was the sales manager for a new, single-family homes communities and sold and closed all of the 81 homes in one community over the course of three months. Merrie Louise’s keen eye made her an incredible asset while working professionally in interior design and that has been invaluable to both her buyers and sellers. Merrie Louise also worked for The International Wine Cellar, a wine-reviewing publication, coordinating membership, fact-checking, and delivery of the bi-monthly journal to subscribers in over 50 countries. Her intriguing journey through cooking, wine, interior design, and living amidst the real estate world has provided her with a deep understanding of many of life’s fibers things. She equips with the knowledge and skills to assist, relate to and exceed her clients’ expectations. If you are interested in buying or selling a home and finding your “good life”, Merrie Louise is your agent.