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About Legendary Homes

Christina O’Dea

Christina O’Dea is a top Long & Foster Agent in the DC Metropolitan Area who is dedicated to help buyers & sellers navigate the often complex real estate sales process.

Christina was born and raised in Montgomery County Maryland, where she has resided for over 50 years. From the beginning of her real estate career, Christina was mentored by her mother and owner of Legendary Homes, Lynda O’Dea, who had become one of the most prominent luxury realtors in the DC Metro Area. Lynda founded Legendary Homes with extensive knowledge in business, technology, and marketing. Combining that with Christina’s precise eye for design, details, and expertise in staging. We have been able to ensure clients receive these added-value services to maximize value & minimize stress, helping make the sales process much more enjoyable.

It is more important than ever that your home shows at its absolute best online. How your home appears online is the key to getting buyers in the door.  Christina excels in preparing your home to go on the market, in order to help you obtain maximum value. She works extensively with professional photographers in order to best feature your home online. Her precision, staging expertise, and attention to detail add tremendous value to the marketability of your home. 

Christina’s expertise and work ethic also extends to home buyers. Christina carefully listens to her buyers desires, and combines those with her extensive knowledge of the area, as well as the current market.  

Christina absolutely loves real estate and connects with all of her clients on such a personable level. Christina treats each and every transaction as if it were her own. Building trust and integrity with her clients is a pivotal part of Christina’s real estate process. She meticulously leads her clients through each stage of the transaction, ensuring that they are always properly guided and well advised.

Thanks to her dedication along with the help from her amazing clients … she is now the Team Leader of THE O’DEA TEAM of Long & Foster Real Estate, which has been named as one of the “Best of Washington” real estate agents by Washingtonian Magazine and as a “Best of Bethesda” by Bethesda Magazine, and Long & Fosters “Top 100 Elite Performers” for many consecutive years.

Lynda O’Dea

Lynda O’Dea is the Founder & Owner of Legendary Homes and  has been a top real estate agent with Long & Foster’s top Bethesda office for many years. Lynda’s focus has always been on understanding her client’s needs, helping them find the best homes for sale to meet their requirements, and providing expert advice and information to help them effectively accomplish their buying and selling goals. With a unique combination of skills including marketing, technology and design … Lynda maximizes all available resources to make her clients informed and knowledgeable about the industry as it relates to their specific needs.

For example, in today’s real estate market, most buyers and sellers are internet savvy, scouring the web for as much information as they can source to make intelligent decisions. Much of that information, however, is nationally generated, often lacking critical details. As a result, Lynda has invested extensively in utilizing the most current technologies to build the most comprehensive website about the local luxury real estate market throughout the entire DC metro area. Legendary Homes keeps clients up to date with important information, news and statistics. Creatively presenting properties for her selling clients is another area where Lynda excels using her marketing and design background combined with the most effective tools and techniques.

Dillon Dahan

Dillon Dahan, Realtor in Montgomery County Maryland, with The O'Dea Team of Long & Foster & Legendary Homes

Dillon Dahan is an Agent in Montgomery County, Maryland, whose lifelong passion for housing and interior design translates directly into his enthusiasm and dedication to helping buyers and sellers.

Dillon was born and raised in Montgomery County, He graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2017. When asked “Why Real Estate?” he says it’s because he grew up passionate about the housing industry. His Mother (Christina) and Nana (Lynda) were extremely successful in the Real Estate industry during the pivotal times during his life. He remembers helping set up open houses for his mom on weekends while in high school and renting u-hauls to stage homes during his summers in college. On top of their line of work, Christina and Lynda were interior design enthusiasts, always taking on projects and beautifying their homes, hence where he developed his own keen eye for design.

Dillon feels fortunate to have had the ability to study 2 very successful agents throughout is upbringing.  He was able to see and learn the strengths of both Lynda and Christina, allowing him to develop a hybrid of their skill sets, such as; his understanding of technology, which allows him to help the team grow its marketing and organic presence on Google, through his extensive SEO work, keyword analysis and community page building. Dillons SEO efforts have helped ‘Legendary Homes” grab many #1 spots on google for Local Neighborhoods. Why is this important you may ask? Well, it helps sell your home! If there is a buyer out there searching neighborhoods and they come across our page, they will find extensive information about the community, amazing photos of the communities and homes, as well as a live feed of listings that may just be the reason they walk through your door.

Dillon’s passion for and activeness within DMV area has also come to fruition when working with clients. Dillon has found that not all clients know exactly where they want to live, especially those coming from out of town and or first time home buyers. There are so many factors to consider, such as commutes, lifestyle preferences, and pricing of course. Dillon has found that being an area tourguide, is really an integral service to offer clients. Whether its recommending restaurants, taking time to drive clients on their potential commute path, and or planning a day for clients to explore what the DMV has to offer. Dillon knows the importance of showing what day to day life may be like.

However, Dillons work with technology, keen eye for design, and extensive knowledge of the Metropolitan area are not what he considers his greatest skill sets. What Dillon is most proud of is well as his ability to connect with clients. Dillon is a people person at his core, and he feels that is a “priceless attribute in this industry”, “my deep level of care and ability to listen, allow for clients to trust me and enjoy the process of selling and buying homes”.

About Long & Foster

Founded in 1968, Long & Foster has grown from a single, 600-square-foot office to the largest privately-owned real estate company in America.   This short video to learn why Long & Foster’s global Luxury Homes program brings more luxury buyers and sellers together in the Mid-Atlantic region than any other real estate company.

Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., is the largest family-owned residential real estate company in the United States. The company is part of The Long & Foster Companies, which also includes Prosperity Home Mortgage, LLC, Long & Foster Insurance and Long & Foster Settlement Services. Long & Foster Real Estate is the exclusive affiliate for throughout select parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, and it is a founding affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a prestigious global network of real estate professionals that includes the Luxury Portfolio International division.

Real estate is global, and Long & Foster has built the relationships and teams to serve our clients here and abroad. In 2015, we not only grew our global affiliations with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Luxury Portfolio International and but also we formed new divisions and partnerships to support real estate shoppers from Asia Pacific and beyond.



A Global Network of the Best Real Estate Firms

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World is comprised of the best-know local, national and international real estate firms with a network of 500+ premier real estate companies and 120,000+ sales associates in more than 40 countries. We receive inbound clients from our fellow 120,000 network associates in more than 40 countries – clients who may be interested in purchasing your home.  As soon as your home is listed with Long & Foster, it is featured on the websites of the top real estate firms in the world.  Your home will garner maximum attention from qualified luxury buyers through Long & Foster and the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World’s vast network of leading real estate firms.

Luxury Portfolio International is the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. It is the largest global network of premier locally branded companies dominated by many of the world’s most powerful independent luxury brokerages. This broker network encompasses over 500 companies, 3,500 offices and 120,000 associates producing $314 billion in sales last year, with over one million transactions in nearly 50 countries. features 25,000+ properties, including Long & Foster’s, giving them maximum exposure to high-net-worth clientele globally.