Not interested in Colonials? Neither are we.
If you are looking to buy or sell a mid-century modern home in Maryland, Virginia or DC, you have come to the right place. We are mid century real estate agents who focus exclusively on listing and marketing mid-century modern and modern homes.
Modern Capital has been recognized by the Washington Post, Bethesda Magazine, DC Magazine and other publications as the go-to source for mid-century modern real estate in the D.C. area.
Meet The Team
Michael Shapiro has sold more than $150 million in modern real estate since 2009. A former journalist and top-level communications professional, he brings a personal passion for mid-century modern design and architecture and markets directly to buyers seeking mid-century modern, modern and contemporary homes.
A licensed Realtor with Compass in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia, he markets his listings directly to buyers seeking modern and contemporary homes by noted modernists such as Charles M. Goodman, Thomas Wright, Chloethiel Woodard Smith, Harold Esten and Keys, Lethbridge and Condon, among others.
He started blogging 16 years ago about the area’s modern real estate when he and his family were looking for their own mid-century home and he could not find a resource to help their search.
A native New Yorker, Michael has lived in Northern Virginia and now resides in Bethesda, Md., with his wife, Elissa, a fellow Compass agent, daughter, son and Italian greyhound.
Call 301-503-6171 or e-mail Michael at email@example.com to discuss your home’s architecture, history and value in today’s modern real estate market.
Elissa Shapiro is a licensed Realtor in Maryland, DC and Virginia. For years, Elissa has been overseeing the financial operations of Modern Capital. With the continued growth in Michael’s business, she became a licensed agent to assist the many mid-century modern enthusiasts that seek out Michael’s expertise.
With her B.B.A. in Accounting and 25 years of financial experience, Elissa is an expert on the numbers side of real estate, managing rental properties and overseeing all financial aspects of major house renovation projects. Before beginning her career in real estate, Elissa was a controller for a major non-profit foundation and held corporate accounting positions, including at PageNet, one of the leading paging companies at the time.
Elissa has a special eye for knowing how to manage property improvements, where to get the most value in remodeling and how to examine the numbers as buyers plan a major investment in a new home. She finds it a great honor to help clients find a home they love.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and Italian greyhound. She volunteers with her dog visiting students at schools, libraries, hospitals and rehabilitation centers.
Elissa was raised in southern New Jersey and has also lived in Northern Virginia. Since 2005, she has lived in Bethesda, Maryland with her husband and two children.
Call 301-503-5663 or e-mail Elissa at firstname.lastname@example.org.