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…I had no idea how to go about downsizing my home of thirty years. In an effort to make me more comfortable, Craig met my entire family. He explained everything to our satisfaction. He made the entire process painless.

About CR of Maryland LLC

We are CR of Maryland LLC, a team of house-buying professionals specializing in buying “as-is” houses in Baltimore County, Carroll County, and Harford County. We’re led by Yvonne Deardorff & Alexander Cruz, local real estate professionals who are passionate about helping people.

With over 3,000 real estate transactions under our belts, we’ve seen it all and worked with property owners in every situation — from inherited houses to divorces to foreclosure to downsizing to frustrating rental property… and anything else.

Unlike other real estate professionals who might want to list your house or act as a middleman to investor-buyers, we are real estate buyers, and we have the funds available right now to buy your house.

Want to know what else makes us different? We’re local market experts who you’ll meet face-to-face. You’ll share our hand, look us in the eye, and get our best, fair all-cash offer to buy your house on your timeline.

We promise to work hard no matter what your situation, we promise to give you our best offer, and we promise to do everything with honesty, integrity, and transparency.

Our Team

Yvonne Deardorff

President & Chief Executive Officer

When you work with CR of Maryland LLC, you’ll work with Yvonne and her hand-picked team of professional house buyers — all of whom are committed to helping you with the utmost integrity and service. Yvonne’s mantra is to always work hard and be nice to people.

Yvonne Deardorff is a Carroll County native, an attorney and CEO of CR of Maryland. She graduated from Villa Julie College with an AA degree in Paralegal Studies before obtaining a BA in Jurisprudence from the University of Baltimore and then her law degree from University of Maryland School of Law in 1995. After spending several years in a law practice focused on real estate matters, she opened Avalon Title Corporation in 1998. After building a strong professional relationship with CR of Maryland over many years, Yvonne became the CEO and President in 2022.

When Yvonne is not working, she enjoys relaxing at her home away from on the bay in Ocean City, Maryland, spending time on the water with her husband, Scott, and their three Labrador retrievers (one of each color), fishing, stand-up paddle-boarding, and boating.

Alexander Cruz

Partner & Chief Operating Officer

Alexander Cruz is a Baltimore native who brings a commitment to excellence and a high level of competitive energy to real estate. Alexander began his real estate career in 2011 upon graduating from West Virginia University and is now the Director of Sales for CR of Maryland, LLC and a top producer in Baltimore County. His devotion to the profession leads him to personally ensure clients receive the highest level of satisfaction and customer service.

Alexander brings a diverse background and experience that enables him to work well with first-time home buyers and those who have purchased and sold homes before. Outside of the office, Alexander is an avid Baltimore sports fan and has a passion for cars and politics.

Paige Reich

Operations Manager

Paige is a Baltimore native and daughter of CR’s founder, Craig Reich. She loved coming to work with her dad growing up and watching all of the home renovations. Paige could not wait to follow in her father’s foot steps at CR of Maryland.

In her free time, Paige loves practicing yoga and being at the beach!

Abby Lohr


Abby is a Baltimore native who graduated from Towson University. She has been an essential team member at CR of Maryland, and has grown with the company, serving in various roles including administrative, property management, accounting, and operations. Abby’s knowledge of the internal workings of CR of Maryland are unmatched.

When not at work, Abby enjoys spending time with her son Cooper and their dogs, reading, and visiting new restaurants with friends.

Jeff Braaten

Director of Construction

Jeff was born and raised in New England, brings is a 4th Generation Master Carpenter – coming from a family with incredible construction knowledge. Jeff relocated to Pennsylvania as a young professional to work with a custom home builder and has lived there since with his family. Jeff has a passion for Construction and creating beautiful homes. His vast scope of knowledge in all trades from carpentry to cabinetry, framing to drywall, & electrical to plumbing makes him well rounded in the building industry and translates into delivering homes renovated to the highest degree of quality. 

In his spare time, he enjoys nothing more than hanging out and cooking for his four wonderful children- they hold his heart! If the kids are not around, you will most likely find Jeff enjoying the outdoors or working, as he truly has a passion for what he does.

Kevin Riggi

Lead Manager

Kevin is a Buffalo, NY native who moved to Maryland in 2013 and is currently residing in Canton. A graduate of University at Buffalo with a BA Business Administration, Kevin brings more than 13 years of operations management experience to the team at CR.

When he’s not talking with all our great customers, Kevin can be found watching and playing sports, spending time with friends and family (including two dogs), traveling, listening to music, and cooking.

How We Work With Homeowners

If you have any questions about how we work, the process of selling a house, or having us help you avoid foreclosure, or just want to learn more about us… don’t hesitate to contact us anytime!

Call Us Today (443) 391-7080 or Fill Out The Form Below To Get The Process Started Today!

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