While real estate is hyper-local and each area experiences its own ebbs and flows, a number of trends still affect the market as a whole. Throughout 2021, inventory challenges and low mortgage rates remained a common theme. With the arrival of winter and recent news of upward pressure on interest rates expected throughout 2022, if … Continue reading Now is a Particularly Great Time to Sell a Home
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The Facts Many Headlines Overlook
Context is Important. There are a lot of questions right now regarding the real estate market as we head into 2022. The forbearance program is coming to an end and mortgage rates are beginning to rise. With all of this uncertainty, anyone with a megaphone – from the mainstream media to a lone blogger – … Continue reading The Facts Many Headlines Overlook
Does Your House Have What Buyers Want?
The rise in remote work is changing what many Americans want in their homes. Many companies are choosing to delay reopening or go remote full-time, and today’s buyers are looking for homes with more space to support their work needs. As a seller, if you no longer need the extra room you have in your … Continue reading Does Your House Have What Buyers Want?
Christie’s International Real Estate Awards F. Hill Slowinski Exclusive “2021 Luxury Specialist” Designation for Expertise in High-End Client Service
Luxury Specialist Conference, hosted by Christie’s International Real Estate, continues to set the industry standard in marketing high-value homes F. Hill Slowinski, JD, from Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. awarded elite luxury designation as a Luxury Specialist by Christie’s Education New York, New York (September 23, 2021) — Christie’s International Real Estate, the real … Continue reading Christie’s International Real Estate Awards F. Hill Slowinski Exclusive “2021 Luxury Specialist” Designation for Expertise in High-End Client Service
Selling In An Adjusting Market
As summer comes to a close, with school starting, and fall just around the corner, September brings a time of transition. If you’re thinking about selling your home, you may be hearing reports of inventory trickling back on the market in some locations and bidding wars appearing to be slightly less common. Here’s some insight on … Continue reading Selling In An Adjusting Market
Chevy Chase Village Victorian Under Contract in 8 Hours!
My clients had been looking for several months for the right home, and we had seen a few that were close … but not close enough. So, they were well aware that they had to be prepared to act fast when the right house became available. Then it happened! They had ratified a contract on … Continue reading Chevy Chase Village Victorian Under Contract in 8 Hours!
2021 Housing Market Predictions And Forecasts
Where We Are Heading After a whirlwind of a year in 2020, the housing market looks like a minefield of complications. Thanks to COVID-19 and its impact on the U.S., the right decisions for a potential home buyer may be completely different from what they were in 2019. Some have to permanently work from home … Continue reading 2021 Housing Market Predictions And Forecasts
Maximize Your Selling Potential With Our New Turnkey Listing Concierge
I am pleased and excited to offer a new and unique service to listing clients that no other broker can provide. It is part of my total client focus, a differentiation of providing a luxury level of service, where taking care of clients is the Long & Foster | Christie’s way.Long & Foster created the … Continue reading Maximize Your Selling Potential With Our New Turnkey Listing Concierge
Adorable Chevy Chase Cape Sold in 2 days!
My clients are delighted with their new home! This sunny Cape Cod home is perfectly situated on an expansive 9,600 Sq. Ft. quiet corner lot in the Town of Chevy Chase. The inviting Nantucket-style cottage, larger than it seems, has been tastefully renovated while carefully preserving the character and charm of the original 1928 home. … Continue reading Adorable Chevy Chase Cape Sold in 2 days!
Bethesda’s 2020 Top Real Estate Influencers
DISTRICT HOME MAGAZINE published its Elite Realtors Annual Edition 2021 and has included Hill among Bethesda's Top Producers and "Real Estate Influencers" for 2020. He is extremely grateful to his fantastic buyers and sellers who entrusted him with their largest investments, and he looks forward to helping you. Visit their Success Stories (under "Testimonials" tab … Continue reading Bethesda’s 2020 Top Real Estate Influencers
Myth vs. Fact: Private Exclusives
Gary Scott and Boomer Foster, Co-Presidents of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. provide perspectives on the market and the housing environment in the mid-Atlantic footprint of our company. In this episode of Real Talk with Gary & Boomer, they discuss why getting the maximum exposure for your home when you list it for sale … Continue reading Myth vs. Fact: Private Exclusives
Ten Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2021
As I mentioned in my previous post, while 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year across all markets, housing turned out as a bright spot. In a recent Christie's International Real Estate conference, I discussed the global real estate markets with 700 brokers from 24 countries. Despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. homeownership … Continue reading Ten Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2021
Tips for Buyers in a Tight Housing Market
Because Hill Slowinski successfully negotiated and won their dream home! For first-time, move-up and downsizing buyers, 2020 has been a challenging year. While most housing markets have had low numbers of homes for sale for several years, in 2020, many would-be sellers pulled back from listing their homes over concern about the impact of Covid-19 … Continue reading Tips for Buyers in a Tight Housing Market
Christie’s International Real Estate Awards Hill Slowinski Exclusive “Luxury Specialist” Designation for Expertise in High-End Client Service
F. Hill Slowinski of Long & Foster Real Estate is honored for earning the designation after conference on insights on global economy, evolving business strategies and luxury trends in art, collectibles and home design New York, New York (November 20, 2020) — Christie’s International Real Estate, the real estate arm of Christie’s, the world’s leading … Continue reading Christie’s International Real Estate Awards Hill Slowinski Exclusive “Luxury Specialist” Designation for Expertise in High-End Client Service
New Listing Features “The Most Impressive Improvements”
The Kenwood, 5101 River Road, Unit 1814, Bethesda, MD 20816 Click here for a VIDEO TOUR, MLS# MDMC732486 Welcome to a superbly and thoroughly restated upscale home at The Kenwood. The living areas of this condo were professionally redesigned, replacing all surfaces, installations, appliances, and electrical fittings. The creation is a one-of-a-kind, elegant, and ultra-efficient … Continue reading New Listing Features “The Most Impressive Improvements”