About 15 years ago, we experienced a housing crisis. Unfortunately, at that time, many Americans lost their homes and real estate investments. Although our current market is shifting, homeowners need not worry that history will repeat itself. The factors affecting today’s housing market are vastly different than they were in the mid to late 2000s. … Continue reading The Difference Between Today’s Shifting Market and the 2008 Housing Crisis
May Residential Real Estate Market Update
The housing market is influenced by the state of the economy. With so many economic developments recently, you may be wondering about the impact on the housing market. To keep you informed, we looked at a few factors that are currently affecting the real estate market. Rising Mortgage Rates The recent increase in mortgage interest … Continue reading May Residential Real Estate Market Update
Now is a Particularly Great Time to Sell a Home
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
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
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!
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
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
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”
Historic Offering in Friendship Estates – SOLD in 29 days!
"Friendship House" (formerly "The Manor House" c. 1890) CLICK HERE FOR PROPERTY PHOTOS AND VIDEO TOUR Friendship House, formerly known as The Manor House, was originally built in 1890. Situated atop the highest point in Charles County, this home had a commanding view of the 2,000 gently rolling acres that were once part of the … Continue reading Historic Offering in Friendship Estates – SOLD in 29 days!
How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place
We are becoming more virtually-oriented and very proficient in helping clients with tools and technology that ease the challenges of buying or selling a home in this environment. So rest assured that staying at home doesn't mean your search for a new place needs to come to a standstill. Take a look at the infographic … Continue reading How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place
The Best Real Estate Brokerage for Luxury Homes
I am honored to be associated with Long & Foster | Christie’s International Real Estate which has long been a market leader in Bethesda and has been named the Best Real Estate Brokerage for Luxury Homes in the annual Best of Bethesda awards. Hosted by Bethesda Magazine, the 2020 Best of Bethesda awards contest invites … Continue reading The Best Real Estate Brokerage for Luxury Homes
Housing Trends to Watch for in 2020
Economic Uncertainty, Consumer Confidence, Inventory, New Construction, Appreciation, and Sales are all Factors.
Long & Foster Recognizes Outstanding Service Award Recipient Hill Slowinski
Hill Slowinski is First Recipient of The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Above and Beyond Award' for Outstanding Service Susan Sanford, managing broker of the Bethesda All Points Office, is proud to announce that Hill Slowinski has received the ‘Above and Beyond Award’ from The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce. Click here to see … Continue reading Long & Foster Recognizes Outstanding Service Award Recipient Hill Slowinski
Anti-Fraud and Password Safety in Today’s Real Estate World
The Internet is a tremendous resource and essential tool to help you in your real estate research, communications, and transactions. And with those opportunities come real risk. Almost every day, we hear about fraud, phishing emails, online identity theft or other cyber security risks, and that’s why it’s critical that we actively protect ourselves … Continue reading Anti-Fraud and Password Safety in Today’s Real Estate World