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

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

CMAs, BPOs, AVMs and Appraisals Explained

This article explains the four most common valuation methods used for real property transactions and how and when they are used. It’s important to note that the methods below are not necessarily mutually exclusive. Lenders, servicers, investors, and other professionals use one or more of these valuation methods, depending on circumstances and the type of … Continue reading CMAs, BPOs, AVMs and Appraisals Explained

DC area prices reach highest monthly level on record in May

Washington D.C. Metro home prices set new all-time high of $460,000.  May closed sales and new pending sales at decade highs; inventories continue to shrink by double-digits. Rockville, MD – (June 12, 2017) – The following analysis of the Washington, D.C. Metro Area housing market has been prepared by Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. of MarketStats by … Continue reading DC area prices reach highest monthly level on record in May

America’s MOST Expensive Home For Sale

The Details:  38,000 sq ft new construction home +17,000 sq ft of entertainment decks, 2 master suites, 10 oversized VIP guest suites, 21 luxury bathrooms, three gourmet kitchens, five bars, massage studio/wellness spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, 85-foot glass tile infinity swimming pool, 40-seat 4K Dolby Atmos Theater, four lane bowling alley/lounge, auto gallery with cars … Continue reading America’s MOST Expensive Home For Sale