Tips for Maintaining Your Home in Spring

Tips for Maintaining Your Home in Spring If you’re like me, you’re always happy to see warm weather arrive so you can enjoy not only the inside of your home, but the outside too. You’ll get even more enjoyment if your house is in good repair, and you have taken measures to address the effects … Continue reading Tips for Maintaining Your Home in Spring

NAR’s Latest Statistics are Out!

The latest statistics are out from NAR on the state of the residential real estate market this Spring. For detailed information and reports customized for your neighborhood and a comparable sales analysis for your home, call me directly at 301-452-1409.  For regional market videos updated monthly, visit and click on the "MARKET REPORTS" tab. … Continue reading NAR’s Latest Statistics are Out!

Infographics: the Real Estate Market

"INFOGRAPHICS" on the Market Here are three interesting and illustrative infographics on the current national perspective on the real estate market, the cost of waiting to buy, and the benefits to buyers and sellers in hiring an experienced full-time professional when buying or selling real estate in today's transitional environment ___________________________________________ F. Hill Slowinski, JD, REALTOR® in DC, MD, and VA … Continue reading Infographics: the Real Estate Market

“The Waterford” Limited Edition Luxury Residence

A Private Estate Home in Bethesda  (SOLD!!) "The Waterford"  7220 Armat Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20817 Offered for $1,855,000 This luxury estate residence blends classic materials in a traditionally elegant yet very practical and comfortable home.  Key features include paneled library/study, elevator, in-ground heated pool with sub-meter, new natural gas generator, and five fireplaces.  Multiple French … Continue reading “The Waterford” Limited Edition Luxury Residence

THE Single Most Important Piece of Information to both Sellers and Buyers

Price - For a Listing and for a Contract of Sale.  Sellers and buyers both rely on their agent's expertise and research to help them understand today's market and what are reasonable price expectations.  A wrong price can kill a listing or a deal. This single factor is so important. An agent who tries to … Continue reading THE Single Most Important Piece of Information to both Sellers and Buyers

Characteristics of Real Estate Auctions

An Alternative to Brokerage As consultant to clients who wish to explore all the available avenues for the disposition of real estate, I occasionally am asked what are the characteristics and benefits of the traditional brokerage vs. the marketing method in support of an auction. Briefly, a transaction conducted in traditional brokerage is a negotiation that occurs … Continue reading Characteristics of Real Estate Auctions

Magnificent Mt. Vernon Estate on the Potomac River FOR SALE

4003 Belle Rive Terrace, Alexandria, VA 22309   ▪   FOR SALE:  $2,799,000 NOW $2,487,000 Although this riverfront estate on almost an acre on the high Virginia banks of the Potomac River south of Washington is now in service as an elegant private residence, its uncommon security attributes and reinforced construction make it suitable for a variety of … Continue reading Magnificent Mt. Vernon Estate on the Potomac River FOR SALE


September 17, 2009:  Potomac, MD (11:00 am); McLean, VA  (1:00 pm) Bidder registration 48 hours in advance of auction is necessary for participation.  Buyer representation is recommended and is available without obligation. Call for full details 9034 Bronson Drive, Potomac, MD  20854, MC7126291  SOLD: $5,029,000 This spacious home is situated atop a rolling hill with  a level back and … Continue reading MAGNIFICENT ESTATE HOME AUCTIONS: Potomac, MD; McLean, VA