Hill Interviewed on Real Estate Radio Network, WRC 1260AM

-- "What you need to know about if you are selling or buying a home today. Hear from one of the areas most connected and experienced Real Estate Agents around. What do the real estate markets look like right now. Prices are up and inventory is up. What are the trends in housing?"  -- Todd … Continue reading Hill Interviewed on Real Estate Radio Network, WRC 1260AM

Real Estate Seen as a Better Investment by All Age Groups

A brand new study done by Gallup shows that if you take a look at all the different types of investment, real estate ‐ according to their poll ‐ real estate still comes out as the best long‐term investment available.  Here is an Infographic that illustrates the poll results. There has never been a time … Continue reading Real Estate Seen as a Better Investment by All Age Groups

Buying – Selling – Renting? Review Your Preparations NOW

Buying - Selling - Renting?  Review Your Preparations NOW I encourage you if you are considering buying, selling or renting in the next six months or so to call me now (301-452-1409) as the predictions are the real estate market will be more robust in the first half of 2014.    If you are selling, my Homeseller's Handbook provides … Continue reading Buying – Selling – Renting? Review Your Preparations NOW

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

Specialized Support for High-Value Clients

Specialized Support for High-Value Clients What sets my help apart from the rest when it comes to representing high-end properties and clients?  It is unmatched -- Experience, negotiation expertise, integrity, and highly developed programs that successfully support client goals and objectives.  On the purchase side, the first is for those clients who prefer the confidentiality, flexibility, … Continue reading Specialized Support for High-Value Clients

Save 35%, 40%, Even 50% or More – Where to Buy Instead of Rent!

Save 35%, 40%, Even 50% or More - Where to Buy Instead of Rent! Updated reports indicate while rents continue to increase at a significant rate, the cost of homeownership is remarkably more affordable.  The infographic below shows where buyers can realize significant savings over time.  Nationally it is 44% cheaper to buy versus rent.  In fact, homeownership is … Continue reading Save 35%, 40%, Even 50% or More – Where to Buy Instead of Rent!

QRM: Buyers and Sellers Benefit More by Acting Now Rather than Later

QRM:  Buyers and Sellers Benefit More by Acting Now Rather than Later Our best advice to our clients (BOTH Buyers and Sellers) is to act now ahead of the implementation of the Qualified Residential Mortgage rules being issued later this year.  Further explanation of these rules follows, but you must be aware of the potential impact this:  Buyers will … Continue reading QRM: Buyers and Sellers Benefit More by Acting Now Rather than Later

Whether To Buy or To Sell During the Holidays – Yes!

"Happy Valentine’s Day!" Clients are asking, “Should I put my house on the market now, or should I wait?” and “Should I buy now, or should I wait?”  What about Thanksgiving, the Holiday season, or New Year’s?  What about buyer interest and showings and open houses? Why not wait? It’s November.  Prices have stabilized.  Inventories … Continue reading Whether To Buy or To Sell During the Holidays – Yes!

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

Major FHA Changes Expected to Take Place in Early 2010

Mortgage Insurance Premium, Credit Scores, and Seller Contribution Affected On January 20, 2010, FHA announced major changes to ensure its long-term financial soundness. FHA is trying to balance three fundamental objectives: Financial soundness of the FHA insurance fund – ensuring that its capital ratio returns above 2 percent, Fulfilling its mission of serving borrowers not … Continue reading Major FHA Changes Expected to Take Place in Early 2010