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!
I am Open for Business, as real estate is considered an "Essential Business" in DC, MD and VA. As the world grapples with the coronavirus, (COVID-19), I am playing a constructive role in responding to and helping mitigate the spread of the virus. Although Long & Foster | Christie's International Real Estate offices remain closed … Continue reading Open For Business – Full Service, Virtually
I want to provide an update on the real estate market as it relates to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and how I am in a unique position to help you. Unequaled Strength of Long & Foster Although DC, MD, and VA have stay in place orders, our numbers have been steady. Month-to-date, Long & Foster’s real estate … Continue reading Unparalleled Strength and Care in Service to Clients
No matter where you look, inventory shortages are driving the real estate market. With fewer properties for sale, home prices have grown higher while sales periods have tightened. These conditions present tremendous opportunities for sellers, but it can be worrying for those individuals who also need to buy a new property after selling. Thankfully, those … Continue reading Tremendous Opportunities for Sellers Who Prepare
The leaves are starting to fall from the trees, it’s getting darker earlier and many people—myself included—have broken out their winter coats. While it may not officially be here, winter is certainly coming. To help you prepare for cooler weather, I’ve put together this list of five helpful home maintenance tips. Completing these simple tasks … Continue reading Prepare for Cooler Weather — Fall is here!
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
As usual, with the spring market comes a fluster of buyers in the market, but much to their surprise this year — very little inventory. This lack of inventory is restricting the amount of homes being sold and driving up prices. For the entire Bright MLS market, first quarter sales were 2.2% lower than last … Continue reading The Lack of Inventory Makes for a Seller’s Market
Recently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) suggests that now is a great time to sell your home. The concept of ‘supply & demand’ reveals that the best price for an item is realized when the supply of that item is low and the demand for that item is high. Let’s see how … Continue reading Don’t Wait to Sell Your House! Buyers Are Out Now
A new year; time to start fresh. Have you thought about ways to redecorate your home? Here are five luxury home design trends to watch in 2017: 1. Cork Walls Say goodbye to your chalkboard wall. The chalk dust gets all over the place anyway. It's time for a cleaner, less assuming trend to invade … Continue reading Luxury Home Design Trends to Watch
The best technique for pricing a home when listing it for sale is setting the asking price just below a round number, according to recent research published by the Journal of Housing Research – an official publication of the American Real Estate Society (ARES). “These findings will help real estate brokers and sellers of homes … Continue reading Study Reveals Best Technique for Pricing a Home
Put Your Current or Next Home in Hill's Good Hands 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 even more robust in 2016. If you are selling, my free Homeseller’s Handbook provides helpful … Continue reading Buying or Selling Your Castle? Let’s Review Your Preparations NOW
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People always talk about the “spring buying season” when they talk real estate. However, this year it appears as though the summer real estate market will be just as hot. The most recent Foot Traffic Report released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed that there are more buyers out looking at homes right … Continue reading Area Home Sales Will Remain “Hot” This Summer
Encouraged by strong price increases and hot sales this spring, increasing numbers of owners are listing their homes for sale. But chances are good that millions of owners are making wrong assumptions about the value of their homes, according to two new studies. Wrong valuation assumptions can lead to bad decisions about whether to sell, … Continue reading New Studies Illustrate How Consumers Misjudge Home Values
This has been one of the most read articles in The Washington Post real estate section over the past few days along with a high number of shares on social media so this is clearly a hot topic for our area. What are your predictions for 2015? Will it be better or worse than 2014? … Continue reading MRIS CEO David Charron Shares Predictions For 2015