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
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Unparalleled Strength and Care in Service to Clients
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
Tremendous Opportunities for Sellers Who Prepare
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
Prepare for Cooler Weather — Fall is here!
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!
The Lack of Inventory Makes for a Seller’s Market
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
Don’t Wait to Sell Your House! Buyers Are Out Now
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
Study Reveals Best Technique for Pricing a Home
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
Buying or Selling Your Castle? Let’s Review Your Preparations NOW
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
Area Home Sales Will Remain “Hot” This Summer
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
New Studies Illustrate How Consumers Misjudge Home Values
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
MRIS CEO David Charron Shares Predictions For 2015
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
Benefits Of Listing Your Home In Winter and The Holiday Season
The common assumption is that the warmer months are the best times to sell a Washington, DC area home. It’s true that many buyers do plan their new home purchases in the spring and summer seasons but that doesn’t mean all serious buyers vanish during holidays or the winter months. Thanks to reduced competition, motivated … Continue reading Benefits Of Listing Your Home In Winter and The Holiday Season
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 http://www.HillSlowinski.com and click on the "MARKET REPORTS" tab. … Continue reading NAR’s Latest Statistics are Out!
Work • Live • Play: Urbanizing Suburbia in Montgomery County’s New Downtowns
The Board of Directors and Hill Slowinski, Co-Chair of the Real Estate Committee of The Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce, cordially invite you to its 2014 Real Estate Presentation Urbanizing Suburbia in Montgomery County's New Downtowns Work • Live • Play Friday, June 6, at The Round House Theater, Bethesda, MD from 7:30 AM … Continue reading Work • Live • Play: Urbanizing Suburbia in Montgomery County’s New Downtowns
Estate and Luxury Home Market and Regional Video Updates
Christie's International Real Estate/Luxury Home Market and Regional Video Updates Our newly updated area market videos have just been posted. For easy access, just save the connection to these in your Favorites. Here is a direct link to this month's video summaries by RBI, RealEstate Business Intelligence, of today's trends in our area markets: Washington DC Market Update Suburban … Continue reading Estate and Luxury Home Market and Regional Video Updates