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

Open For Business – Full Service, Virtually

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

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

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