Ten Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2021

As I mentioned in my previous post, while 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year across all markets, housing turned out as a bright spot. In a recent Christie's International Real Estate conference, I discussed the global real estate markets with 700 brokers from 24 countries. Despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. homeownership … Continue reading Ten Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2021

Christie’s International Real Estate Awards Hill Slowinski Exclusive “Luxury Specialist” Designation for Expertise in High-End Client Service

F. Hill Slowinski of Long & Foster Real Estate is honored for earning the designation after conference on insights on global economy, evolving business strategies and luxury trends in art, collectibles and home design New York, New York (November 20, 2020) — Christie’s International Real Estate, the real estate arm of Christie’s, the world’s leading … Continue reading Christie’s International Real Estate Awards Hill Slowinski Exclusive “Luxury Specialist” Designation for Expertise in High-End Client Service

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