Simplifying the Market, 5.17.23 The National Association of Realtors (NAR) will release its latest Existing Home Sales Report tomorrow. The information it contains on home prices may cause some confusion and could even generate some troubling headlines. This all stems from the fact that NAR will report the median sales price, while other home price indices … Continue reading What You Need To Know About Home Price News
Third Quarter 2022 Real Estate Market Update
It’s hard to believe that we’re more than three quarters into 2022 and will soon ring in a new year. After a few years of a hot real estate market, you may wonder what’s happening now - especially if you’re planning to buy or sell a home in the next few months. In 2020 and … Continue reading Third Quarter 2022 Real Estate Market Update
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
Housing Trends to Watch for in 2020
Economic Uncertainty, Consumer Confidence, Inventory, New Construction, Appreciation, and Sales are all Factors.
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
Mid-Year Update: Where Are We Now?
More than halfway through 2019, for those of you who are thinking of buying or selling a home this year, you might be wondering how the real estate market has shaped up so far this year.
Take A Broader Look at the Housing Market
I am sure you’ve seen or heard the headlines: "Interest rates are rising." Homeownership is no longer affordable." "The real estate market is headed for a bubble." While what is being said in the news media attracts attention, it’s critical to take a broader look at the housing market and historical trends to understand … Continue reading Take A Broader Look at the Housing Market
Metro DC Inventory Remains Historically Low
February 2019 Update: Low levels pushing prices for D.C. Metro areas to record February highs. Sales continue to slow. The February 2019 Washington D.C. Metro area median home price of $427,000 was up 4.1% or $17,000 from last year and marked the 29th consecutive month of year-over-year price increases. Sales volume across the DC Metro … Continue reading Metro DC Inventory Remains Historically Low
Planning to Buy or Sell? My Popular Guides for 2019 Are Now Available
GUIDES FOR 2019 Clients call me because they know they have had a highly experienced professional from the top brokerage working for them. If you are planning to sell or buy during the upcoming Spring or Summer market, call me now for a complimentary confidential consultation to review your preparations for sale or purchase. My … Continue reading Planning to Buy or Sell? My Popular Guides for 2019 Are Now Available
VIDEO: Selling Real Estate by Estate/Conservatorship in DC
Watch the July 2018 broadcast of The Probate Nation on Selling District of Columbia Real Estate by an Estate or Conservator, an interview with F. Hill Slowinski, JD by Richard John Ruddy, Jr., Esq. Click on THIS LINK.
Demand is Rising for Properties Like Yours!
Dear Friends, The real estate market is very attractive for homeowners right now. Housing inventory is down, prices are rising and, while mortgage rates remain low, they will likely grind higher through 2018. As you know, real estate is very similar to the stock market in that you’d like to “buy low and sell high”. … Continue reading Demand is Rising for Properties Like Yours!
What are Riparian Rights in Maryland and Virginia Waterfront Property?
Riparian water rights are the rights that landowners have to make "exclusive use" or “reasonable use” of the water that abuts, or flows through or over their properties. Examples of riparian rights include the right to build structures like docks or piers, access to the water for the purposes of swimming or fishing, and the … Continue reading What are Riparian Rights in Maryland and Virginia Waterfront Property?
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
Sellers: Your Home Must Be Sold TWICE
In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 5%+ over the next twelve months. One major challenge in such a market is the bank appraisal. If prices are surging, it is difficult for … Continue reading Sellers: Your Home Must Be Sold TWICE