Signs It Might Be Time to Downsize

For years and years, we dream of the home we'd like to call our own. Your first home is usually cozy and warm, and then you start to have kids. This is typically the first time that homeowners believe that upsizing is necessary. Although the traditional notion for homeowners is that bigger is better, in … Continue reading Signs It Might Be Time to Downsize

A Federal Gem, Near The National Cathedral and Georgetown!

3800 Fulton Street, NW, Washington, DC  20007 MLS #DC7690818, Offered for $1,150,000 (WITHDRAWN) This sun-filled 1920s Federal semi-detached home has been thoughtfully updated throughout.  The complete renovation, including new windows and systems, retains many of the original architectural details with a handsome contemporary flair.  There are three bedrooms, a sitting room or den, two new full … Continue reading A Federal Gem, Near The National Cathedral and Georgetown!

Stimulating Offers from Prospective Buyers

Selling Clients Ask 'What Methods Best Solicit Offers?'  Each listing, each buyer, and each offer is different.  I apply several strategies in response to expressions of interest and to encourage potential offers to a particular listing.  I rarely have direct initial contact with buyers who are not my own clients as they are represented by their own … Continue reading Stimulating Offers from Prospective Buyers

“The Waterford” Limited Edition Luxury Residence

A Private Estate Home in Bethesda  (SOLD!!) "The Waterford"  7220 Armat Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20817 Offered for $1,855,000 This luxury estate residence blends classic materials in a traditionally elegant yet very practical and comfortable home.  Key features include paneled library/study, elevator, in-ground heated pool with sub-meter, new natural gas generator, and five fireplaces.  Multiple French … Continue reading “The Waterford” Limited Edition Luxury Residence

THE Single Most Important Piece of Information to both Sellers and Buyers

Price - For a Listing and for a Contract of Sale.  Sellers and buyers both rely on their agent's expertise and research to help them understand today's market and what are reasonable price expectations.  A wrong price can kill a listing or a deal. This single factor is so important. An agent who tries to … Continue reading THE Single Most Important Piece of Information to both Sellers and Buyers

Washington, DC Market Second Quarter 2010

Prices, Inventories Provide Reasons for Optimism Market Summary Fueled by the expiration of the Federal Homebuyer Tax Credit, a strong spring market boosted combined year-to-date sales of single-family homes, condominiums, and cooperatives to a 36% increase over 2009 at the end of the second quarter.  The inventory of available homes and units began its typical … Continue reading Washington, DC Market Second Quarter 2010

“THE ROOST”: Experience a Renowned Tilghman Island Cottage!

A rare chance to own "THE ROOST" cottage, your personal Tilghman Island escape!  Click Here for YouTube Video (LEASED!!) This delightful, 1950 cottage-style home has been upgraded throughout. Cozy and light, with many windows and skylights, the property is located on approximately quarter acre just over the bridge at the entrance bridge to Tilghman Island on the … Continue reading “THE ROOST”: Experience a Renowned Tilghman Island Cottage!

Characteristics of Real Estate Auctions

An Alternative to Brokerage As consultant to clients who wish to explore all the available avenues for the disposition of real estate, I occasionally am asked what are the characteristics and benefits of the traditional brokerage vs. the marketing method in support of an auction. Briefly, a transaction conducted in traditional brokerage is a negotiation that occurs … Continue reading Characteristics of Real Estate Auctions

Magnificent Mt. Vernon Estate on the Potomac River FOR SALE

4003 Belle Rive Terrace, Alexandria, VA 22309   ▪   FOR SALE:  $2,799,000 NOW $2,487,000 Although this riverfront estate on almost an acre on the high Virginia banks of the Potomac River south of Washington is now in service as an elegant private residence, its uncommon security attributes and reinforced construction make it suitable for a variety of … Continue reading Magnificent Mt. Vernon Estate on the Potomac River FOR SALE

Selling in a Region that is Experiencing a Challenging Market

       You’ve heard it before, the three most important attributes of real estate -- 1) Location, 2) location, and 3) location.  Real estate is local.  In these economic times, some experts will tell you that in your neighborhood or general location now is not the time to sell your home.     But selling … Continue reading Selling in a Region that is Experiencing a Challenging Market

Hill Selected by Sloans & Kenyon, Auctioneers and Appraisers

W.C. & A.N. Miller Realtors® a Long & Foster Company is very pleased announce that F. Hill Slowinski, JD has been selected to offer real estate sales representation services in Washington, Maryland, and Virginia to clients of Sloans & Kenyon, Auctioneers and Appraisers   WC & AN Miller Realtors, A Long & Foster Company 4701 … Continue reading Hill Selected by Sloans & Kenyon, Auctioneers and Appraisers