Luxury Home Design Trends to Watch

A new year; time to start fresh. Have you thought about ways to redecorate your home? Here are five luxury home design trends to watch in 2017: 1. Cork Walls Say goodbye to your chalkboard wall. The chalk dust gets all over the place anyway. It's time for a cleaner, less assuming trend to invade … Continue reading Luxury Home Design Trends to Watch

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

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

High Market Expectations Based on “Foot Traffic” and Affordable Down Payments

Among all the market indicators we analyze, occasionally we take a look at foot traffic -‐ how many people actually are out there looking for houses. The Market is still strong, though not as strong as it was last July and August.  We don’t have as many distressed properties for people to look at, but … Continue reading High Market Expectations Based on “Foot Traffic” and Affordable Down Payments

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

Get Ready — This is Not Your Usual Spring Market!

It's Going To Be More Active Spring is officially here.  Buyers and sellers are ready once again to participate in the most active home market period of the year.  Sellers have painted everything inside and out and finished mulching their garden beds.  Buyers have drafted their wish lists, review their favorite real estate websites daily … Continue reading Get Ready — This is Not Your Usual Spring Market!

House Prices: Where They Will Be in the Spring

(Reprinted from The KCM Blog, October 2011.  Disclaimer: This blog covers the national housing market as a whole. Please check with a local real estate professional to discover how the following information will impact your region. – The KCM Crew.) Hill's Comment:  While the recent S&P/Case-Shiller Index data reflect an overall slight increase in Washington … Continue reading House Prices: Where They Will Be in the Spring