There’s been so much news lately relating to the economy and real estate. If you’re planning to buy or sell a home soon, you may be wondering what it means for you. The housing market, which received a boost from record low interest rates during the Covid-19 pandemic, has begun to shift. The Arrival of … Continue reading The Changing Real Estate Market: A Return to “Normal”?
The housing market is influenced by the state of the economy. With so many economic developments recently, you may be wondering about the impact on the housing market. To keep you informed, we looked at a few factors that are currently affecting the real estate market. Rising Mortgage Rates The recent increase in mortgage interest … Continue reading May Residential Real Estate Market Update
"Luxury" has changed in recent years. No longer is it simply about status symbols or the exclusionary club, but about significance, passion and shared beliefs. Affluent consumers value authenticity and connections more than ever. Recognizing this change, we’ve shifted our approach to luxury real estate. Long & Foster Real Estate, the nation’s No. 1 real … Continue reading Long & Foster Joins Forbes Global Properties Exclusive Luxury Network
As the spring housing market kicks off, you likely want to know what you can expect this season when it comes to buying or selling a house. While there are multiple factors causing some uncertainty, including the conflict overseas, rising inflation, and the first rate increase from the Federal Reserve in over three years — … Continue reading What You Can Expect In the Spring Market
Sales between $5 million and $10 million I am grateful and honored to be recognized for excellence in 2021 which would not have been possible without the continued support and referrals of my wonderful clients, colleagues, friends, and family. I and my family thank you for your confidence and trust!
Tax season is upon us and, this year, the filing deadline is April 18. The deadline was pushed back from April 15 because of Emancipation Day, which is a holiday in Washington, D.C. As you prepare your 2021 taxes, here are a few housing-related items to keep in mind. Home interest deductions · Mortgages that … Continue reading Tax Time: Housing-related Items to Keep in Mind
Context is Important. There are a lot of questions right now regarding the real estate market as we head into 2022. The forbearance program is coming to an end and mortgage rates are beginning to rise. With all of this uncertainty, anyone with a megaphone – from the mainstream media to a lone blogger – … Continue reading The Facts Many Headlines Overlook
The rise in remote work is changing what many Americans want in their homes. Many companies are choosing to delay reopening or go remote full-time, and today’s buyers are looking for homes with more space to support their work needs. As a seller, if you no longer need the extra room you have in your … Continue reading Does Your House Have What Buyers Want?
As summer comes to a close, with school starting, and fall just around the corner, September brings a time of transition. If you’re thinking about selling your home, you may be hearing reports of inventory trickling back on the market in some locations and bidding wars appearing to be slightly less common. Here’s some insight on … Continue reading Selling In An Adjusting Market
My clients are delighted with their new home! This sunny Cape Cod home is perfectly situated on an expansive 9,600 Sq. Ft. quiet corner lot in the Town of Chevy Chase. The inviting Nantucket-style cottage, larger than it seems, has been tastefully renovated while carefully preserving the character and charm of the original 1928 home. … Continue reading Adorable Chevy Chase Cape Sold in 2 days!
DISTRICT HOME MAGAZINE published its Elite Realtors Annual Edition 2021 and has included Hill among Bethesda's Top Producers and "Real Estate Influencers" for 2020. He is extremely grateful to his fantastic buyers and sellers who entrusted him with their largest investments, and he looks forward to helping you. Visit their Success Stories (under "Testimonials" tab … Continue reading Bethesda’s 2020 Top Real Estate Influencers
Gary Scott and Boomer Foster, Co-Presidents of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. provide perspectives on the market and the housing environment in the mid-Atlantic footprint of our company. In this episode of Real Talk with Gary & Boomer, they discuss why getting the maximum exposure for your home when you list it for sale … Continue reading Myth vs. Fact: Private Exclusives
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
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
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