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
-- "What you need to know about if you are selling or buying a home today. Hear from one of the areas most connected and experienced Real Estate Agents around. What do the real estate markets look like right now. Prices are up and inventory is up. What are the trends in housing?" -- Todd … Continue reading Hill Interviewed on Real Estate Radio Network, WRC 1260AM
A brand new study done by Gallup shows that if you take a look at all the different types of investment, real estate ‐ according to their poll ‐ real estate still comes out as the best long‐term investment available. Here is an Infographic that illustrates the poll results. There has never been a time … Continue reading Real Estate Seen as a Better Investment by All Age Groups
Hill Slowinski has been elected to the Board of Directors of The Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce for a three-year term. He assumed this role at the Chamber’s installation luncheon on June 16, 2014, and will take his seat on the Board in July 2014. Since June 2013, Mr. Slowinski has served as Co-Chair … Continue reading Hill Slowinski Elected to Chamber’s Board of Directors
The latest statistics are out from NAR on the state of the residential real estate market this Spring. For detailed information and reports customized for your neighborhood and a comparable sales analysis for your home, call me directly at 301-452-1409. For regional market videos updated monthly, visit http://www.HillSlowinski.com and click on the "MARKET REPORTS" tab. … Continue reading NAR’s Latest Statistics are Out!
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
Hill Slowinski Named #9, in Top 28 Washington Metro, and in Top 139 Montgomery County/DC Regions
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!
10 Questions to Ask BEFORE Renting Your Home There is a huge difference between deciding you want to become an investor (and landlord) and deciding that renting your primary residence might be 'easier' than trying to sell it. Answer these 10 questions to see if renting your house out is right for you: 1.) How … Continue reading 10 Questions to Ask BEFORE Renting Your Home
WHAT'S AHEAD FOR 2012? Five Trends... 1. Buyers Will Return In 2011, a lack of consumer confidence in the overall economy dramatically impacted the housing market. Buyers were afraid to make a purchasing decision on any big ticket item. By the end of 2011, consumer confidence began to return and sales increased. Economic conditions will … Continue reading What’s Ahead for 2012? Five Trends …
(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
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
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
120 Evans Street, Rockville, MD 20850 (SOLD!!) OFFERED FOR: $595,000 MRIS #MC7577514 This home is a wonderful, warm, four-level split plus a large attic, thoughtfully updated through the years by long-time owners. Highlights include lots of light, an open main level floor plan, and refinished hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen has been renovated and provides convenient access … Continue reading A Special Home in a Special Place
In the Top 3: Notable Results Compared to 2010 levels So far this year, we have seen a remarkable increase in buyer activity (see new listings below) not only in visits to Open Houses in the area but also in the number of contract contracts written on homes on the market. We are also helping … Continue reading Our Market Performance in February 2011 vs. 2010