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Metro DC Real Estate is a blog written by Dana Hollish Hill of the Hollish Hill Group at JPAR Stellar Living. She is a licensed Broker in DC, Virginia and Maryland. This blog highlights information and statistics on the current state of the market, provides an insider look into what is happening on the front lines of the real estate industry today, and offers a commentary on the day-to-day life of a real estate agent who loves and follows NAR's Code of Ethics.
I recently re-read an ActiveRain post I wrote in 2015 where I listed 20 things I learned tending bar. In reflection, the list still rings true to me, but I wish I had taken the time to expand on each of the 20 lessons a bit more. I also realized that these lessons were accumulated through many se...
Should I put my home on the market now or wait until spring?This is by far the question I'm asked most during the fall and winter months.  It's as if people think that those who want to buy or rent a home stop wanting housing when it gets cold outside. For the record, they do not. There is a stea...
Learning by ServingA real estate career begins with a pretty steep learning curve. First you realize that all that information you learned to get your real estate license didn't really teach you the step-by-step, day-to-day skills, practices, and scripts you'll need to find buyers and sellers, wr...
Are you looking for an agent who makes your wants and needs her highest priority?In the Metro DC Area there are thousands of REALTORs you could hire to help you sell your current home or buy another one.So, Why Should You Hire Me, Dana Hollish Hill?Because I'm exceptional. Look, I know how that s...
When I was an exchange student in Finland, I remember realizing it was the 4th of July and no one around me thought of it as a special day or holiday. I married a British man and soon realized that July 4th meant something very different to him than it did to my fellow Americans. Many countries c...
Is AI Solving More Problems than it's Causing?Back in April I asked ChatGPT about the best way for a new REALTOR® to get leads and most of you liked the results, but felt they were a bit robotic and lacked personality.So, I tried to imagine how AI might develop and feel less robotic and more warm...
When my husband and I were buying our first home, we knew more about what we didn't want in a home, than what we did. We were living in a one-bedroom, 4th story walk-up apartment in downtown DC with two cats. The litter boxes were in the only bathroom, which we shared with our guests. Finding par...
When we first moved into our current home in Bethesda, the original owner had spent his lifetime planting azaleas. They lined the driveway from the street to the garage, overgrown on both sides like a maze leading you to a small passageway that lead to the front door.. The front yard was filled w...
So what is happening in the Real Estate Market this month you ask...Maryland Real Estate Market Update for May 2023Let's take a look at last months numbers to see what is happening in the real estate market in Maryland.Tight InventoryThe number of sales is down 33.8% across Maryland from April la...
May 1st is May Day!When I was a kid we used to hear about May Day and kids doing the May Pole Dance where they weave in and out of each other as the hold ribbons tied to the top of a large pole. I feel like we heard a lot more about it than we ever actually did. In fact, I can't actually remember...

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Author Bio: Dana Hollish Hill is an experienced real estate professional licensed in Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia. She serves as REALTOR®, Broker & Coach at JPAR Stellar Living