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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Years ago I saw a post from a mom saying that going to their beach house was really just doing all the work she would do at home, like grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, organizing the kids, doing laundry, etc. just in a different house and without any of her usual tools and familiar comforts. ...
We hope you're able to relax and enjoy this national holiday by taking the day off, spending time with friends and family, eating great food and enjoying some fireworks. Wishing you a fun and safe July 4th holiday. - Dana and the Hollish Hill Group
Inventory is low and buyers are out in full force competing in DC's hot seller's market. Many buyers are trying to go it alone without the help of a real estate professional. They are relying on data from the internet and anaecdotes they've heard from friends. What they really need is a real esta...
Life in DC can be stressful! Wouldn't it be nice to leave work each day and escape the city without leaving the city? Take a look at this JUST LISTED home FOR SALE in PETWORTH. As you approach this quiet, one-way block in Petworth, you realize how peaceful it is. It's hard to believe you're walki...
It's small business week. What are you doing to support small and local businesses?I've been highlighting some of the local business owners who are members of Tenleytown Main Street on my blog. To kick off the interviews, I posted a video. Over the next few weeks I posted my mini interviews. Firs...
Thinking about selling your home?If you're like me, you're curious about how much your home is worth. Whether you're planning to sell your home, thinking about refinancing your home, or dreaming about an addition or upgrade to your home, knowing the current value of your home is helpful informati...
You may have seen the video I posted in a recent ActiveRain post titled "...something new, something borrowed..." about an upcoming series of interviews of small business owners in Tenleytown, a neighborhood in NW Washington DC. My brokerage is a member of Tenleytown Main Street and I decided to ...
As someone who was born and raised in Northern Ohio, I am one of the many adults who cannot believe how many snow days my county allows each year. I feel like people get worked up into a frenzy each time a weather forecaster predicts the possibility of snow.Recent Emergency WeatherI recently wrot...
Tenleytown Main Street MembershipWith all the media hype encouraging holiday shopping each year, most people know that the Friday after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday. And with all the Internet ads you're probably aware that the Monday after Thanksgiving is known as Cyber Monday. Did you k...
I woke up to my alarm clock flashing 12:00. I walked down the hall to make sure my daughter was getting ready for school. "School's cancelled, Mom" she said. As I sit listening to the wind rushing against my home which backs to very large trees, I'm wondering what has happened to cause school t...