Dana Hollish Hill - Metro DC Real Estate Blog

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Metro DC Real Estate is a blog written by Dana Hollish Hill of the Hollish Hill Group at Keller Williams Capital Properties. She is a licensed Associate Broker in DC, Virginia and Maryland. This blog focuses on real estate information to educate the public about the current state of the market, provides an insider look into what is happening on he front lines of the real estate industry today, and provides some commentary about the day-to-day life of a real estate agent who loves and follows NAR's Code of Ethics.
Are you THAT mom?I know I AM and I have no shame about it. My kids know it too. They roll their eyes, but have learned to accept it. And truthfully, all the other kids in the neighborhood know that I'm THAT Mom. While none of them like it, they seem to be glad it's not their mom who is THAT mom.I...
Are homes being torn down in your neighborhood and replaced by massive houses? As land becomes more scarce, builders are seeking neighborhoods with large lots to accommodate massive new homes and buyers are paying top dollar for them.Have you wondered how these new homes impact the value of the o...
At a recent final walk-through of a home, one of my buyer clients, who worked as a mover during college, made this observation. He said,  "There are two kinds of people in this world - the kind who take all of their toilet paper when they move out, and the kind who leave toilet paper for the buye...
While it seems like every cause has a special day or month on which we're supposed to FOCUS all of our attention, I like to think that Earth Day is Every Day. Earth Day is April 22nd and April is a great time to think about the Earth because, at least in the DC area, it's when the flowers start b...
Has this happened to you?You've been working with clients for what seems like forever. They find the house of their dreams and there are multiple offers. You want to order a pre-offer inspection to make their offer more competitive. Offers are due in two days. Your inspector is booked. So is your...
"That's Who We R"I just saw the new consumer advertising campaign that NAR rolled out. This is what they are calling the Campaign Anthem. I'm curious what your first impressions are for this ad. Let me know your thoughts in the comments. 
So, what did I do in New Orleans last week?Great question. Let's See.On Valentine's Day, I donated blood at our first office-wide blood drive.  That evening, we went to see my daughter's basketball game and then packed for my trip to New Orleans for KW's Family Reunion 2019.  In the morning, I we...
Common Fears of Real Estate AgentsYesterday I taught a class about understanding today's home buyers. Sometimes when I teach this class the majority of the attendees are brand new agents so I answer a lot of basic questions about what to talk about with buyers and what they expect from agents. Ye...
What does city living at its best feel like?Awake each morning in your sun-filled bedroom. Walk out to the bright living room with a wall of windows and enjoy your morning coffee on your private balcony. Or go for a workout in Quincy Court's exercise room. Invite friends over to grill out on the ...
You probably know someone who is renting out a part of their home on AirBNB or who is renting out an investment property. The news is buzzing about the new Amazon HQ2 and online viewings in that area have skyrocketed. Have you ever wondered how to get started investing in real estate, but weren't...

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