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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.
When buyers go to settlement on a home there is a question they always want to ask the sellers.When is trash day?But what happens when the sellers don't come to settlement? Although there are 23 Things all Realtors know for sure, the day of trash pick-up is not always one of them. If you live in ...
When I was a bartender, I learned a lot of things about people, life, psychology, music, men, drunks, breaking up fights, mixing drinks and community. My ten years as a bartender at Mr. Eagan's in DC's Dupont Circle neighborhood really paid off because it has helped me in real estate. Here are ju...
A few days ago it what the 15th anniversary of my dad's passing. I remember my mom telling me that she really missed human contact and started going out dancing for just that. She was in a support group for people who lost their spouses and suggested that they could all use a hug to help them get...
Busy as a Bee here in DC Over the years I've spent on ActiveRain, I've learned how different climates have different corresponding slow markets and fast markets. For example, the summer may not be the best time to buy in the hotter parts of the country, while it is a great in the Northeast.In the...
I recently returned from a family trip to England for Spring Break. It was a lot of fun. We went to a Chelsea game and toured the Tower of London. We did some brass rubbings and shopped in several neighborhoods and flea markets. We visited family at the shore and road the tube, taxis and a double...
I've recently read several articles discussing the way home buyer behaviors have changed. Many of these articles focus on millennials because they are quickly becoming the largest block of home buyers.  So what is the deal with these millennials?  They prefer properties with metropolitan walkabil...
Has Fairfax County passed the under $300,000 range? At Buyer's Edge, I receive many calls from people who live out of town and are planning to move to the DC Metropolitan Area. They want to live near DC, near a metro, in the same size home they currently own and they want to pay about what they w...
Real Estate Agents at Cocktail Parties When I was a kid I thought it was doctors who were asked for free advice by friends and neighbors who had mysterious aches and pains. Today I think real estate agents are in this category as well. When I'm at a kid's soccer game there are two types of parent...
Today I received the weekly newsletter from my local real estate association, The Greater Capital Association of Realtors (GCAAR). The subject line was "Beware of the Zestimate." I clicked through to a Washington Post article titled "Zillow offers estimates of your house's value. But the error ra...
Post Super Bowl Inventory At this time of year, buyers are always asking me, "When will I see new listings?" and "When will all the spring listings start to come on the market?" I always tell them that they start to show up the weekend after the Super Bowl.  Yesterday I wrote a blog titled Post S...

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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 and Coach at JPAR Stellar Living