Dana Hollish Hill - Metro DC Real Estate Blog

Follow me
Real Estate Agent - Hollish Hill Group, JPAR Stellar Living
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.
Over the years, I've attended hundreds of home inspections with my buyer clients and noticed some trends in the items that inspectors note as not to code, not in normal workingorder, or improperly installed. While some of these items, like a missing anti-tip bracket forthe kitchen stove, can easi...
Are you thinking about selling your home to move into something smaller and easier to maintain? Are you curious what your home is worth? Not sure where you might live next?Consider Leisure World!If you're thinking about staying in the area, consider Leisure World. This age-restricted, gated, adul...
All I want for Christmas is...Each year I tell my husband there is one thing I want for Chrismas - a photo of our daughters in their Halloween costumes. And each year he has taken a photo, framed it, wrapped it and put it under the Christmas tree for me. I have quite a lovely collection.This year...
We've partnered with Children's Hospital and their young patients need your blood. The BloodMobile will be at our Tenleytown office on October 30th. Donating blood is good for your health and the health of the recipient. And, it's easy.  Sign up here: http://bit.ly/2mdaErVblooddrive Check your el...
Should I Buy Now or Wait Until Next Year?I've been looking for an easy way to answer this question in a general way. I mean, when I'm asked this question, which is quite often, I usually answer with very specific insights into local market data. When I saw this infographic by Keeping Current Matt...
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...

Dana Hollish Hill

REALTOR * Broker * Coach
Contact The Author

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