Now that fall has arrived, it’s time to turn your attention to your home. The changing of the season always acts as a call to action for fine-tuning your home, and the onset of fall is no different. Below, we’ll share with you 10 tips for getting your home ready for cooler weather. Check out … Continue reading Get Your Home Ready for Fall and Winter: Helpful Maintenance Tips
In the age of climate change running rampant, it is ludicrous to forgo protecting your property with flood insurance. Yeah, sure it's a nuisance when you are first purchasing a home; however, when a crisis strikes and a flood occurs, you won't have to stay up at night wondering how you are going to … Continue reading If You Think You Don’t Need Flood Insurance, Think Again!
Your home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make, so you should do everything in your power to protect it. You spent time and money on making your home beautiful, and the last thing you'd want is for disaster to strike with no insurance to cover the cost of damages. Having the … Continue reading 6 Insurance Policies All Homeowners Should Consider
The best technique for pricing a home when listing it for sale is setting the asking price just below a round number, according to recent research published by the Journal of Housing Research – an official publication of the American Real Estate Society (ARES). “These findings will help real estate brokers and sellers of homes … Continue reading Study Reveals Best Technique for Pricing a Home
Brexit and the US Mortgage Market Mortgage rates have fallen to new lows as global investors turned to the 10-year Treasury note as a more stable investment. Affordability, in turn, has increased, with lower mortgage rates making it easier for move-up and first-timers to get into a new home. Similarly, international buyers, who might have … Continue reading Brexit Vote Drives Down Mortgage Rate
Hill Slowinski, through W.C. & A.N. Miller Realtors, A Long & Foster Co., Christie's International Real Estate, and Maryland Settlers LLC, is honored to have been asked to serve as a Vice President and on the Executive Committee of the Chamber's Board of Directors and to commit time and effort to participate in the … Continue reading Hill Slowinski Elected to Executive Committee of Bethesda Chamber
Even if your name's not on the actual mortgage, when you inherit a home with a mortgage, the bank considers whoever owns the home the debtor. In fact, many mortgages require the inheritor to notify the lender if the mortgagee dies. The scary part is that the bank can and some will demand that the … Continue reading Options if You Inherit a Mortgage