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6 Washington D.C. Attractions Tourists Might Not Know About

Ready for the local secrets? Washington, D.C. is well-known for its monuments, large museums, history, and politics. In fact, its National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, White House, Smithsonian Museum, and other often-photographed attractions are often the first things that come to mind when someone is planning a trip to the area. There are so many other …

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The 9 Coolest Washington DC Neighborhoods You Should Apartment Hunt In

Explore the Neighborhoods! Washington DC is home to almost 700,000 residents and is known for its culture, art scene and, of course, the White House. And, not only it is the nation’s capital, but home to some incredibly fun neighborhoods. From the trendy Dupont Circle to old-world, charming Foggy Bottom, it’s safe to say that there’s a …

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Take a Spa Day in D.C.

How to Relax? Life’s everyday hustle can take its toll, even if you love your job and home area. When you’re ready for some serious downtime and pampering, Washington, D.C., has you covered. With plenty of salons and spas to choose from, there’s something to help everyone relax. Here are just a few of the …

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The Best Sporting Events in D.C. and Where to Catch Them

Don’t miss out on D.C. sporting events this season! Washington, D.C., is well known for its politics, collection of museums on the National Mall, historic and iconic monuments interspersed throughout the city, and festivals celebrating cherry blossoms, among other things. Athletics may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but the U.S. Capital …

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Word on the Street – Connecticut Ave Apartment Living

Why Connecticut Avenue? DC is famous for its lively and cultured neighborhoods. Each has a well-known character and community. For this series, we want to go a step further and explore the streets themselves, discuss their historical connections to the city, and talk about the lifestyles afforded to those who reside on them. Last week, …

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The Best Places to Grab a Bite in Cleveland Park, DC

Why Cleveland Park? Cleveland Park is home to many fantastic restaurants and cafes, all representing the diverse tastes of the neighborhood. Choosing the perfect place to eat can be overwhelming, so here’s a list of local favorites and go-to restaurants to help narrow down your dining choices. Brunch and Cafe Many of the restaurants in …

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Columbia Heights Commuter’s Guide

There’s a lot to love about living in the Columbia Heights neighborhood. Access to some of the city’s best restaurants and shopping, roads and walkways that are friendly to both foot and bicycle traffic, and a community-driven culture that gives residents all the city action with a comfortable suburban character. But one significant advantage to living in …

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Metro in Woodley Park, Washington, DC

Woodley Park Commuter’s Guide

Woodley Park is a charming neighborhood in Northwest DC. Just steps from the Smithsonian National Zoological Park as well as many restaurants and boutiques, Woodley Park defines comfortable living. Woodley Park is pleasantly situated between the natural parks and bustling business districts of DC. Because of this ideal location and proximity to several Metro stations, living …

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The Cathedral Heights Public Transportation Commuter’s Guide

Cathedral Heights is a community that prides itself on its suburban charm and peaceful character. It’s quietly nestled away from all the business of the Capital.  But residents still rely on the city for work and the occasional night out. And with no Metro station in the community, it might seem like a tough place …

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Georgetown Commuter’s Guide

Georgetown DC, home to Georgetown University, is a vibrant and youthful neighborhood in the Northwest Quadrant. Surrounded by some of the capital’s best shopping, dining, and nightlife, many residents don’t own a vehicle. If you’re moving to Georgetown, you might be wondering about the city’s robust public transportation system and what your daily commute will …

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Selling an apartment in Washington, DC

Questions to Ask When Renting a DC Apartment: 7 Essential Things You Need to Know

Questions about Apartments? The Washington DC area is known for its staggering cultural relevance and exciting neighborhoods. To that end, almost 1 million people call DC home making it the 22nd most popular city in America. While DC has a virtually endless amount of positive qualities, the ease in which people can find perfect apartments often falls …

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How to Find the Best Apartments in DC

Ready to Search? As one of the country’s biggest metropolitan areas, Washington, DC’s population is expected to surpass 700,000 residents soon. That’s hardly surprising considering our nation’s capital has a lot to offer including robust job growth, a rich history, and eclectic neighborhoods. That also means if you’re planning on moving to the District of Columbia you …

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Smart City Apartments: How to Make Your Apartment Smarter

Why Smart Apartments? It’s no surprise that smart technology is taking over in many modern niches. With current examples like voice-activated assistants on phones and in-vehicle dashboards, wearables that tell users all about their health, smartphones and music devices in everyone’s pockets, and even clothing items that track vitals — among many, many other examples …

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9 Luxury Design Ideas for Your DC Apartment

Ready to Design? Moving to a Washington DC apartment means living in the American capitalthat offers a hodgepodge of history, incredible opportunities, art, and a unique charm that’s impossible to replicate anywhere else! Which means that inviting people into a drab living space just won’t do. A DC apartment needs style, opulence, and intrigue! Here are …

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