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Monthly Archives: April 2020

    Neighborhood Profile: 14th Street Washington DC. Is this the hottest address in town?

    By Lori Mang | April 24, 2020

    Everybody loves their own neighborhood and thinks their corner bistro is the best. But really, we are partial to 14th Street in Washington DC There is so much to love and so many places to visit. If you’re looking for a way to spend your time on an unseasonably spring-like weekend this is the neighborhood... Read More

    The Five Best Coffee Shops in DC

    By Lori Mang | April 22, 2020

    Everyone knows the world runs on caffeine. And with the hectic pace in DC, that seems truer here than in most places. Of course, we are all thankful for the ubiquitous corporate coffee shops that keep us going.  But what about the smaller chains or standalone cafes and roasteries that you may not have had... Read More

    Four Walkable Neighborhoods in Washington DC

    By Lori Mang | April 22, 2020

    One of the best things about living in Washington DC is the access you have to all of the world-class amenities a person could dream of in a relatively small, self-contained geographic area. After all, the District contains amazing art, architecture, shopping, restaurants, and, of course, historical landmarks. Beyond this, some of the greatest companies... Read More

    Condo vs Co-op….Which is Better for You?

    By Lori Mang | April 20, 2020

      The Westchester on Cathedral Avenue. The sprawling Broadmoor on Connecticut. And the most famous of all Washington DC addresses (other than 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.), the Watergate. What do all of these gorgeous landmark residential complexes have in common? They are all co-ops. We get many questions about the differences between co-ops and condos. It... Read More

    10 Steps to Buying Your Home in Washington DC

    By Lori Mang | April 17, 2020

      If you have always been a renter, the thought of purchasing a home might seem rather intimidating. After all, sometimes it seems that Realtors and homebuyers are speaking a different language. Amortization? Contingencies? It can seem like too much to figure out. But nothing could be further from the truth! In fact, as you... Read More

    5 Reasons NOT to FSBO When Selling Your Home

    By Lori Mang | April 15, 2020

    If you’re around Realtors for any length of time, you will hear them talk about “Fizzbos.” It may take a while to realize that what they’re really referring to is a “For Sale By Owner “property (and by extension, the owner of the property). FSBOs often assume that they have figured out a great way... Read More

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Dupont Circle Washington DC

    By Lori Mang | April 13, 2020

    One of the most popular residential areas in Washington DC is Dupont Circle. And why not? Art and architecture, great food and shopping, awesome outdoor activities and nightlife events all combine to make everyday & evening fun and exciting. Dupont Circle Washington DC is the name of a whole area and encompasses not only the... Read More

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Logan Circle Washington DC

    By Lori Mang | April 10, 2020

    There are many neighborhoods to love in DC, but perhaps none is as historically rich and multi-layered as Logan Circle, located in Northwest DC. With a storied past, a bustling present, and a bright future, Logan Circle is a neighborhood that will always be a significant investment. Logan Circle started as Camp Barker; an Army... Read More

    Best Activities for Kids in Washington DC

    By Lori Mang | April 10, 2020

    DC is an incredible place to raise children. Around every turn, it seems, is a place of historic, scientific, or cultural interest. When your daughter studies dinosaurs in pre-school? Take her to the Natural History Museum. When your son shows an interest in American history? Mount Vernon is just a hop, skip, and a jump... Read More

    How to Get Around : DC Metro System Explained

    By Lori Mang | April 8, 2020

    Washington DC’s public transportation service, the DC Metro System, is one of the country’s busiest. Because DC is a perennial tourist mecca, the DC Metro ends up being an interesting mix of people who know everything about it and use it for their daily commute, and people who know absolutely nothing about it and need... Read More