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    6 Best Weekend Getaways From Washington DC

    By Lori Mang | December 13, 2022

    Updated 12/13/2022 Once summer ends, D.C.’s swampy humidity lifts, people love to spend more time enjoying fall together outdoors. But after strolling the Ellipse, Washington Mall and Monument, and the Smithsonian Museums, you might be looking for a weekend getaway from Washington, DC. These east coast destinations make for a great ‘get-out-of-dodge’ romantic weekend getaway... Read More

    5 Unexpected Things that Fail a Home Inspection

    By Lori Mang | November 30, 2022

    For your safety and the safety of your belongings, it is of utmost importance that everything in your home is functional and in good condition. However, there are always those tiny things that do no harm, but we neither have the time nor money to fix them. But, as you are probably aware, when you... Read More

    Honest Pros and Cons of Living in Washington DC

    By Lori Mang | November 16, 2022

    Washington, DC, is not all marches and lobbying sessions! It has many appealing qualities that make living here fantastic. Urban and suburban neighborhoods coexist throughout Washington, DC’s 68 square miles and it encompasses many different types of food, cultural traditions, and home decor styles. And though we love it here, we know that not everyone... Read More

    Co-op Vs. Condos in D.C.: You Need to Know These 5 Differences

    By Lori Mang | November 9, 2022

    UPDATED 11/9//2022 Washington DC has one of the largest concentrations of housing co-ops and condominiums. So, first-time property owners often consider these two options. Since both co-ops and condos are in a multiunit structure, they are often confused with each other. However, they differ in many aspects, particularly, in these five things. What You Own:... Read More

    The Best Biking and Running Trails in WashingtonD.C. | Washington Biking & Running Ideas

    By Lori Mang | November 2, 2022

    With so many residents who enjoy running, biking and year-round, it’s no wonder that Washington, D.C. is the 3rd fittest city in the U.S. The wide avenues and large public squares of Pierre Charles L’Enfant’s original city design have developed into the perfect environment for cyclers and runners. From tranquil hikes in Rock Creek National... Read More

    Bucks County in Pennsylvania: A Fun Place to Visit!

    By Lori Mang | October 27, 2022

    Pennsylvania is one of the best places you can go to enjoy the changing leaves and brisk fall air, especially if you’re looking to get out of the hustle and bustle of the Washington D.C. area for a few days without breaking the bank. Rich with history, nature, quaint villages and a spooky old prison, a trip to Bucks County in Pennsylvania is the perfect way to spend a weekend this autumn. Read More

    Is the Potomac Waterfront Right for You?

    By Lori Mang | October 17, 2022

    Most of us associate Washington, D.C., with majestic monuments, excellent museums, and historic residences. That can make it easy to overlook that this U.S. capital lies between the Potomac and Anacostia rivers. As a result, Washington, D.C., areas contain great sought-after waterfront homes. Whether you wish to buy or rent in Washington, D.C., you will have... Read More

    Celebrate New Years Eve Events in Washington DC

    By Lori Mang | October 17, 2022

    Last updated 10/13/2022 DC knows how to party and the biggest parties of the year occur on New Year’s Eve. Whether you’re looking for a fun place to go with the family, or an excuse to get all dressed up and celebrate into the wee hours, you’ve got options galore. But start thinking about where... Read More

    Rules for Accessory Dwelling Units: What You Need to Know

    By Lori Mang | October 17, 2022

    Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU): What are they? An accessory dwelling unit (or ADU) is an additional, free-standing structure that is secondary to a primary dwelling unit at a property. An ADU can either be attached by a wall with the primary unit or completely detached from it. A third kind is called an ‘interior ADU’... Read More

    Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Washington DC

    By Lori Mang | August 15, 2022

    Washington DC Monument Washington DC is a beautiful and vast city. The home city of fine arts and museums and also the capital of the United States of America. Fresh food, vibrant nightlife, and many famous monuments bring crowds of tourists every year to this beautiful city. You can enjoy the scenery from the Lincoln Memorial and... Read More