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Neighborhood Spotlight: Southwest Waterfront

What does the Southwest Waterfront have to offer? Fine dining, jogging and biking paths, concert halls, great shopping, proximity to some of DC’s best museums, public parks with water views…the list goes on! Just south of downtown DC, this neighborhood has really blossomed in the past several years with the opening of The Wharf, a … Continued

What You Should Know About New Construction

It is very exciting to buy new construction but you need to keep your eyes wide open. Here are a few things to keep in mind. 1 Using an agent to represent you can actually save you money2 Choices are subject to change at any time3 Contracts might not be negotiable4 Pay attention to the … Continued

How to Save for a Down Payment

One of the most important steps in buying a house is saving enough money for a down payment and closing costs. Don’t believe what you read on some websites – there are mortgage programs that DON’T require you to put down 20%. (If you don’t believe me, we clearly need to talk!) It is a good thing … Continued

Neighborhood Spotlight: LeDroit Park

Why live in LeDroit Park? This historic neighborhood offers the best of both worlds–it is quiet with a neighborhood feel, but located a short walk away from the bustling neighborhoods of Shaw and Bloomingdale, which feature plenty of restaurants, shops, and easy metro access to boot. Although LeDroit Park is sleepier than its surrounding areas, … Continued

Affordable Homes for Sale Near Walter Reed

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The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) was established on November 10, 2011, as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure Act, which consolidated National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center on the grounds of the former NNMC campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The Medical Center combines the proud history and … Continued

All About Edgemoor in Bethesda –

Want to know all about Edgemoor in Bethesda? This very special neighborhood is found just west of downtown Bethesda and within walking distance of the metro, lots of restaurants and bars, shops and theaters, and easy access to the rest of the DC metro area.   Residents may choose to enjoy the Edge­moor Club, a private … Continued

Rents Are Rising!

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Rents are rising in the US for apartments across the country. According to a new report from RentCafé,  apartment rents have risen over the last year, including last month when there was an unusually large jump. RentCafe reported that the average U.S. apartment rent in June was $1,465, up 3.2 percent year-over-year. 1 Rents are Rising … Continued

Make Staging Inexpensive!

Staging a home can be a game changer, but how do you make staging inexpensive? It can be hard to admit that your taste might not appeal to everyone and that your home become a blank slate that will reflect the buyers’ taste or perhaps you are moving to a new home and want to … Continued

Ten Tips to Soothe Your Dog on July 4th

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Days like the 4th of July or any thunder storm are a challenge in our house. My poodle, Poirot, just doesn’t like the sound of the explosions and cracks of thunder or the way the air changes during a storm. It is getting better as he gets older because his hearing is not as acute … Continued