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The Washington Nationals have their home owner today, Thursday March 31st; a 1.05pm first pitch vs the Atlanta Braves. Here is a link to their season schedule. The weather for game is questionable, but the game should be played though it feels like football weather out there not baseball.  It wil...
The face of Clarendon has greatly changed over the past five plus years into a popular destination for many today, be it to go shopping, go out for lunch or dinner, or out for the night.  This growth is in part due to the good planning by Arlington Co, to try to encourage development along the me...
  There are many benefits to becoming or being a home owner including financial.  There are emotional benefits as well, such as living the American dream, memories of events and seeing children grown up in your home.  If you are currently a home owner and upgraded your windows, door or water heat...
  As the spring market picks up, there will be people who are both buyers and sellers, let’s face it, if you sell your home you need to go somewhere, right?  This can be a challenge, especially if you are trying to settle on both properties in the same day or even the same week.  I am not saying ...
  As the spring real estate market approaches and buyers start to plan out where they would like to purchase a new home, sellers look to agents to help them get their homes ready for sale.  The search for a new home is one of the most exciting and stressful times for many Americans, as for many i...
A few new restaurants and stores opening in DC this year from DC Mud: Rogue 24: Former Vidalia chef R.J. Cooper will open this 2,600 s.f. space at 922 N Street in Blagden Alley. The restaurant features 24-course tasting menus as well as six-course a la carte offerings in the 14-seat salon. Dupont...
So, you are looking to buy, renovate or build this year or in the near future, some things to consider when you go to re-sell your home down the line: floor plan, do you have the traditional living room and kitchen?  These two rooms are going by the wayside, to larger open floor plans that integr...
In an effort to fix-up ones home before the spring market, if you are considering selling, doing touch-ups is important to help your home show its best, thus helping get top dollar for it.  The Washington Post recently included an article about How to paint your cabinets. Our kitchen cabinets are...
As the spring real estate market picks up, it is important for both buyers and sellers to understand Real Estate agency and who represents who in a real estate transaction.  Buyer agency has increased in the past decade plus, where the buyer brings an agent to the transaction that represents them...
Mortgage rates inched up to close the week, though rates are still at a historically low levels, which is a good thing for buyers as the spring real estate market approaches. Realty Times published the update about the mortgage rates for this week below. Freddie Mac today released the results of ...

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