While many of us would be forgiven for feeling like every day should be National Coffee Day, there's a real day just for coffee lovers, and it's coming up on September 29. Fortunately, you won't have to travel far from D.C. homes for sale to find a top-rated local coffee shop, and there are great spots all around the city to enjoy a cup of your favorite brew. Our real estate agents have all of the delicious details on 6 of the best DC coffee shops for celebrating National Coffee Day this year.
Whether you're a DC resident or just visiting the area, you'll find an abundance of activities in this historic city. If you're looking for a place to spend a relaxing afternoon with family or friends, our real estate agents can recommend some lovely picnic areas located in scenic parks around the city.
Washington DC is filled with national treasures, historical landmarks, and beautiful memorials that attract millions of visitors each year. If you're planning a visit to DC, our real estate agents suggest that you plan enough time to see as many amazing sites as possible before you head home.
If you're visiting the city and looking for DC homes for sale, you must make time to explore DC's history. While there's so much to see and do here, you may not get to everything, but here's a list of 8 top DC sites that you don't want to miss.
One of the major perks of living in DC is that some of America's most storied, fascinating attractions are always waiting for you just a short trip from your front door. From world-class museums to meaningful memorials and gorgeous gardens, there's something to suit every interest in the city. Many of DC's best attractions are free to visit, with so much to see that you'll come back again and again. Our real estate agents have the details on 5 of the many attractions that you won't want to miss around DC.
Spooky season is upon us, and DC is brimming with fun things you and your family can do to celebrate all things pumpkins, bats, and black cats. Whether you're looking for a haunted adventure or you want something a bit more relaxing, our real estate agents have put together a list of some fun and frightful activities you can anticipate this weekend.
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You know the great thing about vintage? It never goes out of style. Washington, D.C. happens to be an outstanding place to shop for vintage goods. Whether you're looking for vintage clothes to fill out your wardrobe or antique furniture for your new house in D.C., be sure to check out our real estate agents' favorite vintage shops in Washington!
After a long day of exploring Silver Spring homes for sale, there's nothing quite like kicking back and relaxing with a cold, frosty beer. Whether you prefer a stout, an IPA, or a Belgian sour, you're in luck — "Beer Day" is right around the corner!
That's right, there's an entire day dedicated to celebrating the history and contributions this delicious drink has made to the world. Luckily, there are several great craft breweries nearby where you can celebrate in style. Here are a few we recommend.
There's nothing quite as satisfying as starting off your weekend by going out for a delicious breakfast or brunch. If you've been looking at D.C. homes for sale, you'll be glad to know there's no shortage of great area restaurants serving up breakfast classics and a few signature dishes that belong on your "must try" list.
We asked our real estate agents to name their favorite breakfast spots and were surprised to hear the same names coming up again and again. Here are five that topped our list.
Fredericksburg's history is deeply connected with the early days of our country. Founding Father George Washington grew up nearby, President James Madison was involved in local politics, and the city's business and industry helped the post-Civil War economic recovery.
Today, the downtown area is a charming blend of Fredericksburg's past and present. Experience the full flavor of our delightful city with these five activities and shops recommended by our REALTORS®.
There are many things to love about the holidays, and ending a delicious meal with a piece of fresh-baked pie is one of our favorites. While nothing beats grandma's homemade desserts, a few of our local bakeries come pretty close.
We asked our real estate agents where they were planning to get their holiday pies this year, and, not surprisingly, the same names came up time and again. If you're ready to start a tasty new tradition, consider ordering your holiday pies from one of these popular area bakeshops.
If you're looking for a place near the D.C. area to spend some quality time with a canine pal, then you're in luck! There are many fun dog-friendly places to visit in the surrounding area. Our real estate agents have found some great places to explore with your dog in and around town.
Washington D.C. is a remarkable place to call home, and there's plenty to see in surrounding towns and cities like Falls Church and Arlington. D.C. homes for sale truly are in the middle of it all – an exciting place to live with truly world-class amenities.
Its position on the Potomac means the D.C. area has always been known for seafood. Combine that with how attractive it is for leading chefs to open restaurants there, and you are sure to find plenty of mouth-watering dishes to suit any taste.
From lobster to shrimp to choice catches from the Atlantic and beyond, seafood is on the menu at many great local restaurants. What better time to celebrate the best of it than during National Seafood Month, which takes place every year in October?
Let's look at some of the top places to enjoy your favorite seafood dishes around Washington D.C.:
Does the day really begin before your morning cup of joe? We won't argue if you want to call every day National Coffee Day, but there is a special day devoted to everyone's favorite morning pick-me-up. The official National Coffee Day takes place every year on September 29th, and there are plenty of great coffee shops around D.C. where you can celebrate. Our REALTORS® have the delicious details on 5 great coffee shops located near D.C. where you can enjoy a delightful drink.
Buying a house can always be an intimidating process, but buying your first house is truly nerve-wracking. But it's also fun and exciting, and our REALTORS® are here to get you through the hard parts so you can enjoy becoming a homeowner for the first time. Here's how you can get ready to buy your first home.
Our team has years of experience connecting first-time homebuyers with D.C. homes for sale, and we're committed to helping you through the entire process. Contact us today to learn more about finding your dream home in Washington, D.C., and the surrounding areas.
D.C. is packed from end to end with amazing food trucks ready to serve up delicious bites! From American comfort foods to classic pub fare, our real estate agents encourage you to catch your next meal at one of these D.C. food trucks.
Are you up for a game of pickleball? Our real estate agents sure are! Pickleball is sweeping the nation, becoming the new favorite sport for men and women of all ages. This game is a combination of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. Two or four players play on opposite sides of a net and use solid paddles to hit a pickleball back and forth. Despite being quite a fun and competitive game, it's becoming just as popular in schools as it is in senior centers. If you're hoping to play a few rounds of pickleball this summer, head over to these local pickleball courts.
If your moving plans involve relocating to a new state, it's important to give your move the time and resources it needs to make the process a smooth experience. Follow these tips to make sure your move is as stress-free as possible.
"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." ~ Dr. Seuss
Monday, March 2nd, is National Read Across America Day, and our real estate agents are taking Dr. Seuss's words to heart by cracking open an exciting new book. Created by the National Education Association, National Read Across America Day encourages people of all ages to pick up a new title or an old favorite and dive into a great story. If you're looking for a cozy place to page through the latest best-sellers, head to one of these great local bookstores around Washington DC.
Our real estate agents are always excited for Presidents Day, and for a good reason. We live in a region with a lot of great presidential history, and past presidents have visited some of our favorite local haunts over the years. Get a presidential experience the history books can't offer and check out these local Alexandria places past presidents have visited.
There is no better way to ward away the winter chill than with a piping hot cup of hot cocoa. When you want a sweet treat that is guaranteed to warm you up, our real estate agents recommend these five fantastic D.C. establishments. These are the perfect places to rest and relax from the hustle and bustle of the beltway.
Our agents know that when you're chewing over your home buying options around DC, a bite to eat won't go amiss. Sometimes, it's tough to find low-carb options that offer you a true gourmet experience – but the DC area has what you're hungry for.
Low-carb dining is popular for losing weight and maintaining health. In the last few years, it's started to go mainstream. Here's the secret: Innovative restaurateurs around Washington DC have been cooking up some of the country's top low-carb meals for more than a decade.
Let's look at some of the DC area's best low-carb dining:
The holiday season seems to fly by every year, and if you're like our REALTORS®, you often find yourself scrambling for last-minute gifts. Thankfully, the Washington, D.C. area is full of fabulous shops that will help you cross off those final few presents. Here are a few of our favorite Georgetown shopping destinations for your last-minute holiday shopping trips.
'Tis the season for festive fun around Washington DC! Our REALTORS® are excited for all of the merry events taking place in the greater DC area, and we know you'll be too! If you love dazzling performances, fantastic music, unique craft fairs and discussing classic Christmas novels with other literature lovers, then be sure to plan for these winter events!
Do you find yourself gazing longingly at some of the amazing DC homes for sale in other neighborhoods? Maybe you whisper to your house, "It's not you, it's me." There comes a point in many relationships when it's best to part ways. If any of these signs apply to your situation, you're ready to move to a new neighborhood.
The spookiest season of the year is right around the corner, and our REALTORS® want to help you celebrate Halloween throughout October! We've grabbed our favorite costumes and gathered together a list of the best Halloween events in the DC area for you to enjoy with your friends and family.