Protecting your home from the winter months is vital. A winter storm or other severe weather conditions can cause real damage to your property. That's why it's very important to prepare your home for the next 4-5 months of snow, ice, and freezing temperatures.
Disconnect and drain all outside hoses, if possible, shut off outside water valves, to prevent hoses from breaking or even worse a busted spigot.
Remove dead or damaged tree branches that would get weighed down with ice or snow and fall on your house - or your neighbor’s.
During cold spells, keep cabinet doors open to allow warm air to circulate around pipes, specifically those in the kitchen and bathrooms.
Double check downspouts and gutters for leaf build up
The big news for Arlington, VA is that the e-commerce colossus, Amazon, has chosen this Washington DC suburb to host its east coast headquarters. More accurately, the enormous project known as Amazon HQ2 has been divided into two parts--one to be run out of Arlington, VA and the other to be run out of the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, NY. Officially, the Northern Virginia HQ2 will be part of what has now been branded National Landing: a sort of Franken-hood comprised of Crystal City as well as parts of Pentagon City and Alexandria’s Potomac Yard.
Not only is Arlington County prime for Amazon, boasting--perhaps for the first time ever--a 20% vacancy rate with regard to commercial real estate. JBG
One would think that a home in Georgetown would pretty much sell itself. False. However, the amount of work you put into selling your Georgetown home will pay serious dividends. When deciding how best to concentrate your efforts, there are a few very important things to remember:
Buyers who know they’ll be spending a lot of money will be extremely judicious and want to make sure they’re getting the best combination of property and location that they can for the price.
There are a lot of houses and condos to choose from. Tons.
What To Do About It
Before you even think about how best to market your house, start looking for a realtor. It’s completely worth the cost and should save you a ton of effort and headache. When
Split 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom in hot Shaw neighborhood. Rare find at this price point. Updated kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. High ceilings. Washer Dryer in unit. Spectacular location close to metro, U street, and Howard University. Low condo fee. Tenant and pet-friendly boutique building. Great investment!
Investors here is your opportunity to own a beautiful 2-family home in the heart of highly desirable Columbia Heights! Just blocks to nightlife, amazing eats & all shopping needs. Zoned as 2 units but has the potential for much more. Roof deck potential. House next door was converted to 3 luxury condos--sold for nearly $1.8M. Potential for condos or serious rental income!
Build your dream home overlooking Rock Creek Park in exclusive Forest Hills! Imagine owning a truly exceptional piece of land with elevated south facing views of the gorgeous Soapstone Valley. This is a rare opportunity, just minutes from the metro, where a nature-loving buyer can truly have it all! Go hiking from your backyard! Total combined size is .75 acres (list price includes both lots).
ULight filled two level corner unit with soaring ceilings. This 1,325+ sq ft open floor plan includes hardwood floors, tiled baths, granite counters, and stainless steel appliances. Balcony overlooks the courtyard. Garage parking. 5 minute walk to metro. Steps to shops, restaurants, and grocery. Exceptional contemporary living.
Light-filled Crestwood Tudor with a classic layout and modern finishes. Kitchen with stainless appliances and large dining room for entertaining. Crown molding throughout. Wood burning fireplaces and landscaped backyard with a salt water pool. Quiet neighborhood with easy access to Rock Creek Park, but less than 1 block from the 16th St corridor. Detached garage and large fenced in front yard.
3 BR | 2 Full Bath | 2 Half Bath | $379,000 | Park Overlook
Updated modern townhouse within walking distance to metro station. Renovated kitchen includes stainless appliances, granite counters, and tiled backsplash. Spacious master bedroom with attached bath and huge walk-in closet. Brick fireplace in lower level. Rear deck is perfect for relaxing outdoors. Two car parking. Low fee includes huge community pool, yard mowing, and playgrounds.
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