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Relocating To Capitol Hill

Relocating to Capitol Hill is easy for professionals new to the District because the area is ripe with rental options and properties in a range of price brackets.

Capitol Hill, the community just east of the Capitol building, attracts many new residents relocating from other parts of the country who may be moving to the District permanently or temporarily, say for legislative sessions.

Those who’re relocating to Capitol Hill should know that living in the District is not cheap.  Rents and housing prices are some of the highest in the country. But Capitol Hill is among the more “affordable” communities here. People relocating to Capitol Hill can find properties like a $312,000, 1BR, 525-square-foot home at 337 Maryland Avenue NE or a $225,000, 422-square-foot studio on Massachusetts Avenue NE, according to Rock Creek Realty listings.

Relocating to Capitol Hill offers newcomers close proximity to the nation’s rich array of museums along the National Mall as well as easy access to a variety of hot restaurants in Eastern Market. Many new comers are struck by Washington D.C.’s cleanliness compared to many other large metropolitan regions. They’ll find the transportation system of busses and the Metro, accompanied by the District’s many cabs, fairly easy to use.

Relocating to Capitol Hill is an exciting move. New residents are often impressed with the stunning views of the Capitol building, which many have called the most powerful building in the world. They can enjoy two public swimming pools, two recreation centers, two libraries and a slew of kids’ and arts activities.

For people only temporarily relocating to Capitol Hill, rental options abound. Capitol Hill temporary rentals on Craigslist now include a $3,000 per month for a 1BR on Barracks Row and a $2,600, 1BR on D Street SE. Finding the right property shouldn’t be hard for new comers relocating to Capitol Hill.

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Rock Creek Realty:

Capitol Hill community Web site:

D.C. relocation guide:

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