Tag Archives: 20003

Understanding Capital Gains

Have you recently sold your Washington, DC area home? With tax season upon us, a recent home sale can have an effect on your tax return. Read on to learn more about capital gains. What Tax Exclusions Can I Make If I’ve Sold My Home? You could exclude up to $250,000 of gain from selling […]





How To Pick The Right DC Metro Real Estate Lender

How-To: Pick the Right Lender For many borrowers, the challenge is not merely finding a lender. It’s sorting through the confusion of banks, brokers, online lenders, and more to find the right lender. With so many options, it can be confusing and challenging to find the best deal, or a company that you trust. Below are a […]


A Look at Capitol Hill

For this week’s neighborhood spotlight, we’ve decided to move out of Montgomery County communities and focus instead on one of the neighborhoods in Washington, DC. Located in southeastern DC, Capitol Hill isn’t far from the Anacostia River and I-395. Residents are approximately two miles away from the US Capitol Building, the Smithsonian Institution and the […]


Metro DC Memorial Day Events 2013

Living in the DC area gives national holidays special meaning! Memorial Day events in DC are majestic tributes dedicated to those who gave their lives in service to our country. Here are some of the most popular events for visitors and residents of Metro DC! Washington D.C. Memorial Day Weekend Events 2013 Rolling Thunder: Sunday, […]


Vacation Home Buying Tips for DC Homeowners

As the Metro DC real estate market heats up, DC homeowners are becoming  interested in buying vacation homes while prices are still reasonable and mortgage rates are low. The idea of owning a private retreat near the coast, or having a warm-climate getaway for the winter months certainly holds appeal! Vacation Home Financing Strategies Of […]


Best DC High Schools Revealed in U.S. News 2013 Rankings

The results are in! U.S. News & World Report has completed their annual assessment of 21,035 public high schools in the United States. Their analysis includes each school’s ratio of students to teachers, participation in Advanced Placement courses, and student test scores in Algebra and English. Top schools are awarded gold, silver or bronze medals. […]


Deck Ideas for Your DC Metro Home!

Summer is just around the corner, but there is still plenty of time to update your outdoor living space! Use these ideas to get your DC area home ready for backyard barbeques, relaxing summer nights, and festive holiday weekends! Easy Deck Ideas for Your DC Home Redo the railing and posts. It will help your […]