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Is COVID-19 Fueling DC’s Seller’s Market?

Is COVID-19 Fueling DC’s Seller’s Market?

The Coronavirus pandemic seems to have strengthened the already-strong seller's market. While many homeowners have chosen to pause the marketing of their homes until the spread of Coronavirus is contained, others have decided to take advantage of the limited...

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The Basics on the Eight Types of Mortgage Loans

The Basics on the Eight Types of Mortgage Loans

Photo by Tierra Mallorca on Unsplash If you’re looking into buying a home, you may be a little lost when it comes to financing it. Did you know there are eight different types of mortgages? Here is a list of the different types of mortgage loans, so you can learn...

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Five Free Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in DC

Five Free Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in DC

Photo by Clark Van Der Beken on Unsplash February is an important month: National Black History Month! If you would like to participate and learn more about black history in the US, here are five free ways to do so in DC this Black History Month.  If you’re a history...

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Live Your Resolutions – Visit More Cultural Sites

Live Your Resolutions – Visit More Cultural Sites

Photo by Brandon Mowinkel on Unsplash Almost everyone knows the usual suspects of the DC cultural sites: the memorials on the Mall, the Smithsonian museums, the Zoo, the Tidal Basin, etc. Some of the sites on this list are well known, too, but given the choice between...

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Live Your Resolutions – Attend More Concerts

Live Your Resolutions – Attend More Concerts

Photo by Anthony DELANOIX on Unsplash The John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts Linda May Han Oh, Aventurine Linda May Han Oh’s newest album, Aventurine, combines multiple musical styles to create her own unique sound. With music inspired by jazz, choir, and string...

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App Review – Meetup

App Review – Meetup

Photo by Banter Snaps on Unsplash. Sometimes, it can be difficult to make friends, acquaintances, or connections that last. This can seem almost impossible in today’s society, where we are all so interconnected, yet frequently feel so alone. Though technology is a...

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Live Your Resolutions – Experience Live Theater

Live Your Resolutions – Experience Live Theater

Photo by Gwen Ong on Unsplash It’s a new year, and for many people, that means new resolutions. Resolutions come in all forms: reading more, getting fit, traveling, increasing time outside, etc. Perhaps one of your resolutions was to experience more cultural...

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Add Warmth to this Winter

Add Warmth to this Winter

Photo by zhenhao Liu on Unsplash Winter can be difficult - it’s dark because the sun sets so early in the day and rises so late in the morning, it’s cold, and often, it’s rainy or windy. It can be hard to get up the motivation to get out of bed, much less go outside....

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Three Affordable Ways to Achieve Your Fitness Goals in 2020

Three Affordable Ways to Achieve Your Fitness Goals in 2020

Photo by Anupam Mahapatra on Unsplash With the new year here, many people are beginning to compile lists of their New Year’s resolutions. A good portion of those people will add something involving improving their health and fitness to their lists. If you have no idea...

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Into the Roaring Twenties

Into the Roaring Twenties

Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash As 2019 draws to a close, excitement about the “return” of the twenties is growing. The twenties of the last century were known as being a decade of debauchery, and with the troubles that have already occurred in this century, people are...

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