Monthly Archive: July 2015

Lease (Rental Realities via Flickr)

Get to Know Your Rights as an Apartment Renter in D.C.

In June, Curbed DC writer Michelle Goldchain posted “Ten Facts You Should Know About Renting in Washington, D.C.” Most people probably haven’t bothered to check out exactly what their renting rights entail: They’re just glad they found an apartment they...

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Deals on Apartments in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Search for apartments now on ApartmentShowcase.com. Here are some recently posted Rental Specials for this week. Don’t want to check the blog for apartment deals? Try out our Rental Specials iPhone app, subscribe to our RSS Feeds or sign up...

Metro train (John Buie via Flickr)

Maryland Gives the Purple Line the Green Light

Much has been said recently in Maryland about railed transportation lines of two hues: red and purple. The particular Red Line mentioned above pertains to Baltimore’s light rail system, not the capital’s. Governor Larry Hogan said no to that proposed...

Lake in Montgomery Village (diskychick via Flickr)

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Montgomery Village

While the D.C. area is known for its planned communities, Census designated place Montgomery Village (2010 population: 32,032) isn’t one you hear about a lot. At least I don’t. But whether it’s a topic of conversation in these parts or...

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Deals on Apartments in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Search for apartments now on ApartmentShowcase.com. Here are some recently posted Rental Specials for this week. Don’t want to check the blog for apartment deals? Try out our Rental Specials iPhone app, subscribe to our RSS Feeds or sign up...

Alexandria Potomac Yard

Metro Motoring Toward Alexandria’s Potomac Yard in 2018

Washington, D.C., is a city that moves. Its people move their bodies by jogging and walking, and they move their cans by driving their cars and taking the bus. But what makes this city special in terms of moving is...

D.C. Skyline (Alvaro Sánchez via Flickr)

Capital Area’s ‘Housing Wage’ Among Nation’s Highest

In another post sympathetic to the D.C. apartment renter, it seems that renting a two-bedroom abode here is very expensive. This information comes from the recently released 2015 “Out of Reach” study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, which...

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Deals on Apartments in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Search for apartments now on ApartmentShowcase.com. Here are some recently posted Rental Specials for this week. Don’t want to check the blog for apartment deals? Try out our Rental Specials iPhone app, subscribe to our RSS Feeds or sign up...

July 4th Fireworks

Summer Rental: Why July Is the Best Month to Find an Apartment

As you sit in your non-air-conditioned apartment, sweating in the inescapable humidity, you come to an overwhelming realization: You need to move. You thought you could handle the lack of air conditioning, but as the temperature reached the upper 90s, you...