Tagged: Apartment News

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Get Involved in Your Community Garden

You heard about community gardens from the news or from your neighbors but you wonder what they are and how they benefit you. A community garden is an enterprise in which a public garden is set up for everyone to...

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How Many Apartments Should You See?

When seeking an apartment you should not choose the first one you are interested in. Instead you want to look at multiple apartments before making a choice. As for how many homes you should seek before deciding on an apartment,...

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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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Recent Rental Boom a Real Boon to the Economy

Yahoo Finance published an interesting piece on March 10 about the multifamily housing rental boom. Figures are from 2013, and they’re taken from “research commissioned by the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and the National Apartment Association (NAA), which looks...

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7 Tips for the Frustrated Apartment Hunter

When the housing bubble popped a few years ago, the home-building industry wasn’t the only one left deflated. The construction of new apartment buildings fizzled out as well. Nonetheless, the spate of recent foreclosures and a still-high unemployment rate have led...

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Electric Car Charging Stations Available for Apartment Renters

Lucky enough to live in one of those eco-friendly, LEED-certified buildings? If not, you can still be a part of the growing green movement by requesting an electric car charging station for your old-school apartment building. According to WashingtonCityPaper.com, station-maker...

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New Apartment Complex Set to Dock at National Harbor

The Gazette has a great article today about a new, 350-unit apartment community planned for Prince George’s County’s emerging National Harbor neighborhood. Scheduled for completion in 2013, the yet-to-be-named development will be the inaugural apartment community in National Harbor, a...