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Living in Washington, D.C.

Those who live in the DMV area often have opportunities to visit D.C., but actually living there is quite different from just visiting. Here’s some basic information on things to do in D.C. and what you should know about living in...

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Living in Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County is a large county in Maryland that is named after Lady Anne Arundel, a member of the ancient Arundel family, and Cecilius Calvert’s wife. Annapolis is a part of the county, which means there are always fun things...

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Best Places to Shop in the City of Alexandria

The City of Alexandria is located in Virginia on the western bank of the Potomac River, about 7 miles from downtown Washington, D.C.. The concentration of boutiques, antique shops, restaurants, and theaters draw millions of tourists every year. Here are...

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Why You Should Live in Fairfax County

Fairfax County is a county in Northern Virginia that includes that areas of Annandale, Reston, Chantilly, Centreville, Herndon, and Springfield. Here are a few of the major things to know about living in Fairfax County.   Economy The economy of the...

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Living in Prince William County

Prince William County in Virginia is located on the Potomac River. Within the county, you can indulge in the outdoors, shopping, dining and other activities available to the public. Employment Some of the major employers in PWC are Prince William County Schools,...

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Shop ’til You Drop in the City of Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, 58 miles north of Richmond and 49 miles south of Washington, D.C. If you happen to find yourself in Fredericksburg you’ll want to take advantage of the excellent shopping there,...

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Top 5 Apartments in Gaithersburg, MD

Gaithersburg is a lovely suburban town close to DC. Here are some apartment complexes in that area that would be great to live in.   Sawyer Flats Sawyer Flats is the definition of luxury living. The apartment homes have newly renovated kitchens...

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Living in Loudoun County

Loudoun County is a gorgeous, rural county in Virginia with a total area of 521 square miles. On the north, the county is bounded by the Potomac River and on the west by the Blue Ridge Mountain. Here’s a little...

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Silver Spring, Maryland

There are endless reasons why Silver Spring is the perfect place to live. Here are just a few: City Living If you’re looking for a place that can keep up with your high-energy social life, you’ll want to check out...