It can feel like a Goldilocks situation when hunting for that perfect apartment lease — something that's not too long, not too short, but just right. Long-term can mean a cheaper rate in the long run and delay future apartment-hunting stress, but short-term can offer flexibility and deals, too.
Keeping cozy in during the winter often feels like a tough trade-off in D.C.: pay a boatload for heating drafty apartments and rowhouses or be a budget scrooge and freeze. Here's a look at how local renters are staying warm on the cheap.
When Zara Frankel, 28, and her roommate were looking for an apartment in Northwest D.C., they knew rents would be steep. So the two apartment-hunters decided to try something a little different. Instead of hunting for a pricey two-bedroom, the pair found a spacious one-bedroom in Cleveland Park, then hired a contractor to build a […]
Like a lot of Washingtonians, Lucy and Ethel anxiously await the chance to mingle with friends at their daily 7 p.m. happy hour. The only difference is that their happy hour takes place in an apartment building’s doggie lounge with their fellow furry friends. “Our dogs love to go down there,” says Patricia Carlson, 66, […]
Businesses have a green obsession these days, and it has nothing to do with money. So many companies are setting their sights on becoming “greener” — i.e. making sure what they do has minimal harm on the environment — that business schools in the D.C. area have created master’s programs to prepare students to meet […]