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Pros and Cons of Living in Washington, D.C. — Is the Nation’s Capital the Right Place for You?

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by Matt Lyons Posted on May 14, 2024

Washington, D.C., may be most popular for its government influence and historical significance, but there’s so much more to the nation’s capital that makes it one of the best cities to reside in the nation. Filled with young professionals, families, and retirees alike, there are plenty of reasons why you may be considering a move there. But just like any city, there are pros and cons of living in Washington, D.C. Here, we’ll take a look at some of these pros and cons to help you decide if a move to D.C. is the right move for you.

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What Are the Safest Neighborhoods in D.C.?

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by Matt Lyons Posted on January 31, 2024

 It’s not hard to fall in love with Washington, D.C. But one thing’s for certain: Living in D.C. means living in a city with a high crime rate. So what do you do if your heart’s set on moving to the nation’s capital? You look into the safest neighborhoods in the D.C. area. Here are the ones that top our list. 

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10 Cities Near Washington, D.C., You Won’t Want to Ignore in 2024

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by Matt Lyons Posted on January 30, 2024

Although the advantages of daily living in Washington, D.C., are what draw in so many new residents each year, when it comes to the cost of living in D.C., the high price tag could mean the difference between packing your bags and staying put. A smart compromise? Looking into cities near Washington, D.C., instead. Check out our list of the top 10 cities to consider.

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Choosing New Ground in the Nation’s Capital City: Here Are the Best Neighborhoods in D.C. for Families

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by Matt Lyons Posted on January 22, 2024

Washington, D.C., may pride itself on being the center of all the government action, but this one-of-a-kind city is also a great place to settle down — especially for families. With so many job opportunities, strong public schools, and things to do, you’ll definitely want to consider planting those family roots here. But where are the best neighborhoods and suburbs for families in the area? Here are 13 of our top choices.

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Best Places to Live in the DMV Area: 11 D.C. Suburbs and D.C. Neighborhoods You Should Check Out

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by Michael Hochman Posted on December 14, 2023

 Thinking about moving to the nation’s capital? Besides being at the seat of power, the city is home to an expansive collection of diverse Washington, D.C., neighborhoods and surrounding D.C. suburbs that offer compelling choices for singles, young professionals, and families alike. Explore city neighborhoods, as well as D.C. suburbs in Virginia and Maryland, to find your perfect fit.

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10 Things You Need To Know About Living in Washington, D.C.

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by Michael Hochman Posted on October 24, 2023

Top tips about living in Washington, D.C., including where to live, how to find an apartment, and what to do — whether it's in the District, Northern Virginia, or Maryland.

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Washington, D.C., Military Moving: What To Know Before Relocating To Our Nation’s Capital

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by Karen Dybis Posted on September 17, 2021

Washington, D.C., is one of the nation’s most historic and beautiful cities to live in. And being stationed there? That’s a dream come true for many military members. However, it does take some knowledge to make a well-informed decision about where to live in the area. Here’s what we think you should know about making a military move to D.C.

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Moving in DC: A Guide to Moving in and out of the DC Metro Area

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by PODS Posted on April 30, 2020

Planning a move in DC can be seriously stressful, with so much traffic and so little parking. Find out how to avoid DC-style moving drama with our guide to DC moving options -- including traditional movers, moving containers and rental trucks.

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