Washington, D.C.

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Washington D.C.

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. is best known as the home of American politics, but there is so much more to the nation’s capital than what happens on the Hill or in the White House. Students, families, singles looking for true love, young urbanites, military personnel, and longtime...

Washington, D.C. Essential Resources

Washington, D.C. Essential Resources

Moving to a new place is exciting, especially when the place has a lot to offer. Washington DC is a thriving city with something for everyone. To make the pre-move research a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of all the things you’ll need to make your move to the...

Washington, DC Metro Economy Jumps to 5th Largest in Nation

Washington, DC Metro Economy Jumps to 5th Largest in Nation

The Washington, D.C. metro area moved up from being 6th largest metro economy to the 5th largest in 2016, according to data on 2016 Metropolitan GDP released last week by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In 2015, the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV...

10 Songs to Listen to If You Are Moving to Washington D.C.

10 Songs to Listen to If You Are Moving to Washington D.C.

The District is a major center for the arts, and a key element in parts of music history.  DC is the birthplace of notable artists like Duke Ellington and Roberta Flack. As the nation’s capital, DC is the home of the United States Marine Band and the United States...

How Dense is DC? Visualizing Washington DC’s Population Density

How Dense is DC? Visualizing Washington DC’s Population Density

Population density may sound like the most mundane of metrics, a column heading in a city planner's spreadsheet, but in cities across the U.S. it's been a source of cultural controversy, guiding where people move and why. To those seeking a more urban lifestyle,...

How to Sound Like a Local in Washington D.C.

How to Sound Like a Local in Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. is a melting pot of personalities, languages and lingo. Not everyone in D.C. may speak English (we got a lot of embassy staff and immigrants), but if you want to get around town, you need to catch up on a few key phrases; ways of referring to places...

How the President Affects Migration To and From Washington, D.C.

How the President Affects Migration To and From Washington, D.C.

The President is Washington, D.C.'s most prominent resident, but they tend to only stick around every eight years, maybe four. Like the residents of the White House, the population of DC is transient as well. As the political tides in the country shift, oftentimes so...

Where New Residents of Washington, D.C. Are Moving From

Where New Residents of Washington, D.C. Are Moving From

Washington D.C.’s isn’t just the nation’s capital, but it is a bustling city of more than 658,000 people. And it is getting bigger. The Washington D.C. metro population grew 1.1 percent from 2014 to 2015, adding more than 63,700 people. That got us at SpareFoot...

10 Best Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C.

10 Best Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C.

Dreaming about your perfect home is one of the many pleasure when you move. Do you want a single-family home, an apartment, a town house, a condo? But what about where that home is located? You can have all of the amenities in the world, but if it isn’t in the right...

10 Best Washington, D.C. Real Estate Agents

10 Best Washington, D.C. Real Estate Agents

Washington, D.C. is a hot bed of political intrigue (at least on TV), government workers moving in and out of office, and families looking for the best possible schools for their children. The area is littered with homes in the spring and summer, but homes are snapped...

10 Best Professional Organizers in Washington, D.C.

10 Best Professional Organizers in Washington, D.C.

Moving is stressful. Whether you are moving across town or across the country, there are so many factors to think about that you could feel overwhelmed in no time. There is no stress-free way to move, and in Washington, D.C., moving takes on a whole new meaning as you...