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The Georgetown Property Listings Blog is dedicated to topics directly relevant to buying and selling real estate in Georgetown Washington, DC. It provides you with insight on the latest developments and trends in the local Georgetown housing market.

A Profile of Local Art Galleries in Georgetown

A Profile of Local Art Galleries in Georgetown

Along a portion of Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown, you will find an eclectic mix of  art galleries. They offer everything from contemporary, modern, and fine art to traditional landscapes, photography, drawings, glasswork, and sculptures. As one gallery owner said,...

Pet Friendly DC

Pet Friendly DC

We love our pets and the Pet Friendly DC real estate market has taken notice. In just the last few years there has been a dramatic increase in the number of pet-friendly properties. Not only that, but some of these spaces are adding high-end amenities for pets such as...

DC Child Care Options are Plentiful

DC Child Care Options are Plentiful

DC Child Care Options are Plentiful, Finding the Right Fit Is Easier Than Ever Before There was a time when it was really difficult to navigate your way around the byzantine DC child care options.  Gladly, those days are over. Today, there are over 471 licensed...

Getting Around Georgetown and D.C. via Public Transportation

Getting Around Georgetown and D.C. via Public Transportation

Closest Metro Stations: Foggy Bottom and Rosslyn, VA While there isn’t a metro station directly in Georgetown, there are many good alternatives to getting to a Metro station that can get you almost anywhere in D.C. The closest Metro stop from the center of Georgetown...

Where to Find the Best Coffee in Georgetown

Where to Find the Best Coffee in Georgetown

While there are ample opportunities to get great coffee in Georgetown at places like Starbucks, Peets, Blue Stone Lane, Blue Bottle, and Saxby’s, it’s the locally owned places that offer not only coffee but a little atmosphere and a sense of community. Here’s a short...

Georgetown C&O Canal Restoration Project

Georgetown C&O Canal Restoration Project

James Corner, founder of James Corner Field Operations, likes to take “overlooked places” and redesign them to “amplify what is already there.” In Georgetown’s case, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (C&O Canal) was built as a transportation link between western...

Condo Docs

Condo Docs

What to expect and what’s included in the documents you receive from your condo association. What Is Included In Your Condo Docs? Condo docs are also called the Residential Resale Disclosure. In DC, the seller has ten days after the contract is signed to deliver the...

Historic Designation and Home Ownership

Historic Designation and Home Ownership

The Georgetown Historic District, was the first Historic District in DC and only the sixth in the nation. The area is bounded by Reservoir Road and Dumbarton Oaks Park to the north, Rock Creek Park to the east, The Potomac River on the south, and Glover-Archbold...

Cady’s Alley

Cady’s Alley

Brick and Stone Walkways, Glass and Steel Walls, Exposed Brick and Luxury Retail in Georgetown. Cady’s Alley is a European style, pedestrian-friendly home furnishings mecca with spaces “as beautiful as the pieces on display.” It was developed along a 19th century...