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Best places to shop in Washington DC

Appleton Properties | June 20, 2017

The nation’s capital has a little bit of everything, from Michelin-starred restaurants to some of the best shopping experiences this side of the globe. Head to these areas to find a vibrant shopping scene unlike any other. Georgetown Georgetown is the undisputed hub of antiques in the Greater Washington area for its rich collection of… Read More

The American suburbs is changing for good

Appleton Properties | June 16, 2017

One of the biggest trends in real estate and lifestyle this year is the apparent and impending death or suburbia and the rise of a hybrid community– the “surban”. This is what experts from the Business Insider discussed in an article titled “The American suburbs as we know them are dying,” published last March of… Read More

What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?

Appleton Properties | June 13, 2017

An adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) is a type of mortgage with an interest rate that is set to change periodically. The initial rate and monthly payments for an ARM will typically remain constant for one month to five years or longer. When it comes to some ARMs, the initial rate and monthly payments can differ… Read More

Tips on Selling Your Washington DC Home Fast

Appleton Properties | June 8, 2017

Washington DC is a hot market – homes in desirable areas can go under contract within a week of being listed. But it doesn’t matter how hot the market is if you don’t have an effective marketing plan. Here’s how you can help ensure that your DC home will sell fast: Price it right Overpricing… Read More

Revitalizing your home after winter

Appleton Properties | June 6, 2017
Home Improvement Tips

Winter is finally over! The snow is thawing and it’s getting warmer. Revitalize your home for spring and the rest of the year with the following spring cleaning hacks that can be done by yourself or with the help of friends and family. Give your walls a fresh coat of paint. One of the best… Read More

Colonial Annapolis Historic District

Appleton Properties | April 18, 2017

Step back in time as you explore the narrow and crooked streets of Colonial Annapolis. Once called the “Paris of America,” it spans 40 blocks and is a National Historic Landmark District (NHLD) – a distinction few other cities can boast of. It’s home to more brick buildings that predate the Revolutionary War than any… Read More

The Nightlife and Music Scene on U Street

Appleton Properties | April 10, 2017

The U Street Corridor, the birthplace of Duke Ellington and a frequent haunt of jazz greats such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, and Louis Armstrong, was a cultural powerhouse in the 1920s and 1930s. Today, you’ll find numerous bars and live music venues in the area: 9:30 Club 815 V St NW… Read More

10 Kid-Friendly Activities in Annapolis, MD

Appleton Properties | April 4, 2017

You won’t run out of fun things to do with the whole family in Annapolis. Here are some activities that you and your kids will enjoy: Visit the Chesapeake Children’s Museum 25 Silopanna Road This museum offers a fun learning environment for children of all ages. Workshops, events, nature walks, and reading activities will stimulate… Read More

10 Annual DC Events You Shouldn’t Miss

Appleton Properties | March 29, 2017

A ton of exciting events take place in DC throughout the year. Here are some of the ones you won’t want to miss. National Cherry Blossom Festival Celebrate spring and watch DC’s cherry trees in full bloom. The two-week event commemorates Tokyo Mayor Yukio Ozaki’s gift of 3,000 cherry trees to the US in 1912…. Read More

Important Things to Consider When Buying a Home in Washington DC

Appleton Properties | February 22, 2017

A home is a major, life-changing purchase and home-buying can be a highly emotional experience, which can lead you to overlook issues that may cost you later. This is why it’s important to arm yourself with the right knowledge and to work with an experienced real estate agent who will guide you through every step… Read More