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December 2016

Found 6 blog entries for December 2016.

Quick recap on the School Board's plan to tweak Arlington High School Boundaries: https://www.apsva.us/aps-boundaries/

The School Board met Thursday, December 1st to vote on the high school boundary changes for the 2017 school year. The Board approved moving 342 students from Washington-Lee HS to either Wakefield or Yorktown HS in fall 2017.  The change will apply to current 8th grade students (the incoming freshman class of 2017-2018) and to subsequent freshmen students in the same planning units.  The change will not apply to students who are already enrolled in high school or students who are siblings of current high school students.

According to Arlington Public Schools the high school boundary changes were needed as a result of continued enrollment…
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This beautifully renovated home boasts exposed brick, oversized windows, and crown molding.

The 1st floor welcomes with roomy porch, open living room and dining room, half bath, and eat-in kitchen. The second floor hosts a master suite with a private bathroom and large closets, and back deck with access to a roof deck with Capitol views. Upstairs also includes two additional bedrooms with plenty of storage and a full bathroom.

A finished basement with separate entrance includes a fourth bedroom, third full bathroom, kitchenette, and hookup for a washer and dryer. The fenced-in yard includes room for off-street parking for two cars, as well as plenty of room for outdoor entertaining.

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It seems that winter is finally paying us a visit. Now is the time to prepare for when the temps stay around –or below– freezing for long stretches of days. If you don’t you may just get to discover the costly fun that is burst frozen pipes in your house.

Here is a handy video and some useful tips to keep your home safe from frozen pipes. 

Start by identifying pipes that are at the greatest risk: outdoor spouts and any pipes that run along exterior walls. Exposed pipes are relatively easy to deal with: shut the water off to outside spouts, and wrap insulation or heat tape around exposed pipes. But if pipes are inside walls and not properly insulated, you need to take some extra steps.

DC Water recommends taking the following steps

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Step into this charming federal-style home with a welcoming front porch on a lovely tree-lined street in Kingman Park adjacent to Capitol Hill.

The main level features hardwood floors, a living room with fireplace, separate dining room, an eat-in kitchen with a gas range, and laundry. The second level hosts two spacious bedrooms with generous closets and a large bathroom. A delightful patio and fenced-in yard completes the package, offering the perfect space for al fresco dining and entertaining. Alley access poses the possibility of off-street parking.

The bustling H Street corridor is only a few blocks away and the newly constructed Rosedale Recreation Center is just down the block.

Contact us today for an appointment!

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This beautiful rowhome is seated in the heart of one of DC’s hottest neighborhoods. Walking distance to the Metro, renowned restaurants, live music, theater, and shopping.

The first floor features a foyer entrance, spacious living room with large windows, a formal dining room, kitchen and mud room with laundry. The second floor hosts a newly renovated bathroom with a clawfoot tub, large master bedroom with soaring ceilings and tons of light, and two additional bedrooms. And a large unfinished basement presents opportunities for additional living space, storage, and more.

In addition to a landscaped front yard with patio, a rear patio offers plenty of space for outdoor entertaining and grilling, as well as alley access. 

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This grand Federal-style Capitol Hill home features broad rooms, four finished floors, a beautiful patio, and large garage with room for two cars and additional storage. 

The first floor welcomes with a large front porch, living room with gas fireplace, formal dining room, half-bath, and an eat-in chef’s kitchen with stainless appliances and gas range. The second floor hosts a master bedroom with private bathroom and walk-in closet, a seating area that can serve as a home office, and a second large bedroom and full bathroom. A third-floor bedroom has its own full bathroom and custom built-in shelves. The finished basement serves as extra living space or as an in-law suite with a gas fireplace, bedroom and full bathroom, and kitchenette.

In the rear,

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