WHERE YOU SHOULD START IF YOU WANT TO BUY A CONDO – THE BASICS

Are you looking to buy a condo?

If you’re a recent grad, an empty-nester or a single professional, this home ownership option might be just what you’re looking for.

Why are condos so popular? The main reason is cost. A smaller space in a larger building will cost significantly less than a single-family home — especially in the city. That’s why this home ownership option is so attractive to young couples or singles paying off college debt — it’s affordable. And it beats apartment living, because it’s an investment. WHERE YOU SHOULD START IF YOU WANT TO BUY A CONDO – THE BASICS

HOME-RELATED STUFF MILLENNIALS HAVE KILLED (AND GOOD RIDDANCE)

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Millennials and their penny-pinching, Yelp-consulting ways are reshaping the economy;  so far they’ve killed hotels, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Bud Light.  (All of which, if we’re being honest, deserved to die.)  But the generational changeover has had its most profound effects on the home.  Millennials have no patience for almost everything about traditional homes, from cable TV to furniture; let’s look at some of the ubiquitous home features they’re quickly driving into obsolescence. HOME-RELATED STUFF MILLENNIALS HAVE KILLED (AND GOOD RIDDANCE)

SKATE OVER TO THE WATERGATE HOTEL’S ROOFTOP ICE RINK AND BAR

Like it or not, it’s already the middle of November. That means the official start of winter is just over a month away, and brisk nights seem like they are already here to stay. If the changing season has you yearning for a festive activity, look no further than the rooftop at the sleek Watergate Hotel (2650 Virginia Ave. NW). SKATE OVER TO THE WATERGATE HOTEL’S ROOFTOP ICE RINK AND BAR

“I’m honestly not sure what people do with these private top-floor decks, considering no one smokes anymore and it’s not really feasible to bring food or drinks up from the kitchen two floors below.  If I lived here, I think I’d just toss my dirty socks out there.  (But I’m a disgusting person.)”

“I’m honestly not sure what people do with these private top-floor decks, considering no one smokes anymore and it’s not really feasible to bring food or drinks up from the kitchen two floors below.  If I lived here, I think I’d just toss my dirty socks out there.  (But I’m a disgusting person.)”

THE BEAUTY OF FALL IN DC

If fall is your favorite season and you love to see the leaves turn color, you may wonder where the best leaf-peeping spots are in D.C.

First, you must set your mind to the fact that although D.C. has bucolic beauty o-plenty, it’s not New England. There is nowhere here where you can go and gaze out over miles of forests steeped in color like a brimming bowl of Fruity Pebbles at the breakfast table. For such scenery, you’ll have to make a day trip out to West Virginia. THE BEAUTY OF FALL IN DC

PRE-MADE THANKSGIVING: WHERE TO GOBBLE UP THE GOODIES IN DC

If you haven’t made yourself sick with leftover Halloween candy yet, you’re missing out – the holiday season in full swing! A three-month extravaganza of blowing any new year’s resolutions you came anywhere close to realizing all to hell because, hey, we’re about to get a reset! So put on your stretchiest pants, rub your tummy while simultaneously giving yourself a pep talk, and buckle up! Next up: Thanksgiving! PRE-MADE THANKSGIVING: WHERE TO GOBBLE UP THE GOODIES IN DC