Moving to Washington DC

Tips and Advice for Moving to Washington DC

Washington DC’s status as the country’s capital and political hub certainly attracts millions of visitors and new residents. However, you’ll also find eclectic neighborhoods, history, educational opportunities, and so much more. Here’s what you need to know if you’re moving to a Washington DC luxury apartment. Learn How to Get Around The first thing to know about Washington DC is that it is an incredibly walkable city; entertainment, shopping, and dining are never too far away. There are also so many options for alternative modes of transportation that you may even end up selling your car. Many DC residents choose ...
Apartment Inspections

What Is an Apartment Inspection?

An apartment inspection may be done when you move in, move out, or any time a property management company feels it’s necessary. In some states, annual apartment inspections are required. An owner may also choose to perform inspections every few months. To help you understand the purpose and procedure for these inspections, which occur even in our Washington, D.C., luxury apartments, here’s a closer look at how they work. What Is an Apartment Inspection? An inspection is essentially a walk-through of your apartment by someone designated by a property manager. In general, they check for damage, changes made inside, or ...
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Places to Visit in Virginia and Maryland Within a 2-Hour Drive from DC

One of the great perks of living in our luxury apartments in DC is there are so many things to do within a two-hour drive. Maryland and Virginia offer many great attractions. If you’re wondering where to go outside of Washington, DC, here are some nearby destinations. Things to Do in Maryland Most of Washington, DC’s major roads are linked to Maryland, which surrounds the district on three sides, where you can visit: Baltimore Inner Harbor In under an hour (depending on traffic), you can reach Baltimore’s scenic Inner Harbor. Part of the bustling downtown area, it features miles of ...
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The Best Restaurants to Visit That Have Outdoor Seating Near 17th Street

At Keener Management, we offer many luxury properties in the Washington, DC area. If you’re considering a move here or live in one of our buildings, you may be curious about the best restaurants with outdoor seating. If so, there are several options where you can dine out safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following restaurants are conveniently close to our apartments for rent in Dupont Circle, as well as Logan Circle, 14th Street, and Kalorama. Astoria DC Patio seating is available. Reservations were previously required, but the restaurant is now open for walk-in dining on a first-come, first-serve basis. ...
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Keener Management Introduces Two New Virtual Tour Options

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought virtual real estate tours into the mainstream. Self-guided showings are being practiced as well. Keener Management has embraced both as people seek apartment rentals close to great attractions and amenities. Our real estate professionals remain committed to serving renters while following the latest safety guidelines. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the virus spreads mainly between people within six feet of one another. It is transmitted primarily through respiratory droplets when someone coughs, sneezes, or talks, even if the person infected doesn’t show symptoms. The CDC has recommended people wash their ...
National Mall in Washington DC

Need Some Fresh Air? Top Outdoor Places to Visit in Washington DC

In Washington, D.C., there are abundant outdoor activities. From the National Mall to parks and paths that you can spend hours exploring in the outdoors, you can find an excuse to get out for the day. We provide some of the best luxury apartments in Washington, D.C. but, here, we’re going to focus on some top outdoor attractions in the area. Rock Creek Park Established in 1890 by an Act of Congress, Rock Creek Park is run by the National Park Service. Its main section, plus a series of connected green areas, covers more than 2,000 acres. Winding trails, as ...
Hiking Spots in Washington DC

Outdoor Activities in Washington DC

There’s a lot going on this summer in Washington! If you’re soon planning on looking for luxury apartment rentals in Washington DC or are already lucky enough to live here, you’re going to love our guide to all of the activities you can take part in outdoors, because there’s something for everyone. Let’s go! Hiking If you enjoy walking your way through natural spaces, you’ll definitely enjoy hiking near Washington DC, where there are locations that feature everything from Civil War fortresses to waterfalls. For those who are just starting to hike or just want something that’s less of a ...
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Best Food Delivery/Pick-Up Restaurants in Columbia Heights, Washington DC

Living in Columbia Heights doesn’t only come with great shopping, cultural diversity, and the sights of historic row houses and modern luxury apartments. There is a variety of dining options in this bustling Washington, D.C. neighborhood. With the COVID-19 pandemic, eating out has changed but, if you rent one of our Columbia Heights apartments, you can receive food deliveries or pick up from local restaurants. Here are some of the best local eateries you can dine in from: RedRocks All RedRocks restaurants are open for takeout, delivery, and curbside pickup. They are known for specialty Neapolitan pizzas that are hand-tossed ...
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Best Food Delivery/Pick-Up Restaurants in Woodley Park

Woodley Park’s curved streets, gentle slopes, and proximity to Rock Creek Park and the Smithsonian National Zoo give it a more laid-back vibe than many Washington, D.C. neighborhoods. Coronavirus hasn’t changed this. There’s another perk for residents at our apartment rentals in Woodley Park, Washington DC. Several restaurants along Connecticut Avenue and other enclaves have delivery and pick-up services, so you can still cherish the culinary treats to be had here. If you’re looking for a great go-to restaurant in the area, and stay safe, here are our top picks: Mayahuel Cocina Mexicana From small taco plates to full entrees, ...
Food Delivery 14th Street Washington DC

Best Food Delivery/Pick-Up Restaurants Around the 14th Street Neighborhood

Quarantine take-out options are allowing Washington, D.C. residents to enjoy the city’s fine dining options during the COVID-19 crisis. Local ordinances have led to restrictions on dining in. If you live in our 14th Street apartments, here are some top restaurants that remain open while providing pick-up services and no-contact delivery. 14th Street Café Asian Bistro Order on the restaurant’s website to experience fine Oriental cuisine and this establishment’s unique sauces. Meat, poultry, and seafood dishes are available and prepared with fresh vegetables. They are low in sodium, while spicy dishes are made upon request. View 14th Street Café Asian ...