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renting an apartment after college

How to Find Your First Post-Graduation Apartment in DC

If you’re one of those people who says “I don’t want to move back home after college,” then you’ll need to knuckle down and think hard about your options. Armed with a plan, a job, and a list of apartments in DC, you, too, can conquer the big city without help from Mom and Dad. “How?” you ask. “Where do I start? How do I choose the perfect place for me”? Here are some tips for finding and renting an apartment after college that will help you sort through the confusion. Location First things first. You need to decide where ...
Celebrate Valentines Day in DC

9 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in DC in 2018

How will you celebrate Valentine’s Day 2018? If you don’t already know the answer to that question, it’s time to start thinking. Whether you’re married, dating, single, or confused; whether you hit the town with a new date or pass an intimate night in your Washington DC luxury apartment with that special someone, there are plenty of ways to honor the most romantic day of the year. Here are just a few. Dine Out Want to celebrate a traditional Valentine's Day? DC restaurants provide the perfect backdrop for a special evening. Many top restaurants offer special, romance-inspired menus for February ...
Pros-and-cons of hiring a moving company

How to Move from Here to There in DC Without Losing Your Mind

Moving isn’t the most thrilling way to spend your day, but it doesn’t have to be the most stressful, either, particularly if you’re migrating from one DC location to another. Whether you’re hopping from our luxurious apartments in Dupont Circle to our modern apartments in Logan Circle, or making the journey from our apartments in Columbia Heights to our apartments in Woodley Park, you should consider all your options before M-Day, which is to say moving day, catches you by surprise. To help you make the transition, here are some tips for moving from here to there without breaking the ...
Best Winter Hotspots in Washington DC

The Best Winter Hotspots in Washington DC

Winter in DC may be cold, but it’s far from boring. From ice skating to museum-hopping, to hibernating in your luxury apartments on Dupont Circle, there are enough cold-weather activities to suit every personality. Here are a few things to do in Washington DC in January that will help you set your itinerary for the coming month. Hit the Ice at the National Gallery From November to mid-March, the National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden hosts a skating rink where people of all ages love to have their winter fun. Grab some hot chocolate and skate late into the night ...
Exercise Hotspots in DC

7 Exercise Hotspots in DC that Will Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Need help keeping your New Year’s fitness resolutions? It helps to have a list of the best indoor and outdoor workouts in the DC area. It also helps to know that some of the city’s best trails, exercise courses, and open spaces lie just out the front door of your apartment rental in DC. A New Year, a New You! (or Something Like That) This is it. This is the year you’ll get in gear. Like magic, as soon as the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, you’ll shed your old skin and put on a healthier, thinner, wiser self. ...
2018 decorating trends

Redecorate Your Apartment for a New Year, a New You

Here comes the New Year and, along with it, your optimistic list of resolutions. You’ve decided to trim the fat, up the cardio, and cut the expenses—but what about sprucing up your apartment in DC? When was the last time you cleared out the old and brought in the new? It may not top your resolution list, but a good redecoration can boost your mood, improve your focus, and impress your friends. With that in mind, here are a few of the top 2018 decorating trends.  Add a Splash of (Metallic) Color Style experts have settled on metallic neutrals as ...
Making Your Apartment Comfortable

How to Make Your Apartment Comfortable for Visiting Friends & Family

The holiday season has arrived. It being that time of year again, you’re likely to host visiting friends and family. A priority is to make them feel welcome after their travels. There are many things in apartments D.C. college graduates, young professionals, and singles can do to make spaces inviting and accommodating.   A Welcoming Atmosphere When it comes to apartment rental, D.C. has some of the best, most convenient locations. Guests want to feel relaxed and welcome when they enter your home from the busy streets. Some ways to boost the ambiance include: Mood lighting: Adjustable lighting enables you ...
Hosting a Memorable Holiday Dinner

Tips and Tricks for Hosting a Memorable Holiday Dinner

Planning a flawless holiday dinner takes a touch of know-how, a pinch of savoir-faire, and a dollop of courage. Want to make this year’s gathering worth remembering? Don’t wait until crunch time arrives and the stress bubbles over. Start planning now. At Keener Management, we want all the residents who call our Washington, D.C. luxury apartments home to have a joyous, fun-filled holiday season. That’s why we’ve collected these expert tips for holiday party success.   The Big Picture What kind of event do you have in mind? Do you want your guests to whip out their evening dresses and ...
Luxury apartments in Washington

6 Reasons D.C. Residents Should Be Thankful This Holiday Season

People from all over the world gather in Washington D.C. to launch their careers, enjoy a vibrant social life, and take part in the aura of power that surrounds the nation’s capital. Millennials, in particular, have flocked to rent apartments in DC so they can enjoy all the city has to offer. No matter where they come from or how long they’ve been here, D.C. residents have plenty of reasons to give thanks this holiday season. Here are the top six. Your Apartment Rental in DC The D.C. lifestyle wouldn’t be the D.C. lifestyle without a charming apartment to call ...
Your Winter Home

D.C. Winter Checklist: Are You Prepared for Winter?

Nights are colder and longer now. While we’re still in the season of pumpkins, Halloween and Thanksgiving, it’s best to start preparing for cold weather, snow and Christmas trees… It’s time to get ready for winter! Are you truly ready for winter? If you can’t check off the list below, you’ll need to get various things squared away for your home, wardrobe and social life to take on the winter months ahead. Your Winter Home Do you have enough household essentials? It’s time to take inventory, buy and replace and stockpile. An adequate amount of household essentials will ensure you ...