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Is Finding a New Apartment on Your Resolutions List?

Is Finding a New Apartment on Your Resolutions List?

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Did you add finding a new apartment to your resolutions this year? We get it! The upcoming new year tends to bring up the desire to start fresh. And after an extended staycation in your apartment watching HGTV, you may be ready for a whole new space. Maybe you are finally ready to ditch the roommate and move out independently. Or perhaps you want to downsize to a more budget-friendly space to free up some cash for other ventures. There’s a chance you are amping up self-love and looking to splurge on new digs with all the amenities. We compiled a list of apartments available in D.C. that match each of the most popular resolutions. New Year, New Place!

3213 Wisconsin–Bare bones but with bay windows

Budget Friendly Apartment

3213 Wisconsin

Committing to spending less doesn’t mean you have to give up all conveniences. 3213 Wisconsin apartments are your no-frill variety. Hardwood floors, smaller kitchens, shared laundry room, radiator heat. However, 3213 Wisconsin, right across from Cathedral Commons and Washington, D.C., icons such as Catus Cantina and 2Amy’s. This apartment building is also right on bus route 32. Taking you up to Tenley Town or Friendship Heights or down to Georgetown. A one-bedroom apartment at 3213 is currently available for $1395 you do not pay for heat or AC, but you are responsible for electricity and cooking gas.

First Apartment on Your Own

When I think of what I want in my first apartment, I think of simplicity–the least number of bills possible and convenience. If I am adding rent to my budget then I probably don’t want to pay for a car or parking, so being close to public transportation and a grocery store are key. You can get all of this at Hilltop House Apartments.

All utilities are included in the rent, making monthly bill paying a breeze. Management will receive packages for you and there’s a resident app where you can pay rent, submit a service request or post on the community bulletin board. The apartment community is right next to Meridian Park and walking distance to two grocery stores and two metro stops. There isn’t any parking on site but street parking is available with a resident permit.

Hilltop House currently has studios starting at $1350 and one-bedrooms starting at $1775.


Fitness Friendly Apartment

95% of resolutions are fitness-related!!! So there’s a really good chance that one of your resolutions may have something to do with wellness. A lot of apartments out there have a gym, but if you really want to take your wellness to the next level, you have to check out Agora apartments. Agora not only has a fitness center with weights and treadmills. There is also a Peloton room. But that’s just the beginning of the wellness benefits at Agora. There are also two hydro massage bed rooms to relieve muscle soreness. You also have access to the steam room, yoga room, fitness classes, an indoor lap pool and so much more. All these benefits come with an amenity fee, but it is way cheaper than your typical monthly gym membership.

Agora currently has a two-bedroom available for $3635 and one-bedrooms available starting at $2225.

Car Free Apartment

Living Car-free is a lifestyle choice more and more Americans are making nowadays. Living in DC with access to bus routes, metro lines, and streetcars certainly makes it easier! Avec on H Street is a great option for car-free living. The H Street streetcar is literally right outside Avec’s front door. Additionally, Union Station is within a mile giving you access to both the redline metro and Amtrak train routes. Avec is just blocks from Whole Foods and Harris Teeter and has multiple retail providers on the first floor of the building including a nail salon, Solidcore, and a FedEx store. Everything you need is at your fingertips, which means you definitely don’t need a car.

Avec currently has a junior one-bedrooms starting at $1870.

Treat Yourself Apartment

Rooftop hot tub? check. Twentyfour hour concierge? check. Tennis lessons? check. Chef-led cooking lessons, massage rooms, resident co-work space? Check, check, and check! The Collective gives you access to 60-plus amenities and daily activities. This is as close to resort living as you can get in an apartment. The Google reviews speak for themselves with over 50 five-star ratings, you know this place sets the standard for luxury living. Garrett, the newest edition of The Collective has a full-size indoor basketball court, rooftop hot tubs, and the most gorgeous rooftop lounge. It’s no wonder the building won DC’s fastest pace lease-up award the first year it opened. There are just a few apartments left to rent. As of today, one-bedrooms at The Garrett start at $3030 and studios start at $1985.

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Not one to settle for status quo, Holli has spent her 20 year career shaking up the multifamily industry. From creating unheard of building amenities to designing lounge-like leasing centers, to major Pinterest fails in the kitchen, she is ever experimenting. It’s no surprise that she created a new way to match apartment renters with their perfect home. Holli is a featured speaker and session facilitator at regional and national industry conferences. When she’s not brainstorming the next marketing campaign, you can find Holli testing the limits of bottomless brunch or climbing the Peloton Leaderboard!

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