With the fall season upon us in full force, we're busy making the most of every minute of fall. From spooky pastimes to scenic diversions, here's everything to know and everywhere to go this month, including discounts below to Mount Vernon and Chester Gap Cellars.
Save the Date:
We're excited to announce we have partnered with Doggy Style Bakery, Boutique & Pet Spa on their annual Halloween dog costume contest on 10/31 at the St. Gregory Hotel in Dupont. Plan ahead and find the perfect costume. Olivia & Dito will be judging the contest!
More details to follow.
Martin, Jeff, Olivia & Dito
Even with Metro system drama, living near a Metro station is still a high priority for buyers. As the Washington Post explains
, living within a quarter mile of a station comes with a $40,000 premium.
at the current market in Shaw shows a balanced market for the neighborhood.
DC has become a true food lover's destination. Check out this year's list of Michelin Starred restaurants and Bib Gourmand options.
The number of units sold year-to-date has decreased by 0.5% in DC, 3.7% in Northern Virginia, and 0.5% in Montgomery County.
Across the DMV, the time homes were on the market before being sold, on average, decreased year-to-date — from 30 to 23 days in Northern Virginia, 39 to 38 days in Montgomery County, while staying the same at 30 days in DC.
At the same time, the median price of sold homes increased by 0.9% in DC, 5.4% in Montgomery County, and 2.8% in Northern Virginia compared to the prior year.
Market data can vary widely from neighborhood to neighborhood. Please reach out if you're interested in detailed information on your specific area.
Trick-or-Treating with Dogs
October 27th from 11am - 2pm
Free with regular admission.
Enter code "FALL2019" for 20% off!
While you're there, check out the 60 minute "
All the Presidential Pups Tour"
exploring canine life on the estate. Offered at 10am and 2pm. Additional ticket required for this tour.
7 Fall Hikes
Here, Washingtonian has rounded up their favorite hikes around DC for you to experience.
We're partial to Big Meadows off Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park. Stop by the town of Luray for some outdoor gear at Appalachian Outfitters or grab some coffee and snacks from our friend Cody at Gathering Grounds.
Best wineries within an hour of DC
Fall is the perfect time to leave the city behind in search of a scenic day trip -- with plenty of wine to go along with it. D
iscover the 9 wineries that you should make time to visit this season.
Another favorite is Chester Gap Cellars - it's pet friendly! Mention "Olivia & Dito" for 15% off your purchase at the winery.
17 pumpkin patches to pick your own
The DC area is home to a host of fitting options complete with hay rides, corn mazes, and plenty of fun with family and friends.
Check out the full list here!
Coming Soon in Chevy Chase, MD
Over 6,000 SF, solar panels, bright & spacious floor plan, garage parking, open concept kitchen with family room, and much more!
More details to come next week.
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