REVISIT UNION MARKET DC

Union Market is located West of Galludet University and North of Florida Avenue NE. It has a rich DC history and was previously known as Union Terminal Market after replacing the Center Market in 1931.

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Cheryl Shaw
WHAT'S UP WITH THE FIREWORKS?

Back in the day we were lucky if we had sparklers on the 4th of July. We would light them up in the middle of the street and run around in circles until they fizzled away. We didn’t have issues with burning our hands or the neighborhood down.

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Cheryl Shaw
Honor Our Veterans Memorial Day

I was so fortunate to be the child of a strong man who served his country for 25 years and more. Whenever the subject comes up, I always say I am a proud military brat and the army took good care of me and my siblings.

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Cheryl Shaw
Water Spots in the DMV

As the temperature rises along with the humidity, it is time to scope out where to get away from the heat. Without going too far, there are a number of parks and pools to get wet and have some fun.

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Cheryl Shaw
Support the Local Businesses in Your Community

Yes I admit, I am at that age to share that I saw Marvin Gaye live and in concert many years ago. At the time I never thought I would cherish that moment and boast about the rare opportunity later. Now that I live in Washington DC and see murals of Marvin Gaye throughout the city and even parks and clubs named after him, I feel extra special to have witnessed his talent and know his story.

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Cheryl Shaw
There is Never A Lack of Things to Do in DC

I absolutely love, love, love the opportunity to pick and choose things that I can do every week and weekend in this great city. I don’t care if you love music, art, sports, food, or just a peaceful space to reflect, this is the city to invest your time and resources in.

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Cheryl Shaw
6 Simple Steps to Sell Your Home Quickly

Has your home been on the market for a while? When it comes to selling a home quickly, it can be difficult for homeowners to know where to start. But some simple changes and steps are all you need to help your home look its best and attract potential buyers. Here are a few ways you can help your home sell a bit faster.

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Cheryl Shaw
So You Want to Invest in DC Real Estate - 10 Things You Should Know Before You Get Started

DC boasts a steady growth in demand for real estate, impacted by 20 colleges and universities, federal employment, international development, military bases and tourism that attract more people, more people, more people.  All of these people need a place to stay temporarily or permanently.  That's where investing in DC real estate pays off.   

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Are You Ready to Sell?

There is so much to consider before you decide the best time to put your home on the market.  It has very little to do with the market and more to do with your readiness.

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Cheryl Shaw