Looking for a First Home? Try Georgetown. 

You know what they say — location, location, location. While that phrase is of course hackneyed, it’s 1,000 percent true for Georgetown. If you’re a longtime renter looking to buy your first home, our community is truly an ideal place to take the plunge. Sure, a lot of properties can be expensive. However, the right purchase can be a fruitful and fulfilling investment. Where else can you own a part of history?

Property in Georgetown is on track to continue becoming even more of a hot commodity than it already is. Washington Fine Properties says buyers love Georgetown’s historical ties and modern city life. And Georgetown is the best of both worlds.

Also, the neighborhood has seen several high-end retailers like furniture brand Blu Dot, department store Showfields and the longtime shops and boutiques we used in our July cover story call Georgetown home

For young first-time buyers, there’s so much to do for families. Rose Park, Volta Park, the Georgetown waterfront and all of the seasonal activities from the Georgetown Business Improvement District, Georgetown Main Street and the Citizens Association of Georgetown are ideal places and things-to-do to keep little ones busy.

Keep in mind, the housing market here is competitive. If you find your dream home, it’s best to work with a real estate agent to get things moving.

Most important, get to know the neighborhood. We here in Georgetown are a welcoming bunch! We encourage potential buyers to visit the community often. Hold on to this copy of The Georgetowner for reference. Get to know our restaurants, neighborhood library, schools and shops. Speaking of shops — check out our Discover Georgetown Map we launched in a beta version this month. In it, you’ll find multiple options for local boutiques, places to eat and exciting things to do. Happy exploring and we can’t wait to welcome you to the neighborhood!   


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