About the Area

On July 16, 1790, Congress passed a law permitting President George Washington to select a location along the Potomac River for the nation’s permanent capital. Thus began the journey for what is today one of the most vibrant and diverse major metropolitan areas in the country.

Today the Greater Capital Area encompasses Washington DC; in Virginia, Arlington County, Alexandria City, Fairfax County, Falls Church City, Loudoun County, Prince William County; and in Maryland, Montgomery County, Howard County, and Prince Georges County. Many claims are made about this area ranging from being the most educated major metropolitan area in the country to being the Silicon Valley of the east but those who live here know we enjoy living in a dynamic community offering a vibrant lifestyle with a plethora of diversions.

Whether you want to take in a show at the world-renowned Kennedy Center or kayak down level V rapids at Great Falls, DC metro is like no place in the world. Spend the day on the lush National Mall taking in the unparalleled collections at the Smithsonian museums and historic landmarks bathed in marble. Educate yourself in the halls of elite universities such as Georgetown, American, Howard and George Washington University, just to name a few. Shop the boutiques in the scenic colonial village of Old Town Alexandria.

As residents, we enjoy the amenities of this diversity plus living in one of the most stable economies in the country offering excellent business and educational opportunities. All this lends itself to supporting a strong and diverse housing market with offerings for the first time and luxury homebuyer alike.