Sticky Business: Controlling Humidity

  |    |  June 30, 2022

Many people understand indoor climate control means heating and cooling your home. But humidity is an important factor that can affect comfort, health, and even a home’s structural integrity. In the DC area, summer humidity is all too familiar. At warmer temperatures, humidity prevents sweat from evaporating, making the temperature feel even hotter, and increasing […]

Creating Sophisitcated Sanctuary

  |    |  June 15, 2022

Photo by Signature Designs Kitchen | Bath | Interiors – Look for kitchen pictures While most of us of are far less home-bound than over the past two years, home retains a powerful role in providing respite and serving as a peaceful retreat. This is reflected in current interior styles, as homeowners continue to embrace […]

Building Your Home

Navigating a New Home Build – Building Your Home

  |    |  November 28, 2021

Your house plans are final; selections are made; materials, systems, and appliances are on order; you have a permit and crews are scheduled. This is the most exciting stage for many home buyers, as their home moves from plan to reality. Building Roles It’s helpful to understand who’s responsible for different aspects of the build, […]

What Makes a Community Stand Out?

  |    |  February 18, 2021

We’ve received a tremendous amount of positive feedback about the home and community design at Park Grove. People are reacting to the synergy of thoughtful components, artfully assembled. Several elements are key to making a community of homes exceptional. You start with a good location and quality materials, but to make it “pop” you need […]

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LIFE | STYLE December 2020

  |    |  December 17, 2020

Happy Holidays! We hope this newsletter finds you well and somewhere warm and protected from the recent snow, maybe watching a classic (or not-so-classic) holiday movie. If you have a fireplace, woodburning or gas, light it and enjoy; the weather doesn’t get more perfect for it than a December Nor’easter. If not, there is always […]

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2021 Colors of the Year – It’s a Rainbow!

  |    |  December 02, 2020

Pantone launched the “color of the year” in 2000, and ever since growing numbers of companies have joined the bandwagon—with their own color, colors, or entire palettes. For 2021 Pantone, for the first time, anointed a duo: a vibrant yellow called Illuminating (17-5104) and Ultimate Gray (13-0647), which Pantone dubs “A marriage of color conveying […]

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LIFE | STYLE October 2020

  |    |  October 21, 2020

The leaves are falling, temperatures cooling, and Halloween is just around the corner! Things in the homebuilding industry are booming, with the accompanying challenges (material and labor cost increases and delays), but it is great to have a robust, healthy market. Folks in the mortgage industry are even busier than builders, as it seems like […]

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LIFE | STYLE September 2020

  |    |  September 23, 2020

The Summer housing market has been very active locally and nationally despite COVID-19. Homes are selling quickly and there is very little standing inventory. We just sold our last house at Summer Creek and have already sold the first two inventory homes we began at Park Grove. Kids are back in school, and many of […]

LIFE | STYLE August 2020

  |  August 18, 2020

Summer is almost over, kids will be “heading back” to school next month… and it looks like most schools are doing only distance learning for the time being. COVID seems to be changing the way people think about and use their homes, and combined with historically low interest rates, that has made for a very […]

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LIFE | STYLE June 2020

  |  June 11, 2020

Summer is just around the corner. The real estate market appears to be heating up, too; traffic (by appointment) is way up in our model homes, and we are hopeful that June will bring good news on many fronts. With COVID restrictions easing, people seem relieved to get out of their current homes and motivated […]