Arlington, VA Spec Homes

Buying a house can be stressful, especially in Northern Virginia. With so many locations, styles, price ranges, and school districts, the sheer number of options can seem insurmountable. One area that is highly sought-after is Arlington, just across the Potomac River from Washington D.C. Excellent schools, proximity to the city,...

 

Summer 2012 Custom Cabinet Trends

It is often said that the kitchen is the heart of the home, and nothing makes the heart beat stronger than customization. Here are a few of the latest custom kitchen cabinet trends that will keep y...

 

It’s Wet Basement Season, Don’t Be Caught Unaware

Ah, summer. Time for family barbeques, relaxing by the pool, and...basement waterproofing? Though summer is typically recognized as the time of year people pack up and hit the road, it also happens to be the height of summe...

 

Roof Repair 101

It’s summer in the DC metro area and per usual, the oppressive heat has brought along violent thunderstorms and wild weather with it. The intense storms that hit Northern Virginia and DC several weeks ago have shown that excessive summer-time weather can wreak havoc on a home’s physical well-being as well as the potential fo...

 

New Windows and Doors Boost Curb Appeal & Make You Money

by Chuck LaRock, Sr. Real Estate Professional at Exit Realty Talbot and Company Did you know that nearly 1/3 of the energy used to heat or cool the typical American home escapes silently through windows and doors? ...

 

The Evolution of Green

by Cathy Little There’s a lot of talk these days about Going Green, but how much of it is reasonable and useful to do? Can we be kinder to the environment and reduce our utility bills without spending too much green to go green?! Due to industry innovation many green technologies have improved in efficiency and have seen...

 

Local Kitchen Showrooms: A Look at Signature Kitchens

This week, I took some time out of my day to tour the absolutely beautiful Signature Kitchens showroom conveniently located in Haymarket, Virginia. The front of the building looks just like a small home, but upon entry, the walls seem to expand as the showroom opens up, full of fantastic kitchens and exquisitely-crafted cabinetr...

 

Great Way to Get Kitchen Design Ideas

If you or your family celebrate Easter, then get ready – because it's this weekend. Every once in a while a holiday comes around that is known for its wonderfully-made, home-cooked dinners, and Easter is one of those holidays. As friends and family members flood your home this weekend, pay special attention to just how busy yo...