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Home Size Satisfaction | Bigger or Smaller?

Americans can’t make up their minds, especially when it comes to their homes. Turns out, according to a Trulia survey, most Americans want a bigger or smaller home than the one they currently live in. [...]

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Custom Home Spotlight | Transitional Home in Phillips Park, Washington D.C.

FEATURED HOME This residence is a transitionally designed modular build just off Washington D.C.’s distinguished Foxhall Road. Our client was an interior designer, and she worked closely with SSB and GTM Architects to bring her [...]

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How To Build A Home That Will Age With You

When you think of your dream home, you probably picture fancy amenities and custom designs. But, do you ever think of how long you’ll live there? When conjuring up ideas for your dream home, think [...]

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Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Terraces and Balconies

Terraces and balconies not only provide extra outdoor living space, they are perfect for small or large gatherings. Maybe you just want a balcony off your bedroom for morning coffee, or perhaps your better suited [...]

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5 Neighborhood Features That Increase Your Home Value

We all know that making improvements and upgrades to your home will increase its value. But, what many may not realize is there’s other factors involved too. Don’t put all your home value appreciation eggs [...]

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9 Cozy Nooks That Will Make You Want to Read a Book… Or Take A Nap

Let's face it, there’s nothing better than sitting down to read a good book. But, what about reading that book while curled up in a cozy little nook with a cup of tea and a comfy sofa [...]

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How To Choose The Right Tile For Your Bathroom Surfaces

All tile is not created equal. They may belong to the same family, but they are different products when it comes down to it. The right tile can vary depending on where you wish to [...]

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Custom Home Spotlight | Bradley Hills Bethesda

FEATURED HOME This home was built about 6 years ago for our very own CEO and owner at Sandy Spring Builders, Phil Leibovitz. His goal was to fit into the well-established neighborhood and keep the [...]

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Top 5 Reasons to Get Rid of More Clutter This Spring…and Where To Begin

Sure, getting rid of clutter is a great way to make your home feel fresh and give you a sense of accomplishment. But, it’s more than that. Those piles and closets full of junk aren’t [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|Home Improvement, Livability|Comments Off on Top 5 Reasons to Get Rid of More Clutter This Spring…and Where To Begin

What is a Zestimate and How Can You Increase it?

If you’re a homeowner, by now you’ve probably heard the term “zestimate,” But, for many people the word is still an enigma. So, what is it and why does it matter exactly? According to Zillow, [...]

By |April 5th, 2017|Home Improvement, Home Maintenance, Livability, Renovations|Comments Off on What is a Zestimate and How Can You Increase it?