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What To Consider When Choosing Lighting For Your Home

Good lighting can make all the difference in the world. Sometimes it gets overlooked, but it plays an absolutely imperative role in not just illuminating your home, but also creating the mood and ambience of [...]

By |November 16th, 2017|Custom Homes, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on What To Consider When Choosing Lighting For Your Home

6 Tricks to Defining Space in an Open Floor Plan

Open floor plans are filled with endless possibilities, but sometimes that’s a problem. On one hand, open concepts can feel atmospheric and create togetherness and flexibility in a home; on the other hand, they can [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Design Trends, Interiors|Comments Off on 6 Tricks to Defining Space in an Open Floor Plan

Top 8 Home Decorating Colors and How to Use Them

Deciding on a color scheme is arguably the most difficult part of decorating your home. You do laps and laps around the color wheel, and often end up settling for basic neutrals. If you constantly [...]

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Serious Stats That Sum Up the U.S. Housing Market

While the housing market is improving, it’s still often pricier than it’s been in decades. Some evidence suggests that the market may have suffered long-term damage—with both renters and buyers struggling to find places to [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Buying and Selling|Comments Off on Serious Stats That Sum Up the U.S. Housing Market

Home Sale Trends Through 2018: What to Know

Despite rising prices and shortages, more single-family homes are predicted to be sold this year than in more than a decade. According to the forecast from the National Association of Realtors, home sales are set [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Buying and Selling, Renovations|Comments Off on Home Sale Trends Through 2018: What to Know

5 Tips to Price Your House Right

Perhaps the single most important part of selling your home is determining the correct price. Pricing your house right is part art and part science. It’s complex, since no two homes are exactly alike. You [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Buying and Selling, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Price Your House Right

How to Sell Your Home to Millennials

Millennials have officially surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest living generation. Typically, millennials are defined as those born between the mid ‘80s and late ‘90s—those that came of age in an extremely different cultural and [...]

By |August 6th, 2017|Buying and Selling|Comments Off on How to Sell Your Home to Millennials

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Welcoming Window Seats

Window seats are an architectural feature that's been around for generations. It captured extra seating space in an area that would otherwise be useless. Whether in a bedroom or an office, a window seat is [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Welcoming Window Seats

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 [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Building Tips, Buying and Selling, Livability|Comments Off on 5 Neighborhood Features That Increase Your Home Value

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 [...]

By |June 16th, 2017|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Livability, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on 9 Cozy Nooks That Will Make You Want to Read a Book… Or Take A Nap