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The Importance of Customer Service from Home Builders

Building a home is not for the faint at heart. There are tons of difficult decisions to be made, and the stress can be unbearable. However, an experienced custom home builder with excellent customer service will ease your worries and turn a stressful situation into an exhilarating experience. […]

By |June 16th, 2016|Home Improvement, Home Maintenance, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on The Importance of Customer Service from Home Builders

The Rise of Multi-Generational Homes

An old trend from the pre-World War II era is on the rise, and it’s changing the way families design their homes. While it is more a lifestyle trend than a design trend, it greatly influences the custom home and remodeling industry. The trend is multi-generational living, or to put it simply, several generations of one family living under the same roof. Custom home builders are responding to the rising trend by developing multi-generational homes that specifically divide the living space amongst the generations. […]

By |June 9th, 2016|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design & Decor|Comments Off on The Rise of Multi-Generational Homes

Key Tips For Fitting Into Your New Neighborhood

Moving into a new home is exciting, but moving into a new neighborhood can be intimidating and overwhelming. Feeling comfortable and finding your footing in your new community is just as important as feeling happy in your home. The thing is, it can be a lot to take in—new sights, new sounds, and most of all, new people. […]

By |May 31st, 2016|Custom Homes|Comments Off on Key Tips For Fitting Into Your New Neighborhood

Custom Home Spotlight in Colony Hill, Northwest D.C.

Colony Hill is a cozy, exclusive neighborhood located in the southwest corner of Glover-Archbold Park in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, DC.    The housing stock is largely traditional with architectural styles paying homage to New England, and Georgian and Grecian themes.  The neighborhood has an interesting history, stemming from a colorful building feud in the 1930s.  Harry K. Boss has just completed a group of Foxhall Village Houses when rival builder, Waverly Taylor, started a rival development that blocked the view of many of the Boss homes.  Enraged and to spy on Taylor’s future plans, Boss built a group of Colony Hill houses just north of Foxhall Village and moved himself into a home on Hoban Road. […]

By |May 22nd, 2016|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Featured Home|Comments Off on Custom Home Spotlight in Colony Hill, Northwest D.C.

Livability – It’s Not the Same For Everyone

Livability is currently a huge buzzword in the custom home building industry. The general idea behind the term ‘livability’ is focusing on how you want your home to live, rather than how you want your home to look. A livable home is comfortable, habitable, and designed specifically to suit the way you and your family live. It’s an essential element to a happy home, and it differs for everyone. […]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design & Decor|Comments Off on Livability – It’s Not the Same For Everyone

Building a Quality Team with Sandy Spring Builders

Sandy Spring Builders is not your ordinary custom builder; we’re a full-service luxury home builder. Our “full-service” approach to homebuilding means that everything you could possibly need is available to you, or we know where to [...]

By |April 19th, 2016|Building Tips, Concepts, Custom Homes, Renovations, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on Building a Quality Team with Sandy Spring Builders

Understanding Your Builder

The myths, misconceptions, and mystery surrounding the homebuilding profession have given builders a poor reputation. The prospect of building a new home can generate a ton of anxiety and worry, mostly due to lack of knowledge. Getting to know your builder can foster a greater respect and higher level of confidence for a company’s ability to deliver a high-quality custom home. Any preconceived anxiety vanishes through a deeper understanding of your builder, and the construction process as a whole. […]

By |April 12th, 2016|Custom Homes|Comments Off on Understanding Your Builder

Are Higher Initial Costs Worth it for a Custom Home?

Let’s face it: money is generally the driving factor when purchasing a home. People will often seek the lowest price per square foot, or the lowest sale price, in hopes of economizing. Unfortunately, this is likely not going to get you the best value; it will just get you the cheapest home. No doubt about it, there is some cheap housing out there right now, but “cheap” is probably not the best way to go. […]

By |March 29th, 2016|Custom Homes, Home Improvement, Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Are Higher Initial Costs Worth it for a Custom Home?

The Truth About Square Footage Calculations

One of the first and most frequently asked questions we hear as a custom home builder is, “What is the price per square foot to build one of your houses?” As can be expected, potential clients think this number should be used as a gauge to determine what an entire house might cost them. They often talk to friends and other professionals with some sort of number in mind that would work for them. […]

By |March 8th, 2016|Custom Homes|Comments Off on The Truth About Square Footage Calculations

Sandy Spring Builders Selected for Grosvenor Heights Project

The development team behind the Grosvenor Heights project in Bethesda, MD has selected custom home builder, Sandy Spring Builders, to construct 10 single-family homes for the community. The project will feature 142 $1 million-plus luxury townhomes with 10 detached homes on the edge of the property. Sandy Spring will construct the only single family residences in Grosvenor Heights, while EYA developers and Michael Harris Homes will construct the townhomes. […]

By |January 27th, 2016|Featured Home|Comments Off on Sandy Spring Builders Selected for Grosvenor Heights Project