Archive: April 2013

Home of the Week: A Luxurious ‘Georgian’ on the Long Island Sound

Our newest ‘Home of the Week’ keeps us on the Route 95 corridor as we move up from our nation’s capital to a Georgian style masterpiece just 20 miles outside of Manhattan, in Mamaroneck, NY.

4 Landscaping Tips to Deter Burglars

There are some tactics you may want to consider to help keep intruders out of your home, while there are other home features you may want to avoid, as they may actually provide cover for a thief.

Why First Time Homebuyers Should Shop Around

It is often beneficial to buyers to examine several properties before deciding to make an offer.

Real Estate Headlines for the End of April

So long April showers. Hello May flowers. Pretty soon you’ll be inundated with graduation invitations and start feeling the need to plan your summer vacation. But before you can do any of that, be a good boy or girl and read your weekly real estate headlines:

The ‘Radley House’ from To Kill a Mockingbird

To celebrate Harper Lee’s birthday, we take a look at the ‘Radley House’ from To Kill a Mockingbird and think back to homes that scared us when we were children.

How To: Make Your Home Stand Out During an Open House

Home staging is one of the most important aspects of the selling process

The Ornament of a House is the Friends Who Frequent It

This quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson is a telling one. We may describe our house as being of a certain architectural style or having a certain type of decor to it, but the truth of the matter is a home is defined by those who pass through its doorways.

April 25 / 2013

Slideshow: April Showers in Amazing Homes

Everyone knows that April showers bring May flowers. But before May rolls around and takes our attention I thought it was time we took a look at some more enjoyable showers than what we’re accustomed to during April.

Basic Remodeling Ground Rules

There are several different types of remodels an owner may choose to take on, from focusing on redoing a kitchen to building a deck or patio onto their homes.

Home of the Week: A Design House for Charity

Take a look at our newest ‘Home of the Week’, which has been selected as the 2013 D.C. Design House. A 35 day long charitable event aimed at benefiting the Children’s National Medical Center