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10 New Trends In Custom Home Design In The Washington DC Area

What You Need To Know When Planning For Your New Custom Home

Thinking about building a new custom home? As you begin the planning phase, you will want to research what's new in custom home design. From the latest in high tech systems to outdoor living spaces, here are 10 new trends that we are seeing in the Washington, DC area.

27 Jun 19

8 Steps To Finding The Right Homebuilder For You

How Do You Find The Right Homebuilder In Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac and Northwest Washington, DC?

Building a new custom home or remodeling your current home is a huge investment in money, time and energy on your part. You need to find a homebuilder who will be your partner and trusted advisor throughout the planning, design and construction phases of your project. Here are our steps to...

17 Apr 19

How Much Will Your Custom Home Cost To Build In 2019?

Custom Home Building Costs In Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac and Northwest Washington, DC

Prospective clients often ask us what we charge to build a custom home. The answer is simple. Since no two custom homes are exactly the same, there is no set formula for determining a price. In the areas where we typically build - Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac and Northwest Washington, DC - a custom home...

21 Mar 19

What Is Residential Infill Building And Is It Right For You?

Infill Building Gives You Access To Great Locations In Established Neighborhoods

You want to live close-in. Areas such as Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Cabin John, McLean, Great Falls or Northwest DC are attractive for a variety of reasons. Established neighborhoods like these can offer a sense of a tight-knit community. Your commute to work will be much shorter. And, the public schools are...

26 Jul 18

5 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Lot For Your New Custom Home in the Washington, DC Area

From Location To Size To Cost, There Are Many Considerations When Choosing A Lot For Your Custom Home

You are dreaming about building a new custom home on the perfect lot. In some suburban neighborhoods in the Washington, DC area, you can find a lot where there is no existing structure. In more established neighborhoods in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac and Northwest Washington DC, finding a...

23 Jul 18

14 Gorgeous Fireplace Design Ideas

14 GORGEOUS FIREPLACE DESIGN IDEAS

A beautiful fireplace can be a striking focal point in a room year-round. During the chilly Fall and Winter months a roaring fire can warm your home and be a cozy gathering place for your family. But, is your fireplace an eyesore and in need of a makeover? Or, have you always wanted a fireplace and know just where you would put one in your home if you could?

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30 Nov 17

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