Listing of the Month

This “Beaumont” model home overlooks the meticulously groomed Golf Course and Clubhouse at Creighton Farms, and offers a spacious interior layout with service elevator, award-winning home theater, bathrooms with steam, and top-of-the-line appliances.


Grade My Family Room

‘Tis the season of family movie nights and and hopefully a snow day or two. Send a photo of your cozy space our way!


Ask The Designer

Now is your chance to get advice from interior designer Lauren Clement of Lauren Nicole Designs.


Home & Design Resources

Northern Virginia is a trove of home and design enthusiasts and professionals. Whether you seek a designer, remodeler or landscaper, a home wares store or a new blog to scroll for inspiration and ideas, our roundup of resources has got your abode covered, inside and out.


MiraJean Designs

A holiday BuzzFeed post brought lots of attention to Kate Hougen’s one-year-old custom textile company this past year. And keeping with the momentum, the Arlington-based designer is bringing her wares to more local stores with hopes to go national.


From Tots to Teens, Designers Create Bedrooms Kids Can Grow Into

When Elizabeth Lucchesi needed help designing two distinctive rooms for her kids, she turned to designer June Shea for something the pair could grow into.

8 Kids Decor accessories to add to your home

Today’s child is a bit of a designer. They know what they like, and they want a say in how their rooms look and function. Get them set up with decor pieces that will spur the imagination.

From Chalkboards to WiFi, Play Spaces Fill Growing Needs

For kids today, a dedicated playroom is the happy result of a number of factors. We get tips from local designers about how to create a great play space in your home.

DIY: Revamp for 2015 by Painting Old Furniture like New

Before you break bank on a new piece of furniture, consider revamping your old classic with a modern twist for the new year.


Go Griswold-style and cut your own tree this year. Here are some tree farms in the area where you can get a great tree, sans any critters.


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By the Numbers: Northern Virginia

A look at Northern Virginia’s monthly real estate performance.

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Future Forecast

Real estate for the upcoming year hits a good plateau.

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Selling Your Home This Winter?

Don’t let the holidays trip you up.