HOME & DESIGN

May-June 2020 Local Real Estate Experts

Our real estate market is the envy of the nation. So, it comes as no surprise that so many of our area Realtors are celebrated in national magazines and newspapers for their accomplishments and dedication to the industry. Here are a few for your consideration. Laurie Mensing Christie’s International Real Estate Ranked in the top […]

Top 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Northern VA

Sold in December, 2020 217 S Fairfax St | Alexandria, VA Architecture: ColonialList Price: $4,950,000 Close price: $4,825,000 This in-town estate offers modern luxury and enduring craftsmanship. Built Circa 1780, the home has been masterfully expanded and updated to modern luxury standards. With over 8, 000 sf of luxe living space, the home has 6 bedrooms, 6 and […]

A Spa-like Master Bathroom

Turning your master bathroom into a functional and welcoming space could be as simple as adding special features, or as dramatic as this full remodel. Mary and Vince Williams hired Schroeder Design/Build to remodel their two-level master bathroom into a spa-like retreat in their Herndon home. “When we built the home in 1991, we opted […]

January-February 2021 Premier Real Estate

See what’s new in the real estate market. Walker Bend Estates Great Falls, VA | $2,790,000 Located in the heart of Great Falls just minutes from the Village Center is WALKER BEND ESTATES, a private enclave of three homesites. GE Custom Homes is proud to announce their newly built, luxury model home, sited on one […]

Selling A Home Over Winter

At this time of year many people ask me, “Is it a good idea to try to sell my home over the winter?” Now, this year is very different. However, my answer is still very much as I might have said in years past.   Over the winter months there are fewer buyers looking to buy […]

Top 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Northern VA

Sold in November, 2020 22781 Creighton Farms Dr | Leesburg, VA Architecture: French, OtherList Price: $5,100,000 Close price: $5,500,000 Nestled within the gates of the exclusive, award winning Creighton Farms community is this one of kind masterpiece designed and built by top builder, The Galileo Group. Situated on a majestic, 3+ acre, $1.5 million premium lot, this remarkable […]

We all spent significant time in our homes for the better part of last year, and that means we had lots of time to examine what we would like to change about them. As a result, some interesting trends have emerged in kitchen and bathroom design. Overall, we want spacious, soothing, and organized spaces that […]

May-June 2020 Local Real Estate Experts

Laurie Mensing Christie’s International Real Estate Ranked in the top 1% of agents nationwide, Laurie Mensing eclipsed the $800 million mark in real estate sales by the end of 2018. Her strategy, treating every transaction as if it’s her own, has proved to be the key to her overwhelming success. In 2018 Laurie was ranked […]