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Thirty families who live in private housing at Fort Belvoir are still unable to return to their homes despite promises by military leaders and members of Congress to address systemic issues that left many service members and their families dealing with mold, rodent infestations, and other ha…

How different are the generations when it comes to homeownership? While Millennials are entering the home-buying game later than earlier generations, their desire to achieve the American Dream remains and, in fact, is stronger than previous generations.

Arlington residents Kelly and Michael had long wanted a house on the water in the Lake Barcroft area, but-- after years of looking -- could not find anything suitable. There were the obvious challenges. With two young children just starting school, their house of choice had to meet long-term…

The project: a rear elevation plan that combines a mid-level screened-in porch with a below-deck “kids” play zone. The far-reaching makeover-- which replaces a small builder-grade screened porch with a substantially larger accommodation boasting many outdoor entertainment components-- was re…

There is nothing self-evident about an aging-in-place (AIP) solution. Transforming an existing house into a dwelling that will serve its owners for life is both art and science-- a process that often demands not only top design and building expertise, but technical skills best acquired throu…

It’s March, and with the rising temperatures and longer days, we’ll soon start to see the first signs of spring, including all the crocuses, tulips and daffodils beginning to sprout. With the threat of most snow storms behind us, and before the arrival of April showers, it’s a good time to g…

Inventory challenges defined the real estate market in 2018, and that trend will continue, albeit not as severe, in the coming year. Here are a few more of the real estate trends that my team at Long & Foster and I expect to occur next year.

A skillful floor plan reconfiguration that increases the size of a 20-year-old kitchen by over 30 percent, while staying inside the envelope of the existing home, has won a regional Chrysalis Award for Michael Nash Design Build and Homes.