For Verse Residents, The Boro Shines as Tysons’ Staycation Destination

Allison Chase Sutherland Home & Design, Talk of Tysons

The Boro, Tysons’ exciting new neighborhood, continues to thrive, as residents enjoy its community-inspired design. Enhanced with  a line-up of cleverly conceived  summer events that strive to support local businesses while at the same time keeping people safe. This is one place where staying at home is not just a necessity, but a delight. Conveniently located at the intersection of …

The Kitchen: Where to Begin the Remodeling Process?

Syntha Harris Interiors Home & Design

Part 1: Cabinetry Kitchens have long been called the heart of the home. Whether you enjoy cooking, entertaining, or just love a beautifully designed space, having a well planned and aesthetically pleasing kitchen is a must. Remodeling an older kitchen is also one of the best investments that can be made to increase the value of your home.  Where do …

Sanitizing Appliances from AJ Madison

Jessica Petrino Home & Design, Lifestyle

By Jessica Petrino, Educator & Appliance Expert at AJ Madison Spring cleaning is taking on a whole new meaning in 2020. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads worldwide businesses and communities are urging residents to stay home, avoid close contact with others, and take necessary precautions to avoid spreading germs. Staying healthy does not require a degree in microbiology; it just …

Buying vs. Renting a Home

Linda Barrett Home & Design

Originally published in the July-August 2018 issue of VivaTysons Magazine Buying a home is the American Dream. And with interest rates low, there is a favorable climate for buying now. According to the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®, home sales in 2018 are up by 4% over the same time last year. But as interest rates climb, home prices rise, and …

You vs. Your Homeowner’s Association

Linda Barrett Home & Design

How to best interact with your HOA when you have a dispute. Here in Northern Virginia, it’s difficult to purchase a property in a community that doesn’t have a homeowner’s association. In many townhome, condominium and single-family neighborhoods, the association rules define residents’ relationships with each other. What is a Homeowner’s Association? A homeowner’s association (HOA) is “an organization in …

Home & Design: Remodeling Professionals Showcase

Tysons Today Staff Home & Design

Choosing the right contractor or design firm to make improvements on your home can be messy. Narrow your scope and start with a list of the best. Foster Remodeling Solutions Foster Remodeling Solutions is an award winning design-build remodeling contractor with over 30 years of experience in Northern Virginia. The Design-Build concept is a “one-stop shopping” approach to remodeling. With …

Design Your Perfect Home Office: Here is Your Step-by-Step Guide

Syntha Harris Interiors Home & Design

By Syntha Harris Interiors In the last few years, the modern office design has gone through many transformations. Remember cubicles? When they started disappearing, we watched the rise of open floorplans, followed by unconventional and informal spaces filled with bean bag chairs and pool tables, designed to make the workplace more fun.  Given today’s events and the increased need to …

Do I Really Need to Use a Realtor?

Linda Barrett Home & Design

Originally published in the November-Dcember 2017 issue of VivaTysons Magazine How technology is changing the way people find and sell homes. Technology is causing some confusion today about whether people really need to use a Realtor to buy or sell a house. People think that with all the online portals and real estate websites, they have all they need online. …

Syntha Harris Interiors Monthly Lookbook

Syntha Harris Home & Design

How To Create The Perfect Home Office 5 Important Considerations When Designing a Home Office The New Daily Reality: Working From Home The most used space in the home is quickly transitioning from the kitchen to the home office with most of us now working remotely. This is a room that is either not often considered when purchasing a home, …