‘Mini-Manhattan’ And High Rises: Predictions From A Realtor Relocating Amazon Employees To The Area

Rachel Kurzius Around Town, Finance, Real Estate

Via DCist Photo Courtesy of CNBC Northern Virginia officials aren’t the only ones who’ve spent the past year knee-deep in negotiations with Amazon. The Jeff & Joseph Group, which is affiliated with TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, has been in conversation with the Seattle-based tech giant since the spring. The fruits of their labor? “MyHQHome,” a service they have launched to assist …

October 2018 Housing Market Update

TysonsToday Staff Real Estate

Washington D.C. Metro prices at record October level of $426,475; sales activity noticeably declines; inventories increase for first time since mid-2016 The following analysis of the Washington, D.C. Metro Area housing market has been prepared by Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. of MarketStats by ShowingTime and is based on October 2018 Bright MLS housing data. OVERVIEW The Washington D.C. Metro median sales …

Local Couple Launches Home Makeover Show

Analiese Kreutzer Around Town, Home & Design

Season one of “Best House on the Block,” a home makeover show based in our area, premiered Thursday, November 8 on the DIY network with back-to-back episodes at 11 and 11:30 p.m. The show features Lauren and David Liess, owners of Lauren Liess, an interior design and textiles firm in Great Falls. In each episode, they take a house from …

Two Sun Design Projects Garner Chrysalis Kudos

John Byrd Home & Design

Firm Tops Category for Best Exterior, Master Bath The summer is shaping up nicely for Sun Design Remodeling. Last week, the full-service design/build remodeler won two coveted Chrysalis awards for excellence in home remodeling. The winning categories are “best exterior,” and “best bathroom over $75,000.” Founded in 1993, the Chrysalis has long been regarded as the remodeling industry’s most prestigious …

Garage for All Seasons

John Byrd Home & Design

Residential Detached Structure Wins COTY Grand for Sun Design Remodeling A detached garage and breezeway added to a 25-year-old Georgian-style residence in Clifton has won a “Contractor of the Year” (COTY) Grand award for Sun Design Remodeling Specialists. The three-part design—which combines a new “carriage house” detached garage, a double-gated arched breezeway and a blue-stone garden walkway—reconciles the side elevation …

Warm Weather Habitat

John Byrd Home & Design

Sun Design Remodeling Wins Regional  “Contractor of the Year” award (COTY) For Best “Outdoor Living Solution” An indoor/outdoor solution to a Colonial-style residence in McLean has won a regional  “Contractor of the Year” (COTY) Grand award for Sun Design Remodeling Specialists. The two-tier design—which combines an open-air flagstone patio and outdoor kitchen with an overhead balcony—reconciles the rear elevation of …

2018 Home & Design Showcase

TysonsToday Staff Features, 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. Fisher Group LLC Design Build Renovate DESIGN/BUILD Fisher Group LLC is a Design Build Renovation firm with over 30 years experience working in Northern Virginia. The goal for Fisher Group is to provide …

What’s Affecting the Real Estate Market in 2018?

Linda Barrett Home & Design

As we enter another busy home buying and selling season, it is important to know what is going on in the marketplace. What’s influencing buyers? How is the Realtor business changing? What implications does the new tax bill have on home owners? Tax Reform Implications The biggest topic of discussion is the new tax reform bill and its changes to …

Pops of Pink for Spring Decor

Holly Rhue Home & Design

Celebrate the arrival of the cherry blossoms with blush-toned accent pieces from these local home stores. Blush pink has a certain subtlety that’s reminiscent of a Parisian parlour.  But you don’t need your passport to add some French flair to your home. These little luxuries from local home stores will help you incorporate the cherry blossom’s signature shade into your …

Expansion and Reconfiguration of Circa 1990’s Kitchen Satisfies Empty-Nester’s Emergent Requirements

John Byrd Home & Design

Sun Design Remodeling Converts Cramped Production House Plan Into Gourmet Kitchen Perfect For Entertaining Adding square footage to the kitchen is no guarantee that it will function any better than its cramped predecessor. A Herndon homeowner recently interviewed some 20 remodelers seeking ideas for expanding a 10′ x 12′ production kitchen into something more generous. The goal was a plan …