Common Problems Faced During Home Renovation Projects

Starting a home renovation project can be very exciting. Whether you have lived in your home for years and want to make it feel new, or you purchased a property that needs work before you can call it home, there is something special about recreating a space and making it all your own.  However, home renovations […]

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Preparing For Your First Virtual Visit With Your Architect

The much-anticipated day is soon approaching.  You have made the exciting decision to design and build your new home.  You have scoured countless Pinterest photos, perhaps previewed mounds of electronic home plans, conducted numerous “drive-bys” and snapped pics of homes you admire and searched your search engines at full speed.  But now it is time […]

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Today is the Perfect Time to Begin Creating Your Dream Home

Looking for the perfect time to begin making your dream home a reality?  Today may be just the day you’ve been waiting for! When envisioning your dream home, you often spend months, years and sometimes decades in thought.  As you age, your home’s wish lists and want lists often evolve.  Your experiences may present you with home possibilities […]

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Design Trends 2020

Trends change, but sometimes a great trend is simply too good to file away.  Hence – the open concept floor plan of construction.    Offering flowing open spaces, natural lighting and clear sight lines, open floor plans are a reflection of not only the hottest construction trends, but are more of a reflection of the […]

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Building Up vs. Building Out

If you are looking to add more space to your home, you have two options:  build up or build out.  Each option has pros and cons, and each can be a solution to the very same problem. Building out increases the footprint of the first floor of your home.  This option is often chosen for adding a family […]

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Stewarding Maryland’s Coast as a Waterfront Property Owner

 There is something magical about living on the water, getting a front row seat to stunning sunrises and sunsets, watching wildlife thrive in nature and hearing the sounds of waves rolling onto the shore.  Watching the changing tides of the Chesapeake Bay from your dining room table is a dream of many homeowners.  However, building or renovating […]

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Money Saving Tips During Construction

Construction of a new home, or renovation of an existing home, can be one of the largest investments you make in your lifetime.  With a few simple cost-saving pointers, creating your American dream does not have to become your financial nightmare. Review your construction budget as carefully as you review your construction schedule.  With your […]

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Kitchen Remodeling in 2020

It’s true!  The kitchen is the heart of the home.  No longer a place to simply prepare meals, the kitchen is an integral space in your home for gathering and creating memories that will last a lifetime.   Kitchens in 2020 are now full of customized elements that meet each chef’s unique needs.  From farmhouse […]

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Custom Design by an Architect vs. Builder/Stock Plans

For most people, a home is the single largest investment they will make during their lifetime.  It is often the most important investment made as well.  Getting the most from this investment starts with personalized, local planning between the homeowner and an architect.   Many factors go into the design and planning of your new home.  Not only […]

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