If you love elements of industrial, contemporary and minimalist styles, then the urban modern look may be right for you. An urban modern style stems from cosmopolitan influence—think designer loft in a major city—that fuses together opposing, yet complementary, design elements. It’s not uncommon to see traits of minimalist style, with edgy designs, and a bit of glamor in an urban modern room. However, urban modern design has a softer side than purely industrial or contemporary styles, giving the home a hip yet comfortable and welcoming feel.
Mortgage interest rates have climbed steadily since the first of the year. According to BankRate, the Fixed National Average for a 30-year loan has increased from 3.85 percent on January 1st, to 4.35 percent on February 21st, half a percentage point increase. Rates were last above 5 percent in 2011. To better understand these changes, we sat down with Joshua Jablonski of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage to gain his insight on what homebuyers and sellers can anticipate in the coming year. Josh has been lending to buyers in the DMV for the past 16 years.
According to a recent Pew Research Center study, the number of multi-generational families living under the same roof is on the rise. 19% of families in the United States—almost one in five—are living with multiple generations in the same home.
For many local artists and art enthusiasts, the annual Patrons' Show, hosted by The Art League, is a highlight of the year. Described as part block party, part fundraiser, The Patrons' Show is a unique opportunity to view and purchase locally made art, while supporting a great cause. This year marks the 50th anniversary of The Patrons' Show and Robinson Landing is proud to be a sponsor of the event.
EYA team members attended the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in January where more than 1,500 manufacturers and suppliers displayed their architectural products and more than 150 educational seminars were held for building professionals.
Are you ready to make a move but don't want the hassles of moving? If so, then enjoy the convenience of purchasing a beautifully furnished model home. No moving furniture. No purchasing new window coverings or artwork. Simply arrive at your new home complete with designer-selected furnishings, and enjoy.