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How Does a Lock-And-Go Lifestyle Measure Up?

November 06, 2015 | by EYA Homes

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Dining, Architecture, Interior Design, Chelsea Heights, Grosvenor Heights, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, Montgomery Row

Multi-Generational Living Gains Popularity

October 02, 2015 | by EYA Homes

Caring for loved ones, returning kids from college, and out-of-town guests. Homebuyers are increasingly wanting space to accommodate their friends and family in a semi-private, multi-generational space. It's a topic that home builders are embracing, notes The Washington Post writer Michele Lerner. EYA, too, has heard from it's homeowners and has developed "multi-generational suites" complete with living space, sleeping space, and "wet-bar" style spaces for simple beverage service. Visit an EYA neighborhood near you to learn more about multi-generational living and how your new home can accommodate your lifestyle for years to come.

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Architecture, Grosvenor Heights, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, Montgomery Row

Rethinking Outdoor Spaces at Grosvenor Heights

August 14, 2015 | by EYA Homes

For many people, townhome living is a lock-and-go way of living with little home maintenance and even less yard maintenance. But that doesn't mean that townhouse owners have to give up the outdoor space they love.

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This entry was posted in Architecture, Bethesda, Grosvenor Heights

EYA Readies to Open Montgomery Row

June 03, 2015 | by EYA Homes

This Saturday, June 6th, EYA will celebrate the grand opening of its newest Bethesda townhome community, Montgomery Row.

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This entry was posted in Architecture, Montgomery Row

Tapas & Tours at Chelsea Heights Model Grand Opening

May 26, 2015 | by EYA Homes

This Saturday, May 30th, from Noon - 4 PM, enjoy an afternoon tour of EYA's all-new Crawford model home at Chelsea Heights, and delight in Tapas and Sangria from locally-renowned Ridgewell's Catering.

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This entry was posted in Architecture, Interior Design, Chelsea Heights, EYA Company News

Architect's Newspaper Features The Oronoco

January 22, 2015 | by EYA Homes

Architect's Newspaper Blog A/N released their coverage of The Oronoco Waterfront Condominium this week. It's a beautifully written story that captures the building's transformation from outmoded office building into "riverfront revival". Learn more about the "sleek new residences" at our website.

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This entry was posted in Press Coverage, Architecture, EYA Company News, Old Town Alexandria

Walkability, Open Concept Plan Among Desires for Empty Nesters

January 06, 2015 | by EYA Homes

We're excited to see The Washington Post talking about right-sizing options in housing this week. EYA has been following the needs of empty nesters for years, by developing walkable neighborhoods throughout Washington. Many of our homes offer one-level floor plans or elevators for access to all levels. It's great to see more options being offered for simplifying life and spending less time on yard work and home maintenance.

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Architecture, Interior Design, Grosvenor Heights, EYA Company News

Life in an EYA Home

April 07, 2014 | by EYA Homes

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What’s it really like living in an EYA home? Washington Post contributor Katharine Salant recently spent 2 days living in our Aster Model Home at Mosaic District in Fairfax, VA to get a taste.

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Architecture, EYA Company News

Design Inspiration: Outdoor Decks and Terraces

February 18, 2014 | by EYA Homes

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If this week's approaching Spring-like weather has you eager to open your deck and rooftop terrace for the season, you're not alone. Check out some of these great tools to make decorating your space easier and more enjoyable!

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Architecture, Recreation, Interior Design, Chelsea Heights

EYA Wins Six National Awards at Builder's Show

February 10, 2014 | by EYA Homes

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EYA's annual trip to the International Builders Show is normally a week of exploring the industry's most innovative new products on the showroom floor, combined with education sessions led by home building's brightest minds.

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This entry was posted in Architecture, Interior Design, EYA Company News

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