Tag Archives: curb appeal

May 11

Landscaping and Home Values in Great Falls and McLean

Landscaping, or the lack of it, can make or break a home’s curb appeal.  An established, beautiful garden is visually appealing and a sign to buyers that a home has been cared for and maintained.  A coherent landscaping plan with a variety of shrubs and perennials also adds real value to a home.  Good landscaping’s return on […]

How To Amp Up The Resale Value of Your Home

Whether you’re putting your home on the market this year or in the next five years, it is a smart decision to start building your home’s resale value now. Here are some ways to create a comfortable home while making it easier to put more money into your bank account on closing day. Small Maintenance […]

April 16

9563 Edmonston Drive, Great Falls, VA 22066: OPEN SUNDAY APRIL 17 FROM 1-4

Tucked away in the Carrwood Estates in Great Falls, this home and its setting are quintessential Great Falls.  Located between Beach Mill Road and the Potomac, the Carrwood Estates neighborhood is one of Great Falls’ most desirable locations, with an exclusive enclave of twenty homes, ranging from brick Georgians, contemporaries and Tudors, to a modern farmhouse […]

April 01

7704 Burford Drive, McLean, VA 22102: OPEN SUNDAY APRIL 3

This lovely 6 bedroom/7.5 bath, 6290 SF home is located on nearly an acre in the desirable Olde Swinks Mill Estates.  Priced at $1,625,000 it is one of the best values in McLean.  We love the curb appeal of the stately circular drive, and the cul-de-sac location. It is a must see and we’re holding it open […]

March 29

1449 Highwood Drive, McLean 22101: Best Home on Tour

We loved this new listing today at 1449 Highwood Drive in McLean.  A new construction build by Harvey Construction LLC and listed by Yeonas and Shafran, this arts and crafts style home was our hands-down favorite listing of this week’s Tuesday tour. Located in the popular Chain Bridge Woods neighborhood in McLean, this 6000 SF […]

March 21

Social Media Now Plays a Key Part in Selling Your Home

If you thought that Instagram was only for teenagers, Facebook was only for cute animal videos, and Twitter was only for Donald Trump, you would be wrong. Now Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and even Pinterest are places where your Realtor should be marketing your home, both through paid media and on their own business pages […]

March 18

OPEN SUNDAY MARCH 20: 2039 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church, VA 22043

We love historic houses.  We especially love houses from the 1920s and 1930s.  And we really really love historic houses with thoughtful and fabulous renovations.  That’s why we are so excited about this new McEnearney listing at 2039 Westmoreland Street in Falls Church. You Had Us at Hello We walked in the front door and pretty […]

March 10

Millenials Are Moving to the Suburbs! (Does that make it hip?)

While DC is bursting with renting 20 and 30 somethings, a recent survey by the National Association of Realtors shows that when Millenials (ages 18-35) are ready to buy, they are buying in the suburbs.  We can confirm that we are seeing millenials out at McLean and Great Falls open houses, which, we have to admit, […]

March 04

We love this new home style.

Here at Halm Brzezinski Homes we have pretty strong opinions about houses.  We love a great historic renovation – like the yellow farmhouse on Spring Hill Road in McLean that went under contract in about 19 seconds.  (I guess we weren’t the only ones who liked it!) There has been some really bad new construction in Northern Virginia over […]

February 11

9 Ways to Get Rid of Clutter and Refresh Your Home for Spring

February is a great time to get organized.  The holidays are over, but we are all still somewhat housebound.   It’s the perfect time to get the house/closets/garage/basement/attic cleaned out. Let’s get started! 1. Remember, it’s a marathon, not a sprint.  One room at a time It can be overwhelming to think about cleaning out your […]