October 2016

Found 4 blog entries for October 2016.

As a resident of Lake Manassas, I have to share that Halloween is and always has been a favorite tradition!  Residing in a gated community may be an advantage for the children of the community to roam free and with parental supervision.  I always marvel at the creative costumes and changes in the kids that come to my door trick or treating.  I watched my kids and their friends grow up and now I get to enjoy the same with my neighbors’ children.

Last year I ran a Halloween, Lake Manassas experiment.  I had a selection of chocolate candy available, to include non-peanut options and a selection of snacks, such as potato chips, pretzels, and Fritos.  It was amazing to see what options the kids would choose.  The younger kids, 8 year olds and under, went

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Willowsford offers a wide array of family friendly community amenities that appeal to both younger and older family members.  With its farm to table lifestyle attracting not only families with small children, the Ryan Homes’ Carolina Place model may be a spot on design for empty nesters.  The Carolina Place by Ryan Homes offers an open concept Transitional styled design with a main level master suite.  I am noticing a trend away from dedicated Active Adult communities for many of our 55 and older buyers; and, a move towards amenity rich communities enjoying main level living options.  Particularly among empty nest buyers between 50 and 65 years of age.  These buyers are seeking homes near their kids and grandkids.  They want to be located in a community

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Welcome to Willowsford Community and a floorplan review of the Pulte Maple Model from their Manor Collection.  The Maple offers a base starting point in the mid $600’s; however, most homes will price out at or above $700,000 with customized options included.  The base Maple comes standard with a 2 car garage but can be expanded to a 3 car garage home. 

The Main level offers a flex room, a large gathering room, large island kitchen and café eating area.  The lower level can be modified to change the flex space into a main level bedroom and the hall powder room can be modified to be a full bathroom.  The floor plan offers an exterior living area for an optional deck and/or screened in porch.  The kitchen features an expansive island and has a clear/open

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Willowsford is a great community and a personal favorite for me.  I love the community amenities and activities available.  The Beazer Brighton currently offers the careful purchaser the option to build new under $700,000 in Willowsford.  Beazer is currently offering “Choice Option” variations on their floor plan designs that offer popular structural and design options at no additional expense.  As I review this floorplan, please keep this in mind as it may allow you to customize this great space to fit your needs. 

The main level starts with exterior living space in the way of a front porch.  Hardiplank exterior with stone or brick water tables accentuate this lovely and appealing front entry.  The central foyer is bracketed by a formal dining room

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