1. New Lakeside Homes in Oakton

      OAKTON, VA – If it isn’t rare enough to find a new lakeside home in this premier Oakton neighborhood, CarrHomes has raised the stakes, offering a choice of six luxury home models from their award-winning portfolio that can be customized and built on one of two spectacularly wooded 5-acre sites. The two lakeside lots at Fox Mill On The Lake are located in a purely residential setting jus…Read More

  2. A Wooded 1-Acre Site in Oakton, a Stunning New 7200-Square Foot Home, and a Front Porch You Gotta Love

    OAKTON, VA. – The trick to blending early 20th-century charm and classic 21st-century style and custom quality value isn’t really a trick at all — it’s a skill CarrHomes has mastered magnificently in this award-winning Lancaster model (Lot #1) on a wooded 1-acre Weber Place site in a premier Oakton residential neighborhood. It begins with the timeless architectural appeal of craftsman-infl…Read More

  3. How a Move-In Ready Great Falls Home in the $1.8 Millions Just Became a Bargain

    GREAT FALLS, VA — This 6,015-square-foot model with a three-car, side-entry garage checks every box for luxury and value. The close-in Great Falls location near both Tysons Corner and Reston Town Center is a highly valued address. The home is sited along a private cul-de-sac on just under an acre, backing to preserved woodlands. And by extending this move-in-ready Augusta model back an additiona…Read More

  4. What to Look for In a Custom Home

    At CarrHomes, we’ve helped more than 10,000 people find the home of their dreams. We’ve been doing it for nearly 100 years and have learned a lot over the decades, including what prospective buyers should look for in a custom home. Today’s post features a few important things that you should keep in mind as you search for a new home. If you would like to speak to a member of the CarrHomes st…Read More

  5. Tips for Your Summer Move

    Moving to a new home is rarely easy. Between packing, driving, unpacking, and all of the small details in between, moving to a new home can easily take weeks to complete. Weather can make the process of moving that much more difficult, especially when it’s hot and humid. Today’s post features four tips you can use to make a summer move just a bit easier. If you are looking for a luxury home in…Read More

  6. See A Portfolio Of Custom Homes

    FAIRFAX, VA — Whatever your lot size, whatever your lifestyle, however grand your dream home needs to be, chances are you’ll see it in our portfolio of custom homes. And chances are we’ve built it in one of our award-winning, custom-quality northern Virginia luxury home communities — so you can see it for real. From the design efficiency of our 2500-square-foot Cambridge Model to the fresh…Read More

  7. Know the Signs That It’s Time for a Bigger Home

    When you bought your first home, how long did you expect to live there? A lot of people end up living in their homes longer than they expected. According to a survey by the National Association of Home Builders, the average homeowner stays in a single-family home for 13 years. The most common reason for families to finally make a move is that they outgrew the current home. It's a common issue, but…Read More

  8. Why Fifth Bedrooms Are Moving Up and Out of the Basement

    FAIRFAX, VA — While fifth bedrooms have been a standard basement option in new luxury homes around this area for years, more families are adding it on the main living level or even the upper bedroom level instead. Should you? Sure, there’s something to be said for the privacy a basement bedroom location affords guests, even if it isn’t the brightest, cheeriest, or most accessible place in yo…Read More

  9. How to Make Your Home Library a Special Place for the Whole Family

    Instilling a love of reading in your children can provide them with life-long benefits. Reading can not only help your children achieve more academically, but it can also boost their communication skills, strengthen their logical thinking skills, help them concentrate for longer periods of time, and adapt to new experiences easier. A love of reading is a gift your children can carry with them for …Read More

  10. Questions To Ask Your Custom Home Builder

    When looking through listing after listing of homes for sale, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. One home may be practically perfect in every way — if it weren’t for the fact that you could high-five your neighbors through your kitchen windows. The next house may have a lovely, spacious lot with plenty of square footage. Pity none of the rooms are square or rectangular! On and on the list goes u…Read More