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  • In the warmest summer months, one of the most common ways we cool down is by cranking up the air conditioning – but that can be hard on your wallet and the environment, driving up your monthly bills while using a lot of energy. Try these simple tips to keep your home cool this season and avoid using the AC as often! 1. Open Your Windows at The Right Times (and The Right Way) In most places, the hot summer temperatures during the day will give way to colder temperatures at night, which is somethi…

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  • Investing in new construction gives you total freedom over the features and amenities you want in your floor plan. For many buyers, the possibilities can feel overwhelming at times. Before choosing the right floor plan, it’s important to take the time to figure out not only what features work best w…

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  • Buying a home is one of the biggest and most exciting purchases you will ever make. However, if you have tried to browse homes recently, you might have noticed that the availability on the market is low — historically low, in fact. Pending home sales are down more than 10% because there is simply no…

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  • More people than ever are adopting eco-friendly practices to reduce their energy consumption. Anyone can make a difference by being more mindful of their energy use and ditching the habits that cause energy bills to spike. Here are five energy-efficient hacks to make your home more sustainable. Repl…

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  • A well-stocked kitchen pantry can be a lifesaver when you need a quick and easy meal. However, finding the items you want can be difficult if you don’t have an effective organization system. You can organize your kitchen pantry and keep it that way by finding a method that works for you. Take Care o…

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  • Valentine’s Day traditionally conjures visions of flowers, heart-shaped candy boxes, exquisite dinners, and maybe a dance, concert or romantic comedy. However, like most holidays in the last year, planning for Valentine’s Day 2021 requires a bit of creativity and embracing some new traditions. In An…

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  • New Home Trends for 2021 January 21, 2021

    As we spend more time at home and have to transform the way we use some spaces for working or remote learning, new home design trends are emerging. COVID-19 has transformed what we value most, so we’ve put together the trends that will likely continue throughout 2021. Functional Home Offices In 2020…

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  • One fortunate dividend from the pandemic is that many people are finding new connections with the outdoors. Whether it’s walking your dog, jogging by the shore or venturing out in a kayak, the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay area has proven to be a refuge for many people in 2020. For those lucky enough…

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  • While COVID-19 may have put a stop to our normal routines, the holiday season certainly isn’t canceled this year. With so many holidays right around the corner, we’re getting a head start on our decor for the upcoming months, and many others are similarly planning ahead. Whether you’re planning a vi…

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  • Classic architecture and thoughtful designs are the hallmarks of Koch Homes. Beautiful facades with classic colonial detailing that blend beautifully with wooded backdrops are just the beginning.It is perhaps more important than ever for your home to have an adaptable floor plan. In today’s world, t…

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