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January 25, 2013

Design a Custom Home: Needs vs. Wants

One of the best things you can do when you design a custom home is to really consider the difference between what you want and what you truly need. This can actually be much more difficult than it sounds because the people in your family may view these wants and needs very differently. For instance, one family member may think it’s essential to have a formal living room for entertaining guests, while someone else may prefer entertaining in the basement and even consider a formal living room wasted space.

December 20, 2012

Basement Bar Designs to Improve Your Home

One of the most common basement design elements requested by people interested in luxury custom homes is a bar. Adding a bar in the basement can create an excellent gathering place for friends and family, as well as a beautiful place to display a wine collection. If you’re considering a bar for your home, you’re probably researching basement bar design ideas trying to find the perfect style. At Sekas Homes, our custom home designers have been helping people create the perfect basement bars, and they have some things you always need to consider.

November 21, 2012

Add a Custom Fireplace to Your Home Design

Nothing makes a place feel like “home” quite like a custom fireplace. It’s the perfect juxtaposition of the new and the old, the modern and the traditional. With expertly crafted stone hearths or handcrafted wooden mantels, custom fireplaces offer nearly endless options to match any style or design.

November 9, 2012

Five Ways to Add Value to Your Home

Whether you’re planning a completely custom home or you want to mold one of our luxury designs to seamlessly fit into your lifestyle, Sekas Homes can ensure you’re always making choices that add value to your home. There are five key things you can do that will help increase the value of your custom home design in the Northern Virginia area, and some of them are even standard features in our homes.

November 2, 2012

What You Need to Know About New Home Financing

There are a lot of questions to consider when you’re thinking about building a luxury custom home, and some of the most important ones have to do with financing and loans. That’s why the knowledgeable professionals at Sekas Homes want to put their 20 plus years of experience to work for you by answering the questions you may have about new home financing. Continue reading to find out what you need to know about home construction financing.

October 24, 2012

Popular Bathroom Design Elements for Your Custom Home

After all of the structural elements of your custom home have been selected, such as room sizes and placements, window and door locations, etc., it’s time to make design selections. Your bathrooms are some of the most important spaces when it comes to home design because you’re working with a number of different elements and room sizes which need to be accommodated.

October 9, 2012

Tips for Choosing the Right Kitchen Design

Are you currently building a home? Having trouble choosing the right kitchen design for you and your family? Not to worry! At Sekas Homes, we specialize in a variety of kitchen designs and offer plenty of kitchen design ideas to fit your lifestyle and tastes. Whether you’re looking for a traditional kitchen or something more modern, if you’re in the Northern Virginia area Sekas Homes has a kitchen for you!

October 5, 2012

Our Home Closing Process: What to Know

After your home is finished being built, all that’s left is the home closing process. Although the home closing process is one of the most important steps when building a custom home, it’s actually relatively easy. At Sekas Homes, we understand you’re eager to move in—that’s why we work to make this process simple and hassle-free. If you’re in the Northern Virginia area, keep reading to learn more about the home closing process and how Sekas Homes completes it.

August 31, 2012

Choosing Your Custom Floor Plan: A Checklist

Aside from location, one of the biggest decisions you will have to make when planning for your custom home in Northern Virginia is what type of floor plan you want. When planning for Arlington luxury custom homes, we at Sekas Homes understand there are many factors to consider when choosing your floor plan…

August 28, 2012

Why Should You Consider a Green, Energy Efficient Home?

While an environmentally-friendly design might not rank top on your priority list when planning for your luxury custom home in Manassas, Arlington, Great Falls or nearby Northern Virginia area, investing in an eco-friendly home will prove beneficial years down the road as you continue to enjoy your elegant, high-end and energy efficient home.