As the economy continues to repair itself, many homeowners may find the do-it-yourself spirit striking them.
A Home Fit for a Mayor
City of Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner happily let the News-Press cameras invade her family’s home on Ellison Street. The Gardeners’ cats Junior and Toby were not as trusting, though they warmed up to the idea in the end.
F.C. Designers Give Tips on How to Stretch Your Decorating Dollar
Standing in line at the grocery store, glossy magazine covers of country kitchens and Mediterranean-style corridors stare many shoppers in the face just before they reach for coupons to take the edge off their tab.
Navigating Foreclosures: Great Deals at Bargain Prices
While the Falls Church area has managed to escape the severity of the foreclosure crisis that plagues much of Northern Virginia today, the foreclosure market in the Greater Falls Church area still remains lucrative.
3 Hot Home Improvement Trends
From small, do-it-yourself projects to dramatic large-scale procedures that require a contractor, there are several home improvement jobs that are currently all the rage. The News-Press caught up with Kevin Krom of Ardent Home Services in Sterling and John Taylor of Brown’s Hardware in Falls Church to find out the […]
The Agent’s Take: F.C. Real Estate Agents on the Area Housing Market
Falls Church area real estate agents give their views and opinions on the local real estate market.
Home’s Where the Heart Is
A three-story, plum-tinted dream house tucked away in a lavish Victorian garden sits on East Jefferson Street in Falls Church, but this pretty picture wasn’t always so fairytale-esque. Inside its decades-old walls are photo albums documenting its four-year-long journey from shambles without plumbing to a home that’s since housed years […]
Home Sales Pros Bullish On Falls Church Housing
The prognosis for the housing market in Falls Church is a very good one, despite the wider misery in the industry.
Making Your Home Green Now Easier Than Ever
As with all trends today, the Internet has proved an invaluable asset to the eco-friendly boom of green housing in the United States.
F.C. Resident Does Polo, Elephant-Style
By Nate Taylor During a routine Google search for horse polo equipment in September 2005, Kimberly Zenz came across something entirely different: elephant polo. The future team captain called Falls Church resident Courtney Zenz, her younger sister and soon-to-be teammate, and informed her that they were starting an elephant polo […]