This year, an estimated half of all homes will be purchased by first-time homebuyers, who face an overwhelming number of choices when embarking on this major life milestone. With today’s homes available in more sizes, shapes and customizations than ever before, how can you be sure your new home best reflects your own personality? At […]

What Makes 55+ Communities So Popular?

The popularity of 55+ communities has exploded over recent years – and it’s no wonder why! These communities, also known as active adult communities, offer numerous benefits to residents, and we don’t foresee their popularity dwindling anytime soon. Miller & Smith is getting ready to release brand new home designs in Brambleton’s new urban village, […]

Millennials Rule The Housing Market and They Know What They Want

As you may have seen in our housing market predictions for 2017, Millennials are taking over the homebuyer market for this year, as they have been for the past few years. The misconception has been that Millennials are more focused on renting and shy away from purchasing a home. In fact, according to the National […]

Tips for Hosting a Birthday Bash in Your Miller & Smith Home

It’s your birthday; so celebrate like you want to in your brand new Miller & Smith home! Our homes are the perfect spot for hosting a party, especially when you are planning to celebrate a birthday, whether it’s for you or the kids! Send out those invites, hang the streamers, blow up the balloons, and […]

The Top Deciding Factor When Purchasing a Home

The experts at Trulia recently conducted a study with Harris Interactive to reveal the factors that homebuyers have at the top of their list when looking to buy. The study showed that the majority of Americans surveyed (84%) identified the neighborhood as equally important, or more important, than the house itself. Although this may come […]

Kitchens for Today’s Modern Home Lifestyle

During our 53 years in business, Miller & Smith has recognized that for many homebuyers, the kitchen is one of, if not the most important part of a home. We design this space in each of our homes to accommodate to the way people live today. As the hub of your everyday happenings, our kitchen […]

How to Make the Most of a Model Home Visit

As you may know, is one of the best resources around for finding your new home in Virginia or Maryland, where you can browse photos, videos, home tours, floor plans, and community information. As great as online resources are, nothing will ever compare to the experience of walking into a model home and seeing […]

Discover The Perfect Place at Cayden Ridge [Infographic]

Discover the Perfect Place for a new Miller & Smith home at Cayden Ridge in Manassas, VA! This new park side community is the perfect location for families seeking a convenient and active lifestyle close to everything you need including amenities, open space, and more!

10 Trending Colors to Use in Your Home Right Now

Every season, the influencers of design keep us on our toes by releasing color trends and predictions for all art forms, including home design. Because we like to stay on top of these trends, our model homes are the perfect place to get some inspiration for your new Miller & Smith home when it comes […]