Create a Distraction-Free Study Space for Back to School!

As much as we don’t want to believe it, back to school time is almost here! You’re prepping for back to school shopping, end of summer parties, and trying to get rid of first day jitters, but is your home ready for back to school? As the little ones learn and grow at school, it […]

Leaving for an End-of-summer Vacation? Do These Things First!

  You’ve been waiting for this moment all summer long and now you are finally getting ready to go away on a vacation! While you may be focused on what to pack or your arrangements for the trip, preparing your Miller & Smith home before you leave is also very important. This is often the […]

Brambleton Offers A New Miller & Smith Home for Every Type of Family

You already know that Brambleton has award-winning everything and is one of the most prominent mixed use communities in the entire region. In case you haven’t been keeping track, we have 3 brand new neighborhoods now selling and 1 coming soon within this expansive Northern Virginia community! While each community is in a different development […]

Invest in These 6 Home Design Trends With Serious Staying Power

You may have kept up with our home design trend blogs from the past, like the top trending colors and home trends for the year, but current home trends may not always make the most sense for your home. Many homebuyers and homeowners today are looking to decorate their homes with more designs that won’t […]


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 […]