Mud room.

Drop zone.

Family foyer.

It’s a room with many names and many uses.

It’s a command center for your adventures, a Swiss Army knife in room form, and a spaceship airlock that helps you transition from inside to outside and back again.

It can be an improvised space, …

When you search for a new home, you spend a lot of time looking at floor plans.

Dark black lines that draw out a two-dimensional representation of each home.

Often, they have measurements or even drawings of some furniture, but they are still flat.

The first time many people get …

Chantilly, Virginia: an area that started as farms and grew up along with our country.

It’s also the perfect location for your family to grow up, providing many unique opportunities and experiences in Northern Virginia.

And there’s no better place to call home in Chantilly than The Retreat at Westfields

Virginia drivers are the worst.” – Maryland driver

“Marylanders don’t know how to drive.” – Virginia driver

Our Great Falls are better than your Great Falls. I’d never live over there.” – Both drivers

The Potomac River that brushes shores in both Maryland and Virginia often seems like a …

Ellicott City is a beautiful place to call home.

Full of history and awash with natural beauty, it’s no surprise that Money often includes Ellicott City in their annual “20 Best Places to Live in the United States”(number 10 in 2021).

Ellicott City near Patapsco by Miller & Smith This best place to live was the perfect location …

Miller & Smith prides itself in building our homes in communities that provide even more for homebuyers. More activities, more green space, more reasons to be happy. And when we build active adult homes, that community is even more important. This is why we’re excited to be building in Cascades …

Active adult communities are perfect for those of us who see age as just a number.

Ideal for homeowners who don’t want to slow down.

Impeccable for residents who want to squeeze all the juice out of life.

Active adult communities are rewarding and comforting, while being springboards to adventure.…

Green seems to be 2022’s color of the year.

But a green home, of course, means more than just its color.

It’s about being more energy efficient, less wasteful, and better for the environment.

It means building a home while preserving the home of all of us: Earth.

Miller …

Rolling green hills.

Serene lake waters.

Majestic mountains.

The away-from-it-all feel of Clarksburg is stunning.

But it’s when you realize how much Clarksburg is close to that you truly appreciate how special it is to live here.

Here are our top 8 favorite things about living in Clarksburg, MD.


Founded in 1757 as an offshoot of Fairfax County, Loudoun County has become a prized place to live.

Historic home of Susan Catherine Koerner Wright (Orville and Wilbur’s mother and their inspiration for all things mechanical), Loudoun County celebrates innovation like no other. Innovation like that in Ashburn, which is …