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  • Jan 14, 2019

5 Ways to Know You're Ready for Homeownership

Buying your first home is a big decision, personally and financially. It’s the symbolic start to the next chapter of your life. So how do you know if you’re ready to buy your first home? Here are five indicators that you may be ready for first-time homeownership...
  • Jan 08, 2019

Furnishing Your Home: Where to Save Where to Splurge

Furnishing a new home is an exciting and sometimes stressful investment. Budget-friendly home decor is sometimes hard to find. So how do you know you’re shopping smart and getting a good deal? Here are five key pieces of advice from Katie Boylan, Interior Designer for The Dragas Companies...
  • Aug 22, 2018

50 Hampton Roads Students Become Backpack Ready for School

The 2017 Huntington Backpack Index, an annual survey of the cost of school supplies and other related expenses, showed the average parent will pay about $660 for a child in elementary school, $1,000 for a child in middle school, and about $1,500 for a child in high school this year. Those numbers are staggering, especially for children who come from lower income households.
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  • Aug 10, 2018

New $5,000 Decorator Allowance at Halstead

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Fall is on the horizon and with it comes cozy and inviting décor and the transition from bright and vibrant colors to moody, warm hues. Interested buyers looking to live in our Halstead at Spence Crossing community not...
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  • Jul 27, 2018

The Westminster at Abbey Hill Offers a Perfect Mixture

Dragas Marketing
There are four main factors that buyers take into consideration when searching for a new home in Chesapeake: location, lifestyle, price and maintenance. Our brand-new community in Chesapeake...
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  • Jul 23, 2018

The Cambridge Plan: Built for Entertainment

Dragas Marketing
What gives a home its warm, inviting ambiance that makes it the perfect place for entertaining? Is it the lighting, the size of the rooms or the arrangement of furniture? We think it all starts...