Why a Custom Home and Not a Customized Home

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Home by Rasevic Construction on Melody Ln, Bethesda, MD

Why you Want a Custom Home and Not a Customized Home When people think of custom homes, sometimes they are really thinking about a customized home, a production or “tract” home that is customized to the home buyer’s taste.  With a production home, you typically get to choose from one of several cookie cutter layouts and then you choose from … Read More

2017 Home Construction & Interior Design Trends for Washington DC

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Home Construction trends - defined spaces

Washington is a locale that loves interior design trends. In fact, Aly Brooks, Ballard Design’s head buyer, observes that “the DC customer is bold and metropolitan and open to embrace different colors, textures, and patterns. Other markets are more conservative.” Ballard, one of the most high-end of interior designers, is a local favorite. So let’s look at 2017 home construction and … Read More

Outdoor Kitchens: A Hot Trend in Washington DC Area-Even in Winter!

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Outdoor Kitchens Winterizing Outdoor Kitchens

Outdoor kitchens are the new “must have” home trend in Washington DC and Maryland area homes. They add living space to your home and give it a “wow” factor that is sure to impress. But do outdoor kitchens provide value in the winter months? Typically, most DC area households don’t venture much into outdoor living in winter beyond wheeling a … Read More

Check Out Latest Luxury Bathroom Trends in Bethesda & DC Homes

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luxury bathroom trends: master bath en suite by Rasevic Construction in Bethesda, MD

Today’s homes go beyond comfort to provide a luxurious retreat from daily stress. And one area of the home that has seen tremendous changes in this philosophy is bathrooms. As you consider building or remodeling your home, it’s vital to consider luxury bathroom trends to not only treat yourself to a peaceful oasis, but to be sure your home has … Read More

Home Theater Design & Media Room Guide: Add Wow Factor!

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home theater design

Bethesda, Washington, DC and Baltimore are all cities with magnificent mansions and elegant homes. Adding high tech home theaters in these homes has become a popular option. They provide high-end cinematic experiences for their owners who settle for nothing less than the very best. At Rasevic, we’ve seen a thing or two after 25+ years of luxury home construction and remodeling. We’ve … Read More

How to Have a Greater Great Room in Your Bethesda Home

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Great Room and Kitchen

It’s such an exciting time to build or renovate a home in the Bethesda area! There are many new and unique home trends to consider. But one home feature that was introduced about 15 years ago and looks like it is here to stay is having a Great Room. A Great Room turns the family room and kitchen into one combined … Read More

Attention Homeowners: How to Avoid Scams & Scammers

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avoid scams scammers - grandma on phone

When we really start to think about it, it’s a sad world we live in today. The internet has opened up a world of opportunity for businesses and homeowners seeking ideas. But unfortunately it has also opened the door to scammers and thieves. We like to do our part to educate business leaders and homeowners. Usually that education just includes … Read More

Creative Outdoor Kitchen & Patio Ideas for MD & DC Homes

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outdoor kitchen patio

Ahhhh. Summer is upon us and the weather in Maryland and Washington DC is consistently warmer. It’s a great time to be outdoors, and many people like the idea of cooking and eating outside. This is why the most luxurious Maryland area homes have a creative outdoor kitchen and patio entertainment area. Adding an outdoor kitchen to your home gives it a huge “wow” … Read More

How To Choose a Home Builder: List of Questions to Ask Builder

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checklist of questions to choose a home builder

Building a custom luxury home has its demands. This is true, also for home renovation in the Bethesda, and greater Washington DC area, where historic homes require exquisite attention to detail. The process is often fraught with issues, particularly concerning communication. However, the top builders in Bethesda and the greater DC area know that communication is key to meeting every … Read More

New Home Construction Versus Buying An Existing Home

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Home Construction Framing Studs

When deciding whether to buy or build your luxury home in the Washington DC area, there is a lot to consider. There are beautiful homes in the DC area. Classics. The kind of homes that are expensive to build with so much character at today’s prices. But yesterday’s home features also pale in comparison to today’s advanced luxuries. So it’s important to … Read More