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K. Hovnanian Reinvents the Suburban House


From a distance, the simple gabled roofs and plain brick and lapped siding of the three Line K models offered by K. Hovnanian Homes at Willowsford in Loudoun County, Virginia, appear to be standard fare for a new home community in the Washington, D.C., area.

Then you get closer and differences emerge....Read More



How a Book Led to Line K Homes


In the Washington, D.C., home building market, and in every other in the U.S., it is practically an article of faith among the large national builders that houses with contemporary styling won’t sell....Read More


Tile Italian-Style: Stunning, Revolutionary


Fifty years from now, historians of the decorative arts will likely describe the current era of tile making as "The Great Revolution."....Read More


Katherine Test-Drives a Model Home


When you test-drive a house by living in it for two days, what can you learn? ....Read More





Katherine's reporting honored for seventh time by National Association of Real Estate Editors

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Only one, if it's Katherine.
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