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New model homes coming to Magnolia Green

The Yeatman Group of Long & Foster Real Estate and its builder partners are always searching for new ways to bring homebuyers more options for where to build their next custom dream home. The Yeatman Group, along with Covenant Building & Design, Harring Construction, Homesmith Construction & Jones Custom Homes, have begun construction on four beautiful new model homes in the brand-new custom section of Magnolia Green known as Banyan Cove. With incredible golf-course views, wooded flat homesites and basement-lot options available now, Banyan Cove offers Magnolia Green’s largest and most exclusive home sites to date, which will feature fully customizable homes ranging from $600,000 to over $1 million. 

All four model homes are expected to open in late fall/early winter.

The Yeatman Group has also recently announced that both Harring Construction and Homesmith Construction will join Covenant Building & Design as preferred builder partners in Summer Lake and will be featured in 2021’s Richmond Homearama. All three builders will offer their unique custom home designs in the new section of Summer Lake with homes starting in the mid-$500s. 

For all your homebuilding needs or for information on upcoming projects in your area, contact the industry experts, The Yeatman Group, at 804.NEW.HOME today.

Local photographer capturing portraits of families at home

How long has it been since you had a professional family photo taken? Are you still a little skittish about exposing your loved ones to public settings in close quarters?

Emily Alwood of Emmiclaire Photography has the solution for you! Throughout the COVID crisis, Alwood has offered Front Porch Photos as an alternative to traditional studio photography and to accommodate social distancing. Her “porch project” has been so popular that she’s continuing to offer the at-home portraits through the summer. Here's the deal: $50 for up to 15 minutes and three digital downloads. That's a bargain you can't pass up!

Don’t let COVID concerns keep you from capturing important family memories. Contact Alwood at to set up an appointment. What could be easier than having a photographer come to your home for a beautiful family portrait?

Check out some of Alwood’s front porch photos in this issue’s Good Times section, and see her other work at

BOGO on Jouez Jewelry  in July!

Summer's the time to add that hot item to update your jewelry! During the month of July, Jouez Jewelry is offering a BOGO deal featuring 50% off the lesser-priced item.

Interested customers should reach out to designer Carol Pamperin via the website for a personal consultation, and then receive the BOGO pricing of 50% off the lesser-priced item.

Shop Jouez Jewelry’s entire line of rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings, all reflecting your love of sports, your active lifestyle and your unique style.

  • Emily Alwood