To Renovate or Buy New?

You may be asking yourself if you should give your current home a facelift, or instead, open a new chapter for your family in a brand new home! For some, renovating makes the most sense. But there quite a few things to consider - after all the "cost of renovating" is not just about the money. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 3/22/2017 Posted in Richmond
Category: Morning Room


Welcome to the Island - No Jimmy Buffet, the KITCHEN Island.

Ever feel like you could run the world from your kitchen island? Well, maybe not THE world, but most certainly your own world. It's not just an island, it's the family command center and we're here to celebrate it. Read more!

Written by Stanley  Martin Homes
Submitted on 3/16/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: Guest Room


Get To Know Your Neighbors at Manor Ridge

Congratulations to these new homeowners who bought a home at Manor Ridge in Falls Church. Read more about who they are!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 3/15/2017 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: Welcome Home


Tips To Survive Spring Cleaning

Don't panic, but the time for spring cleaning is now. Sure "National Spring Cleaning Week" was last week, but if you're like us you totally didn't even know it existed. There is plenty of time for you to brighten up your home and get rid of some things you absolutely do not need. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 3/10/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: Guest Room


Pin It - Pinning Your Dream Home with Stanley Martin Homes

Pinterest. Dear, fabulous, inspiring, wildly-creative Pinterest. What did we do before you?! Read more to see how we can help you pin your dream home!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 3/10/2017 Posted in Richmond
Category: The Loft


Make it your Lucky Day at our Open House Weekend

Wouldn't it be nice to have a bit of luck this weekend and find your dream home? Come take a peek at what your life could be in a Stanley Martin Homes and at our open house events on March 11 and 12. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 3/3/2017 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: Morning Room


4 Reasons to Buy New

If you're looking for a new home in Maryland, Northern Virginia, Charlottesville, Richmond or Raleigh, we invite you to experience the Stanley Martin Difference. Here are 4 big reasons to buy new.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 3/2/2017 Posted in Maryland
Category: The Study


A Weekend in Charlottesville

One of our Neighborhood Coordinators spent a weekend out in Charlottesville and this was her experience.

Written by Skylar Doerwaldt
Submitted on 2/27/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: Guest Room


What's your style? Find your ideal home.

It's not surprising that everyone has different needs and wants in a home - and not just when it comes to decorating. Depending on your lifestyle, or number of people living with you, your "ideal" home is not a one-size-fits-all scenario. So, which style is right for you? Here's a brief look at three real estate options to get you started...

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 2/23/2017 Posted in Raleigh
Category: The Study


Pet Friendly Floors for People Friendly Homes

There's nothing quite like the pitter-patter of happy paws and an overjoyed wagging tail greeting you upon arrival. Pets are the nonhuman members of our families, making their way into holiday cards, vacations and the most treasured moments of our lives. Read more about our new model home in Richmond that features pet friendly floors!

Written by Stanely Martin Homes
Submitted on 2/20/2017 Posted in Richmond
Category: The Study


The 2017 Guildmaster Awards

The GuildQuality Guildmaster Awards celebrate service excellence among home builders, remodelers, developers, property managers, home services contractors, and real estate professionals.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 2/16/2017 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: Morning Room


Daiwa House USA, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Stanley Martin Communities

Daiwa House Group announced today that its Daiwa House USA subsidiary has completed the previously announced transaction to acquire 82% of the member interests in Stanley-Martin Communities, LLC.

Written by Stanley Martin Companies LLC
Submitted on 2/14/2017 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: Morning Room


How - And Why - To Clean Your Washing Machine

Your home is filled with memories, laughter and stuff - and more often than not, that stuff needs to be cleaned! To help get the seemingly endless cleaning done, you depend on certain tools to help along the way, including vacuums, sinks, and dishwashers. But, did you know there's a tool you've been counting on this whole time that actually needs to be cleaned too?

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 2/13/2017 Posted in Richmond
Category: The Study


Get To Know Your Neighbors at Yates Mills

Congratulations to these new homeowners who bought a home at Yates Mill Estates in Raleigh. Read more about who they are!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 2/9/2017 Posted in Raleigh
Category: Welcome Home


Our TOP 5 Things to Know at Contract Signing

Deciding to purchase your new home is exciting! But does the thought of locking it in and making it official seem daunting? It doesn't have to be. You should just be aware of a few things before signing on the dotted line to be sure you get the home you expect.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 1/31/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: The Study


Fall in Love at Our Open House this Weekend

Wouldn't it be nice to feel butterflies every time you come home? Come take a peek at what your life could be in a Stanley Martin Homes and fall in love at our open house events on February 11 and 12. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 1/31/2017 Posted in Raleigh
Category: Morning Room


Thoughts You Have While Planning a Super Bowl Party

Breaking up the brutal monotony of winter comes the country's biggest game on the first Sunday in February. It's Super Bowl season and to keep in line with that resolution to be more social this year, you're considering hosting festivities at your home. But it doesn't matter how many snack recipes you collect, you know there's more to it than those beer commercials would want you to believe. Before settling in for kickoff, there are a few things to consider.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 1/30/2017 Posted in Maryland
Category: The Loft


6 Emotional Stages of Buying a Home When You're a Millennial

Securing a place to live is perhaps the most tangible stage of adulting. Putting down roots for yourself - and possibly a significant other, children or pets - is a lot more complicated when you want an address to be more permanent than a lease. Expect to feel all aspects of the six stages of home buying.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 1/26/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: The Loft


Why You Should Fall in Love with the Colton

At Stanley Martin we build numerous homes, among them one of our treasures: The Colton. Here are just a few reasons why you should fall in love with this magnificent home.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 1/23/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: Morning Room


What is the perfect house for you?

Buying a new home and not sure which one to choose? We have many amazing new home designs to choose from so we wanted to help you out with your decision. Take our quiz to find out what your dream home is!

Written by Stanley Martin Companies
Submitted on 1/19/2017 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: The Loft