Walkable Suburbs? We've Got You Covered!

If you've ever lived in a big city, or even a mid-sized one, chances are you could walk out of your home and take a leisurely stroll to your favorite restaurant, coffee joint, or pub. After you were done with your meal, latte, or beer, you could do a bit of shopping or catch a movie. Grocery stores were nearby, too. In fact, everything you needed was just a short walk away.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes   
Submitted on 6/26/2017 Posted in Richmond
Category: The Study


It's time for you to meet, The Gardiner

She is a real beauty, one-of-a-kind home here at Stanley Martin. This attached single family home is exclusively available in Charlottesville and features up to 4,192 square feet. Read more to see why she is so special!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes   
Submitted on 6/22/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: Morning Room


Surviving the First Night in Your New Home

When you dream about spending nights in your new home, you may be thinking of cozy evenings by the fire, stories at the dinner table or beloved guests coming by for a visit. The first night however, is usually not so ideal. Here is how you survive the first night in your new home!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes   
Submitted on 6/19/2017 Posted in Maryland
Category: The Loft


Welcome Home to Glenmore

If you're someone who demands more out of life, Glenmore, a gated resort-style, country club community just outside Charlottesville, VA, may be exactly what you're looking for. It offers a high-end living experience that will transform your "staycations" into vacations every day of the week. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 6/15/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: Morning Room


10 Ways to Lower your AC Bill

Tired of sky-high energy bills every summer? Since all Stanley Martin Homes are high performance, energy efficient, and earth friendly, we have some tips for you to better cool your house without breaking the bank or being uncomfortable. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 6/12/2017 Posted in Raleigh
Category: The Study


Weird Jobs Employees at Stanley Martin Have Had

Most of us need jobs to put food on the table and the majority of us have been working since we were teenagers. Slaving away, putting long hours in, missing out on the fun of growing up, BUT it must be done! We asked our employees some of the weirdest jobs they've ever had and here is what they had to say...

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 6/5/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: The Loft


We Want to Thank our Real Heroes

Are you retired or active military? Are you committed to serving your community as a first responder? Or, do you get up every day to teach our children for a successful future? If this sounds like you, then Stanley Martin Homes wants you to know that we respect your dedication and are grateful for your service. Read more...

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 6/1/2017 Posted in Maryland
Category: Morning Room


Tips to Help Make your Guests Feel Right at Home

If you have ever been on the receiving end of a negative experience of staying with someone, then you know how much the minor details matter. Whether it is arriving to a dark house feeling intrusive or simply crawling into bed after an exhausting day to then discover that the bed you're in is obviously the family pet's preferred place to sleep, it's the details that can make the experience for your guests amazing. Here are some helpful tips to help make your guests feel right at home.

Written by Anthony Ascolese  
Submitted on 5/30/2017 Posted in Raleigh
Category: The Loft


3 New Incredible Neighborhoods in Prince George's County

Prince George's County is the place to be! Located on the southeastern edge of Washington D.C., this growing area is the perfect blend of nature, luxury, and convenience. Just minutes away from D.C., it oozes charm and has a special way of making you feel like you belong there. Interested? Check out our Prince George's County communities-it might be time for a new beginning.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 5/25/2017 Posted in Maryland
Category: The Study


The Perfect Scents for Every Season

Whether you just moved into your new Stanley Martin home or you've been living there for quite some time, you'll want friends and family to walk into a home that smells heavenly. Read more to get an idea of the perfect scents for every season.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 5/23/2017 Posted in Richmond
Category: The Loft


5 Stages of Packing Your Home

There's almost nothing more satisfying than moving into a new home. The excitement of making a space that you've fallen in love with all your own can almost overshadow the work that lies ahead. Almost, but not quite. While new beginnings are around the corner, you still need to wrap things up at your old home and one of the most daunting tasks of all is packing...

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 5/19/2017 Posted in Raleigh
Category: The Loft


One Thing That Will Increase Your Tax Refund

Tax season for 2016 just ended about a month ago and if your tax return left you wanting more, then keep reading because you're about to learn one of the best ways to increase your chances for a larger payout next year.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 5/15/2017 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: The Study


Brick Accent Walls Are Here to Stay

Are brick accent walls a thing? Read more to find out!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 5/11/2017 Posted in Maryland
Category: The Loft


Get To Know Your Neighbors at Embrey Mill

Meet the Amesquita Family! They recently purchased their new home at Embrey Mill in Stafford and are so happy that they decided to share why they chose Stanley Martin Homes at Embrey Mill. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 5/8/2017 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: Welcome Home


Get to Know Your Neighbors at Yates Mill Estates

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 5/4/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: Welcome Home


Get to Know Our Director of Sales in Charlottesville

Based in our Charlottesville market, Christopher Sylves serves as Stanley Martin's Director of Sales. Chris joined the Stanley Martin team in January of 2014 as a Sales Manager and has grown tremendously with the company! We recently sat down with him to ask him a few questions about his time at Stanley Martin and uncovered a little bit about what he enjoys most!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 5/1/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: Guest Room


Buy Your New Home Near Wegmans - it makes your life better.

There are grocery stores and then there is Wegmans. If you live near a Wegmans you're probably there multiple times a week and constantly raving about its goodness. If you don't live near a Wegmans, you probably wish you did. And if you've never been to a Wegmans, you need to experience it as soon as possible. They're open seven days a week. Just go. You'll convert in no time. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 4/27/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: The Study


10 Tips to Make Your Move Easier

Does anyone actually like moving? Well no, but soon you'll have the excitement of moving into your new home. However, packing and moving your boxes are a pain. If you have a lot of items, you will need a lot of manpower. Read more for easy moving tips!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes   
Submitted on 4/24/2017 Posted in Raleigh
Category: The Study


Celebrate Earth Day with Stanley Martin Homes

Stanley Martin Homes is proud to celebrate Earth Day with the world. We believe in being good stewards of the environment. Saving energy is just one part - we also focus on water usage, sustainable materials, recycling, downstream storm water run-off and much more. Read more about how much of a "green" builder we are!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 4/21/2017 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: The Study


We feel refreshed - what do you think?

Our logo just got a facelift, but it comes with a bit of history - and a purpose. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 4/17/2017 Posted in Maryland
Category: Morning Room