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


5 Tips for the Perfect Dinner Party

Whether you've been in your home for years or you're excited to have guests for the first time, a dinner party is a great way to interact with friends in an intimate setting. While dinner and companions are the main components of the evening, a night to remember involves intricate planning and a bit of strategy. Prepare your mind and your kitchen for the perfect dinner party long before the doorbell rings. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 4/13/2017 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: The Loft


What's all the rage about Solar Panels, anyway?

Simply put, Solar Panels have become a preferred form of energy using nature's greatest energy source - the sun! Solar energy is not only friendly to the environment but friendly to your wallet, too, often entitling homeowners to tax credits and exemptions. But, did you know that you don't have to live in a sunny, warm climate in order to benefit from solar powering your home?

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 4/10/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: The Study


Get to Know Our Vice President of Sales in Raleigh

Based in our Raleigh market, Anthony Ascolese serves as Stanley Martin's Vice President of Sales. Anthony joined the Stanley Martin team in January 2016. 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 and what he can't live without!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 4/5/2017 Posted in Raleigh
Category: Guest Room


Spring is for Saving at Our April Open House Weekend

Spring is for saving at our April Open House Weekend! Come take a peek at what your life could be like in your new Stanley Martin home at our open house events on April 8 and 9. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 4/3/2017 Posted in Raleigh
Category: Morning Room


New neighbors? Apply the Golden Rule.

You've witnessed your new neighbor's house being built from the ground up and have anxiously awaited their arrival. Well, great news! They've finally moved in (whether you know this from peering out from behind your shutters is neither here nor there) - BUT, now it's time to head on over and introduce yourself!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 3/30/2017 Posted in Raleigh
Category: The Study


Why Everyone is Moving to Short Pump

When it comes to a livable location, Short Pump has it all. As one of Richmond's most beloved suburbs, Short Pump has always attracted interesting people thanks to its charming character. Those who currently call Short Pump home love the convenience of living near top-tier shopping and fine dining, but residents and visitors of the past enjoyed what made it truly unique: its namesake. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 3/27/2017 Posted in Richmond
Category: The Study


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 are 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: The Loft