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


Smart Condos at Saunders Station

There's no place like home, especially when home offers the latest in tech savvy features. Saunders Station offers a unique opportunity to own a new 2-level condo, with smart features that truly make your life easier, in one of the most desirable areas in Richmond. Read more to learn more about how "smart" the homes at Saunders Station can be!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 1/16/2017 Posted in Richmond
Category: Morning Room


7 Tips for Keeping Your Home Pet Friendly

Dogs are more than just pets, they are family, too. They are loyal, loving, and a great addition to the family whether you adopt from a shelter or buy a purebred. When buying a new home it is important to keep in mind the anxieties that may come along with it...from your pet.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 1/12/2017 Posted in Richmond
Category: The Loft


Stay Prepared: Emergency Prep for Your Family

Catastrophic events occur when you least expect it. Tornadoes, fires, hurricanes, blizzards and other forces can strike seemingly out of nowhere. While you usually can't prevent a disaster, you can do your best to be prepared for it.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 1/9/2017 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: The Study


Up and Coming Neighborhoods in 2017

Thinking about purchasing a new home in 2017? You're in luck - Stanley Martin Homes has some great neighborhoods that are planned to open this year. Stanley Martin Homes has been building new homes and neighborhoods for over 50 years and we're excited to offer some of our best home designs and great new locations in 2017. Here is a sneak peek at this year's lineup.

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


(Un) Deck the Halls

When the most wonderful time of the year has passed, you might find it a little hard to deal. Post-holiday blues are real and they can be caused by varying factors.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 1/3/2017 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: The Loft


Get to Know Your Neighbors at Ansley

Congratulations to the Lavelle Family who bought a home at Ansley in Raleigh. Read more about who they are!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 12/30/2016 Posted in Raleigh
Category: Welcome Home


A Night in Raleigh

One of our Neighborhood Coordinators spent a night out in Downtown Raleigh and this was her experience.

Written by Stephanie Hedrick
Submitted on 12/27/2016 Posted in Raleigh
Category: Guest Room


Spring Creek - So good, you might never want to leave.

The perfect location, resort-style amenities and world-class golf - it can all be yours in a new Charlottesville home from Stanley Martin. Read more to see what you're missing.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 12/22/2016 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: Morning Room


How It Feels To Get Your Home Ready For the Holidays

This time of year stirs up a lot of different feelings. There's anxiety over shopping, comfort found in the food and happiness surrounding heading home for the holidays. Emotions are elevated to new heights when your home is the one to which everyone is traveling. This is probably how you feel handling several personalities while trying to orchestrate the event of the year.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 12/19/2016 Posted in Maryland
Category: The Loft


Prepare Your Home for the Cold Winter Weather

Everyone has been doing their best to stay bundled up during the change from nice fall weather to cold winter weather, but it is important that you don't forget about your house too. Here are some helpful hints from Stanley Martin's Warranty Department to help you keep your home safe this winter.

Written by DC Metro Warranty Department
Submitted on 12/16/2016 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: The Study


How to Decorate Your Home like The Queen You Are

Ever step into a model home and instantaneously feel like you want to live there? You want the blanket, the pillow, the chair, the table... you want it all. Personalizing your new home is great way to make it feel like it's yours. Once you've achieve your individual style, you can pair it with tips and tricks of interior design to create the perfect ambiance in every room.

Written by Allison Carlin
Submitted on 12/14/2016 Posted in Charlottesville
Category: Guest Room


Must Haves to Help You Survive Winter

As temperatures plummet and the sun makes itself scarcer, you'll quickly realize that winter is upon you. Don't get snowed in without the right supplies. A few essential winter buys can mean the difference between cabin fever and a nature-induced staycation. Equip your home with everything you'll need to make this winter the coziest one yet.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 12/6/2016 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: The Loft


4 Things First Time Home Buyers Wish They Thought of When House Hunting

Considering buying a home? Here are a few things that first time home buyers wish they'd known, and why they might have chosen to buy a new construction home over an existing one.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 12/5/2016 Posted in Richmond
Category: The Study


Visit to One Loudoun

A few weekends ago our Digital Content Specialist went out with some of her girlfriends to One Loudoun and this was her experience.

Written by Mollie Kerns 
Submitted on 12/2/2016 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: Guest Room


As Good as Gold. Celebrating 50 Years of Building for You and with You.

We may have recently celebrated our golden anniversary, but we want to celebrate you and all of our friends that have come along for the ride. What started this journey was the drive of two young entrepreneurs, but what's kept us growing is our commitment to you through a passion for excellence, keen attention to detail and hardworking people, while never compromising what matters most: honesty and integrity.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 11/29/2016 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: The Study


Welcome to at Home with Stanley Martin

At Stanley Martin Homes, "Your Life is Our Blueprint". That means we focus on you - and so does this blog! Welcome!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 11/23/2016 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: Morning Room


So Much to Be Thankful For... Such as an Open Floorplan

The holidays are great for spending time with family. When it comes to Thanksgiving however, this can become quite the challenge.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes
Submitted on 11/23/2016 Posted in Northern Virginia
Category: The Loft