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 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