Closing soon? Here's what you should know.

Your dream home has been built, you've done your final walk through and there's just one thing left to do...go to closing and get those keys!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 8/14/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Charlottesville
Category: The Study


Move into a Move-In Ready Home

If you want the advantages of a new home but, for whatever reason, you aren't interested in having one built, our Move-in-Ready homes are perfect for you! We build gorgeous Move-in-Ready homes in five regions: Maryland, Northern Virginia, Richmond, Raleigh, and Charlottesville.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 7/10/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Richmond
Category: The Study


5 Tips to Help Secure Your Home While on Vacation

Are you going on vacation soon? If so, you've probably spent time preparing everything you need for the trip. But did you also make plans to keep your home safe while you're gone? If not, we've got you covered. Read our tips on how to keep your home safe when you're away.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 7/3/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Raleigh
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale in Richmond
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale in Raleigh
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale in Maryland
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale in Northern Virginia
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale 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 New Homes for Sale 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 New Homes for Sale in Northern Virginia
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale in Charlottesville
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale 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 New Homes for Sale in Richmond
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale in Charlottesville
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale in Maryland
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale 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 New Homes for Sale in Richmond
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale in Richmond
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale in Charlottesville
Category: The Study


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 New Homes for Sale in Charlottesville
Category: The Study