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Tips For Buying a New Construction Home

On the market for a brand new home? Congratulations! We know better than most that the home shopping process can be an exciting yet stressful time. Buying a new house can be quite different from purchasing a home at resale value. Use these tips when purchasing your new construction home to ensure that it meets […]

Hosting Your Own Summer BBQ

July is National Grilling Month! Let’s get your Dorsey Family home BBQ ready for those summer backyard soirees! Summer Decorations Gingham is your friend when it comes to setting the scene for your summer grilling session. Head to Party City for the ultimate Gingham BBQ Party Set. This themed party kit is equipped with plates, […]

What's My Home Worth In Howard County

Knowing the perceived value of your home is imperative when looking to put it on the market. Use these helpful tips to determine the value of your Howard County home when looking to resell. Before you even consider listing your home, have the necessary information that realtors and potential buyers will be looking for. Determining […]

Best Maryland Camping Spots

June is the official month of camping! We’ve put together a list of Maryland’s best campsites to head to for a day and night of outdoor fun! So pack up the tent and don’t forget the marshmallows. We’re going camping! Patapsco Valley State Park Head to this famed Maryland State Park to participate in the […]

Largest Local Employers and New Startups in Howard County

At an ideal location in the middle of Baltimore and Washington, Howard County is a local hub for some of the area’s top research, healthcare and technology companies. Check out some of Howard County’s top local employers and some of the best up-and-coming local startups. Largest Local Employers Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory 11100 […]

The Ridgely

Introducing the “Ridgely“, Dorsey Family Homes newest floor plan! The main floor boasts a flexible owner’s choice room, potential in-law bedroom with full bath, expansive kitchen with walk-in pantry and butler’s pantry. A center staircase leads to the second floor where you’ll find the laundry room, master bedroom with sitting room and flexible space that […]

Samuel's Grant

We are now selling at Samuel’s Grant in Elkridge, MD! Located in Howard County, this community is just minutes from Belmont Manor and Historic Park, Rockburn Branch Park, Meadowridge Memorial Park, and The Timbers at Troy. We have more than a dozen available lots and three floor plans to choose from. The Armistead III  is one of […]

Cherry Blossom Estates

If you’re looking to live in Howard County, MD, look no further than Cherry Blossom Estates in Columbia, MD. We have two unique homesites available located just minutes from Long Reach Park. We currently have a Quick Delivery home available on Lot #1 in a one of a kind Armistead III with unique additional options. This home […]

New Homes in Howard County at Kindler Overlook

If you’re interested in living in Howard County,  be sure to check out our new Kindler Overlook community. Located in Laurel, this community has seven ½-acre homesites. With three different 4 bed, 2.5 bath floorplans available, you’ll be sure to find the perfect fit. Choose between our Armistead III, Calvert, and Chamberlain III models. Kindler Overlook […]

Haunted Ellicott City

It is no surprise that a town that displays so much of its history might still have some of the past lingering around. Ellicott City is claimed to be one of the country’s most haunted cities. It was named in Trip Advisor’s Top 10 Spooky American Getaways. This week we are going to explore some […]

Live an Active Lifestyle at Patapsco Valley State Park

Dorsey Family Homes’ Carver Estates community is just steps away from Patapsco Valley State Park, ones of Maryland’s largest parks that spans over 14,000 acres along 32 miles of the Patapsco River. With campsites, hiking and biking trails, picnic areas and swimming areas, Patapsco Valley State Park offers plenty of opportunity to live an active lifestyle […]

Living in Ellicott City

If you are searching for a new home in Howard County, consider Ellicott City and check out our “Welcome to Ellicott City” series. Ellicott City: Location, Location, Location Located in the Baltimore-Washington corridor in central Maryland, Ellicott City offers a historic, small town feel close to big city conveniences. Ellicott City has been named to […]

Ellicott City: Main Street USA

Historic Ellicott City’s Main Street offers an eclectic mix of unique restaurants and quirky shops. Come for a stroll and explore all that Main Street has to offer! Restaurants Bean Hollow A family-run cafe featuring in-house roasted coffee, tea, smoothies, bagels, pastries and delicious desserts. Judge’s Bench Pub With 17 rotating taps of craft beer, […]

Historic Ellicott City

Ellicott City is a town that is proud of its rich history. After searching for an area where they could grow wheat and harness water power for a mill, brothers John, Andrew and Joseph Ellicott founded Ellicott Mills in 1772. In 1867, a city charter was secured and the name was changed to Ellicott City. […]

Ellicott City: Location, Location, Location

Located in the Baltimore-Washington corridor in central Maryland, Ellicott City offers a historic, small town feel close to big city conveniences. Here are a few of the many reasons why Ellicott City is such a great place to live. Money Magazine Best Places to Live Ellicott City has appeared in the top 10 of Money […]

Living in Elkridge Maryland

If you’re looking to live in Howard County and Elkridge is one of the locations you’re considering, we think you’ll enjoy our “Welcome to Elkridge” series. We put together the information you’re looking for when considering a new home and made sure to cover all the bases. Visit our new Model Home in Elkridge, MD: 5741 […]

Great Schools Near Elkridge Maryland

Moving to a new area involves many decisions, but if you have kids…education is high on the list. If you live in Howard County or are moving to or near Elkridge, we’ve compiled a list of locals schools to help make the decision making process easier. We’ve combined all the basics helping to give insight […]

Fun Things to Do Near Elkridge, MD

Loving where you live is one of those things in life you don’t want to settle for less. Having a diverse selection of fun things to do that are conveniently located near your home is a huge perk! Whether you just moved to a new community you’ve lived there for years…often times, there are hidden gems […]

5 Jobs in Elkridge, MD from Companies that are Hiring

Looking for work is a full time job. You want to find the right fit and that takes time. A job can be more than just a paycheck. It can be a career that you’re passionate about and brings you fulfillment at the end of the day. Factors for consideration are pay, benefits, opportunity, industry […]

5 Restaurants in Elkridge You Need to Visit

Finding a great restaurant can be a challenging task. You have several criteria that must satisfy your needs including: Menu, Quality, Price, Location, Service, Atmosphere, Hours…see, we told you it’s more complicated than you thought! If you work or live in Elkridge, MD. or the surrounding area you’re in luck. We put together this list […]