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5 Reasons to Love Fall in Your Dorsey Home

The heat is finally making an exit! The time to turn off the AC and bring out the blankets is finally coming. Many might be happy to see the heat go, no more sweaty afternoons and sunburns. Here are 5 ways to celebrate Fall in your Dorsey Home! Decorating for Fall  Fall colors are pretty easy to work with so you can incorporate them with ease in yo […]

Best Places in Howard County to Watch Ravens Games

Waiting all week for Sunday night? Get ready to enjoy watching the game with friends and family, or even by yourself. If you’re someone who likes to get out and socialize while watching games here are some great places to do that.  Howard County The Hideout will meet your sports viewing needs in Howard County. About a 30 minute drive from Baltimore […]

5 Tips For Back to School Prep

Summer is coming to a close, it’s time to start talking back to school. It’s bittersweet because no one wants the summer to end but at the same time everyone is happy to see familiar faces. It may make you feel better knowing Howard County Schools are near your home and they are more than prepared to welcome your kids back. This year will probably […]

Places to Stop on Your Way to Ocean City

Ocean City, MD features miles of beaches and a boardwalk lined with restaurants, shops, hotels, and even a theme park. If you’re from Howard County, Annapolis or any neighboring cities in Maryland you probably know all about Ocean City. With all of the heat waves happening, the beach is a great place to cool off and spend time with friends and fami […]

Nearby Recreational Lakes in Maryland

The state of Maryland is unique in that it has over 100 lakes and all of them are man made. Originally intended as water reservoirs and formed after the damming of nearby creeks or rivers. Many of the lakes are located in parks throughout the state, which makes visiting these glistening beauties popular for a plethora of outdoor recreational activi […]

Outdoor Decor for Your Backyard

Summer has officially arrived and most Marylanders are eagerly awaiting the end of the 2021 cicada season (should be around the 4th of July) so they can once again properly enjoy their backyard and patios without fear of being dive bombed by bugs constantly. In anticipation of an upcoming cicada free summer, we’re pulling together the perfect decor […]

Tips for Disinfecting your Home

Maintaining a clean and healthy home is important year round and especially this time of year for allergy sufferers. You owe it to yourself and your family to enjoy a clean that’s more than dirt-deep. Keeping a healthy home isn’t as hard as you may think, read below for some home disinfection tips from the Dorsey Family Homes team. Consider a HEPA […]

Introducing Our Newest Floor Plan: The John Eager

Dorsey Family Homes is excited to introduce our latest single family floor plan with a first-floor owner’s suite along with an option for a second floor owner’s suite. Additional features of The John Eager plan include: Main level with hardwood floors throughout Upstairs laundry Fully finished basement 5 bedrooms with the option for a 6th 5 bathro […]

Getting Your Maryland Yard Ready for Spring

Spring cleaning is typically thought of as tidying up the inside of your home and not necessarily the outside. Yet, Maryland yards lawns and flower beds also need tending to during this time of year. Below consider the following tips for sprucing up your lawn this spring. Rake The first place to start cleaning up your yard is by raking the lawn and […]

Tips & Tricks for Organizing Your Home

Spring cleaning season is just around the corner and getting your home’s chaos under control is great for your wellbeing. Clutter causes stress, but an ordered house makes daily tasks, chores and life simple. Below are some organization ideas for every room of your home, designed to keep things tidy and maintain your peace of mind around the house. […]

Support Local: Valentine’s Dining Ideas

It’s hard to believe but Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and this year extending the love and admiration to local Howard County and Ellicott City businesses is sure to fill your heart. Below are some local restaurants still operating for take out and maybe even outdoor dining if you’re in the mood to bundle up and get out of the house and […]

Top Snow Day Activities

Winter is officially just days away but mother nature has already graced us with snowflakes and some winter weather across much of Maryland and Harford County. Staying home is certainly something we’ve grown accustomed to this year and getting cozy at home for upcoming snow days this winter should still be something special to look forward to. Belo […]

Celebrating 2020 Thanksgiving in Howard County

Traditionally Thanksgiving is a time when we’re used to traveling to see our loved ones or hosting them in our homes, but this year might look a little different as we all work together to keep our friends and family safe. Staying safe and healthy this year means smaller gatherings or catching up from a distance virtually. No matter how you choose […]

Celebrating Halloween in Howard County Safely

Halloween is right around the corner and this year is already scary with a spooky virus lurking around. Traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating, while technically allowed, is not encouraged in Howard County and we want our Dorsey Family Home residents to enjoy only the treats, without any of the tricks or germs! Below are our best ideas for cele […]

Getting Your Dorsey Home Ready for Fall

There’s a crisp chill in the air and the leaves in Howard County have started to change colors and soon will begin to fall as we welcome the Autumn season in Maryland. Fall officially began on September 22nd and continues through December 20th. Which means that now’s the perfect time to get your Dorsey home ready for the colder months to come. Insp […]

New Homes in Howard County at Landing Preserve

Dorsey Homes is now selling at Landing Preserve in Elkridge, MD! Located in Howard County at the corner of Landing Rd. and Montgomery Rd. sits two perfectly situated ½ acre lots awaiting the Dorsey Family Home of your dreams to be built. Starting from the low $700’s, homebuyers can choose from three of our coveted open concept floor plans to build […]

Enjoying 2020 Sports Seasons at Home

The world of sports has been in hiding since March, but our favorite teams are finally back on the fields, courts and tracks! Athletes in all pro sports, from golf and football to baseball and motor sports, are competing once again. And we’re all breathing a sigh of relief for the much-needed entertainment! Check out this comprehensive schedule of […]

Back To School Prep for 2020

As Maryland educators work to create a plan for the school year, most parents are prepping for the unknown. Will kids be attending classes online or in-person? Will your student need a backpack for carrying books or a laptop for watching lectures? Whatever fall brings during the 2020 and 2021 school year, we want you and your kiddos to be fully pre […]

Announcing Acra Acres / Gladys Woods

Introducing our new community in Howard County, Acra Acres/Gladys Woods! Located at the 8400 blocks of Horseshoe Road in Ellicott City, these 1/2 acre lots are priced from the mid $700’s. Have the benefit of living in a secluded wooded area and being just a short drive from many attractions, restaurants, and parks! About Ellicott City Right off of […]

Shops in Historic Ellicott City that are Opening

Larry Hogan has issued Maryland into Phase 2 of reopening the state. As we ease into this transition, we’re excited to see our small businesses start to open up again. Shopping local is very important to the Ellicott City community since we have already been through so much together. For Historical Ellicott City, Covid-19 was just one more hurdle t […]