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5 Ways to Decorate Your Kitchen

Whether you're a master chef or just learning to cook, having a beautiful and functional kitchen can make meal prep so much easier. But it's not just about functionality... Your kitchen should also be […]

Pros and Cons of Homeowner Associations

If you’ve been searching for a new home you may have come across the term HOA (homeowners association) quite a few times. What is an HOA? What are the benefits? And why does it cost? Deciding whether […]

Tips on Relocating to a New Neighborhood

Moving to a new neighborhood can be both exciting and daunting. You may be looking forward to the fresh start, but there are also many things to consider before you make the big move.  When it comes t […]

Tips for Gardening in the Spring

Gardening is a rewarding hobby that can provide you with fresh produce, beautiful flowers, and a sense of fulfillment. If you’re new to gardening it can seem overwhelming but don’t worry, you can grow […]

Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen

Deep cleaning hardwood floors Floors take pretty bad wear and tear, with constant foot traffic, spills, and scratches. Taking steps to protect your floor ahead of time definitely helps ease the stress […]

Shows to look for Fall 2022

What’s better than cozying up and binge watching your favorite tv show? There’s a lot to look forward to this fall, here are a few of the most popular shows coming this fall 2022.  Abbott Elementary […]

5 Ways to Start the School Year Off Right

The time for back to school has come! Educators have been preparing for their students return, let’s make sure our students are ready to learn. Follow these tips from the Dorsey Family Homes team to g […]

Best New Home Features for Pets

Outdoor Dog Areas For our furry friends that love the outdoors, an outdoor dog area might be a great addition to your new Dorsey Home. First you’ll want to pick out a good space in your yard to fence […]

Tips on a “Stress-Free” Moving Day

Congratulations! You’ve just moved into your Dorsey Home. This is an exciting new start for your family and now that you’re a part of our family we want to make sure your move in day is as stress free […]

2022 Kitchen Organization Hacks

We all know over time rooms get cluttered which can make spaces feel “smaller.” Organizing and cleaning out your spaces can give your home a brand new look. Here are some of our favorite 2022 kitchen […]

Top 5 Kitchen Trends of 2022

Home is your happy place and your kitchen is the heart of your home. It’s fair to say over time your kitchen can get cluttered and even a little outdated. If you’re looking for some ideas and inspirat […]

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Buying Your New Home

So many emotions come with buying your new home; excitement, anxiety, confusion, relief are all emotions you’re very likely to experience in the process. But do not worry, we’ve simplified things for […]

Signs to Know You’re Ready to Buy a Home

You can afford it  Save, Save, Save! The biggest indicator that you’re ready to buy is that you’ve saved up enough for a down payment. In addition to saving up, having a steady income is a must. Havin […]

Tree Farms in Howard County

TLV Tree Farm The TLV Tree Farm is a 100 year old family-owned farm in Howard County. A farm that once sold dairy and vegetables now specializes in farmers markets, pumpkin patches and planting Christ […]

Ways to Decorate your Home for Halloween

Decorating for Halloween is always fun because there are really no rules. You don’t have to worry about sticking to a color scheme and being super meticulous, you can really just go with the flow and […]

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 mak […]

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 […]

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 pa […]

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. […]

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. […]