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Glorious House in Siler City, NC

This beautiful 2013 Parade of Homes Silver Winner is an Energy Star Certified home with a HERS score of 55.  Built to HERO (high efficiency residential option) specifications – as it provides a tighter house envelope. Other energy saving features of this amazing house are spray foam insulation, a 95% efficiency furnace, tankless water heaters,

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Welcome to a New Chapel Ridge Family

Signing the contract with the homeowners of this Chapel Ridge home happened in record time – 10 days from the day we met to the day the contract was signed.  I had been working with the homeowners for a week trying to find the perfect home and after determining that too many sacrifices would be

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2011 Parade of Homes Gold Medal Winner!

We are proud to announce a 3rd year in a row Gold Medal winner in Chapel Ridge in one of the few categories that had 5 houses in it!  The front elevation, kitchen and pantry won the Special Feature awards.  The house was completed at $131/square foot which included plans, permits, landscaping, spray foam insulation,

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2011 Chatham, Orange, Durham NC Parade of Homes Entry

It’s that time of year – the 2011 Parade of Homes! If you are in the area please come visit our 2011 Parade Entry in The Estates of Chapel Ridge. Judging was today – the awards are given Tuesday. We are anxiously awaiting the results and hope we can add an award to our 2009

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Another Silk Hope Home Completed!

We had the joy of working with very creative homeowners when building this beautiful home in the Silk Hope area. We had been working with the homeowners for over a year in detailing the plans, specifications and allowances.  The homeowners were out of state which added a bit of a challenge, but one we’ve worked

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Just Completed – Silk Hope Custom Home

The icing on the cake when building a home is having a truly happy client at the end of the project.  We spend a lot of time prior to writing the contract working with our clients to ensure that we are developing the specifications that they desire while staying within their budget so there aren’t

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