Author: Echo Jones


We would like to congratulate Tim Snow and his building company Avery Construction, LLC on being awarded the 2016 South Carolina Home Builders Association Pinnacle Award for homes priced between $200,000 to $499,999!

Home Builders award for The Sutton home plan.

The Sutton 1261

The Pinnacle award is the most prestigious award for home building industry professionals from the Home Builders Association of South Carolina.


Outdoor Living Design – The Monarch Manor 5040

Creating desirable outdoor living spaces is more important to homeowners than ever before. Outdoor living features have become highly sought after when planning a new home design. With the Monarch Manor 5040 design, Belgard® and Echelon™ Masonry bring you a wide range of exterior products to create the ideal outdoor living experience, with aesthetic touches that range from classic brick to veneers and hardscapes that offer the look and feel of natural stone. From the exterior facade and driveway to the luxury outdoor kitchen and living room, see what is possible and find inspiration for your dream home!

View exterior and interior photography of this exceptional hillside-walkout design!

Outdoor Living design for The Monarch Manor 5040!
The exterior of the home is clad with energy-efficient EnduraMax™ brick and the chiseled look of Waterford Stone™ veneer, with Cordova Stone™ accents and sills that offer the look of quarried limestone. Tandem® Wall and Tandem® Columns add dramatic touches to the graceful Urbana® Stone driveway.

Home Plan Features For Pet Owners To Consider

Pet-Friendly Features for your Dream Home Plan!

Building a custom home plan is a dream come true for many families, and you’ll likely spend a lot of time trying to decide which features you need and want for the people who will reside in your new house. If your family includes a fuzzy kitten or a playful pup, you might want to consider some of the pet-friendly home plan features below that will help your favorite animal feel at ease in its new space.

Pet-Friendly Features for your Dream Home Plan!

The Rockledge 875-D



The Chaucer – Home Plan 1379

This European Ranch features a three-car garage positioned at the rear of the home. The kitchen, dining area, and great room create an exceptionally open living space with coffered and vaulted ceilings adding custom-styled detail. The kitchen features a cooktop island, serving bar, walk-in pantry and e-space. Two doors in the dining room lead to the screened porch with fireplace and skylights.

Check out the front rendering of home plan 1379.

4 beds, 3 baths, 2910 sq ft

Is your Dream Home ready for Fall?

dream home fall backyard

Fall outdoor decorating from Better Homes and Gardens

Prepare your dream home for fall with these backyard tips.

Fall is a magical time of year. When that chill hits the air to bring relief from the heat of summer and the aesthetic of changing leaves cannot be rivaled by any other season. It conjures up images of pumpkins, hay stacks, and candy apples and you get to bring out those cozy boots and sweaters that have been packed away for months.