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Summers Corner Celebrates Grand Opening

Azalea Model HomeLocated off Highway 61 in Summerville in the heart of the South Carolina Lowcountry, Summers Corner is founded on the time-honored principle of connecting with nature and each other. After a wildly successful grand opening last week, which saw more than 1,000 attendees and more than 400 groups registered, FrontDoor Communities is pleased to announce that its Azalea model home and the community’s Corner House will be open seven days a week for touring. The model home and Corner Hours are open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

FrontDoor Communities’ homes are designed to “live inside out,” connecting to the surrounding landscape of gardens, parks, woods and wetlands. Inspired by a variety of traditional regional architectural styles, Summers Corner fosters a sense of uniqueness in each home, on each street. The homes offer gifts to the street in forms of front gardens and side street gardens. With six magnificent floor plans beginning in the low $300,000s, there is sure to be something that every family will enjoy.

Summers Corner gathering spaceAt Summers Corner, residents will find a variety of common areas to enjoy with the family. Corner House is where they’ll be able to find a great cup of coffee while prospective buyers can find information about new homes and the developments that are underway.

The Outdoor Market Pavilion is a shady plaza are perfect for farmers markets, live music, farm-to-table dinners, community art projects and many other events. Homestead offers office space for the Home Owners Association office and the Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program. Summers Corner will also be home to future commercial and retail shops as well.

Corner House during Grand Opening 2

If you’re interested in a small town, family-friendly lifestyle, then Summers Corner is the place for you. For more information regarding FrontDoor Communities’ homes at Summers Corner, contact Emily Shapiro at 843-352-4992 or Emily.shapiro@carolinaone.com. Also, visit www.FDCCharleston.com/SummersCorner.

John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods Opens First Model at Nexton

Clearwing model homeJohn Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods is excited to announce the grand opening of its new designer model home in Brighton Park Village at Nexton, South Carolina’s first gigabit community. Featuring the Clearwing design and part of the builder’s Windspring Collection, the home will be on display during the neighborhood’s Spring Home Collection Debut on Saturday, April 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Built especially for Nexton, the model and the rest of our collection of homes blend the charm of classic, Low Country architecture with leading edge features, inside and out,” explained James Huffman, Vice President of John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods’ Charleston Division. “Among the largest homes built in Nexton, we wanted the Windspring Collection to emit a distinctive, friendly style. Buyers can see just that by touring the Clearwing.” Continue reading

Developer Randy Allen Celebrates a 40-year Career in Real Estate

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Randy Allen, a developer located in Charlotte, has had a long and successful career in Carolina real estate, as well as up and down the East coast. His company, Randy Allen North Carolina Developer, has achieved success due to his hard work, professionalism and leadership.

Randy Allen entered the real estate world in 1972, immediately after college. He started out by designing and overseeing the development of single family homes, starting with tiny neighborhoods. Now, through is company, he oversees teams of contractors to develop communities with more than 1,000 homes. The communities Randy Allen has worked on often include planned developments with parks and other features, as well as locations with waterfront lots on manmade lakes and marinas.

Randy’s experience and professionalism grew over time, which led to him taking on even larger projects. In 2009, his company received an award from the American Council of Engineering Companies for a large-scale waste water treatment plant they built.

When asked about the secret to his success, Randy Allen attributed it to enjoying his work and having plenty of help, including that of quality contractors who have helped them build communities that they could be proud of. Randy’s colleagues have also praised his professionalism, creativity and ability to work well with his contractors.

For more information on Randy Allen North Carolina Developer, visit their website.

Ryan Homes Announces New Single Family Homes at Birkdale Grove

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Ryan Homes is excited to announce new homes coming soon to Birkdale Grove in Huntersville, N.C. Carolina new home buyers who have been searching for the perfect new home in this prestigious area won’t want to miss out on this limited opportunity!

Homeowners at Birkdale Grove will enjoy a selection of six unique floor plans with up to six bedrooms and more than 2,500 square feet of living space. These homes are all priced from the $280,000s with brick or stone fronts, HardiePlank Colorplus siding, two-car garages, extensive landscaping packages, high-end finishes and much more! Like all new Ryan homes, these homes are fully Energy Star certified, meaning your utility costs will be cut by up to 30 percent. With only 13 homesites remaining, interested buyers should act now!

Huntersville is a sought-after area, and Birkdale Grove is just one mile to shopping, movie theaters and restaurants. Residents will also enjoy being just north of Charlotte with convenient access to Birkdale Golf Club, Lake Norman and I-77.

For more information on these wonderful new homes, visit www.RyanHomes.com.

Home Styles Change to Meet Buyers’ Needs

When buying a home, pay attention to storage space

When buying a home, pay attention to storage space

If you look at homes built just 10 years ago, you can see huge differences from current home styles. Plans and designs have changed to meet the needs of modern buyers, but what are those needs? Are they met in Carolina new homes you might be considering buying? The Equifax Finance Blog shares some key information about home features that you may find interesting in the new article, “

What Do Buyers Want in a Home?

Armed with data taken from the Census Bureau’s 2011 Characteristics of New Housing report, the new article shares housing trends that can help you recognize some of the best features when

buying a home. For instance, buyers in 2011 were really keen on storage space for their busy lives, from pantries in kitchens to walk-in closets in master bedrooms. However, buyers are turning away from some traditionally thought of luxuries. They cut out big additions like media rooms and full outdoor kitchens. Instead, the money that would be put aside for those types of spaces is being used on premium appliances such as fire pits and high-end grills.

To learn more about real estate trends and

housing market predictions, check in with the Equifax Finance Blog.