Revealing Our Top Selling Plans of 2019

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Each year we reflect back on what was the best of the best. As we take a look back on our year of 2019 we have matched up all of our sales to identify which plans were top on our customer’s books! Here’s how our list shapes up.

Smith Douglas Homes Climbs to #40 on The Builder 100 List

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Builder Magazine has published their rankings of top builders in the U.S. and we’re thrilled to have climbed to the 40th position, moving up from 54th position last year, based on our results from 2018 with 1,307 homes closed for the year across five markets, Atlanta, GA, Birmingham, AL, Charlotte, NC Nashville, TN and Raleigh, NC.

Smith Douglas Homes Rises to #70 on the Builder 100 List in 2017

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With the publishing of the 2017 Builder 100 List, we’ve risen to the 70th spot on the list from our 78th position standing last year. We’re proud to have closed 665 homes last year in the Atlanta Market and expect to continue that growth with our newest operations establishing in the Raleigh and Birmingham markets and this year expanding in the Nashville and Charlotte markets.

How Long Will a New Roof Last?

When we own a home, expenses can add up. Over time, major appliances age, the home structure needs repair and replacement or a new coat of paint.

Other than a Builder, Who Else Do I Need on My Home Buying Team?

Prospective homeowners love to imagine the day that they will walk into their new home. However, they need a team of experienced professionals on their home buying team, in addition to tapping into new home building resources to guide their process. Who should new home-owners be calling in advance to make sure everyone is in place for their future project? Start communicating with the following professionals early on to make it easy to buy the home you want.

Understanding the Pre-Approval & Finance Process for a Home Loan

If you’re looking into buying your first home, one of the first things you’ll likely notice is that real estate agents typically want to see a mortgage pre-approval letter before they’ll start working with you. The process of getting pre-approved and financed for a home loan can seem complicated and intimidating, but it’s actually quite straight-forward.

Do’s and Don’t of Decorating a New Home

Now that you have a new place that you and your family can call yours, you will want to transform and decorate the space so that it will be a true reflection of who you are. Decorating a new home may seem like a complicated matter. In fact, interior decorating can seem especially daunting when you are faced with a house of bare rooms. However, with a little planning and preparation, you can make your family’s new home uniquely yours.

Advantages of Cleaning Your House Before Moving Out

Undoubtedly, the process of buying a home can be a very difficult and stressful endeavor. Unsurprisingly, many people want nothing to do with their old home after scheduling the closing. One of the last things people want to do is spend a few days deep cleaning their home. While deep cleaning your home for the buyer may seem like an unnecessary move, there may be consequences for not leaving your home spotless for the buyer. Here is some information about the importance of deep cleaning your home and the art of cleaning out.

Selecting the Best Home Building Team

Purchasing a home can be an overwhelming process, especially when making it alone. Home buyers often have a few hurdles to jump over, and one of the main ones is building a good, solid team. Here at Smith Douglas Homes, we understand what goes into buying a new home. There are people who come to us seeking to transition from an apartment, downsize or upgrade. Regardless of the reason, we help people find their new home as a team.

Top 7 Reasons for Moving

Moving and relocating is a normal part of adulthood. The reasons for moving to a new home can be prompted by changes in a person’s professional or personal life. At Smith Douglas Homes, we understand how important moving to a new home can be. Here are seven reasons people commonly decide to move and begin their lives in a new place.

Getting Comfortable in Your New Neighborhood

It is exciting to finally close on your new home and move in. However, you may not even be done unpacking before you get that itch to explore the area and connect with fellow residents. A social circle is important to feel fully at ease and comfortable when settling into a new home. What is the best approach to learning more about the area and making new friends? Check out our list of ways to begin creating new connections when you move to a Smith Douglas Homes community.

Matching Your Floorplan to Your Lifestyle

When buying a home, one of the most important things you can do is to make sure the floorplan is conducive to your lifestyle. Although every home should have the features you desire, the functionality of the floorplan should be one of the main deciding factors of your choice. There are a number of questions you should consider while deciding what type of floorplan would suit your lifestyle:

Choosing a Home Based on a Good School District

Most parents want to live in areas where their children will have a competitive advantage in education. The demand for homes in better school districts is so high that many third-party real estate and home search sites have implemented features that allow potential homebuyers to find a home that correlates to their desired school district.

Importance of Home Warranties

When considering a new home, one of the first things you need to research is the warranty being offered with the home. As a buyer, new home warranties are very important. Although many homes are well constructed, a builder should…

ROI of Having New Windows in a Home

When purchasing a home, there are certain benefits that make buying new the right idea. One of those benefits is windows. You never think about windows, until extreme temperatures occur. Windows keep your home warm in the winter and cool…

Home Builder Warranty vs. Home Warranty

When purchasing a home, knowing the difference between a home builder warranty and a home warranty is key. Both serve different purposes, and understanding the coverage options between the two can save you a lot of headache and money. Both…