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These Included Features Give Your Home Timeless Style

These Included Features Give Your Home Timeless Style

The design process of building a new home is where all your ideas and dreams come together. There’s so much to choose from and so much possibility! While we absolutely love helping our customers create the perfect home style, we find that new home buyers are either really excited about the process, or they’re just a little nervous. It’s understandable. With hundreds of options for cabinets, tile, hardwoods, fixtures, and more — it can seem overwhelming for some. One concern we hear from buyers who have visited other builders is that it’s so easy to go over budget during the design process. For our entire company, the spend is an average of 2% in the design center. 

 

Well… we’ll let you in on a little secret. Many Homes by Dickerson homeowners end up spending less on design options than they would at other builders, because so many “upgrades” are included in our homes! Items that you’d normally spend more on elsewhere are already included in many of our new home design packages. So you never have to sacrifice style, no matter your budget.

 

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New Home Features

 

Kitchens

 

All of our kitchens feature spacious 42″ upper cabinets, which means you have more room to store everything you need for cooking, baking, and everything else that happens in the kitchen. And our cabinets all have soft close doors and drawers. You’ll also have your choice of timeless granite, marble, or quartz countertops at no additional cost. And such beautiful countertops aren’t complete without an undermount stainless steel sink, perfectly installed to enhance the sleek, modern look of your kitchen. Your kitchen faucet will be an elegant one-handle, high-arc, pull down model. To complete the look, every kitchen features a sparkling tile backsplash.

 

Bathrooms

 

We think that your primary bath should be a place of respite and luxury, so we include marble countertops in every space, along with a separate tub (per plan) and shower for convenience, and elongated toilets for comfort. EPA WaterSense chrome plumbing features are included in all bathrooms in the home to eliminate unnecessary water waste. 

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Interiors

 

Homes by Dickerson is known for inspired design that complements your unique personality. So we make sure we start with a foundation of great interior style in all our homes. Every home boasts gracious 9’ or 10′ ceiling on the first level, graceful oak stair treads with either wrought iron or painted wood balusters, engineered or site-finished hardwoods in living spaces (per plan), and 7 1/4″ baseboards and crown molding throughout the first level. All closets have wood shelving and rods instead of wiring like most builders. With a blueprint like this, your home will look elegant and tasteful before you even start designing.

We can’t wait to begin the design process with you in The Home of Your Life! No matter which floor plan you choose, you can rest assured that it will be a modern home of timeless design as well as high-performance green features that you will enjoy for a lifetime. For more information about the Homes By Dickerson design process, please contact Whitney at (919) 205-3404 to request an appointment. We can’t wait to meet with you!

8 Tips to Prepare For Your Home Design Appointment

8 Tips to Prepare For Your Home Design Appointment

Close your eyes and envision your perfect home — now open them and let’s make it happen! When you build a new Homes By Dickerson home, you’ll be able to choose from rows of carpet and hardwood samples, kitchen and bath tiles, lighting choices, granite and quartz countertops, kitchen and bath cabinets, and more! Ready to feel like a kid in a candy store again?

 

For all of your seasonal gatherings, themed happy hours, book clubs and movie nights, visits from family and friends, and of course, quiet time to yourself, you deserve a space that reflects your personality and style, inside and out. At Homes By Dickerson, we allow you to choose the features and finishes that suit you best, so that your home looks and feels just like you.

 

Choosing the details of your home while staying within your budget may seem overwhelming, but you can rest assured that our talented design specialists will be with you every step of the way. They’ll get to know you and what you’re looking for, making this personalized process as easy and stress-free as possible.

 

Take a look at the eight things you should do to make your design appointment a breeze!

 

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1) Go Ahead and Dream. The first thing to do before your design appointment is to simply ask yourself a few questions so that you can start imagining what your new home will look like. For example:

 

When you think about the exterior of your home, is there a certain color tone you prefer? (Ex. light, mid-tone, dark)

 

Is there a certain color family you prefer? (Ex. gray, beige, green, etc.)

If your elevation has shutters, do you prefer light, mid-tone, or dark colors?

If your elevation has brick, do you prefer traditional red, white-washed, painted, or another?

If your elevation has stone, do you prefer a stone with many color variations, or a tone-on-tone look?

Do you wish to carry the exterior style of your home into the interior? (Ex: farmhouse, traditional, modern, etc.)

Do you like cool tones or warm tones?

Do you have a favorite accent color that you would like used in your design selections? If so, what is that color or color family?

What is your flooring color preference? (Ex: light, mid-tone, dark)

Have you been dreaming of a light and airy house, a neutral home with pops of color, or a moody and modern house?

 

Write down your answers and allow your ideal home to take shape in your mind. It will serve as a great blueprint for choosing real-life selections as we put your home together, detail by beautiful detail.

 

2) Start a Lookbook: Think of this task as the most fun homework assignment you’ve ever had. A lookbook is a collection of photos that you put together to draw inspiration from. Browse sites like Pinterest, Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, Country Living, Better Homes and Gardens, and whichever publication catches your eye! Create a folder of photos on your desktop or print them out to start visualizing materials and color schemes.

 

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3) Write Out Your Must-Haves: When it comes to your dream home, you most likely have a few “must-haves” that are non-negotiable. Whether it’s light kitchen cabinets, quartz countertops, brushed nickel finishes, dark hardwood floors, beige tile, and more, make sure to keep a list of things that you’re absolutely set on. Since you’ve already selected your home’s style (farmhouse, traditional, coastal cottage, contemporary), start with selections that follow that theme, and our designers will help you narrow it down. Having a list of “must-haves” in your design appointment will save you time by allowing you to really focus on the details that you’re not entirely sure about yet.

 

4) Be Flexible: Keep in mind that your exterior selections will need to be reviewed and approved by the Architectural Review Board. This is to ensure that the neighborhood aesthetic you fell in love with is preserved. Exterior selections subject to ARB approval include, but are not limited to, paint color, landscaping, patios, and decks. It’s a good idea to have some backup options just in case your first-picks aren’t possible.

 

5) Stick To Your Timeline: The building process is truly an incredible combination of moving parts. When it comes to your design appointment, one of the ways you can help yourself (and your team) is to stick to schedule — which means prioritizing your appointment over other commitments that can be moved, and working with your designers to make your decisions on time. This will allow the rest of your process to be smooth sailing!

 

6) Know Your Budget: If you go into your design appointment with a clear idea of what you’re hoping to spend (and how flexible you can be), you can make the best use of your time and feel confident with all of your choices. Remember that your selected elevation or home model may have some included finishes, so make a note of those so that you can focus on all the other fun selections. Your design specialists will make sure to take you through all of the options that complement your floor plan and fit within your budget, so you can be sure that you’re not missing out on anything.

 

7) Get a Head Start: “Preparation is the key to success,” goes the saying. By browsing our Inspiration Gallery, you’ll be prepared with ideas and preferences before even starting the design process. This tool will help you get acclimated to all of our options as well as help you visualize the choices that you’re not sure of just yet. After all, there’s nothing more fun than a “sneak peek” to get a head start on your selections. Bonus tip: tour a model home again!

 

8) Have Fun: Go into your design appointment with one word in mind — fun. This part of the process is all about creating the heart and soul of your home, and we want it to be enjoyable from beginning to end. Dress comfortably, feel confident in your choices, keep an open mind, and start bringing your dream home to life!

 

 

All of our designers here at Homes By Dickerson have a degree in interior design so not only will our designers assist you, but they’ll be a valuable resource of information about trends, materials, products, and prices for your personal needs and budget. And with a little bit of preparation, you can rest assured that this experience will be one to never forget. From all of us at Homes By Dickerson, happy designing!

Introducing: HBD Interiors

Introducing: HBD Interiors

Holiday meals. Cozy mornings. Birthday celebrations. Backyard get-togethers. The way you and your family live is completely unique to you — which is why you should always be surrounded by the details you love. From the kitchen island where you’ll sit back, relax, and enjoy morning coffee, to the family room where you’ll curl up on the couch with your family, the spaces in your home should feel like you from top to bottom.

 

At Homes By Dickerson, we prioritize first-rate interior design, because the features of your home create the backdrop for your happiest moments, big and small. Every color and pattern should flow seamlessly; every piece of decor should work together to create a cohesive, uplifting aesthetic. That’s why we’re excited to introduce you to HBD Interiors, our exclusive interior design division in Raleigh that ensures your home is designed exactly to your liking.

 

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New Home Interior Design

 

As you look ahead to a new year, envision the exact kind of space that you want to spend your days in. What energy does your owner’s bedroom furniture give off when you fall asleep and wake up? What vibe does the kitchen decor provide when you’re preparing a meal and enjoying time with family and friends? At Homes By Dickerson, every detail matters, which is why our expert team of design professionals works closely with you to make sure each one fits your style and preferences.

 

In our state-of-the-art Raleigh Design Center, we don’t just build you a home — we create your personal sanctuary, a personalized place that combines excellent design with your unique taste. Whether we’re working on one room or the whole home, we’ll work side by side with you to reimagine and recreate your space. And of course, our process begins with you, because your vision is what makes your house a home. 

 

Interior Design Process

 

Discuss. The first step is meeting with our design professionals for a consultation. This is when we’ll learn about all of your interior design goals and discuss how we can achieve them together. Feel free to ask any and all questions you may have — we’re here to help you bring your dream to life! 

 

Design. Once we have a clear idea of what you want in your home, we’ll work closely with you to create a design that involves colors, textures, patterns, materials, and more. This way, everything will be laid out ahead of time, and we can go over everything together to make any necessary changes. The fun part begins now! 

 

Deliver. The installation process begins once we have an approved design. Now it’s time to bring everything together and deliver on our promise to create the exact space you’ve always wanted. 

 

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New Homes in Raleigh, NC

 

One of our brand new homes in Raleigh, NC is what you’ll be proud to call The Home of Your Life. Expertly designed with open, airy space, flexible rooms, and outdoor living areas, you have all the room you need to enhance your daily routine. Built to today’s high standards of quality, and your high standards of comfort, you can start enjoying your best days ahead in a brand new home in Raleigh. 

 

One of our brand new homes in Raleigh, NC is what you’ll be proud to call The Home of Your Life. Expertly designed with open, airy space, flexible rooms, and outdoor living areas, you have all the room you need to enhance your daily routine. Built to today’s high standards of quality, and your high standards of comfort, you can start enjoying your best days ahead in a brand new home in The Triangle

 

You don’t have to have a Homes By Dickerson home to experience the joy of a home you’ll love styled by HBD Interiors. For more information about HBD Interiors in Raleigh, please contact Turner at 919-413-3378 / Turner@HomesByDickerson.com.

Breathe Easy in The Home of Your Life

Breathe Easy in The Home of Your Life

If home is where you feel safe and loved, then building homes with healthier indoor air quality is the best match we could imagine! Our high-performance, certified-green homes are constructed with better ventilation, low VOC paint, and higher-quality materials that guarantee healthier indoor air — so no matter what’s going on outside, you can be sure that you’re always safe and secure inside your home. 

 

From relaxing in your family room to cooking in your kitchen, everything you do at home is accompanied by fresh, clean indoor air that effectively reduces pollutants, increases comfort, and of course, gives you and your family peace of mind. The need for comfort and security is greater than ever… and we’re excited to say that you and your family can finally take a deep breath and relax!

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Built For Health

 

Our homes are unmatched when it comes to craftsmanship and design — but what truly sets us apart are the products and materials we use behind the walls to make sure your home operates at peak efficiency.

 

  • Exterior Air Barrier: ZIP System® reduces the risk of water vapor moving into the wall system. Air barrier also assists with maintaining conditioned air. Maintaining conditioned air means less energy is needed to recondition the air. Less energy means lower utility bills. And since all building systems must perform well together to optimize the energy efficiency of a home, the savings can add up.

 

  • Low VOC Paint and Carpet: Some paints may emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can serve as an irritant to people with certain allergies. Our homes feature low-VOC paints that help improve indoor air quality. Low-VOC carpets help reduce airborne irritants that can cause problems for allergy sufferers and help improve indoor air quality.

 

  • MERV 11 Filter: The MERV rating is a measurement scale designed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) to rate the effectiveness of air filters. MERV ratings go from 1 to 16, with higher ratings corresponding to a greater percentage of particles captured. MERV 11 filters capture more than 95% of airborne particles including pet dander, dust, and smoke. Every HBD home features a MERV 11 air filter for your HVAC System that is designed to help remove dust and allergens from your home.

 

  • Electronic Air Dampers: The HBD building process includes full home ventilating which brings in fresh air from the outside.

 

  • Sustainable Materials: Our host of vendors choose materials that are not only good for the environment but also for the health and comfort of your family.

 

Comfort and Peace of Mind

 

Now more than ever, you deserve a home that prioritizes your health and well-being just as much as you do. Whereas older homes may lack the features that provide fresh, clean indoor air, our brand new, efficient homes are specifically designed to let you breathe easier than ever before. Every moment you experience at home is enhanced by healthy air — which means comfort and peace of mind, 24/7.

Since 2009, our team has embraced high-performance green building, and we are honored to have built the most single-family homes certified to the NGBS in the country. This year, we look forward to showing you how one of our healthy homes will make your life extraordinary. For more information about our healthy new homes in the Triangle, NC, please contact us at 919-205-3404.

Personalize The Home of Your Life

Personalize The Home of Your Life

At Homes By Dickerson, we build your home — but you are the artist who creates the masterpiece. The feeling of home is completely unique to you, which is why your personal style and choices dictate The Home of Your Life. Throughout your new home process, our team of experts will work closely with you to ensure that your unique vision becomes a reality.

personalize new home in Raleigh

Personalize Your New Home in Raleigh

When it comes to what your home looks and feels like, you have three options:

Start from our existing plan portfolio. After you’ve browsed our gallery of award-winning floor plans, you can place a refundable lot reservation to secure your favorite home site. This is when we’ll finalize your plan and pricing details.

Modify an existing plan in our portfolio. You can choose one of our existing floor plans and customize it to fit your needs. We’ll place a refundable lot hold on your home site while we finalize your plan and pricing details.

Create a custom design. If you want to completely customize your home, you can sit down with our on-staff licensed architect to go over your goals and needs. Get inspired by plans we have done in the past, or start from scratch to design your own. The design agreement fee can be applied towards the purchase price of your new home.

Once you have your floor plan squared away, you’ll choose all of the quality features and finished details that make your house a home. Our team will be on hand to give you ideas on how to maximize your investment range while also staying within that range throughout the entire process.

Our four state-of-the-art Design Centers offer a variety of high-quality interior and exterior selections for you to choose from. With the help of our experienced designers, you’ll choose all of the important details, from your fixtures to your cabinets and countertops, and everything in between. Our goal is to create a customized home atmosphere that enhances every moment of your daily routine.

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Custom Home Interior Design

Even after your home is built, we’re still available for all of your interior personalization needs with HBD Interiors, our exclusive division that ensures your home is designed exactly to your liking.

Discuss. The first step is meeting with our design professionals for a consultation. This is when we’ll learn about all of your interior design goals and discuss how we can achieve them together. Feel free to ask any and all questions you may have!

Design. Once we have a clear idea of what you want in your home, we’ll work closely with you to create a design that involves colors, textures, patterns, materials, and more. This way, everything will be laid out ahead of time, and we can go over everything together to make any necessary changes. 

Deliver. The installation process begins once we have an approved design. Now it’s time to bring everything together and deliver on our promise to create the exact space you’ve always wanted. 

Your home is so much more than walls and fixtures — it’s where you will live your life. And we can’t wait to create this special place for you! For more information about personalizing a new home in Raleigh, please contact us at 919-205-3404.

Experience the Happiness of a Mood Boosting Home

Experience the Happiness of a Mood Boosting Home

At Homes By Dickerson, we believe that home is your safe, secure getaway from the outside world, where you and your family experience the little things that make life so special: cozy mornings, shared meals, laughter and conversation, new passions, get-togethers with friends near and far. Home is where happiness lives. 

That’s why our team creates mood boosting homes throughout the Triangle, specifically designed to elevate your mood while you go about your daily life. With superior construction methods, expert design, and a lot of love and care, we’re excited to provide you with a living space that you’re proud to call The Home of Your Life.

Mood Boosting Home Features

Open Layout: So many of your very best moments are shared with others. That’s why we build our homes with an open-concept layout where your kitchen, dining room, and family room flow together without walls in the way. This openness creates a warm and inviting atmosphere that sets the tone for the rest of your home, where you’re always connected to those around you whether you’re entertaining or spending time with family. 

All-New Everything: Sit back, relax, and enjoy the complete comfort of fresh, clean space that’s all yours. From the kitchen island where you’ll gather with family and friends to the appliances and features you’ll use every day, everything in your home is untouched and ready for you and your family to make your unique mark. All-new everything means your beautifully designed home is entirely your own from top to bottom.

Natural Light/Outdoor Living Spaces: When you wake up in the morning and head to your kitchen for a cup of coffee, there’s nothing more soothing than the sight of natural light. Our homes are designed for natural light flood in, so all of your moments — big and small — are illuminated naturally. And of course, with an outdoor living space like a screen porch, you and your family are always connected to the beauty of nature.

Flexible Space: The way you and your family live is completely unique to you. That’s why you deserve flexible space that can be used however you wish. With areas like a first-floor study and a second-floor rec room, you’re free to create whatever you need, whether you want a home office to work privately, a playroom for your kids, a hobby area to hone your craft, an entertainment room to enjoy your leisure time… the list goes on.

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When you’re at home, you should be surrounded by an atmosphere that enhances every moment. That’s why we design our mood boosting homes to foster happiness, no matter what’s going on in the outside world. If you’re ready to experience The Home of Your Life, all of us at Homes By Dickerson can’t wait to meet you!

For more information about our new homes in the Triangle, please contact us at 919-205-2368.

Home Design Trends For 2021

Home Design Trends For 2021

There’s no better time than the beginning of a new year to give your home a “mini makeover.” As you look ahead to 2021, think about the areas of your home that you’d like to spruce up a little (or a lot)! From warm, earthy tones to house plants, there are so many fun trends to try out in your favorite spaces. Take a look at a few top design trends for 2021 that our designers recommend.

Interior Home Design Trends

 

House Plants: If you love the calming, natural vibe of house plants, situate them throughout your favorite spaces, like your kitchen, bedroom, or family room. This is an easy way to spruce up your home without having to make a big adjustment. Try herbs, peace lilies, English ivy, pothos, Chinese evergreens, and more to brighten up your rooms. You can also add pops of color and personality with unique planters.

Bedroom.

Statement Headboards: Nothing says “relaxation” quite like a beautifully designed bedroom. And nothing completes a well-rounded look than a statement headboard for the bed. This year, it’s all about vibrant, lively headboards that become a focal point in the room. From tufted and nailhead styles, to geometric patterns and bright colors, the options are endless. Plus, you can paint an accent wall behind it to complement the look!

Home office.

Home Office: If you’ve already designated a flexible space as an office, you’re ahead of the trend! We’re predicting that home offices are here to stay, which gives you countless opportunities to design and decorate your space, and change it up when you’re ready for something new. The most important thing is to create an office that you’re comfortable working in every day, whether that includes calming plants, accessories like photos and wall art, a soothing wall color, floating bookshelves, a trendy ladder, warm lighting, etc. 

Living room.

Warm, Earthy Tones: Now more than ever, we love the idea of a warm and comforting aura at home. That’s why earthy tones are the perfect colors to incorporate into your spaces, whether as wall colors, in furniture and accessories, throughout table displays and bedding, and more. The natural, earthy look can be created with browns, tans, yellows, warm grays, ivory, soft shades of green, and more — play around with these hues and see what feels best!

Flex Space.

Multipurpose Spaces: Now that you’re spending more time at home, it makes sense to maximize your flexible spaces. For example, if your kids are currently taking virtual classes, you can create a virtual classroom that doubles as a playroom or rec room for after school. For a cozy home office, add storage shelves, a desk, and a chair to your family room (or even your bedroom)! You can also use a flexible room as a home gym and hobby/crafts area, so you and your kids can both utilize the space.

Contemporary Style: No matter the style of your home, whether farmhouse or traditional, we love the look of contemporary touches here and there. Believe it or not, the “grandmillennial” trend is making a huge splash in homes — and it’s so much fun to get creative with! This up-and-coming style is all about comfort, and incorporating the “homey” decor pieces you might find in your grandparents’ home into modern spaces. The grandmillennial trend includes things like floral wallpaper, rattan coffee tables, antique paintings, scalloped lampshades, delicate china, crocheted throws, and more. Try it out and see what feels right!

 

From all of us at Homes By Dickerson, we hope you enjoy sprucing up your home in 2021!

Build a Custom Home in Raleigh

Build a Custom Home in Raleigh

At Homes By Dickerson, we believe your home is much more than walls and fixtures — it’s your place in the world. It’s where you will live your life. That’s why we build your custom home in Raleigh as if we were building it for our own families. Our team takes the time to meet with you and understand your lifestyle, so that we can create a home that fits you just right. We’ll figure out which rooms are needed or unnecessary, how much space you desire, and the look and feel that best complements your personal style. 

Our four state-of-the-art Design Centers display an array of high-quality interior and exteriors sections for you to choose from. With the help of our experienced designers, you’ll start bringing your unique vision to life, from your fixtures to your cabinets and countertops, and everything in between. Our goal is to create a customized home atmosphere that makes you feel safe, secure, and comfortable, no matter what’s going on outside. 

The Process of Building a Custom Raleigh Home Exterior

Of course, the process begins with you — your dreams and your goals. No matter how you prefer to get acclimated to our homes, whether that’s by browsing our visual galleries and floor plans, driving our communities, or even meeting neighbors, this is your time to imagine the life you want to live in a Homes By Dickerson home.

Next, you’ll choose the perfect Raleigh community for you and your family. We believe that where you live determines how you live, which is why we create our custom homes in only the best neighborhoods. We’ll help you determine what you want in terms of surroundings, conveniences, and lifestyle — so whether you want to be closer to downtown, enjoy a shorter commute, or benefit from a larger home site in a tranquil setting, our team will provide you with options that make sense for you.

When it comes to customizing your home, we offer two unique options:

Modify an existing plan in our portfolio

  • Choose one of our existing, award-winning floor plans and customize to fit your family’s needs
  • Place a refundable lot hold on your home site while we finalize your plan and pricing details

Create a custom design

  • Sit down with our on-staff licensed architect to review your goals and needs
  • Get inspired by plans we have done in the past or start from scratch 
  • The design agreement fee can be applied towards the purchase price of your new home

Once you’ve chosen the features and finishes of your home, you’ll have the opportunity to review your personalized pricing and specifications. This will help give you an idea on how to maximize your self-appointed investment range, as well as stay within that range during the process.  Kitchen.

After the details are finalized, you’ll be able to review Homes By Dickerson’s Purchase Agreement, as well as ask any questions before moving forward with paperwork. You’ll receive finalized drawings to ensure that our team has accurately captured your unique vision.

Design center.

Next, we’ll complete the finishing touches — arguably the most fun part of the process! Your personal designer will work closely with you (up to 15 hours) in one of our Design Centers to choose the colors and finishes that reflect your style and preferences.

Throughout different milestones of construction, you’ll have several scheduled opportunities to meet with your project manager onsite and view your home. Whether it’s your electrical walk-through or interior trim walk, you’ll see your home throughout its various stages and be prepared for your homeowner orientation to review final details before closing.

Before we present you with the key to your new home (yes, it’s just as exciting as it sounds!) your closing coordinator will ensure that all details are accounted for and shared with the closing attorney at settlement. Then, once you have closed on The Home of Your Life, you’ll meet with your client care representative, who will guide you through the first year as a Homes By Dickerson homeowner. Our warranty process involves three-month and ten-month walk-throughs, as well as helpful information on maintenance details.

Enjoy the Opportunities in Raleigh Raleigh

If you currently live in or near a larger city, you may be at a point in your life where the hustle and bustle doesn’t excite you anymore. In a neighborhood outside of Raleigh, a small town with a big personality, you have the best of both worlds. You’ll enjoy the peace and quiet of a scenic, secure neighborhood, while being close to the things you love downtown, without all of the traffic, congestion, high prices, and cramped space of larger cities. Outdoor living

If you prefer the intimacy of a local coffee shop or family-owned restaurant, where there’s always a friendly face to see, a neighborhood outside of Raleigh is the place for you. At home, you’ll enjoy the comfort of an open-concept living area that’s designed for connection, along with a wide open outdoor area to enjoy the seasons — then when you’re looking for a downtown excursion, you have the family-friendly fun of Raleigh just a short drive away. From shopping and dining to outdoor recreation (did we mention the beach and skiing opportunities are just a short road trip away?) you can enjoy the things you love, and return to a home and community that feel just right.

Build a Custom Home in Raleigh

When you choose to build a personalized Homes By Dickerson home in a safe, secure Raleigh neighborhood, you aren’t just choosing a beautiful house with beautiful surroundings — you’re choosing peace of mind for today, tomorrow, and every day after that. You’re choosing a lifestyle that’s rooted in simplicity, so you can enjoy your time the way you want to, without anything standing in your way. And of course, with our caring, knowledgeable team by your side, you can be sure that your experience building The Home of Your Life will be just as enjoyable as living in it. 

If you’re ready to move to a custom home in Raleigh, all of us at Homes By Dickerson can’t wait to help make your ideal lifestyle a reality. For more information, please contact us at 919-205-3404.

Parade of Style: Meet the Winners!

Parade of Style: Meet the Winners!

We hope you enjoyed the 2020 Parade of Style as much as we did! Our team is happy to say that all the hard work, planning, and creativity has paid off, and the homes we showcased are officially award winners! Creating a stage for our beautiful homes and our talented designers has been so rewarding, and we want to thank all who came out and toured our homes.

Finally the moment you’ve been waiting for! Here are the homes that stole the show:

The Void.

The Void: GOLD

Briar Chapel

376 Bennett Mountain Trace

Chapel Hill, NC

$895,000  SOLD

64 East.

64 East: GOLD

Briar Chapel

164 Post Oak Road

Chapel Hill, NC

$596,000 SOLD

Duke's Revival.

Dukes Revival: GOLD

751 South

905 Celia Saxon Drive

Durham, NC

$650,000

True Arch.

True Arch: GOLD

Crystal Lake at Croasdaile Farm

2203 Meadowcreek Drive

Durham, NC

$769,000  SOLD

Belle Vue

Belle Vue: GOLD

Traditions

1416 Reservoir View Lane

Wake Forest, NC

$885,000

Staycation

Staycation: GOLD

Wendell Falls

724 Daniel Ridge Road

Wendell, NC

$545,000

Life of hygge

Life of Hygge: GOLD

Wendell Falls

425 Liberty Star Road

Wendell, NC

$406,000 SOLD

First Fiddle.

First Fiddle: SILVER

Papillon Park

2264 Duskywing Drive

Raleigh, NC

$918,000  SOLD

Moss Hill Townhome.

Moss Hill Towne: SILVER

Crystal Lake at Croasdaile Farm

1003 Laurelwood Drive

Durham, NC

$625,000 SOLD

Eden Retreat.

Eden Retreat: BRONZE

Sunset Bluffs

2245 Plowridge Road

Fuquay Varina, NC

$635,000 SOLD

Each home was carefully designed with bold choices and selections to fit a unique theme, and provide our unmatched blend of luxury, comfort, and function. Best of all, the Parade of Style homes that haven’t been sold are available to purchase, so you can fall in love with one of these incredible homes and call it your own! 

At Homes By Dickerson, we care about you and how you live, which is why our new construction homes in North Carolina are created to fit a range of styles and preferences. We can’t wait for you to browse these living spaces that we’re so proud of, and find the one that suits your wants and needs. For more information, please contact us at 919-646-8771.

Parade of Style, Meet the Designer: Olivia Cerrillos!

Parade of Style, Meet the Designer: Olivia Cerrillos!

The Void.

With our Parade of Homes event just around the corner, we’re happy to introduce you to another one of our talented designers! We sat down with Olivia Cerrillos to give you an inside look into how she designed 4 of our remarkable homes: True Arch, The Void, 64 East, and Moss Hill.

True Arch.After graduating from Meredith College with a degree in interior design, Olivia worked in design-related roles that focused on furnishings, tile, cabinetry, and full-service turn-key remodeling. Her work experience combined with her pleasant and welcoming personality ensure that her customers are happy and satisfied with the design process and can call their new house a home. Outside of work, Olivia is an avid camper and enjoys the outdoors with her husband, family, friends, and of course, her four-legged kids (two German Shepherds).

What inspired the unique designs and themes for your homes?

64 East.

True Arch was inspired by 1930s Durham architecture (it pays homage to the history of Durham)! With The Void, I wanted to show that HBD is more than capable of doing super contemporary designs. 64 East was inspired by the landscape of eastern North Carolina. With the Moss Hill Towne, I wanted to show that our townhomes are just as high quality and stunning as our single-family homes, with lots of great design and features.

What is your favorite part about designing homes featured in the Parade of Homes?  

Moss Hill Townhome.

I really enjoy designing for the Parade of Homes because it gives me a chance to try unique designs that allow me to step outside of the box. I use colors, finishes, and products that can inspire future clients when designing their custom home.

We can’t wait for you to experience the distinctive details of The Void, True Arch, 64 East, and Moss Hill homes at Homes By Dickerson’s Parade of Style during the 2020 Triangle Parade of Homes! For more information about this event, please contact us at 919-205-3404.