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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.

Parade of Style, Meet the Designer: Susan Falcone!

Parade of Style, Meet the Designer: Susan Falcone!

As our Parade of Homes event approaches, we want to introduce you to the talented designers behind our 10 unique homes. Each designer chose special selections to fit a particular theme, and we’re excited to give you a behind-the-scenes look into their unique process! This week, our team is happy to introduce you to Susan Falcone, who designed our First Fiddle, Duke’s Revival and Eden Retreat homes.

Not afraid to branch out with a bold feature or fun detail, Susan has several award-winning model homes and Parade homes under her belt, and is excited to share the same creativity with her clients. With a background in the building industry with specializations in tile, she’s passionate about working with her clients to incorporate their personalities throughout their homes, while achieving a timeless design. When she’s not working, Susan enjoys spending time with friends and family, particularly her husband and their two cocker spaniels, Stella and Archer. Take a look at what Susan has to say about the distinctive touch she brought to each home!

What inspired you to create First Fiddle’s unique design and theme?  First Fiddle.

The architecture of this specific plan combined with the beautiful wooded lot gave me immediate inspiration. I knew I wanted something that felt modern yet still timeless a house where you could feel right at home in North Raleigh or in the outskirts of Nashville.

What inspired you to create Duke’s Revival’s unique design and theme? Duke's Revival.  

The combination of this house having a true colonial-style exterior and it being located in Durham. I wanted to channel the tradition of a timeless colonial home, but add some fresh, funky details, colors, and finishes to bring it up to date and carry through for years to come.

What inspired you to create Eden Retreat’s unique design and theme?   Eden Retreat. 

The vaulted ceilings and beam details in this house and how the sunroom and master bedroom enclose the outdoor living. I knew I wanted to take advantage of the natural light and the views to the outdoors.

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

Getting to flex my creativity and really push the boundaries of what we do as a company as well as what I’ve done in years prior for Parade of Homes.

Why do you love living in Raleigh? What is your favorite activity to do here?   

The Raleigh area provides a ton of stuff to do, endless places to grab a great meal, and is only a couple of hours away from the coast or the mountains.

We can’t wait for you to experience the exceptional details of the First Fiddle, Duke’s Revival, and Eden Retreat 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.

Parade of Style, Meet the Designer: Kelsey Hennington!

Parade of Style, Meet the Designer: Kelsey Hennington!

As we continue to prepare for our Parade of Homes event at the end of September, we want to introduce you to another one of our talented designers behind our 10 unique homes! We’re excited to give you a behind-the-scenes look into how Kelsey Hennington designed our Life of Hygge home.

Before joining our team, Kelsey focused on interior design renovations and worked as a project manager for a high-end custom builder. With a natural eye for aesthetics and innovation, Kelsey is passionate about staying ahead of trends and looking for new ways to bring fresh insights and ideas to her clients. A native of Hickory, NC — the heart of the furniture industry — Kelsey is in tune with the quality and craftsmanship of all the products she works with. Outside of the office, she loves to spend time traveling with her husband and their sweet, energetic fur baby. Get to know more about this incredible designer and her distinct thought process!

What inspired you to create Life of Hygge’s unique design and theme?

Life of hygge

 A Nordic/Scandinavian theme is not something we often see in this area, so I wanted to start with something fresh and new! I’m in a place in my life of simplifying and being very intentional in what I bring into my home, the people I surround myself with, and just being the most present that I can be. This design theme is really much more of a lifestyle and way of living, and in my design research it felt exactly like what I have been focusing on personally, so it really spoke to me!

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

I often have ideas throughout the year that I fall in love with but don’t necessarily fit into that “inventory home” feel, needing to attract the most people as possible. So being able to bring those unique ideas to life during the Parade of Homes is the perfect opportunity to really test the boundaries. I love challenging myself with unique ideas, then translating those challenges in the field to make them happen. So it really turns into a growing and learning opportunity for the whole team.

Why do you love living in Raleigh? What is your favorite activity to do here?

Raleigh is such a melting pot of people and experiences. There’s always something new opening that you can’t keep up! I love that you can literally drive 20 minutes, in any direction, outside of Raleigh and have a completely different experience of food, culture, and nature. Yet we all call “Raleigh” home. Some of my favorite activities include college football, the State Fair, the variety of restaurants and breweries, and hopping on the greenway for a walk or bike ride. There’s always something going on, so finding something to do is never hard.

We can’t wait for you to experience the distinctive details of the Life of Hygge home 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.

Parade of Style, Meet the Designer: Turner Hairr!

Parade of Style, Meet the Designer: Turner Hairr!

As we gear up for our Parade of Homes event at the end of September, we want to introduce you to the talented designers behind our 10 beautiful homes! Each designer chose distinctive selections to fit a certain theme, and we’re excited to give you a behind-the-scenes look into their unique thought process. This week, our team is happy to introduce you to Turner Hairr, who designed our Staycation and Belle Vue homes.

Before joining our team, Turner worked in customer service, furniture sales, and home staging, and is equally passionate about design, colors, aesthetics, and customer care. Outside of the office, she loves to spend time outdoors with her husband, daughter, and cocker spaniel, Easton, and relax on the beach at Topsail Island. Get to know a little bit more about this incredible designer and the unique touch she brought to each home!

What inspired you for your Staycation unique design theme?

Staycation

My inspiration behind this home was the beach and the feeling of being by the coast. (Not necessarily the NC coast, but maybe Cape Cod.) That’s where the name “Staycation” came from. I wanted you to walk inside the home and immediately feel like you were at the beach or on vacation. The shades of blue and natural wood tones help to bring this feeling to life.

What inspired you for your Belle Vue unique design theme?

Belle Vue

The inspiration behind this home was California Vineyards. I wanted to do a home that had a French Country feeling to it, but also put more of a modern twist on it. The name “Belle Vue” actually means “beautiful view” in French (how fitting)! The pops of matte black mixed with medium-toned woods and gray-greens are prominent in this home. I have vine-like wallpaper accents and simple trim features throughout to help pull this theme together!

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

My favorite part about designing homes in the POH is being able to take risks and give the home a bit more personality. POH allows a designer to do things they may not do on a traditional inventory home. It’s so fun to create an idea on paper and then see it come to life months down the road, and have other people walk through and be able to see and love that theme you worked so hard to create.

Why do you love working in the Raleigh area?

Being in Raleigh is great for so many reasons. My favorite thing about it is the amount of opportunities to be outside. Whether it’s walking a trail, shopping, or grabbing dinner and a drink, there are so many ways to be outside and enjoy the city. It allows you to meet new people and enjoy new experiences.

We can’t wait for you to experience the singular details of the Staycation and Belle Vue 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.

Find Your Perfect Fit at the Parade of Homes

Find Your Perfect Fit at the Parade of Homes

Blue skies, sunshine, and unique home designs call for a parade! Have you been wanting to explore a one-of-a-kind Homes By Dickerson living space? Our talented designers have been working hard to showcase ten beautiful homes at this year’s Parade of Homes event, each one carefully designed with bold choices and selections that fit a unique theme, from “staycation” to “hygge.”

Now’s your chance to experience the unmatched blend of luxury, comfort, and function found in our homes — and find the one that fits your personal style and preferences perfectly. 

New Home Features

Open, spacious, and filled with light, our unique homes have all the room you need to host friends, enjoy company, and of course, savor your quiet time and special moments at home. Built to today’s top standards of efficiency and functionality, these stylish and modern plans are designed to make your days easier — and more extraordinary than ever.

Parade of Homes 

Want to experience exactly what a superior Homes By Dickerson living space looks and feels like? Come out to the parade to tour our ten homes! You can visit from 12 to 5 pm from September 26 to 27, October 2 to 4, and October 9 to 11.

We can’t wait for you to explore our homes in person and see if one of these spectacular plans is the Home of Your Life! For more information, please contact us at 919-205-3404. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Life of Hygee

Wendell Falls

The Cooper Floorplan
Life of hygge

Staycation

Wendell Falls

The Summerset Floorplan

Staycation

Belle Vue

Traditions at Wake Forest

The Brighton Floorplan

Belle Vue

First Fiddle 

Papillion Park 

The Brinkley Floorplan First Fiddle.

Eden Retreat 

Sunset Bluffs

The Covington Floorplan Eden Retreat.

The Void 

Briar Chapel

The Chatham Forest Floorplan

The Void.

64 East

Briar Chapel 

The Windham Floorplan 64 East.

Dukes Revival

751 South 

The Washington Floorplan Duke's Revival.

True Arch 

Crystal Lake at Croasdaile Farm

The Eno Floorplan True Arch.

Moss Hill Towne

Crystal Lake at Croasdaile Farm

Moss Hille B Exterior Moss Hill Townhome.

 

Kick Off Summer With $10k at Crystal Lake!

Kick Off Summer With $10k at Crystal Lake!

When you live by the water, life finally flows in the right direction. That’s why we’re offering $10,000 (yes, you read that right) to use toward appliances, blinds, design upgrades, and/or closing costs when you purchase a gorgeous townhome at Crystal Lake at Croasdaile Farm between now and June 30.

Crystal Lake Townhome.

 

Don’t miss this once-in-a-life opportunity — all you have to do is find the home you love, and you’ll have an extra $10k in your pocket to use as you choose. Your luxurious new lifestyle awaits… magnificent views, first-rate amenities, an unbelievably convenient location, and of course, The Home of Your Life.

 

New Home Community in Durham

 

Located in Durham, right off Hillandale Road and close to major highways and interstates, local shopping and dining, Duke University, and the area’s best outdoor recreation, Crystal Lake at Croasdaile Farm is a special place that pulses with the energy you love, and provides the peace and privacy you deserve. 

Crystal Lake at Croasdaile Farm

From sipping coffee on your screened porch to relaxing by the lake, your life here is all about more space, more comfort, more everything. This offer ends this month, so make sure to explore our gorgeous townhomes from the $500s, and schedule an exclusive video tour! For more information, please call us at 919-205-2368. We can’t wait to get started!

We’ve Got News For You!

We’ve Got News For You!

Happy spring from all of us at Homes By Dickerson! No matter where you are in your home search process (and even if you’re already enjoying your new lifestyle in one of our homes!) our spring 2020 newsletter will give you the inspiration you need to create The Home of Your Life! Take a sneak peek at what’s inside:

Spring Newsletter.

Fresh Design Year-Round: 

Thinking ahead to the selections and color palette you want in your custom home? One of our experienced designers gives you her fresh take on how to ensure the best aesthetic.  A favorite idea that she mentions is to  incorporate one of the colors from your old home that makes you happiest.

 

Get to Know Our Architect:

“In whatever situation, listening to the client is always the number one thing I can do. It is my job as an architect and a member of the Homes By Dickerson team to create a design that meets and often exceeds the goals of the future homeowner.” The man behind the home plans, Jeff Williams, does phenomenal work every single day! Take a behind-the-scenes look at his role in the Homes By Dickerson homebuilding experience.

 

In The Garden:

Did you know that planting marigolds with your tomatoes attracts bees for pollination? Lea Ricks, one of our incredible project managers, is a gardening pro — and she’s excited to share her knowledge with you! A big fan of spring and summer produce, Lea has a couple tips for you to make the most of your own garden. (“Pick the foods you like to eat and do a little research on what grows well next to each other!”)

 

Spring Cleaning Tricks:

We believe it’s important to enjoy the little moments at home without the stress of unnecessary clutter. When The Home of Your Life is nice and organized, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy springtime the right way. From utilizing your doors to optimizing trendy storage options, here are a few of our favorite tips and tricks for a successful spring cleaning! 

 

Diamond Club Gala

The Diamond Club Gala is one of our favorite events to throw, especially because we love thanking the wonderful Realtors who have partnered with us in the last year! This year’s event couldn’t have gone better, and we want to thank our sponsors for helping to make it happen. To our Realtors, we look forward to working with you in 2020 and beyond! Thank you again for an incredible year.

For more information about our Homes By Dickerson homes, please contact us at 919-205-3404.

Exciting News: Lowest Interest Rates!

Exciting News: Lowest Interest Rates!

Modern, stylish design. High-end features and finishes. Luxurious community amenities. There are so many reasons to choose a beautiful new home in Raleigh, and now you can add historically low interest rates to the list. You’ve got the buying power… and there’s no better time to use it.

 

Are you eager to lounge on a peaceful and covered porch? How about cook in a gorgeous, open kitchen? We have several move-in-ready homes available that are going to make your spring and summer seasons extraordinary! These homes value exactly what you do: luxury, relaxation, and total comfort.

 

Living room.

Today’s Home Mortgage Interest Rates

 

At this exact moment, you’re at an advantage in terms of what you can afford. With extremely low interest rates, you’d be able to purchase a higher-priced home (and by that, we mean the home that you really want). 

 

You already know that the interest rate on your mortgage plays a role in your experience as a homeowner. A lower interest rate offers peace of mind, and who can say no to that? Finally, you can pay off your mortgage without any of the added stress. Because The Home of Your Life should be nothing but extraordinary.

This spring season is looking beautiful in our new home communities, and we can’t wait for you to join in on all the fun. Your getaway home is waiting for you here all you have to do is choose the one you love the most, lock in a low interest rate, and whip out the champagne glasses…

Take a Virtual or In-Person Tour!

Take a Virtual or In-Person Tour!

Virtual home shopping with Whitney.

Good news ahead! Homes By Dickerson is still open for business and, with your safety in mind, our virtual tours are now easier and more enjoyable than ever! If you’re looking ahead to a gorgeous, custom home in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Raleigh and around The Triangle, all you have to do is sit back, relax, and click on what you love.

 

While you can still take a private and safe in-person tour, we wanted to let you know that virtual tours are now an option for you. In 2020, nothing says “innovative” quite like the ability to buy your dream home from the comfort of your couch. (Plus, now’s a great time to take advantage of historically low rates! The stars are aligned…)

 

Our Virtual Home Tour Process

 

The path to your perfect home is simple: 1. Virtually meet with Whitney, our new home specialist. 2. Take a video tour of a home. 3. Make it yours! Yes, it’s as easy as that. Because at Homes By Dickerson, we believe that nothing about home should be difficult. All you need is a comfortable place to sit and you’re on your way to your personal haven.

It’s time to get #digital! Check out our available homes for all the information you need about The Home of Your Life, and then contact Whitney at 919-646-8771 or whitney@homesbydickerson.com to schedule a tour. All of us at Homes By Dickerson can’t wait to “see” you!