Do I Need a Custom Home Builder or Architect?

When you begin the process of designing and building your own custom home, there are plenty of reasons to feel excited. Unfortunately, many people find lots of reasons to feel anxious during this process as well. One of the biggest decisions you’ll need to make is...

10 Ways Builders Cut Corners When Building Luxury Homes

It’s hard to beat the excitement of breaking ground on your new home. But while you may have found the design that matches your ideal vision for your new luxury home, you can’t overlook the importance of carefully overseeing the actual building process. If you want...

How to Know It’s Time to Build Your Own Oceanfront Home in South Carolina

Escaping to the sunny, warm beaches of South Carolina is always a memorable time. Between the bright sands, lush scenery, and abundance of fun activities, it seems like there are endless things to love about the South Carolina coast. We’re sure you’ve found yourself...

Best Architects in Charleston – Spivey Architects

Charleston, SC, February 17, 2020 – Spivey Architects of Charleston, South Carolina has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Design on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. The custom residential and commercial architecture firm was chosen by the...

Building Your Forever Home in Charleston SC While Living in New England

New England is a beautiful place to live, and you have enjoyed working and raising your family there, but you have decided it’s time to build your custom luxury home in Charleston, South Carolina for your retirement. Is building your forever home in the Lowcountry...

Cost Considerations When Hiring the Best Charleston Architect for Your Luxury Home

When it comes to building a truly custom luxury home in Charleston, Kiawah Island, or Hilton Head, the costs can seem to add up rather quickly. One area in which many new homebuyers think about cutting corners is architectural design. The reasoning is it makes more...

5 Considerations when Selecting the Site for Your Charleston SC Dream Home

Building a dream home along the coast of South Carolina is a goal to which many people aspire. The beauty of the waves and sand, milder winters, and great dining and golfing are just a few of the reasons people picture themselves vacationing or retiring here in their...

How to Find the Best Architect for Your Charleston SC Luxury Home

According to the Oxford Dictionary, an architect is “a person who designs buildings and in many cases also acts as your agent during the construction process. In reality, an architect is someone who can make building your home a dream come true—or a living nightmare....

When It’s Time to Build Your Dream Home, Do You Find an Architect or Builder First?

If you are like most people, you only get one chance to build your dream home, so you want to get it right and have the process go as smoothly as possible. One variable that has a large effect on the end result is the professionals you choose to work with. You are...

What Makes a Home a Luxury Home

When someone says “luxury home,” many people picture an enormous home with ten bedrooms, a six-car garage, opulent features, a grand foyer, original masterpieces hanging on the walls, fountains dotting the lawn, and a 10-foot wall surrounding the property. While this...

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