We looked at several home sites during our visits to Woodside.  We found ourselves coming back to the same site at the end of quiet cul-de-sac with a wonderful, long view of Spalding Lake.  We had a budget goal in mind for the home and site and shared that budget with our sales associate, Mike Manney.  Mike was able to help us focus on home sites that worked with our budget, and he was also able to make sure that the home site we liked best would work for us.

Once we selected the home site and signed the contract, we began working with Carolina Signature Homes.  Mike guided us through that process.  Mike and Shawn Doogan, of CSH, helped us focus on home plans from CSH’s portfolio that would best suit the home site we had selected.  Mike and Shawn were also able to show us which of these plans would ensure we could build the home we wanted, with the upgrades we wanted on the home site we wanted, all within our budget.  Even though we returned to Florida during this time, communications with Mike and Shawn were seamless using both telephone and e-mail.

Before our home was started, we met with Kent Baldwin and Eddie Elkins of CSH.  They were able to show us the best location on the site for our home to maximize our views.  Then, Eddie met us at the site to show us the location of our new home.  Eddie was even there with us on the day our site was cleared.

During the process, we were introduced to Kitty Lopez at Aiken Design Center.  Kitty is helping us through the maze of materials and color selections for our new home.  We’ve made all the choices for the exterior of the home.  Now, Kitty is helping us with the interior selections.  Kitty has scheduled an appointment for us to meet with the cabinet designer to help us design the layout of our kitchen and select the cabinet style, color and countertops.

We’re just returning from a trip out of town and not only are the footers in, the foundation walls are nearly complete!  Boy, we’re amazed at how fast we’re moving!

Char & Al Love

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