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July 2020 Post Archive

A Message Regarding COVID-19 from Our Owner

We know that these last few months have been stressful, as we all learn to cope with a new reality. We’ve been learning as much as we can about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it may impact our employees, clients, and community. 

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St Jude Triangle Donation Drive

St. Jude Virtual Donation Drive

St Jude Triangle Donation Drive

Although we aren’t able to host an in-person fundraiser this year, we’re thrilled to announce that we’re hosting a virtual donation drive now through August 1st!

Two local businesses have so graciously decided to partner with us for our fundraiser.

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June 2020 Newsletter

Take a look at what’s been building at Rufty Homes by checking out our June email newsletter! In it, you’ll learn about local nonprofits that rely on furniture donations to support the community, gain insight from local real estate professionals about why choosing a custom-built home could be the right decision for you, hear from Jon Rufty about COVID-19, learn more about our virtual appointment options, get additional information about our St.

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May 2020 Newsletter

See what’s been building at Rufty Homes in our May email newsletter! You’ll learn more about which upgrades can increase your home value, get some inspiration for the summer by looking through outdoor space ideas, learn more about our partnership with St.

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April 2020 Newsletter

See the latest updates from Rufty Homes by checking out our April email newsletter! You’ll be able to see a stunning modern transformation, read our spring cleaning checklist blog post, learn about our spring cleaning challenge, view a new property available in Apex, and check out our feature in Triangle Home Design & Decor.

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Spring Cleaning Checklist

Are you planning to participate in our Spring Cleaning Challenge on Facebook? If you like the idea of sprucing up your home, but you’re not sure where to begin, we’ve got you covered with this list of 10 ideas for spring cleaning. 

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Join Our Virtual Spring Cleaning Challenge!

While we’re all inside our homes practicing social distancing, why not take this time to do a little spring cleaning? Whether you’re clearing out your junk drawer, painting your front door, finally organizing your pantry, or just doing some old fashioned cleaning, we want to see your transformations!

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Women’s History Month: Spotlight on Kelly Nicholson

Here at Rufty Homes, we’re proud to have so many hardworking women on our team. 

In honor of Women’s History Month, we interviewed Kelly Nicholson, our Business Manager, to learn more about the work she does on our team and within the community. 

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March 2020 Newsletter

It’s time to catch up on what’s been happening at Rufty Homes! Check out our March email newsletter to read our tips on creating the perfect mudroom, find out how to vote for us in Wake Living’s annual awards, take a peek at our home that was featured in Southern Home Magazine, and learn how to join us in supporting St.

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Southern Home Magazine March/April 2020

If you’re thumbing through the latest Southern Home Magazine, keep an eye out for “Creating Contrast” by Lauren Gentry Walker. This feature puts a spotlight on a Rufty Home that was decorated by the ever-talented interior designer and co-founder of Roux MacNeill Studio, Robert MacNeill.

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February 2020 Newsletter

It’s time to catch up on what’s been happening at Rufty Homes! Check out our February email newsletter to see a recent French-inspired remodel, hear Jon Rufty’s take on bringing a luxurious touch to each room in your home, and find out which local company awarded us with the 2019 Innovative Builder of the Year.

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Triangle Home Design and Decor February March 2020

Triangle Home Design & Decor February/March 2020 Feature

If you haven’t seen the February/March issue of Triangle Home Design & Decor, you haven’t read Jon Rufty’s article! Learn about how we make sure every room in our custom homes are designed with touches of true luxury, even laundry and mudrooms.

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January 2020 Newsletter

It’s time to catch up on what’s been happening at Rufty Homes! Check out our January email newsletter to see a recent colonial home remodel, hear Jon Rufty’s podcast debut, and take a peek inside a special celebration for our subcontractors.

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December 2019 Newsletter

Wishing all of our friends, families, clients, and subcontractors a happy holiday season! Check out our December email newsletter for a special year in review video!

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November 2019 Newsletter

Catch up on the latest happenings at Rufty Homes in our November email newsletter! Watch our timelapse video of a custom home being built in less than two minutes, learn about our commitment to helping guide the interior designers of tomorrow, and learn about one of our former client’s work to raise money for fighting blood cancer.

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Jon Rufty Featured on Guys Who Do Stuff Podcast

Our owner, Jon Rufty, was a featured guest on a recent episode of the podcast, Guys Who Do StuffThe local business podcast, hosted by Joe Woolworth and Josh Manning, features interviews with people who have started a business or non-profit, quit their jobs to pursue a dream, and more.

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Helping to Guide the Interior Designers of Tomorrow

Since 2014, we’ve been partnering with Meredith College’s Construction Technology course to give interior design students the opportunity to tour the build site of one of our projects. This partnership gives students a real-world example of what to expect during a custom home or remodeling project, and it also allows us to interact with future designers and hear their feedback about the construction process. 

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October 2019 Newsletter

Catch up on what’s been building at Rufty Homes in our October email newsletter! Learn about our recent featured project, get peace of mind when you remodel with our team, and learn about our continued partnership with St.

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Rufty Homes Featured as One of the Best Custom Home Builders in Raleigh

“For more than 30 years, clients have trusted Rufty Homes to deliver luxury custom homes whose timeless elegance is evident right away.”

We’re honored to be included in Home Builder Digest’s list of the Best Custom Home Builders in Raleigh!

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Vote for Rufty Homes in the 2020 Maggy Awards!

We’re thrilled to announce that we’re once again a Maggy Award nominee for Best Custom Home Builder or Home Renovation Specialist.

The Maggy Awards recognizes the best of North Carolina businesses, as voted on by readers of Cary Magazine.

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Ice Cream Social St. Judes

Join Us for A Rufty Homes + St. Jude Ice Cream Social

Rufty Homes and St Jude

Rufty Homes is proud to be a sponsor at the upcoming St. Jude Walk/Run Triangle in September. We’re celebrating this partnership with St. Jude by hosting an ice cream social for our family, friends, co-workers, and subcontractors.

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Jon Rufty and his grandchild, Andrew

Welcome to the Newest Member of the Rufty Family!

Jon Rufty and his grandchild, Andrew

Our President, Jon Rufty, is pleased to announce the birth of his first grandchild, Andrew Deacon Rufty, Jr. 

Andrew was born at UNC REX Hospital on Wednesday, July 3, at 7:14 am to parents Andrew (Drew) and Ann Rufty of Raleigh.

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Jon Rufty Awarded CEO of the Year by Triangle Business Journal

Congratulations to our own Jon Rufty on being given a CEO of the Year Award by Triangle Business Journal!

Jon says, “It’s an honor to be given this award by an esteemed Triangle publication.

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Open House Shared With Friends

A hearty thank you to friends and family for visiting our 30th Anniversary Open House. We’re so thankful to each of you. More event photos coming soon, celebrating upwards of 500 visitors to our new workplace!


Celebrate 30 Years In Custom Home Building

Please join us for our Open House on Thursday, June 28. We’re welcoming friends and family to our new workplace. Join us and celebrate 30 years of custom home building. See the details and RSVP here.