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July 2018 Post Archive


Friends Gather To Christen New Workplace

In late June, we welcomed upwards of 500 friends and family members to visit our new space. Have a look at some of the fun photos from the event.


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.


Apex Students Visit Sweetwater Jobsite

Yesterday, we hosted students from Apex Friendship High School for a day at the jobsite. Interior design students visited our Sweetwater sites to see residential construction at different stages, learn trending features, and experience various trades in-progress. Our next generation is in good hands with this class of respectful young leaders. Congratulations to Apex Friendship High students and we look forward to your next site visit!

National Association of Home Builders "Room of the Year" custom built by Rufty Homes.

“Cream Puff” color kitchen is hot in custom homes

The N.C. State Chancellor’s residence has received another round of recognition for its trend-setting designs. Concepts & Colorways showcases The Point’s award-winning kitchen to demonstrate the latest trend around “cream puff” white. We can see why!  This design has been exceptionally popular since completion in 2012. Kudos to our friends at Design Lines for their eye for interiors! See more at our Houzz page.

Rufty Kitchen Remodel Featured In Stone World Magazine

Stone World Magazine chose this kitchen revamp we completed last year for the cover of their April 2016 issue, along with a feature story on ROCKin’teriors. We appreciate the skill and attention-to-detail that ROCKin’teriors provides for our residential projects.

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Rufty Named Top Custom Home Builder By Triangle Business Journal

Hot off the presses, earlier today the Triangle Business Journal named Rufty Homes as the “top custom home builder” at the 2016 Residential Real Estate Awards event, held at Prestonwood Country Club. We’re honored to be recognized by the area’s top business publication and appreciate our clients’ trust in our work.

Rufty Philanthropy: Ken’s Mission to Honduras

For the past seven years, our own Ken Johnson has served missions in Honduras helping to build new housing for families with very limited means. He’s part of a group from Raleigh comprised of N.C.

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NC Design Shares How Analytics Help Jon Rufty Build Custom Homes

A luxury custom home is always a marvel of artistry, as well as a testament to the hard work, exceptional skill and attention to detail of the builder. Jon Rufty, founder and CEO of Rufty Homes in Raleigh, has been building and remodeling such homes for over 25 years.

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Meredith Interior Design Students Learn Custom Building With Rufty

Meredith College students stepped out of the classroom and onto construction recently to get a close-up look at both the residential and commercial construction process. Prof. Jane Crowley enlisted help from Rufty Homes to visit a residential construction site and Rufty-Peedin Design Builders to access the Hilburn Exxon commercial site under construction.

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Rufty Homes Project Viewed 3.6 Million Times On Houzz

In a recent post we shared our thoughts about the growing impact of Houzz. How’s this for amazing: our favorite kitchen photo of the NC State Chancellor’s residence has been served up and viewed over 3.6 MILLION times in the past year at Houzz

Kudos to Marvin Malecha and the NC State College of DesignIt was a wonderful opportunity for Rufty Homes to build this residence. We’re very proud of the impact this custom home makes around the world. Quite the #STATEMENTRead more about the Room of the Year.

Rufty Talks Custom Home Building in Triangle Business Journal

With more than 25 years of experience on his tool belt, Jon Rufty has maintained a reputation as the Triangle’s dean of custom home building. He’s quoted extensively in last week’s cover story in the Triangle Business Journal. 

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Rufty Philanthropy: Kelly’s Mission to India

Kelly Nicholson and her husband, Jamie, recently returned from a philanthropy mission to a very rural region of Manipur in eastern India. This was her first visit, whereas her husband accompanied the group last year.

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Cary Magazine Readers Name Rufty “Best Home Building Company”

We’re excited and humbled to have been named “Best Home Building Company” by the readers of Cary Magazine. Take a peek at the article, and enjoy the photography from a stately residence we built in the Hills of Rosemont in Durham.

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News & Observer Features NCSU Chancellor’s Award-Winning Home

The News & Observer’s Stacy Chandler recently wrote a great article about “The Point,” and its unique, wonderful kitchen. We’re very proud and excited to showcase this award-winning custom home to the Wolfpack Nation… and beyond.

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New Rufty Homes Brand Custom-Built By Misner

Misner & Associates Public Relations of Raleigh today announced that it has been selected as agency-of-record for Rufty Homes, the Raleigh-based builder of custom homes and North Carolina’s leader in sustainable luxury home building. Misner is handling all aspects of marketing communications for the company, including the launch of this new web site.