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April 2021 Post Archive

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Bringing New Life to a Well-Loved Home

Back in December, we shared a Triangle Home Design & Decor feature about our clients, the Canady family, and their experience working with interior designer Aimee Montgomery. We chatted recently with Erika Canady to learn more about the renovation process and see how they’re enjoying their home a year later.

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What Is a Luxury Home Builder?

When you decide to finally build that home you’ve always secretly dreamed about, you have two main options when it comes to choosing a builder. You can either choose to work with a production builder or a custom luxury home builder. 

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March 2021 Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter

Find out what’s been building at Rufty Homes in our March Email Newsletter! In this month’s newsletter, we dive into what makes us rise above the traditional custom home builder, how we built a forever home for a local family, and what our subcontractors mean to us as part of the Rufty family!

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Let Your Love Grow: Triangle Home Design & Decor December 2020 Feature

We had to pleasure of building an addition on a local family’s beloved home after growing out of its existing size and floorplan. The Canady family enlisted the help of our team and their longtime interior designer, Aimee Montgomery, to expand their home in areas that would allow them to continue enjoying their space for years to come.

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Small Business Saturday 2020

To celebrate Small Business Saturday this year, we’re putting a spotlight on a local company that we’ve had the pleasure of working with on two fronts: a business collaboration, and a custom home project!

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October Member Newsletter

October 2020 Newsletter

Take a look at what’s been building at Rufty Homes by checking out our October email newsletter! We were named the Triangle’s #1 Custom Home Builder by a local publication, showing you a brand new luxury Rufty home for sale in Chatham County, and highlighting an article in Triangle Home Design & Decor about how Jon Rufty works with interior designers on all of his projects (and their own homes!).

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Rufty Homes September 2020 Newsletter

September 2020 Newsletter

Take a look at what’s been building at Rufty Homes by checking out our September email newsletter! We’re showing you a remodeled refresh in Preston Country Club, answering commonly asked questions during the custom home building process, showing you how to vote for us as Midtown’s Best Builder in Raleigh, and inviting you to join us in the St.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Custom Home Building Process

How long is the custom home-building process going to take?
Because each home we build is customized to your specific needs and preferences, every project is different. But generally speaking, the building process can be broken down into three stages:

  • Design phase: 3 to 6 months (varying based on your availability to provide timely feedback)
  • Permitting: The permitting process is rather complicated, so we’ll go into the details in another article (stay tuned!)

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August 2020 Newsletter

August 2020 Newsletter

Take a look at what’s been building at Rufty Homes by checking out our August email newsletter! In it, you’ll learn about a custom home we built that brought a whole family together, find out who won our St.

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July 2020 Newsletter

Take a look at what’s been building at Rufty Homes by checking out our July email newsletter! In it, you’ll learn about a recent build of ours where custom home offices are more important than the homeowners ever imagined, hear the latest update on precautions our team is taking in light of COVID-19, and learn about our St.

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A Forever Home with a View

Barbara Hunter and Frank Rockhold didn’t intend to build a new home. After having recently built a beach house on Bald Head Island, the last thing they were thinking about was going through the lengthy – and often stressful – process of building another home. 

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

A very special thank you goes out to our subcontractor teams, clients and friends for another wonderful year. We’re blessed to have relationships with each of you. Thank you for a memorable year, which included our own move into a new home.

In the spirit of Christmas and the holiday season, donations have been made in your honor to these area nonprofits. Happy New Year!

The V Foundation, Triangle Aquatic CenterSPCA of Wake County, Habitat for Humanity, American Heart Association, NC State University Foundation

Rufty Leader Noted Backer of New Triangle Business

Jon Rufty is one of the investors of a new Triangle business, as noted recently in a Triangle Business Journal article, “Good Things Come in Big Packages.” Rufty was quoted about the concept of Storage Revolution.

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Rufty Homes Helps People “Go for the Green”

Going green when building a custom home has become a more popular option. Jon Rufty was quoted in a Star News article about the growing practice. Rufty Custom Homes is happy to construct using the latest environmentally friendly principles and techniques.

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