Custom Home Building, Floor Plan Design Process, Model Home

The Value of a Single Level Custom Home Building

Living in Myrtle Beach, we are seeing a continual uptick in the real estate market.  With many states taxes rising, the situation is opposite in South Carolina.  It is beyond affordable to live here.  We are seeing many empty nesters and retirees making the trek down the southern way to find relief for their golden years and maximize their estate plan.  There are some things to consider when designing and planning your custom home.

 

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One is living space.  Trends the past few years have moved the Master Bedroom to the bottom floor.  Mom and Dad have not wanted to go the way of stairs every day.  With increased age though, many don’t desire stairs at all for an option.  Back pain, and increased difficulty with mobility is something many are beginning to think about.  No one thinks much about it when healthy and young, but take care of an aging parent and you will know how limiting gatherings and living on upper floors can become a simple no go.  Even now one of the major things my family considers before attending any event is understanding the layout of the venue.

In our latest design consideration, Suriano Homes founder, Tom Suriano has created something that the people moving into our area that are calling for.  They are  desiring something different than most of the big custom communities are doing.  Below is our newest Model Home in Waterbridge, a custom home community in Myrtle Beach.  “The Heather”, a 2400 square foot single level coastal cottage ranch style home is fitting the need of many new home lookers.

Advantages include, all living spaces on one floor, no stairs to contend with, still a generous sized home that can include bedrooms or office/study that can give a varied living space to meet many needs.  The home boasts a 2 car garage and a generous porch that can be adjusted to be an all season room, screened or open porch.

Some people do desire more of a yard for the reason that they are used to living in a non-HOA community or a more rural area.  One thing to consider is also the yard work necessary to maintain the whole home and lot.  Older age means that much will have to be contracted out.  This can be expensive when dealing with spreading mulch, in-season yard work and general maintenance.  Having simpler and smaller sized lots for many is not a downside, but an advantage.

 

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The video below is an update on our “Heather” plan in motion.  The demand for single story/ranch style homes are on the increase for the retirement home or long term investment purchase for many people in their empty nest phase of life.  Additions that can be modified on this plan can include adding a simple bonus room above the garage. This does allow for stairs, but again, it will be only for storage and perhaps a bathroom for guests.  It doesn’t necessitate much in the way of going up and down stairs regularly.

“The Heather” Click to see video of our single story Model Home

If you are interested in learning more about a smaller home but still having a custom feel, come by our model home at 1131 Fiddlehead Way in Waterbridge and someone on our sales team can show you through our “Heather” plan on lot 75 and you can see if this type of custom home is for you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Suriano Homes Custom Saturday’s

Suriano’s Model Home is always open on Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  1131 Fiddlehead Way Directions To Model Home

A great time to visit our custom home community is often on Saturday.  We have a wonderful staff that will great you, take you through our custom tour of one of our Model Homes and then you can take your time perusing through the neighborhood. Take a walk through the amenities center, pool, and playing courts.

We have a map of the community, floor plans pre printed for your viewing and several houses in the works that you can go by and visit.

Take a look at this short video and enjoy the community in a time where you may not have to be rushed after work or on a break.  Hope to see you soon!

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Suriano Homes Continues Growth

Myrtle Beach has been a good transition point for Tom and Paula Suriano.  Back in 2011 when they made the move they brought with them over 25 years of experience in framing/construction and building top quality homes in the New Jersey area.  Tom first built a home for his family in the Waterway Palms Plantation community, a beautiful intracoastal waterway and gated community in coastal Myrtle Beach.  After a few projects Tom was pegged as a “featured builder” in the prestigious Waterbridge, a sister community in Myrtle Beach to Waterway Palms Plantation.  Becoming a featured builder has been an amazing opportunity for Suriano Homes.  Being a custom builder and connecting with a couple of custom build communities, has ensured that Tom could press on with his dream to create dream homes for clients with a unique flavor different from track home builders.  Custom homes means a bit more creativity, a bit more interaction with clients and understanding the wants of the the clients while tying it all in with the restrictions of each community.

The past couple of years has been really good to us at Suriano Homes.  The market continues to improve, lots are selling, and people are buying again.  This is a great time for us, like others in the market continue to look forward at all the possibilities and opportunities ahead.  This YouTube video, shares a bit of our finished work in the past months and is a testimony of the gratitude we have for the blessing of serving so many great people with a dream they so long looked forward to.

Here is to the finished product, and the hope of new opportunities to expand the dreams of many others.  Click on surianohomes.com  or visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/surianohomes/ to see more of our work updated daily.

 

WATERBRIDGE

Waterbridge

Not all communities are equal.  Waterbridge, located in the Carolina Forest community, is a 10 minute drive to the ocean yet as it is set back in natural beauty surrounded by  over 80 acres of lakes gorgeous pines and hardwoods and top level amenities.  It has easily become Myrtle Beach’s premier custom home development.  Take a look and see what is so special about this unrivaled neighborhood in our short 1 minute video.

Floor Plan Design Process

Floor Plan Design Process

The idea of coming up with a floor plan can be very scary for almost all the clients we work with.  But it really doesn’t have to be.  Suriano Homes has a thorough system that we operate by that ensures quality delivery for each of our client’s dream home design.  The process is quite simple.  Lot selection, and by that, we have to remember to make the lot selection appropriate.  If we want a wide house on a narrow  lot, that is a dream nobody can fulfill.  So, keeping in mind the basic “look” you are going for, then selecting a lot that will allow for that dream to fit.  If you are uncertain, you should definitely us up front first. Better to consult than to settle for second best. Who wants to regret a land purchase before you break ground?

Once we have all of that out of the way, we get to the fun part.  We sit down with Tom, our very experienced builder.  He listens as you share everything that you desire.  He will talk budget, architectural review codes (if necessary), advantages of building up or out, and all the nuances you WILL NOT BE THINKING ABOUT.  Tom will then hand the “Dream” off to one of our qualified C.A.D. designers.  A floor plan is made!

But that is not all.  Almost 100% of the time, changes must be made.  So don’t panic, expect it!  In our follow up meeting, we will rework entryways, window placement, outlet placement, tweak porch dimensions, etc.  After resubmitting the ideas,  our CAD design team will make the changes real time so you can see how you like or dislike the suggestions.

Now we are ready to roll!  Don’t panic if the design is not finished in two or three meetings.  It is ok.  We are a team dedicated to getting it right with you.  Suriano Homes knows that designing a custom home takes some patience, especially in the beginning phases of the design/build process.

Take a watch at our short (1.37 minute), fun video.  The music and cinematic fun is just to show you how we see the process.  So don’t be intimidated, come in and let us hear your dream.  Who is ready to floor plan with Suriano?

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The Suriano Difference

So many wonder what is the difference between tract, spec homes and custom homes.  Well simply custom is made the way YOU want it!  Suriano Homes is dedicated to being the best in-house custom home builder in the Grand Strand.  Watch this brief video and see why Suriano Homes is the builder for your dreams

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Suriano Homes Custom Builders

Suriano Homes has been in the Grand Strand since 2011.  Tom and Paula Suriano moved from New Jersey to Myrtle Beach, SC with a vision to fulfill a dream of designing and building high value and high quality custom homes becoming the forever dream homes for clients in our area. Tom has been at it with the skills and professionalism he gained in training as a master framer for over 25 years in New Jersey. Now, with much success, Suriano Homes is poised to grow in unprecedented ways. We have a tremendous team dedicated to handling the whole process of custom building in-house. From selection of lots, to designing your floor plan, our Sales Team, Interior Designers and C.A.D. Designers will ensure that you need not look outside of SURIANO for any of the needs during your custom build experience. Our goal is to understand your dreams and make it a reality with a quality experience.

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Paula, Julianna and Thomas Suriano

Memories are made mostly where we live and with our family. We are passionate about bringing your dream home to reality!

Suriano Homes represents quality and integrity and are current members of the BBB, Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Home Builders We are Licensed General Contractor’s in NC and SC and honored to be one of a very select featured builders for the WATERBRIDGE Community, Carolina Forest and featured builders for up and coming Waterway Palms Plantation as well.

Suriano Homes, dedicated to bringing dream homes to reality!