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Luxury Home Blog2024-02-29T12:49:04-05:00

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Experience the Simonini Difference Through Your Custom Home Build

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At Simonini Homes we pride ourselves on building superior luxury custom homes for our clients. Some custom build journeys begin with a clear vision, while others start from scratch. Either way, you will have a remarkable team of architects, designers, and builders to guide you through the process. We work with you to build a truly exceptional home that is meticulously tailored for your lifestyle.

The Simonini Difference Through Your Home Buying Journey

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Simonini has been crafting luxury homes in the greater Charlotte community for nearly five decades. From distinctive custom homes and neighborhood living, to quality renovations, Simonini Homes are built to suit every client's unique lifestyle. In an effort to continue to provide an outstanding customer experience, we spoke with repeat Simonini realtor and Simonini homeowner, Suzanne Coddington, to hear her account of the Simonini difference from her personal experience.

Ready to Build a Custom Home? Simonini Can Help

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Deciding to build a custom home can be an exciting moment! When choosing to build, you’re not just getting a new home, you’re giving yourself the opportunity to select every detail from your home’s location to home size to final touches. If you’re considering taking the next step toward creating your dream home, understanding the basics of new home construction will help guide you.

How to Maximize Natural Light in Your Home

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When the winter months hit and the days become shorter, it’s key to maximize the natural light in your home. A few simple decor solutions can make a world of difference, and if you’re building a custom home, you have the opportunity to utilize all the available light from the onset. Here are a few tips and custom solutions that will maximize your home’s natural light.

5 Organizing Tips for Your New Home

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Keeping a tidy home is no easy task. It’s a daily challenge for many homeowners and families. If you’re moving to a new home or building a custom home, you have a great opportunity at a fresh start. You can customize spaces to fit your storage needs, and install new organizational systems before moving in with your belongings. If you’re looking for an update to your existing home, you may consider renovating to add more storage space, or just rethinking how you can change the functionality of your home.

Local vs. National: 5 Reasons to Use a Local Home Builder in Charlotte

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When you're looking to build your dream home, you certainly have options. And one of the big decisions that you'll have to make is who you're going to hire as the builder. There's a lot that can go into making this decision, but it often comes down to choosing to work with a local or regional builder, or selecting a national builder with a much larger footprint. When it comes to home building, it often pays to work with a local builder. In this post, we'll take a look at some of the benefits you can realize by working with one in the Charlotte area.

Home Construction During COVID: Simonini Keeps Projects Moving

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The pandemic that has changed the way we live has also changed the way we do business. While the construction industry has taken a blow, with some firms experiencing canceled projects and much slower timelines, we’ve been fortunate to continue building homes through this year. The Charlotte area’s demand for housing, and new construction homes, is as high as ever. Our team at Simonini was determined to flex with the changes that COVID brought and to find a way to continue to deliver quality homes to our clients.

10 Tips for Planning a Major Home Renovation Project

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A major home renovation is, well, major. It is a huge undertaking with many different pieces to consider, from finding your perfect contractor, to how to survive in your home while renovations take place. With so many things to plan, we have gathered our best tips for renovating your house to make your project go as smoothly as possible.

Considerations for Choosing an Open Concept vs. Traditional Floorplan

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When it comes to designing custom homes, one of the most basic decisions to make is whether to build an open concept home or a traditional floorplan. Newer homes tend to have an open floorplan, since these offer certain advantages for modern living you won’t get with a traditional layout. Understanding the differences between these floorplans can help you determine which one works best for your new custom home.

Spotlight: Heydon Hall

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Heydon Hall is a tranquil, gated community in South Charlotte, just eight miles from center city. As one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the area, it includes tree-lined streetscapes, timeless elegance, and distinctive homes. Read more about this secluded neighborhood below.

Planning Your Luxury Primary Bedroom Suite

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“Primary bedroom” is the latest term used today to describe the main suite of your home and all the luxury you can fit into it. Here at Simoni Homes, we are always up-to-date on the latest trends for your home, including the bedroom. Read further to discover dual primary bedroom suites, hot technology updates, and features you will wish you had never lived without.

Spotlight: Providence Park

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Heydon Hall is a tranquil, gated community in South Charlotte, just eight miles from center city. As one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the area, it includes tree-lined streetscapes, timeless elegance, and distinctive homes. Read more about this secluded neighborhood below.

History of Elizabeth

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During the first four decades of the 20th century, residential expansion was on the rise in Charlotte, NC. As the city’s prosperity diversified and multiplied, so did its suburbs resulting in the area’s second street car suburb, Elizabeth. The historic district of Elizabeth opened in 1989 right after the development of Dilworth. The neighborhood consisted of 5 subdivisions until it was eventually joined as one. Read on for the history of Elizabeth, one of our treasured neighborhoods in Charlotte, NC.

Spotlight: Cotswold City Homes

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Cotswold City Homes is one of our finest collections of luxury townhomes in Charlotte. These homes are perfect for city living and come with the finest amenities and finishes. You can easily enjoy the walkability of the Cotswold neighborhood as well as the convenience of being minutes away from Uptown Charlotte. Read further to learn more about what Cotswold City Homes have to offer.

4 Signs You Should Downsize to a Smaller Home

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Our lives are constantly changing and it can be hard to predict future needs. What once was the perfect home for you and your family may now seem too much to handle. Many struggle to decide when to downsize since they are attached to their current home and the memories and possessions that go with it. However, there comes a time when living in a large home becomes inadequate and sometimes downright frustrating.

History of Myers Park

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As one of the premier neighborhoods in Charlotte, NC, Myers Park is known to be an area filled with fine homes, tree-lined streets, and curving drives. Home to many of the early banking, textile, and real estate leaders of the area, the neighborhood is of statewide and national significance as it was shaped during a time when Charlotte was becoming the world’s leading textile manufacturing region. It remains a symbol of prosperity to this day as one of Charlotte’s most desirable neighborhoods.

History of Dilworth

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Dilworth was Charlotte’s first suburb, spread over about 63 blocks on about 395 acres, and was the first suburb to have streetcar transportation. Thanks to the work of the entrepreneur, Edward Dilworth Latta, Dilworth became a highly popular area during the post-Civil War reconstruction era thanks to modern industrial advancements and a focus on quality living. The historic details have been well preserved as the charming neighborhood of Charlotte has grown and evolved into a present-day haven that many Charlotteans flock to.

The Difference Between an Interior Designer and an Interior Decorator

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When bringing in help for an interior design project, it can be hard to find a perfect fit due to the large variety of options available. Part of the struggle is the different lingo used to describe roles in the field, with the biggest confusion being whether you need an interior designer or interior decorator. Many people use these terms interchangeably but there is actually a big difference between the two professions. We’ve highlighted the key roles and characteristics of each below so you can decide which you need for your project. 

Moving Tips for your New Custom Home

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Moving to a new home is a huge step in anyone’s life and can easily overwhelm you. Before you even begin packing you have to figure out what to bring with you and what to get rid of as well as necessities and decorations you need to buy for your new place. Rest assured if you take it one step at a time, you can make this a simpler transition. To make it easier, we’ve outlined the best moving tips below. 

5 Quick Ways to Bring Spring Into Your Living Room

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Now that it’s springtime, you may be wondering how you can make your home reflect the beautiful weather outside. You want your home to be fresh and airy and get rid of the stuffy winter feel your home has been reflecting over the past few months. Below are some spring home ideas you can bring to your living room to refresh and revitalize your space.

Why Charlotte is a Great Place to Retire

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The population in Charlotte has grown exponentially in the last few years with many people moving there to escape bigger cities that have become overly saturated. The smaller metropolitan area of the Queen City boasts all of the perks of city life without so much hassle. We’ve outlined 5 of these pros so you can discover why Charlotte is a great place to retire. 

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