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As Seen in Local Life Magazine: Go with the Flow

As Seen in Local Life Magazine: Go with the Flow

Many of today’s home buyers are looking for homes that may be smaller, but still make them feel as if they aren’t missing out on any of the amenities they’ve become accustomed to in their previous homes. Here in the Lowcountry, the downsizing trend is prevalent.

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Common Terms New Homebuyers Should Know

Common Terms New Homebuyers Should Know

If you are a first-time home buyer, or it’s been a while since you have been through the process, there are several common terms you should know as you navigate the ins and outs of buying a new home. Here are the basics.

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Front Light Building Co. Breaks Ground on Three New Lots in City Walk

Front Light Building Co. Breaks Ground on Three New Lots in City Walk

Front Light Building Company has announced that they will be building three new homes in City Walk. The building of the three new City Walk homes represents Front Light’s continued growth as one of the Lowcountry’s fastest growing home builders. Over the past year, Front Light has built seven homes in the picturesque communities of Habersham Village, Pinckney Retreat and City Walk, and continues its rapid growth with the building of these three additional new City Walk homes.

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Front Light Building Co. Wins Three LightHouse Awards for Excellence in Building

Front Light Building Co. Wins Three LightHouse Awards for Excellence in Building

Last Friday, Front Light Building Company was honored with three LightHouse Awards by the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association. The LightHouse Awards recognize the Lowcountry’s most accomplished building professionals for their demonstration of excellence and quality of craftsmanship in home construction throughout Beaufort & Jasper Counties.

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Front Light Building Co. Announces New Homes in Habersham

Front Light Building Co. Announces New Homes in Habersham

Front Light is reinventing the modern neighborhood. By combining the small-town lifestyle of our past with contemporary amenities. This is Southern Lowcountry living at its absolute best. We’re building houses in communities that have qualities similar to those in the days when people walked to the local post office and then strolled into the local coffee house or barber shop. The days when people sat on their front porches in the evening and actually talked to their neighbors. We’re not just building homes; we’re bringing back a sense of community with our house designs.

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Four Can’t-Miss Historic Lowcountry Sites

Four Can’t-Miss Historic Lowcountry Sites

The Lowcountry coastal region is famous for its unique and historic architecture. There are sprawling plantations, charming civil war-era gems, quaint bed and breakfasts and more. If you’re interested in history and architecture, a visit to the Lowcountry in South Carolina and Georgia provides days of entertainment.

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Five Sneaky Ways Builders Cut Corners on New Homes

Five Sneaky Ways Builders Cut Corners on New Homes

While there are many homebuilders who pride themselves on quality and integrity with every job, there are also large-production builders who cut corners to put up houses quickly and get them sold. Sometimes the shortcuts are obvious from the start; other times they become apparent years later. We’ll walk you through some of the most common tricks so you can spot them before its too late. Knowing these tricks will also help you ask the right questions when you’re searching for a reputable builder.

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Ten Reasons to Build Your Home in Beaufort, South Carolina

Ten Reasons to Build Your Home in Beaufort, South Carolina

There are certain towns that epitomize Southern charm, and Beaufort is one of them. The city has a historic riverfront downtown, moss-draped oak trees draping over the streets, a thriving arts and cultural scene, and abundant natural resources. The lifestyle is refined, but also relaxed and friendly.

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