What’s Trending in Home Design?

After choosing to build your custom home with Harcrest Homes, the next step is deciding what to include in your dream residence. Utilizing popular styles and trends in a home can be tricky in our ever-changing market. Every year, popular home designs and color palettes change to reflect the modern buyer. The Harcrest Homes team … Continued

Custom Kingsley Is Fit for a King – and the Whole Family!

Harcrest Homes recently completed a custom home based on our Kingsley plan, and the result is fit for royalty. The 6,500 sq ft home includes a custom walk-out basement, complete with its own kitchen, hearth room, and space for two sets of in-laws! This Kingsley custom home is located in Drayton Hall, a gated community … Continued

Custom Home Adaptation Meets Homeowner Needs

Harcrest Homes recently completed another custom home adaptation that provides just the right balance of aesthetics and practicality to meet the homebuyers’ needs and the homesite’s constraints. Based on our Waterstone plan, this custom beauty was adapted to create the perfect home-retreat for a busy family. The hybrid exterior presents a warm welcome, with a … Continued

Guide to Financing Your Harcrest Custom Home

Choosing to build your dream home with Harcrest Homes is an exciting step. As you begin the purchasing process, learning about your custom home financing options can seem confusing and complex. Luckily, our team is always available and happy to help you every step of the way! We want to give our homeowners clarity on … Continued

Design Feature: Owner’s Suites

Owner’s suites provide the ultimate retreat after a long day and the perfect backdrop to begin your day. When you imagine your dream bedroom, what do you envision? Perhaps a massive walk-in closet and a bathroom that could be your very own spa? Whatever your dreams may be, Harcrest Homes is sure to deliver an … Continued

Why Buy a Custom Home Now?

Despite rising interest rates and inflation, now is still a good time to build your forever custom home! As a tailored investment into your family’s unique lifestyle, a custom home is most likely to increase in value if lived in for five years or more. Why buy a custom home now? We’ll tell you why! … Continued

Homeowner Takes Leap of Faith and It Pays Off Big

Patrick Zeemer had a vision in mind for the lakefront home he would build at Lake Lanier, and he had a construction loan to go with it. Unfortunately, he and his girlfriend, Jennifer Waite, couldn’t find a builder to make it happen until they met Harcrest Home’s Mike Smith. “We had worked with one or … Continued

Build a Dream Home on Your Dream Lot

There are many different opportunities and types of new homes for sale. There are mountain lodges, manor homes in communities, cottages with plenty of open land, ranches in the countryside, bungalows on the lake and so much more. But, the best part about building a brand new, custom home versus buying one already built and … Continued

Incorporate Your Dream Mudroom into Your Custom Lake House

Harcrest Homes is known for making dreams come true in the Lake Lanier custom homes we build in Flowery Branch, and more often than not, those dreams include a mudroom. Yes, people really dream of mudrooms. Have you seen the memes that say you know you’re an adult when something you once considered mundane makes … Continued

Create the Perfect Home Office

There is no denying that the way we work changed drastically over the past year. Companies and organizations everywhere decided to conduct business remotely, and as a result, more people are working from home now. One thing working remotely taught us is the importance of a designated office space within the home. What many resale … Continued

Harcrest Homes Completes Luxury Custom Home on the Lake

At Harcrest Homes, our passion is building stunning homes for our future homeowners to spend a lifetime in. We take great care in creating a mix of eye-catching exteriors, cohesive interior layouts and superb locations to make sure the entire family gets the most out of their dream home. That is why we can’t help … Continued

Five Reasons to Choose a Custom Home

  To build a custom home or not to build a custom home, that is a question many families looking for a new home are faced with. Building a custom home is more than just building a new house. When building custom, homebuyers are building a space constructed and designed with their family’s lifestyle, hobbies … Continued

Home Organization: Pantries

Between cooking, cleaning and putting away ingredients, it’s hard to keep the kitchen pantry in order. A well-organized and functional pantry is important to have in any home. Not only will you be able to quickly figure out what items you have and don’t have, but you can also easily reach necessary items. If you’re … Continued