Building New Homes in Fuquay Varina NC and Building New Relationships for Twenty Years Across the Nation

This week we continue to look back “where it all began” at the South Lakes new home community. Before the awards and accolades, before the beautiful homes and incredible amenities. Preston Development Company had a vision for an active lifestyle neighborhood like Fuquay-Varina had never seen. To implement this idea they sought the perfect craftsmen to build new homes in Fuquay Varina NC.

Attention to detail as seen here in the Caviness & Cates “Liberty” floor plan is one of the many things setting the builder apart from the rest.

Caviness & Cates is More: More Size, More Features, More Overall Value

How and why among dozens of accredited and respected builders does Preston decide upon Caviness & Cates you may ask? For starters, they had to look at value. With their awe-inspiring homes starting in the $300K’s, the price is certainly right for New Homes in Fuquay Varina NC.

At their official website, Caviness & Cates explains under a subheading of “More Value.” “We price our homes right, the first time. Our homes have more standard features, more square footage, and above all creating more overall value for your investment.”

Comfort and Efficiency Make Caviness’ New Homes in Fuquay Varina NC a “Smart” Choice

The “Carthage” floor plan by Caviness & Cates is one of the many popular homes being sold at North lakes and South Lakes.

Adding to the aforementioned “value” aspect of new homes in Fuquay Varina NC by Caviness & Cates is energy efficiency. “All newly built Caviness & Cates homes will be Energy Plus certified,” their website explains.

They continue this explanation at “This means effective insulation, high-performance windows, efficient heating and cooling, tight construction, and efficient appliances.”

To detail the actual savings this can bring you in their new homes in Fuquay Varina NC at South Lakes, they go on. “Caviness & Cates ENERGY PLUS Qualified homes are designed and built to provide greater energy efficiency and comfort.”

Continuing, in clearer terms, they note that this means “Lowered cost of ownership and energy bills. The EPA’s Energy Plus standards require the home to be at least 15 percent more efficient than typical code-built homes.” They conclude, adding that “additional energy-saving features that typically make them 20-30% more efficient than standard homes.”

Two Decades of Caviness and the Customer

Popular features like this beautiful walk in shower with the “Benton” plan are common in many Caviness & Cates floor plans.

Furthermore, referring to, the company credits much success to a different type of building than homes. That building would be customer relationships, much as they have built, selling new homes in Fuquay Varina NC. Furthermore, since 1999, for two decades plus, the company has thrived on including the customer through every step of the process.

“Caviness & Cates’ homeowners are our foundation,” the website explains. “A home is most likely the largest purchase in life. Tied to this investment is more than a dollar figure; there are opinions, beliefs, and emotions.”

“Our business depends on our homeowners’ happiness,” they conclude, “and our foundation is based on that guarantee.”

1999’s Small Beginnings to Becoming One of the Top 100 Builder’s in the Country

The kitchen showed here in the “Liberty” model, is an example of what the company meant when saying, “more overall value for your investment.”

One of the Raleigh area’s most trusted names in home builders, that has become known for customer service is Caviness & Cates. Founded in 1999, the Caviness team started from a small Fayetteville, NC company and continued to grow. In 20 years of building a reputation, they have seen national growth and recognition.

They are currently among the prestigious Builder Magazine “Top 100 Builders” nationwide list.

Plenty of Plans to Choose From: Caviness’ New Homes in Fuquay Varina NC

Caviness & Cates is currently building New Homes in Fuquay Varina NC at North Lakes. This section of the South Lakes community began the communities’ expansion a few years back and has continued to sell.

The available floor plans at South Lakes from Caviness and Cates are below.

The incredible focus on detail and an emphasis on customer and builder trust is the Caviness & Cates way. Their spectacular New Homes in Fuquay Varina NC at South Lakes has helped make the original Preston vision a reality.

To see all of the New Homes in Fuquay Varina NC at South Lakes, visit our “New Homes” section here.