Summerfield Community Fall Festival

Join us and the Summerfield community families as we celebrate our 4th Annual Summerfield Fall Festival at our model home in Whispering Pines, NC. If you’re looking to move or purchase a new home in this area, then hanging out at our Fall Festival is the perfect time for you to get to know the community, meet members of our team, hear more about the area, and tour one of the Caviness & Cates home plans! Our model home is located at 261 Brightleaf Dr,... Continue reading →

How to Take Control and Organize Your Pantry Like a Pro

Think quick – do you have brown rice in stock? How about macaroni noodles? After spending time finding a recipe, making a grocery list, and planning out your meal, the last thing you want is to reach for a staple and realize you’re out… or worse; you can’t find it in the chaotic mess that is your pantry. Don’t let this be your reality. An unorganized pantry is the bane of every cook’s existence. And the problem is, it’s so easy to let it get... Continue reading →

Cedar Hill Featured Floor Plan | Floor Plan Friday

The Cedar Hill Floor Plan by Caviness and Cates is one of our most stylish home plans. From wood shutters around all the front windows, garage door accents, to a metal front porch roof; this home plan is sure to impress anyone! The Cedar Hill is a 2,957 sq. ft. home with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It’s two stories and it comes with a 2 car garage but has the option to add another, to total 3 cars. This home plan also comes in... Continue reading →

Springfield Featured Floor Plan | Floor Plan Friday

The Springfield Floor Plan by Caviness and Cates is one of our most popular. It has a covered front and back porch and a large shared room between the kitchen & great room. The Springfield is a 1,884 sq. ft. home with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. It’s two stories and it comes with a 2 car garage but has the option to add another, to total 3 cars.  This home plan also comes in 3 different elevations, featured below. At Caviness and Cates we... Continue reading →

5 Things You Must Include in Your Dining Room

Formal dining rooms can be one of the most forgotten spaces in a new home. You may have grand ideas about the dinner parties you’ll throw, or the cherished moments of a family dinner, but lives get busy, and the dining room is all but abandoned until the holidays. Much like any room in your home, the best way to bring energy to your new dining room is to elevate its design. Make the dining room an inviting place, with simple, elegant decorations that make... Continue reading →

Cambridge Featured Floor Plan | Floor Plan Friday

The Cambridge Floor Plan by Caviness and Cates is one of our most popular. It’s got 1 and a half stories, lots of windows to let in natural light, and a large kitchen great room combo. The Cambridge is a 2,432 sq. ft. home with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It’s one and a half stories and it comes with a 2 car garage but has the option to add another, to total 3 cars. This home plan also comes in 3 different elevations, featured... Continue reading →

How to Organize Your Walk-In Closet

It’s like a dream come true: a perfectly organized, clutter-free walk-in closet. We all have fantasies of artfully arranged, color-coded wardrobes tucked nicely into a breezy closet, ready for a cozy night in, a night on the town, or another day in the office. But a lot of work goes into that dream.  Having the closet of your dreams isn’t out of reach. You just need to set up a few basic organization methods and have some will power. We’ve collected a few introductory tips... Continue reading →

We’re Now Building In These New Home Communities

Caviness & Cates is proud to announce that we are building in a few new communities across North Carolina! With this expansion, we continue to deliver homes that are built for today’s active lifestyle, energy-efficient and can be customized specifically for you in our new design center. All our homes are Energy Plus certified – meaning higher insulation, efficient appliances, and high-performance heating & cooling. If you’re looking to build or by your dream home we highly recommend building in any of the new home... Continue reading →

Sheffield Featured Floor Plan | Floor Plan Friday

The Sheffield Floor Plan by Caviness and Cates is a favorite among new families. With 3 bedrooms and an upstairs bonus room. It’s great for expecting parents! This home plan is 1,501 sq. ft., has 3 bedrooms, a complimentary 2 baths. It is a 1 story home, has a large garage, open kitchen & great room, and master bathroom has a his/hers vanity sink. With the Sheffield home plan, you have the option to build an extra half story to add a bonus room to... Continue reading →

8 Home Decorating Tips You Should Always Follow

No matter what style speaks to you – whether you’re a minimalist at heart or love rustic themes – some design tips always apply. Here are some timeless home decorating tips you should always follow, no matter how you choose to decorate your home. Make Your Bedroom Your Favorite Room in the House Your bedroom should be a calming, relaxing sanctuary. It should be a room you can escape to, a place you enjoy being in. Splurging here is fine, as long as you do... Continue reading →