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Durham, NC, United States, 2006/11/30 - Mark Stone Properties, realtor in Durham, Chapel Hill, and Hillsborough, has partnered with builder Robert’s Design Group to bring the fun back to new-home buying.
To fill what he noticed as an increased desire for unique, newly built homes located on more private lots, Mark Stone, president of Mark Stone Properties, has announced a partnership with designer and builder Robert’s Design Group Inc. “We did quite a bit of searching before we decided to work with Roberts Design,” says Stone. “I am beyond impressed with the quality of homes this team produces.”
Stone realized a common and growing dilemma among buyers of real estate in Durham, Chapel Hill, and Hillsborough, and made it a mission to provide a solution. While buyers liked the idea of purchasing a new home, they didn’t necessarily like the idea of what seemed to be the only viable option—the track home.
Robert’s Design Group, headed by third generation North Carolina builder Will Roberts, takes pride in producing homes with character. Each home is designed and built with function, beauty, and living in mind. Features like pine flooring, built in shelving, and porches with wrought iron railings; all carefully integrated into homes placed on private wooded lots, are just some of the ways that Robert’s Designs differs from the common track home.
“An increasing number of buyers were asking about their options for purchasing land and building a new home from the ground-up,” explains Stone. “What buyers really wanted was more land and a more unique design than today’s track home communities offer.”
However, he notes that complex financing and other concerns associated with building on raw land were issues more complicated than most buyers wanted to tackle. Stone knew that residents were feeling cornered into choosing either an older home with land or a newly built track home.
Because Mark Stone Properties is so passionate about connecting home buyers with their ideal home, Mark felt compelled to find a solution. As a result of the partnership with Roberts Design, buyers can now purchase new, custom-style homes on wooded lots through Mark Stone Properties using traditional financing methods just as they would any pre-built home.
“A home is so much more than lumber and nails,” says Stone. “If a person doesn’t truly feel a connection with their home, that sense of un-ease can affect other areas of their life.”
Mark Stone Properties currently lists 5 unique Robert’s Design properties on its website under the “Search Mark’s Listings” category. “These are not your average homes,” says Stone. “Each property is truly unique.”
Each of the 5 listings includes numerous photos, detailed information, and a virtual video tour set to music. “These homes aren’t just amazing living spaces; they’re a smart investment in this fast growing market.”
Mark Stone Properties is a Coldwell Banker Ward and Misenheimer sales agency of real estate in Durham, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, and the greater triangle area. The agency is headed by President Mark Stone, a Durham native with 17 years of experience in sales and real estate. Stone is an active member in the community and a member of seven different associations including the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity and the NC Association of Realtors.