24 02, 2020

Builder Spotlight: Rochford Realty

2020-02-24T06:22:32-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith Trey Rochford started out in the family business sweeping houses when he was just a little kid. He tagged along with his father, John Rochford, who had started out himself as a salesman for Public Steel. The Southeast was his region, and he moved to Nashville — where he went to the

Builder Spotlight: Rochford Realty2020-02-24T06:22:32-07:00
29 12, 2019

Builder Spotlight: DeFatta Custom Homes

2019-12-29T06:51:40-07:00

Father, sons work together to build family homebuilder business By Hollie Deese Joe DeFatta began building homes 35 years ago, and in 2007 he and his son David, a Middle Tennessee State University graduate with a degree in residential construction and land development, decided to start their own business – right before the recession hit. But that only made

Builder Spotlight: DeFatta Custom Homes2019-12-29T06:51:40-07:00
12 12, 2019

Builder Spotlight: Legend Homes

2019-12-12T04:19:15-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by Solomon Davis Doug Herman bounced around various forms of construction work back when he was in high school, so by the time he got to college he had already gained marketable skills in construction and remodeling. He got a master’s degree at Bowling Green State University in Ohio in construction technology, then he worked

Builder Spotlight: Legend Homes2019-12-12T04:19:15-07:00
2 12, 2019

Builder Spotlight: Celebration Homes

2019-12-02T06:41:50-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith When Randall Smith and Corey Craig came together to form Celebration Homes in 2001 they each came to the table with decades of experience that dated back to high school – Smith was 13 years old when he began working on survey and footing crews, while Craig had formed his own company

Builder Spotlight: Celebration Homes2019-12-02T06:41:50-07:00
7 11, 2019

A Natural Development

2019-11-07T07:49:47-07:00

Nature, community and a small-town lifestyle are growing organically at Stephens Valley By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith Sometimes you need to make a change, to switch things up and choose a different way of living. Paula Durham, 70, and her husband, Fred, have been in Stephens Valley since November 2018. Self-proclaimed empty-nesters, they were ready to downsize

A Natural Development2019-11-07T07:49:47-07:00