Meet Richie Johnson. Richie was hired at Southern Homes as a Personal Builder and after two years became a Production Manager. He is now the Purchasing Manager and has been with Southern Homes for 12 years. His responsibilities include building relationships with trade partners and negotiating costs so that our buyers can build high quality homes at a lower price. His favorite part about his job is having the opportunity to work with his life-long friends and working alongside Ed and Greg.
Richie and his wife Kristin have 3 children – Faith, Trey and Ethan. Outside of work, Richie enjoys coaching his children’s sports teams and fishing.
Here are a few fun facts about Richie:
Thank you, Richie, for all of your hard work and dedication to Southern Homes.
Patti McLaughlin is Southern Homes’ Accountant for Land Acquisition and Development. She has worked for Southern Homes for 2 years. Her favorite thing about working for Southern Homes is learning new things about the construction industry. Patti received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting 3 years ago.
Patti is a Florida Native and in her free time she enjoys water skiing, trips to the beach, and spending time with her family.
Thank you, Patti, for all of your diligence and dedication to Southern Homes!
Having the following essentials when becoming a new homeowner is very important. These tools will assist you in tackling common home-repair jobs.
2. Tape measure
4. Screwdrivers (Phillips head and slot head)
5. Hand saw
7. Pry bar
8. Vise grips
9. Wire cutter
11. Utility knife
Julie Farrar is one of our New Home Specialists. Julie is from Germany and just became an American Citizen on June 2, 2014. This August marked her fifth year with Southern Homes.
“I enjoy getting people into new homes,” Julie said when asked what she likes most about her job. “There is always something different each day, and it’s challenging.”
Julie’s favorite option that Southern Homes offers is the MyHome MyWay Customization Program. Outside of work hours, she enjoys traveling and also loves to spend time with her two kids, Marlee and Jalen.
Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication, Julie!
The brand new Williamsburg home in Northside Village is under way! New homes in this community can be built from the $160s with $0 down :)
To learn more about north Lakeland communities by Southern Homes, please call 888-899-7434 today!
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Meet Wesley Clark. He is the Online Sales Manager at Southern Homes. He’s been a Lakeland resident for 12 years and a part of the Southern Homes team for 11 years. His favorite part about his job is “interacting with people, no two conversations are the same.” He enjoys working for Ed and Greg and cannot imagine working for any other builder.
In his free time, Wesley likes cooking and feeding people BBQ! Whether he’s at the grill in his backyard or winning top prize in pulled pork, along with his team Burnin’ Buttz, at the the Lakeland Pig Festival, Wesley loves smoking meat! He also loves spending quality family time with his wife and two beautiful daughters.
Thank you, Wesley, for your hard work and dedication to Southern Homes.
Congratulations to all of our finalists in the #wannawin10k contest! We will be announcing the grand prize winner of the $10,000 on Wednesday, August 20th. Here is a list of the 26 finalists:
Stay tuned to see which lucky name will be on this check!
Meet Howard Lovering. He’s one of our personal builders. Howard was born and raised in Lakeland and has been a part of the Southern Homes’ team for 10 years. When asked what he likes most about his job, Howard said, “I enjoy the building process and helping to get new families into new homes.” Howard takes pride in treating each home he builds like it is his own. His favorite option that Southern Homes offers is the luxury master bathroom.
Although Howard’s modest about it, we think it’s super cool that he was a professional bull rider with the PRCA for 17 years! Outside of work, you will find Howard spending every moment possible with his daughter Graci.
Thanks for your dedication to your clients and to your team, Howard!
What a gorgeous morning outside of the club house in South Lakeland in the beautiful new home community of Hallam Preserve. Have you visited the model center there yet?
To learn more now call 888-899-7434
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A couple more beautiful new homes being built in Haines City by Southern Homes.
The top image is the Westminster floor plan - an extremely popular home design with wide open entertaining areas and soaring vaulted ceilings.
The bottom image is the very beginning of the Belmont floor plan construction. This new home will have a beautiful horse shoe bay window at the front which gives it amazing curb appeal.
Tower View offers - new homes from the 100s - $0 down home loans - $0 closing costs.
To learn more today dial 888-899-7434 now!
#southernhomes #newhomesflorida #newhomeshainescity #towerview (at Tower View by Southern Homes)
Do you know what floor plan this is from Southern Homes? It’s a recently built Westfield in Bentley Oaks. People just love the cabinet and countertop space in this large, open kitchen! Do you like it?