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Spring Into Action: Places and Things You Don’t Want to Miss Around Lake Murray

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: March 22, 2018

A great place to visit, and you really ought to live here!

McGuinn Homes builds homes and communities throughout this area:

Crystal Cove

Crystal Cove in Irmo, is situated within walking distance of the lake, as well as in an award-winning school district. The single-family homes offer spacious living with luxury appointments at affordable prices. We have a variety of available quick move-in homes so you could be spending this spring in your new Crystal Cove home!



Pintail Point

Pintail Point in Leesville, sits on Lake Murray, and gives you vacation-style living year ‘round. This private community features large, wooded lots and the amenities include a marina with boat slips, lakefront clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, and nature trails. The floor plans range from 2,829 to 3,618 square feet, and are priced from the mid-$300,000s.



Spence Plantation

Spence Plantation is a McGuinn Homes gated community on Lake Murray in Lexington, South Carolina. Spence Plantation presents the ultimate in luxury living with homes that range from 2,450 square feet to 6,400, with up to six bedrooms. Residents enjoy a private dock and ramp.



The end of winter is finally visible. Spring fever is hitting in full force. Are you ready to get outside and enjoy fresh air and sunshine? If you live in the Columbia, South Carolina region, McGuinn Homes has some ideas for places and things you don’t want to miss around Lake Murray. So, spring into action and let’s go!

First things first. Head to the lake, of course. You’ll discover 55,000 acres of opportunities for fun. Fishing (bass, catfish, bream, and crappie), sailing, canoeing, kayaking, boarding (wakeboarding, paddleboarding, kneeboarding), jet skiing, swimming, and even scuba diving are popular water sports at the lake. You can also sit back and enjoy a lakeside picnic, hike the nature trails, go cycling or birdwatching somewhere along the 600 miles of shoreline.

Combine a beautiful view of the lake at the Dreher Shoals Dam Walk. It’s a 1.7-mile pathway where you can walk, jog, or ride your bike.

You can also venture our and explore some of the 60 islands on Lake Murray—including Bomb Island, where people still find remnants of ammunition when the island was used for target practice during World War II.

For family-friendly activities, you’ll never run out of ideas around Columbia and Lake Murray. Frankie’s Fun Park and Plex HiWire Family Fun & Sports Center can keep kids of all ages happily occupied.

For food and fun, there’s nothing like a festival, and the Lake Murray/Columbia region has plenty. The Irmo Cherry Blossom Festival, South Carolina Taco Festival, Indie Grits Film Festival, Columbia Food and Wine Festival, Columbia Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival, and Artista Vista are just some of the events happening here this spring.

Spring is here. How do you plan to spend these exhilarating post-winter months? With the freshness of renewed spirit in the air, isn’t it time to consider moving to a new home? Talk to us at McGuinn Homes to experience the quality of life at Lake Murray from one of our new home communities.


Forty Love Point and Hampton Forest: McGuinn Homes Communities Offer More Than a Home

Categories: Buying a New Home | Posted: March 19, 2018

Have you started looking for a new home, only to discover that what you really want is a better lifestyle? You hear about the importance of location, but that’s a broad topic. The right location is a combination of convenience to the places that are important to you, as well as feeling at home in your neighborhood. McGuinn Homes develops communities that offer more than a home. We provide our families with an environment that has been thoughtfully planned for every detail. Forty Love Point and Hampton Forest are good examples of how McGuinn Homes sees your future.

Forty Love Point is located on Lake Murray, in Chapin, South Carolina. Living here is like a year ‘round vacation. Lake Murray is appealing for boaters, and our homeowners can purchase boat storage here. Lake life presents you with so many recreational opportunities, too, like fishing, swimming, picnics, and catching the sun setting over the water’s horizon. Forty Point Love features a clubhouse, tennis courts, and playground. The students in your household will receive an exceptional education, as Chapin’s schools have earned high grades from, and the average school test scores are 58% higher than the national average!

The homes at Forty Love Point present stunning curb appeal and McGuinn Homes offers you many ways to customize your new home’s design, inside and out. Our floor plans range from 2,320 to 4,128 square feet of indoor living space. These two-story home plans feature an open concept that adds to the expansive interiors. With up to five bedrooms and 4.5 baths, you’ll have plenty of room to enjoy your lakeside lifestyle. If you want to move now, we have a variety of move-in ready homes in Forty Love Point.


In beautiful Columbia, South Carolina McGuinn Homes is developing Hampton Forest, a townhome community that combines our stylish Maybank design with maintenance-free, luxury living in the heart of the city’s most desirable section. Starting at just $125,900, these 1,200 square-foot home feature two bedrooms and 2.5 baths, plus a two-car garage. The master suite opens to a second-story terrace, where you can enjoy the view of the scenic neighborhood. We currently have homes available in Hampton Forest, so you can move in quickly.

McGuinn Homes enhances the community living experience with a swimming pool and cabana that features an outdoor fireplace, ideal for bringing friends together. The clubhouse includes a 16-seat home theater with surround sound, exclusively for residents and their guests.

From your home at Hampton Forest, you’re just minutes from I-77, Downtown Columbia, and a wealth of dining, shopping, and entertainment venues, from city chic to cozy country.

McGuinn Homes builds custom homes and new home communities throughout the Columbia, South Carolina, region—and we’re still growing, with more communities coming soon! If you have your eye on rewarding yourself with a better and more energy-efficient place to call “home,” please contact us.

Moving Tips: A Checklist For a Smooth Move

Categories: Buying a New Home, Home Buying, Homeowner tips | Posted: March 1, 2018

Moving Tips

Are you just in the planning stages of choosing a new home? If your move might bring you to the Columbia, South Carolina, area, McGuinn Homes would like to show you our new home communities, move-in ready homes, and floor plans. We will also build on your lot. With so many ways to help you find your new home, talk to us first!

You’re getting ready to move to a new home. Whether you’re moving close by or far away, to a larger or smaller home, the process of getting your precious belongings from here to there requires planning and organization. Follow these moving tips and use them as a checklist for a smooth move.

Ruthlessly purge

As soon as you know a move is in your future, start reducing your load. Empty your closets and cabinets to see what is lurking in there—unused, unnecessary, expired, and otherwise ignored. Sort out your belongings and get rid of anything you don’t wear or use. Donate or discard it. Remember, you pay your movers by the weight of the load so having them transport more than you need or want will cost you.

Gather packing supplies

Collect boxes, plastic containers, packing tape, and wrapping material. You can often find used moving boxes on sites like Craigslist and Facebook—a great way to reuse and recycle! Ask friends who work in companies that might have empty cartons. Order rolls of bubble wrap and stock up on packing tape (buy more than you estimate because you’ll use it). As you’re purging your household, pack up anything that isn’t currently an essential part of your daily life, so you’ll have less to do when the moving date gets closer.

Choose a mover and reserve the date

Moving companies are busier at certain times of the year, so if you’re planning to move in spring or summer, book a mover as soon as you know your schedule. Be sure to ask these questions before you choose a moving company:

  • Will you come to my home and do an on-site inspection before giving me an estimate?
    • If the answer is “no”, choose someone else. No one can offer an accurate estimate without looking at your belongings.
  • Do you have a license number from the U.S. Department of Transportation?
    • Another deal-breaker! Check here to confirm it.
  • Will you include in writing a “not-to-exceed” price?
    • Without this threshold, you’re liable for more costs than you anticipate.
  • Can you guarantee pick-up and delivery on the dates I’ve specified?
    • A reputable moving company follows a process that ensures you won’t be left waiting on either end. Be sure to get any guarantees in writing.
  • How much of a deposit do you require?
    • More than 20% is unreasonable.
  • Do you require cash payment or could I pay by credit card or check?
    • Never pay in cash!
  • Are you currently a member in good standing of the state’s moving association?
    • This group holds members to high standards.
  • Will your moving trucks be clearly marked with your company’s identification?
    • You’d be surprised what some companies consider acceptable. Don’t let anyone transport your valuable belongings when in an unidentifiable vehicle.

Reduce your shopping for household items

As your moving day gets closer, your goal is to have less food and supplies to be packed. Use up the perishables and avoid the temptation of sales. Make a list of supplies you’ll need when you arrive at your new home so you don’t need to transport them.

Organize your personal records

Gather your important documents for home, school, medical, insurance, pets, prescriptions, and other valuable records. Carry them with you or have them sent to the appropriate resource (e.g., your new doctor or veterinarian, your child’s school).

Contact the utility companies

Alert your current providers (electric, water, cable, phone companies) that you will terminate service and give them the date. Advise the utility companies for your new home when you will require service to begin.

Plan your travel

If you’re driving, have your car serviced to avoid any problems during the trip. For air travel, make arrangements as soon as you know your travel dates. If you’re also transporting pets, check the airline’s restrictions. Certain breeds (e.g., bulldogs, pugs) cannot be flown on commercial airlines because of the risk to the animal.

Change your address

It’s easy to change your address online. Visit Allow at least a few days for the request to be initiated.

Pack by priority and value

Organize containers with items you’ll need immediately on your arrival, like a change of clothes, prescriptions, medical equipment, and personal care in a suitcase. Bring a box of bedding and towels, and pet supplies (dishes and food). You should also label moving boxes according to priority so that the movers know which ones you want unloaded first. Anything of high value should be carefully packed. Bring smaller items, like jewelry, with you on your trip. Do not identify the contents of a box by its specific contents if you have valuables inside. Instead, mark the box with the room location and add an asterisk or number so you know what’s packed inside.

Confirm with the mover

Call the mover a week in advance of the scheduled moving date to confirm the schedule.

Create pet-friendly space in your home

Categories: Buying a New Home, Homeowner tips | Posted: February 21, 2018

Pet-Friendly Space

We love our pets and want to return their unconditional love with pet-friendly spaces in the home. If you’re looking for a new home in the Columbia, South Carolina, region, talk to us at McGuinn Homes. We have experience in accommodating special features—including pet-friendly ones—in our floor plans. We’ll build on your lot or you can browse our new home communities We currently offer a selection of move-in ready homes ready right now.

Anyone who has ever shared their life and their home with a pet knows that this companion is really a family member—and deserves to be treated like one. While you probably resist setting a place at the dinner table or opening up the pantry for free exploration by a hungry critter, you can create pet-friendly space in your home (assuming they don’t need to be caged).

Pet Cubbies

Dogs and cats like their privacy when it’s time for one of the many naps that fill their days and nights. The family dog might like your company at night, but often looks for other places for daytime breaks. A dog bed placed out of the way of foot traffic is a good solution.If you want something that fits into your décor, encase the pet bed in a wooden frame or box, maybe adding your pet’s name or a design that complements your décor.

Cubbies are great for smaller dogs and cats. Repurpose a drawer or crate by adding a bed, fluffy blanket, or pillow. Convert the bottom shelf of an end table or nightstand to welcome a little snooze from your furry friend.

Cat Shelves

Cats generally fall into one of two categories: bush dweller or percher. The bush dweller likes to hide under things, while the percher prefers to observe from above. If your feline likes the aerial view, consider installing cat shelves that are deep and sturdy enough to support a leaping, sprawling cat. Windows are a preferred spot, so expanding the sill with a shelf will allow your cat to bask in the sun, give the death stare to birds and squirrels in their view, and possibly stay off your good furniture.

Pet Feeding Station

When house-hunting, a true pet lover instantly identifies where the feeding dishes will be placed. It needs to be easily accessible but out of the way of passersby. Pamper your pet with a feeding station that incorporates the dishes with storage. For large dogs, elevate the dishes so they don’t have to bend as low for their food and water. Cut holes in the top of a nightstand or small chest to hold the dishes and use the bottom drawer to store the food. For smaller animals, pull out the bottom drawer for the dishes and stash the food in the upper drawer. If you’re building a new home, talk to your builder about incorporating the pet feeding station into the floor plan.

Dog Grooming Tub or Shower

Homeowners with dogs are more frequently incorporating a designated grooming area in their new homes. The laundry room is an ideal space for installing a tub or shower with a pull-down faucet. Add tile to the enclosure so the area is more attractive. A nearby or overhead shelf, cabinet or cubby allows for storing the pet shampoo, towels, and other products you’ll need.


Every cat lover struggles with finding the ideal location for the litterbox. You don’t want it in an obvious location and the good news is you’re your cat wants a private spot, too. You can tuck a litterbox under the utility sink in the laundry room or a vanity in the bathroom. You can buy a litterbox enclosure that looks like a piece of furniture, or build one yourself. As long as it’s easy to get to and filled with clean litter, your cat has no preference about the décor or design.

Pet Door

If you have a cat or dog that is allowed outdoors unsupervised, a pet door frees you up from monitoring the entry (and potentially cleaning up an “accident”). A doggie door requires cutting a hold in your existing door, and it’s hinged so the pup or cat can enter or exit from either side. Some doors are designed to blend in with your door, for a subtler look.

Pet Gate

Inside your home, keep the family pet out of the forbidden zones with a gate. There are many decorative designs—from plastic and wood to metal, fabric, and wrought iron—so you can incorporate this boundary without interrupting the flow of your interior design.


The safest way to protect your pet and your family outdoors is to fence in your yard. Be sure that the fence you choose is tall enough to keep your pets on your side. Picket fences, while attractive, can be dangerous to small children as well as allowing unwanted animals into your yard. Your dog or cat is curious, so any opening in a fence is an invitation to peek or poke through!

2018 color trends: The top paint colors for your home

Categories: Homeowner tips | Posted: February 13, 2018

If you’re considering an even bigger change-to a new home-and looking in the Columbia, South Carolina, region, McGuinn Homes is a local home builder that offers a variety of new home communities, many with move-in ready homes. We’ll also build on your lot. Get in touch with McGuinn Homes so we can start the conversation!

Color trends for the home are like fashion. They change from year to year. You don’t have to keep up with what the designers recommend, but if you’re ready for a makeover-either one room or your whole house-here are the 2018 color trends, according to the designers and leading paint manufacturers. Browse the top paint colors for your home and see if you feel inspired to make a change!

Every year, Pantone Color Institute chooses its Color of the Year. As the authority on color, their choice carries great weight in the design industry, both fashion and products. Last year, they designated “Greenery“, a vibrant green. For 2018, Pantone has once again gone bold with its selection: Ultra Violet.

“Ultra Violet symbolizes experimentation and non-conformity, spurring individuals to imagine their unique mark on the world, and push boundaries through creative outlets,” the Institute explains about this blue-based purple shade. “Historically, there has been a mystical or spiritual quality attached to Ultra Violet. The color is often associated with mindfulness practices, which offer a higher ground to those seeking refuge from today’s over-stimulated world.”

Not feeling the purple phase? Look at Pantone’s eight color palettes for 2018 combined to reflect a variety of energies, like “Resourceful” “Intricacy”, “Discretion”, “Playful”, and even “Far-fetched”. The color palettes will help you combine colors for your walls, furnishings, and décor.

If you lean toward neutral tones in your home decorating, you will enjoy this year’s “new neutrals”. These colors are a bit stronger, but still quite neutral. You’ll also see a shift toward metallic accents among the current trends in home colors.

Benjamin Moore is right on track with vibrant colors. The radiant red “Caliente” is its 2018 Color of the Year. Ellen O’Neill of Benjamin Moore & Co., describes Caliente as “the signature color of a modern architectural masterpiece; a lush carpet rolled out for a grand arrival. The eye can’t help but follow its bold strokes. Harness the vitality.”

Sherwin Williams reflects the trend toward statement-making color trends for the home. The paint company chose “Oceanside” as its 2018 Color of the Year. Described as a “collision of rich blue with jewel-toned green”, the teal shade can work well as an accent wall or entire room. It would also make a striking statement on your front door!

For the first time in the company’s history, Behr has joined it competitors in choosing color trends. Behr’s 2018 Color of the Year is gentler than the other hues, a subdued blend of spruce blue, lush green, and soft gray, called, “In the Moment“. Behr says the color “crosses multiple design styles-global, coastal, modern” and recommends it for interior and exterior paint.

Color is a personal choice. From creating a relaxing environment to energizing the space, your choice of color can make a big difference. Don’t be afraid to try something different!

Check out these February events at McGuinn Homes’ communities around Columbia, SC.

Categories: Community & Local Events | Posted: February 6, 2018

Are you looking for some inspiration in February that doesn’t involve trying to find the right Valentine’s Day gift or card? Maybe your winter doldrums might be cured by looking at the new homes that are sprouting up. Check out these February events at McGuinn Homes‘ new home communities around the Columbia, SC, region. You might find that spark to ignite your thinking about finally making that move you’ve been keeping on the back burner.

SummerLake Open House

Sunday, February 11, 1-3 p.m.

Hop on over to Hopscotch Lane in Lexington, SC, to see this beautiful community, complete with a clubhouse pool, park, and 15-acre lake! SummerLake presents a master-planned community where you and your family will experience the true meaning of “neighborhood”. Come tour our model home, browse our floor plans, and learn how you can live the SummerLake lifestyle.

SummerLake Bingo

Tuesday, February 13, 12:30-2 p.m.

Join us the first Tuesday of every month for an afternoon of bingo, sponsored by McGuinn Homes. Our February bingo game will be held at SummerLake in Lexington, SC. You don’t have to be a resident to take part. Make new friends while you’re having fun at our clubhouse, and hop on over to Honeybee Court, located at 128 Garden Gate Way.

Burnside Farms Open House

Saturday, February 17, 2-4 p.m.

Burnside Farms is a McGuinn Homes community in Columbia, where you will enjoy a peaceful neighborhood that offers close proximity to everything you need-great schools, shopping, dining, healthcare, recreation, and much more. Explore the community’s amenities-for residents only-like the pool and splash park. During the Open House, you can tour the model home and any of the new homes currently available in Burnside Farms.

Pleasant Springs Open House

Thursday, February 22, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m

If you’re looking for a neighborhood-not just a home-plan to visit Pleasant Springs. Our community features affordable, energy-efficient homes in Lexington. Family-friendly Pleasant Springs is adjacent to the top-notch schools, as well as Lake Murray, major roads, and everything that Lexington has to offer. Stop by our award-winning model home at 134 Jeremiah Road to see browse the available homesites and tour any of our quick move-in homes.

St. Andrews Place Grand Opening

Saturday, February 24, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Our newest community is underway in Columbia. We’re developing St. Andrews Place as a neighborhood of energy-efficient, single-level homes. These 1,241 square-foot homes are designed to sensibly use every square foot of living space to your advantage. Join us for our Grand Opening, talk to our team, and learn how to become part of a growing community.
For information on any of our events, please call (803) 917-5583.

The real value of a builder’s warranty for a new home

Categories: Home Buying | Posted: January 30, 2018

builder's warranty

What does a warranty tell you about your purchase?

For one thing, you’re assured that, if anything goes wrong, your investment is protected, with the promise of repair or replacement. A warranty reduces the risk of buying a particular item, but more than that, the company communicates its confidence in the product, reinforcing your own confidence in the decision to buy. Think about this peace of mind and consider the real value of a builder’s warranty for a new home.

When you purchase a new home, you’re making perhaps the largest single financial investment in your life. You have the home inspected, but what if there’s an unforeseen problem? How many times have you watched a home renovation show on television where demolition uncovered a major problem with the structure of the home? When you buy a resale, do you have any guarantees that everything under your roof is safe and sound?

When you buy a new home, you receive a builder’s warranty that guarantees the quality of your home and all the systems inside of it. Your appliances are new, so they are also protected by the manufacturer’s warranty. You can move in with the knowledge that you won’t incur any expenses-whether that’s fixing a squeaky step or replacing the roof.

For more than 30 years, McGuinn Homes has been building homes throughout the Columbia, South Carolina, area. More than the design and construction of new homes, we are invested in delivering the lifestyle our homebuyers expect. We work closely to tend to every detail. When we tell a homeowner that their dream home is complete, we mean it. We handle the walk-throughs with care, and often we’re more particular than our customers. We offer a builder’s warranty that’s as comprehensive as they come. Our new home warranty coverage includes:

  • Structural
  • Electrical
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Plumbing
  • Appliances
  • Cabinets
  • Countertops
  • Hardware
  • Floor coverings
  • Siding
  • Fireplace
  • Gutters
  • Doors and windows

If something does go wrong with your new home, you don’t have to chase down someone for the repair. Just submit your warranty request, and we’ll send the right person for the job. Then, we’ll follow up to make sure the repair meets with your approval.

McGuinn Homes is dedicated to serving our homebuyers, and that means we’re committed to integrity. We pursued and earned the title of Certified Master Builder to give our customers a different type of warranty-that their trust is well placed.

Before you decide whether to buy a new home or a resale, consider the real value of a builder’s warranty. Browse our floor plans, new home communities, and selection of quick move-in homes, with the knowledge that each of them is covered by McGuinn Homes’ builder’s warranty and our commitment to your satisfaction.

McGuinn Homes Design Center: Let’s dive into the details

Categories: Home Buying | Posted: January 23, 2018

Design Center

When you’re in the process of deciding on the floor plan for your new home, you probably don’t put much thought into the cabinet hardware or the bathroom faucet. You’re in “big picture” thinking mode. But these details are like brush strokes on the canvas that will define your home, inside and out. McGuinn Homes Design Center is staffed with professionals whose sole purpose is to help you apply the perfect finishes to your masterpiece.

Let’s dive into the details that we can help you consider and choose when you buy a new home. These options will be incorporated into your cost and mortgage, so it’s important to understand which are standard features and which ones incur an upgrade. Then, you can prioritize the importance of each feature.

Start by determining your budget. When you choose the floor plan and homesite, do you have room for adding upgrades that matter? At McGuinn Homes, we include a wide selection of standards that deliver the quality you’re looking for, so you don’t need to enhance it. Our “standards” are high, because we are committed to giving you more.

Your Selections Coordinator at McGuinn Homes Design Center will ask you about your lifestyle. How do you actually live in your home? What’s important in your daily routine? What’s your decorating style? Do you like to entertain? If so, what’s a typical gathering for you and your guests? It could be anything from game night to a formal dinner party.

If you have ideas about your color selections, bring your photos and swatches to share. Also, be prepared with photos of furnishings that you will use in your new home, so you can see how it works with your design selections. The Selections Coordinator knows how to use this information to guide you through the choices that will fit perfectly with your vision.

The color pallet is an important choice. It impacts the walls, doors, cabinets, countertops, flooring, and appliances. Your color choices should blend and flow from room to room, without a disruptive feeling. With an open concept floor plan, in particular, inconsistency in color will be very apparent. It might not be obvious, but you will feel that imbalance in your home’s environment.

In addition to choosing wall colors and flooring, you will be deciding on design details, like your front door, interior and exterior light fixtures, door and cabinet hardware, and plumbing fixtures. You will browse the many granite countertop colors and cabinet designs we offer.

Every Thursday evening, our Design Center hosts a Preview Party. We invite you to stop in and look through the options and products we offer. It’s a great way to jump-start your thinking for your personal design choices.

Making thoughtful choices in these design details in advance will make your move-in much easier. You’ll be ready to place your furniture, unpack, and start living the life you dreamed about.

McGuinn Homes is a home builder in the Columbia, South Carolina, region. When you’re ready to consider buying a new home, browse our floor plans, new home communities, and  quick move-in homes. If you already have property, we will build on your lot, too. Contact us to learn why McGuinn Homes should be your builder.

Why should you build with McGuinn Homes? Meet our mortgage expert.

Categories: News & Announcements | Posted: January 16, 2018

Meet The Team

When you are ready to buy a new home, you have many decisions to make. Where do you want to live? What type of home do you want, and what features matter? Then, you need to find a home builder with the experience, solid reputation, and ability to build the home of your dreams without the nightmares you’ve heard about.

While you’re pondering all these questions, here’s one more. Why should you build with McGuinn Homes?

We can give you plenty of reasons, like our experience in building new homes throughout the Columbia, South Carolina, region; our proven commitment to energy efficient homes; and a process that delivers the positive experience you deserve. We also offer a preferred lender who provides our homebuyers with a path to purchase has been described as “so easy!”

We’d like you to meet our mortgage expert, Carter Weston of Southern First Bank in Columbia. Carter has 20 years of experience in mortgage banking. He can guide you through every aspect of financing your new home, from mortgage pre-approval through closing. Carter and Southern First Bank have been chosen as the preferred lender for McGuinn Homes because they’ve consistently demonstrated the ability to support our customers. Carter is proactive, looking ahead to navigate possible issues and deliver solutions to problems, often before they even arise! He looks for the best possible programs and rates, and presents you with options, carefully explaining each one. Carter understands what will affect your loan’s terms, so he can guide you to the choice that best supports your personal situation. We’ve seen first-hand how he works with each buyer to overcome obstacles, using his knowledge, experience, and connections to work swiftly and accurately. He has helped so many homebuyers experience the joy of homeownership, and truly enjoys this success!

With a mortgage expert like Carter Weston on our team, we feel comfortable that this critical aspect of the homebuilding process is completely under control. We move forward with the construction of a new home, knowing our customer is in the best hands, and that we are heading toward a timely closing, because Carter will do everything in his power to make that happen from the lending perspective.

If your new home search guides you to the Columbia area, please consider McGuinn Homes. We offer a variety of distinctive new home communities and welcome the option to build on your lot. McGuinn Homes invites you to browse our floor plans and currently available quick move-in homes. Then talk to us about your vision, and let’s connect!

Start the year with a great career move to McGuinn Hybrid Homes’ sales team

Categories: Community & Local Events | Posted: January 9, 2018

We're Hiring

Are you ready to explore a more fulfilling career opportunity? New home sales with McGuinn Hybrid Homes provides a direct path to fulfilling that vision. With new homes attracting more homebuyers, you can guide them toward the choice that will define their future—while redefining your own.

McGuinn Hybrid Homes is now hiring professionals for new home sales. We’re a Certified Master Builder that develops new home communities and builds custom homes throughout the Columbia, South Carolina metro region. When you join our team, you become part of a progressive company that offers our homebuyers distinct advantages—like energy efficiency, quality craftsmanship, and an unmatched level of personal attention. We don’t just build homes. We solve problems. When homebuyers have hit obstacles with other builders, they’re excited to partner with us to achieve their vision.

As a new home sales professional with McGuinn Hybrid Homes, you have the potential to earn between $80,000 and $150,000 a year, with a company that generated $40 million in revenue last year. We support our sales team with an integrated marketing program that includes extensive digital marketing, a dedicated lead generation process, and the training and guidance to set you up for success.

McGuinn Hybrid Homes is looking for self-starters with a proven record of customer service success. You must be willing and ready to complete Real Estate School. We’re looking for professionals who know how to leverage the power of social media, as demonstrated by their active use. You should also be quite comfortable using the Microsoft Office platform.

Look at your present and future. Are you making the most of your knowledge, skills, and talent? Can you see yourself working with homebuyers, guiding them through the building process and being their trusted advisor? If so, we’d like to look at your resume. Please Tiffanie Flagler, McGuinn Hybrid Homes’ Sales and Marketing Manager, or call (803) 917-3894 to tell us we will fit together for mutual success.