1. Preparing Your Home for a Hurricane


    Hurricane Florence continues to gather strength as it heads toward North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Mandatory evacuation orders have already been issued for areas on the southern coast and schools are closing. Track Hurricane Florence as it develops » We have a few safety suggestions for folks who are staying in their homes. We hope…

  2. Labor Day Weekend in the Carolinas: 5 Fun & Free Things To Do


    These are some of our favorite ways to spend Labor Day weekend in North and South Carolina. Diversity of the natural landscape is one of the best things about living here. From shoreline sunsets to mountain vistas, we are never lacking for fun places to spend a long weekend, and there are plenty of events…

  3. Ready, Set, MOVE into Move-in Ready Homes


    The summer is winding down and there is no better time to find your new home! Right now YOU can save thousands in the Columbia and upstate areas of South Carolina on your dream home. And just in time for the new school year! Essex Homes has 63 move-in ready homes waiting for you! Essex has…

  4. Technology of Tomorrow


    Here at Essex, we don’t just strive for innovation– we set the bar. Every Essex Home is built with only the smartest eBuilt in2itive Technology to enhance your day to day, bringing your family into the future. With our brand new, touch-interactive Samsung appliances, you’ll be the hostess with the mostest! But, the buck doesn’t stop…

  5. Grill n’ Green


    What makes eBuilt so great? Here at Essex Homes, we care about the environment but at no cost to you. Our eBuilt technology will save you hundreds on your electricity bills. Essex cares so much about green living, starting this July 1st, every new home buyer will receive a complimentary Big Green Egg just for…

  6. Essex Homes Puts Down Roots on the North Carolina Coast


    Somewhere there’s a beach chair with your name on it, and Essex Homes is making it a reality…and not just for vacation. Essex Homes is moving to the North Carolina coast into Brunswick County, North Carolina, the 2nd fastest growing county in the state. Tucked away in the southeast corner of  NC, Brunswick County offers…

  7. Grandview Townes: Easy Living in Simpsonville, SC


    Want to enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle with the convenience of Simpsonville just minutes away? Then Grandview Townes is for you! These thoughtfully designed craftsman-style townhomes allow you all the comforts of homeownership without the worry of exterior maintenance. The Grandview Townes community offers beautiful walking trails, perfect for a stroll or a run. Main Street…

  8. Parkers Landing: Essex Homes’ Newest Greenville Community


    Are you looking for the feel of a calm countryside lifestyle with the conveniences of the Five Forks area minutes away? Then Parkers Landing is for you. The newest community in Simpsonville stands out from the rest with large ½ acre wooded homesites, a community pond and the Enoree River running just behind the neighborhood….

  9. The Award Winning Lancaster Plan


    At the 29th Annual REGAL Awards held in February, Essex Homes received the award for Best Product Design 1501-1800 Square Feet for their Lancaster plan. This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths in 1674+/- square feet. The eat-in kitchen opens onto a spacious family room, perfect for family time and entertaining. The 2nd-floor owner’s suite offers a…

  10. Waiting to Buy a New Home Could Cost You


    Thinking about buying a new home in the next few years? Moving up your timetable could save you money. Home values and interest rates have been on the climb. As of February 2018, Zillow states home values have risen 7.6% in the last 12 months. It also predicts homes values will continue to rise another…