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The 2011 Fall Newsletter is complete!

The Carrell Group has finished our fall 2011 Newsletter and it should be in your mailbox soon (if it’s not already). This issue is once again crammed with great articles. “The Trend: Open Family Rooms and Less Formal Spaces” highlights our latest home plan design, The Capri IV. Which is a stunning 4 bedroom, open floor plan, with a mediterranean feel featuring fewer formal areas and far more open and casual areas. We are working diligently creating a Home Plans section within our site. This home plan along with many others, will be coming soon! Stay Tuned!

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Myrtle Beach Quarterly focuses on The Carrell Group for inaugural issue.

For their inaugural issue, Myrtle Beach Quarterly put a spotlight focus on The Carrell Group. The article, “Built Strong”, takes an in-depth look at how Bruce Carrell guided the company through the economic downturn in order to be in the position they are today.

“Acting on instinct, the Carrells went into pure survival mode with their building teams. ‘Our companies operated in a divide and conquer format,’ recalls Bruce. The staff did what they did best: build homes and help customers. Meanwhile, Bruce stayed focused on cash flow, sales and designs.”

Take a look at the entire article. The Carrell Group’s survival of one of the deepest and longest lasting recessions in recent history can only be attributed to Bruce’s never say die attitude.

Myrtle Beach Quarterly – “Built Strong” – Inaugural Issue

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USA Today says the Carolinas Remain the Top Baby Boomer Retirement Location

While most economic news still remains either unclear or full of doom and gloom,  we found a huge bright spot in this article from the USA Today. 

The number of retirees retiring out of state is on the decline. While that may bode well for those areas retirees were typically leaving (New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts), this news is less favorable to those areas where they were typically retiring to (the entire Sun Belt region). Unless of course,  the area you are referring to is the Carolinas.

“The Carolinas have emerged as the preferred retirement destination…

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The Carrell Group, along with The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, discuss FORTIFIED Construction and the advantages.

VIDEO ARTICLE – The Carrell Group’s president, Bruce Carrell, discusses disaster ready homes and construction techniques, aka: FORTIFIED® with WBTW News. Allison Dean Love, with the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, offers her professional insight to FORTIFIED® construction and the advantages to homeowners.

“It’s a lot more than just protecting the structure of your home. There are lot of things that you want to protect on the inside. Things that you cant replace: the memories, the photos, the things that you have spent years accumulating, you want to make sure you protect those the best you can, and protect your family as well.”  Allison Dean Love – IBHS

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The Carrell Group participates in an in-depth look at CFL bulbs.

VIDEO ARTICLE – Paula Caruso, WMBF Anchor, provides an in-depth look at Compact Fluorescent Lights. Bruce Carrell, president of The Carrell Group, helps consumers understand the applications in a home regarding these bulbs, and the large “green” benefits that small upgrades like this can make in a home. Marc Tye, VP of Conservation and Renewable Energy for Santee Cooper explains the savings of using CFL’s, and Hiren Shah, who recently completed a upgrade to CFL bulbs, speaks about his specifics savings.

The Carrell Group has been including this, and many other green building techniques, in their approach to home building.

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SATISFIED CLIENT

We are very happy owners of our new Carrell home! We selected Carrell among several local builders, and were particularly impressed by how many homeowners from other Carrell homes allowed access to be able to see the various end products as we were making our decision. That spoke volumes about the relationship the Carrell team develops with their clients, and the quality and pride of their workmanship. We were able to fully customize our home to our tastes, and we found the Carrell team to have a...

- Doug and Maureen Ralph
Grande Dunes, February 2013

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