We Won! Jacksonville Homebuilder wins “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz!


Each year the prestigious “Best of Houzz” Awards (Houzz’s version of a people’s choice award) are presented to many top-rated professionals and popular home designs around the world. This year, Riverside Homes, an award-winning Northeast Florida homebuilder, was recognized as an industry leader with receipt of Houzz’s “Best of Customer Service” award.

The community-led awards celebrate the very best in home renovation and design and are split across three categories: design, customer service and photography. Customer Service honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews. Jacksonville homebuilder Riverside Homes received five stars for every client review in 2017, an impressive accomplishment. This recognition also means that the company was rated at the highest level for client satisfaction by the 40 million monthly unique users part of the Houzz community.

“The Houzz community selected a phenomenal group of Best of Houzz 2018 award winners, so this year’s recipients should be very proud,” said Liza Hausman, Vice President of Industry Marketing at Houzz. “Best of Houzz winners represent some of the most talented and customer-focused professionals in our industry, and we are extremely pleased to give them both this recognition and a platform on which to showcase their expertise.”

As part of the recognition, Riverside Homes’ Houzz profile now features a ‘Best of Houzz 2018’ badge, which serves as a reminder of the team’s commitment to building quality homes, while providing an outstanding experience throughout the building process. Striving for excellence through serving others is of utmost priority for Riverside Homes.

This Best of Houzz award serves to confirm Riverside Home’s philosophy of conducting business honestly and with integrity, while prioritizing PEOPLE and PRODUCT over PROFIT. “The Riverside Homes team is honored to receive the Customer Satisfaction award from Houzz and want to express our thanks to our amazing community of homeowners and partners in Jacksonville and the surrounding areas we serve,” expressed Owner Chris Wood.

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Realtors: You’re Invited to a Crosswater at Nocatee Realtor Preview

Northeast Florida Realtors, mark your calendar to join us on Thursday, February 8, from 11 am - 1 pm for Crosswater at Nocatee's Realtor Preview. Be the FIRST to tour Riverside Homes' brand new designer-decorated Franklin model in Heritage Trace at Crosswater, and enjoy a delicious progressive lunch.

The Franklin plan has five different elevations to choose from and features 2,748 square feet of living space. The home includes 3 bedrooms / 2.5 baths and a desirable flex room and loft. The Franklin embodies the Americana and nostalgic "Old Towne" theme homebuyers are looking for! New homes in Nocatee by award-winning homebuilder Riverside Homes start from the $300s.

Directions to Crosswater Model Park
36 Village Grande Drive
Ponte Vedra, FL 32081


This will be a Grand Opening Event you won't want to miss! Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot today: http://ow.ly/cwWY30hPMVN.

For more information on building a Riverside Home in Crosswater at Nocatee, please call Cindy Walters 904-504-8883 or Dolley Brawner 904-515-8707.

The Riverside Homes Story

What sets Riverside Homes apart? Watch the Riverside Homes Story.

From the exterior elevations and the quality materials we use, to the interior finishes that make your home unique, at Riverside Homes, we understand that building a home is likely the largest investment you’ll make. Take a deep breath and let our award-winning, experienced team guide you every step of the way.

“I just felt so comfortable with Chris and Matt. They are full of integrity, they are honest, they are sincere, and they want to do a good job,” said Riverside Homes Homeowner Maria Pappas. “They made us both feel so comfortable from the very beginning that we were going to be in good hands. Building can be a nightmare and this one was effortless. We loved working with them.”

“Many people don’t understand what it takes to design a floor plan. If you have ever done it or seen the process, it is an evolution. It doesn’t just happen. Our staff and creative team spend countless hours on design and product, pouring over it and seeing how we would live in the house,” stated Chris Wood, Riverside Homes Owner.

At Riverside Homes, we take a very personal approach to building your dream home. In fact, our core values include respect, integrity, quality, heart, and personal commitment to putting your satisfaction above anything else.

“Our motto is build with confidence,” declared Matt Roberts, Riverside Homes Owner, “We want people to be able to build with confidence. And enjoy the process as much as they are going to enjoy the home.”

Your Riverside home will be a place to make memories, to enjoy family gatherings, and we work hard to maximize every square inch of space. At Riverside Homes, we use state-of-the art materials and cutting-edge techniques to ensure the quality of your home.

Riverside Homes is building in Northeast Florida’s most desirable communities and when you build with us, you are not only getting exceptional craftsmanship but a reputation that we are proud of. The biggest complement we can receive is our homeowners recommending us to their family and friends.

We invite you to experience The Riverside Homes Story! We are thankful that so many homeowners have trusted us with building their home. Watch the video and let us know what you think!

To learn more about how Riverside Homes can build your home, give us a call at (904) 503-7055.

Riverside Homes Welcomes Marjorie Taylor to the Team

Jacksonville homebuilder Riverside Homes welcomes Marjorie Taylor to its growing team of New Home Sales Consultants. Taylor is responsible for the sales and marketing of the St. Augustine neighborhoods of Madeira and Ocean Ridge at St. Augustine Beach.

Taylor, a longtime resident of St. Augustine, has been representing well-respected developers and builders for most of her real estate career. Beyond her reputation as a trustworthy and motivated Sales Consultant, Taylor understands the significant facts and details homebuyers want and need to know about the home they are building. She stands behind the exceptional quality of Riverside Homes, and is committed to creating a rewarding experience for each person she works with.

“Marjorie has a strong foundation in establishing trusting relationships. She believes buying a home is more than an investment for most people, and becomes a personal experience when they can watch their dream come to life from the ground up. Marjorie is an expert sales consultant who takes this personally in every client interaction,” expressed Jacki Matthews, Riverside Homes Sales and Marketing Manager.

When not selling beautiful new homes in North Florida, Taylor loves relaxing with the family and indulging her love for exploring new places.

Riverside Homes is a locally owned builder that’s committed to providing homeowners with exceptional value, quality and designs that fit your lifestyle. Riverside Homes builds quality homes while providing an outstanding experience throughout the building process. Committed to serving its customers with honesty and integrity, Riverside Homes is proud to be building in Northeast Florida’s most desirable communities.

For more information about Riverside Homes, please call 904-503-7055.


Introducing The Franklin – Coming Soon to Crosswater at Nocatee

Ponte Vedra homebuilder Riverside Homes is excited to share a sneak peek of our newest home design - The Franklin - for Crosswater at Nocatee’s Freedom Landing and Heritage Trace neighborhoods.

This ideal, two-story design will be used for our model that is coming soon. This plan has five different elevations for homebuyers to choose from and will feature 2,748 square feet of living space. The home includes 3 bedrooms / 2.5 baths and a desirable flex room and loft. The Franklin will embody the Americana and nostalgic "Old Towne" theme along with various other thoughfully designed floor plans by preferred Nocatee builder Riverside Homes. Homesites in each neighborhood will be surrounded by preservation and breathtaking lake views. New homes by award-winning homebuilder Riverside Homes will start from the $300s.

To learn how to build your new home in Nocatee with Riverside Homes, please call Cindy Walters 904-504-8883 or Dolley Brawner 904-515-8707.

Riverside Homes Ranks on Jacksonville Business Journal’s List of Luxury Homebuilders

We have exciting news to share! Riverside Homes made the Jacksonville Business Journal's list of Luxury Homebuilders. This Northeast Florida luxury homebuilder list is locally researched by Junior Skepple from Jacksonville Business Journal and the companies are ranked by average price.

Riverside Homes is a locally owned Jacksonville homebuilder that's committed to providing its clients with exceptional value, quality and designs that fit their lifestyle. This ranking can be accredited to Riverside Homes' commitment to building quality homes while providing an outstanding experience throughout the building process.

To build a luxury home in Jacksonville, Florida, with Riverside Homes call (904) 503-7055.

Jacksonville Business Journal subscribers can view Jacksonville homebuilder Riverside Homes on the list HERE.

Introducing New Nocatee Neighborhoods


Award-winning North Florida homebuilder Riverside Homes is bringing its thoughtful floor plans and quality construction to Freedom Landing and Heritage Trace, two neighborhoods inside Nocatee's newest community - Crosswater at Nocatee. Located in the heart of Nocatee, Freedom Landing and Heritage Trace embody the Americana and nostalgic “Old Towne” theme. Each thoughtfully designed neighborhood features homesites surrounded by preservation and breathtaking lake views. New homes start from the $300s. Jacksonville home builder Riverside Homes is committed to serving you with honesty and integrity and providing you an outstanding experience throughout the building process. From the time you walk in our door to the day you move in and beyond, we strive to exceed your expectations.

Contact: Cindy Walters 904.504.8883 | Dolley Brawner 904.515.8707

Riverside Homes’ Newest Model in Madeira is Receiving Rave Reviews

There’s a new way to live the easy life. Award-winning homebuilder Riverside Homes is perfectly creating a truly good life with their stunning homes in the perfect setting of Madeira, a new home community in St. Augustine. Come visit Riverside Homes’ newest model in Madeira, The St. Johns, a coastal-inspired home with 2,702 square feet of living space that feels much more grand than that. With three bedrooms, three bathrooms, office and bonus room, the St. Johns also has a full three-car garage, a Riverside Homes standard. Part of what creates the spacious feel in this gorgeous model home is the 12 feet ceilings in the living areas and expansive and tall windows. With a chef’s kitchen and natural gas, this model home is ideal for entertaining.

With beautiful views of the community’s Old World charm, the St. Johns in Madeira is truly a retreat. Enjoy peaceful moments under the covered lanai. The floor plan allows homebuyers to build with an upstairs bonus room and an additional bedroom and bath.

Living the easy life in Madeira is something residents enjoy inside and outside of their homes. Madeira is nestled along the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway and encompasses 1,006 acres including more than 600 acres of unspoiled marsh wetlands, a tidal creek, numerous lakes and preserved natural areas laced with ancient live oaks and blossoming magnolias. Coastal living is complete with amenities and convenience of nearby beaches, pristine golf courses, numerous parks and recreational areas and endless dining and entertainment option found on the First Coast.

Just a short drive into Jacksonville and an even shorter drive into Historic downtown St. Augustine, Madeira is perfect for anybody who feels it’s time to start living the easy life.

Riverside Homes is a locally owned builder that’s committed to providing homeowners with exceptional value, quality and designs that fit your lifestyle. Riverside Homes builds quality homes while providing an outstanding experience throughout the building process. Committed to serving its customers with honesty and integrity, Riverside Homes is proud to be building in some of Northeast Florida’s most desirable communities.

Visit Riverside Homes’ newest model in Madeira at 78 Pintoresco Drive, St. Augustine, Florida 32095 just north of the Historical Downtown Gates of St. Augustine. For more information about Riverside Homes in Madeira, contact Marjorie Taylor at 904-591-9121.


Riverside Homes Awarded One of Jacksonville’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies for 2017

We have some BIG NEWS to share! Riverside Homes, award-winning Jacksonville homebuilder, was recognized as one of the 50 fastest growing private companies in Northeast Florida in 2017 by the Jacksonville Business Journal (JBJ). Riverside Homes achieved the #19 ranking on the annual list. The ranking is based on the company’s average annual revenue growth over the past three years.

For 26 years, the Jacksonville Business Journal with the help of Ennis, Pellum & Associates CPAs, has identified the fastest growing companies on the First Coast. Major industries including finance, logistics, health care, law, technology and real estate are represented on this year's list.

Riverside Homes Owner Matt Roberts attributes the growth of the company to its personalized service that involves the home buyer in every step of construction. “Part of our core values include focusing on people and product over profit,” Roberts said. “Chris and I set our mission statement and our core values. We live by them and told ourselves that we were always going to live by them whether it worked or not. Now, the team starts every morning reading the values and talking about them. When a company has happy buyers and happy team members, the rest falls into place.”

Buyers have become advocates for Riverside Homes, which is a big reason for its success.

Our owners, Matt Roberts and Chris Wood, along with the rest of the Riverside Homes team are honored to be recognized with this prestigious award and would like to thank all of our partners, employees, and clients for helping us achieve this growth.

View the article HERE.

Riverside Homes is Featured in Realty Builder Connection

Riverside Homes is setting a higher standard for home building in Jacksonville and people are taking notice! Last month, Northeast Florida homebuilder Riverside Homes was featured in Realty Builder Connection. The article highlighted the owners/founders of Riverside Homes, Chris Wood and Matt Roberts, and their unmatched approach to the new home building process.

In the article, Roberts states, “We focus on family, charity and work-life balance. We believe that if your workers are happy and the homeowners are happy, the business is going to be successful. The profit and the money will come.”

With a commitment to providing exceptional value, quality, and designs that fit each homeowner’s lifestyle, it is apparent to see why so many are choosing to build with Riverside Homes in new home communities in St. Augustine, Jacksonville, Fernandina Beach, and Atlantic Beach. By prioritizing people and product over profit, Riverside Homes is able to provide a unique experience that gives them an edge over mass-production homebuilders. The company’s ability to offer extraordinary levels of customization allow homebuyers to build a home that’s a reflection of their family. By taking time to rethink the status quo, Matt, Chris and the entire team at Riverside Homes have set high goals to go above and beyond in building a stunning, high quality and efficient home for each customer and to build each home as if it were their own.

For more information, please contact Riverside Homes (904) 503-7055!

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