Homes worthy of your homesite

Looking for an on-your-lot homebuilder in Charlotte, NC? True Homes offers a variety of stunning homes from three exciting collections that you can build on your lot in Charlotte, NC. From the flexible floor plans of the Elements collection, to the elegant designs of the Traditions Collection, to the brand new Uptown Collection floorplans that fit in nicely near the city, True Homes makes it easy to build a new home on your lot in Charlotte, NC.


Inspired Living By Design

True Custom Homes builds homes with stunning floor plans that appeal to all of the senses and give the signature look of an incredible designer. Our homes feature spectacular kitchens, luxurious master retreats, outdoor living areas and design details like beamed ceilings, natural stone, and custom lighting throughout.

At True Custom Homes, exceptionally appointed, inspired lifestyle living environments are our hallmark– and it shows in the Designer Collection from SH Studio for True Custom Homes. Each of these welcoming custom homes displays thoughtful interior architecture, gracious floor plans, and distinctive finishes and materials — all brought to you by talented interior designers. Whether one of our Classic (traditional), Artisan (clean), or Transitional (a unique blend of both) homes, the Designer Collection from SH Studio includes vaulted ceilings, authentic wood beams, custom built-ins, luxurious master suites, and of course, sit-awhile screened porches. Never formal, yet always refined, the Designer Collections will always be at home in it’s sophisticated, yet relaxed, interiors.

True Custom in conjunction with SH Studio creates design philosophies and environments comprised of a diverse mix of sophisticated styles and exceptionally appointed spaces for inspired residential living. True Custom Homes and SH Studio collaborates with residential developers – from value oriented to turn-key — to meld architecture, interior architecture, and interior design, all with a singular focus: precise execution of thoughtfully conceived, gorgeous, site specific residences.

True Custom Homes/Soucie Horner Collections form an iconic portfolio of elegant furnishings rooted in timeless design — destined, all, to become the heirlooms of tomorrow. Defined by the finest quality and craftsmanship, these unique pieces evince our passion for distinctive design – as well as our un-wavering dedication to understand grace.

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Our Process

Lot Due Diligence

  • Legal Issues tied to the Lot or the building of the Home
  • Physical Issues related to the Lot or the building of the Home
  • Construction Issues (drainage, soil, erosion, etc.)
  • Main Cost Factors & Breakdown

Purchase Agreement

Once you have identified and purchased your lot, or have one under contract to purchase, or have completed the due diligence on the lot you own, it’s time to sign a purchase agreement on the home we will be building for you. This kicks off the journey to your new dream home.

Loan Application, Pre-Draw, Showroom Preview

Meet with your lender within 3 days and be ready to pay for your appraisal. True Homes will work with your lender to ensure that you are receiving a valid mortgage approval. Your goal is to complete this step within three (3) days of Purchase Agreement. Please be prepared to pay for your home appraisal during your loan application appointment. Appraisals cost approximately $500.

Showroom Appointment

A New Home Design Studio consultant will contact you within thirty (30) days of Purchase Agreement to schedule your selections appointment. Our professional staff will walk you through each step of the selection process to make your dream home a reality.

Final Post of CAD construction plans

Your customized constructions plans will be completed and sealed by an Engineer within Fourteen (14) days of Design Studio selections. These plans will be submitted for building permits and will be used to construct your new home.

Mortgage Closing

Your lender has up to Forty Five (45) days from final CAD posting to give you the green light for True OYL to build your dream home. Closing must occur within this time frame to stay on track with our schedule. Any delays at this point are costly for us and for you, so we ask that you personally help in monitoring the progress of your Mortgage approval, and expedite the process to the best of your ability.


It may feel slow at this point, but True OYL is busy, busy, busy getting your home ready to start. There are a number of essential tasks that must be completed before we start your home.

Authorized to Start

Your home has officially been scheduled to start framing! You have officially begun the final phase of your home building experience. Your home is scheduled to begin framing in approximately 30 days. You will be contacted by your Personal Builder to schedule your informative New Home Review meeting.

New Home Review

Let’s get ready to build! (but let’s also make sure you meet your Personal Builder too). A very important and informative New Home Review Meeting will be scheduled with your Personal Builder prior to the start of framing your home.

Home Construction

Your dream home is now becoming a reality and we will let you know a closing date 21 days prior to Home Completion. The start of framing marks the start of your construction schedule. This step will be approximately three to four months, depending on the plan, collection, and style you have chosen.

New Home Orientation

It is time to get you introduced to your new home. Your Personal Builder will meet you at your home to demonstrate to you the key features in your home. You will also have the opportunity to make sure that everything was completed to the True Homes’ model finish standards.

Home Completion

The dream home now becomes a reality as you close on your home and get a new set of keys! This is your official Closing Appointment to take ownership of your new True OYL home.

Warranty Service

If any issues arise, our Warranty Team is ready to respond. Your home has been built and warranted according to the rigorous True OYL internal quality standards. Every True OYL is built to meet or exceed standards established by the local Home Builders Association and industry guidelines. Each True OYL home comes with an industry-leading, 10-year, third party warranty protection program that will be provided upon completion of your home.