Testimonials

 “Thorough attention to the finest details, from start to finish, has enhanced our reputation as one of the finest builders in the Charleston area.”


“More than the home itself, what truly impressed us was the high level of integrity shown by yourself and your staff throughout the entire year. Trust of this sort cannot be bought. And it is especially important when building from out of state …. Never once did we have the slightest reservation at having selected your company to build this exquisite home. We could tell throughout the hundreds of decisions we had to make together that we had chosen the best builder in the Charleston area…. Such integrity comes from within you and the fine people you have chosen to employ, not from any construction contract. For all this, we thank you. Please refer any prospective clients to us for our highest recommendation of your company or for a tour of our home.”
– Russell & Patricia Barkley

“Donnie and his staff were professional and easy to work with. We would definitely recommend J.D. Smith Custom Homes.”
– Keith & Kim Pruitt

“We had a very positive experience with J.D. Smith Custom Homes. They are quality builders and we would certainly recommend them and use them again.”
– Susanne & Ralph Dandridge

“Briefly, my experience in purchasing a home through J.D. Smith Custom Homes: Complete satisfaction derived from planning, communication, experience, professionalism and follow through. A delightful, rewarding experience from beginning to moving in.”
– Don Davidson

“After meeting with you several times, we felt comfortable and enthusiastic that you could and would do a fine job building our house. We felt especially that you were a man of character, and over the years we have found that our initial assessment was sound and true. Today integrity is becoming a rare commodity. We are very grateful that you are such a man and thank you very sincerely for our wonderful home.”
– Joan and Jim Hubard

“J.D. Smith Custom Homes is one of the finest organizations I have had the pleasure of dealing with. The entire company does what is expected and much more. We are happy with the quality of our home after three years.”
– John & Susan Allred

“You won’t be unhappy with your choice of builder if it’s J.D. Smith. Our experience (and that of others we know) has been favorable from beginning to end; an excellent group to work with on such an important project!”
– Beth Zink

“From the first day we met you, we realized you were a person of exceptional integrity, which made the building of our dream home much easier than we ever imagined. You are an unusually thoughtful, creative and dedicated professional, and we have never once regretted our choice of your company to build our home. Thank you for all you have done to make this day possible!”
– Russ & Pat Barkley

“Just a note to tell you how much I enjoyed closing on a J.D. Smith house. You guys do a great job.”
– J. Cook, Daniel Island Real Estate Company

“Just wanted to let you know that your crew was “THE” MOST PROFESSIONAL I have EVER had the pleasure in dealing with …. If you ever need a reference you can use my name anytime. Thank you very much.”
– Michael Bumgardner

“Thank you for such a beautiful home. It is truly a pleasure to live in a J.D. Smith home. Bruce and I appreciate everyone’s help in our move to the Charleston area. Thank you again.”
– Karen & Bruce Thompson

“We both thank you and your staff for a job extremely well done. The finished product fulfilled all our dreams and expectations …. Again, our sincere thanks to you, Donnie and to Jody and your entire organization for a very pleasant home buying experience and a wonderful quality home that we love!”
– Elizabeth and Stanley Ward

“Working with J.D. Smith was a joy we certainly had not anticipated…. Not only was our beautiful “Southern French Provincial” completed on time … the workmanship was splendid and the instructions for the interior had been carefully executed as well …. We couldn’t be more pleased or satisfied with the people and work of J.D. Smith Custom Homes– from original discussions to the follow-up after construction was completed.”
– George & Joan Dehne 

“We are J.D. Smith Custom Homes fans! The entire construction process was conducted with the highest standards of professionalism and courtesy. Fairness to the customer and dedication to a quality product were evidenced throughout the construction o four home on Daniel Island.”
– Cari & Buzz Carns

“We did our homework before choosing J.D. Smith as our contractor – and we were right in our decision. On time, even with the changes we made during construction. As we have compared notes in the last 2 1/2 years with others who have built in the area, we know we made the right decision.”
– Paul Wohlford

“Donnie builds a quality house and stands behind his product (that’s our experience). Also, his staff is supportive in all areas.”
– Mr. & Mrs. William Dashiell

     “This letter is long overdue. We have told you personally how much we appreciate the exceptional work you and your staff have done in building our custom home in Dunes West. But we also wanted to put it in writing so that you could share our view with any new clients who might be considering contracting with you for the construction of their new home. Our home is simply beautiful and its construction first-rate. Not a day goes by that we do not appreciate the fine work you have done here. The quality of the craftsmanship is readily apparent both inside and outside the home.”
– Dr. & Mrs. Russell Barkley

“While many adjectives can be used to describe J.D. Smith Custom Homes and our memorable experiences in building our home, perhaps the most telling is that I still consider Donnie and his associated friends. Words that describe J.D. Smith and associates: flexible, professional, dependable, easy to work with, knowledgeable and first class.”
– Joe and Jean Chandler