Dr. Ira Braun Our relationship with Louis Gaines and Canterbury Homes began over 2 decades ago and is still going strong. As new residents of Pinecrest, we were looking for the perfect home for our family of 4 and discovered a stunning Key West style property on over an acre of land – built on spec by Canterbury. We lived in that home for over 20 years and weathered through several storms in it. And no matter what time it was, day or night, Louis and his team was there to help if any issues arose – no questions asked. We’ll never forget when he drove over to our house in the middle of the night when Katrina hit – ameliorating any concerns we had and correcting any problems that the storm attempted to cause. That is the kind of man Louis is and the kind of company he runs. His homes are his children and he takes care of each of them as if they were his own. A key factor when dealing with builders is trust, and I can personally attest to the fact that Canterbury and its employees pride themselves on their honesty and unwavering courteousness. In 2003, my wife and I decided to purchase a weekend property in Key Largo as a getaway, but then as the years went by, we decided that this was where we wanted to relocate permanently. So as we moved down the coast, we decided to take Canterbury with us. We hired them to gut and rebuild our entire property – clearly a major renovation. We couldn’t be happier with the results, the high quality workmanship and how seamless and easy such a stressful process ended up being. We look forward to spending the rest of our lives in a Canterbury home.
Carolynn Friedman My husband and I decided to build our dream home and knew that Louis Gaines and the Canterbury Homes team were the perfect fit for the job. From beginning to end, and even after move in, he/they were professional, attentive, and extremely knowledgeable in the construction process, finish trades, and all subs necessary to build a superior product. We are thoroughly pleased with our home, and know that Louis and his team made our dream a reality.
Tony & Cathy Blank We have been in our newly constructed Coral Gables house for 5 years now and we are so happy and thankful for just how wonderful the house turned out. The quality of the construction and your attention to detail was instrumental in making our house a beautiful home. It was very apparent that you had strong relationships with the subcontractors you hired and the Canterbury employees were all great. Your patience with Cathy & I and my infamous follow up lists showed great character. Although I really did not know you prior to our house design project, I was aware "through the grapevine" that you were one of a handful of top builders in the area. When I realized that my grandfather was close friends with your grandfather and that my father is close to your father, I took some solstice in knowing that you were of good and honest pedigree. It was very important to me that I hire a general contractor that was honest and as it turned out, I made the right decision. The fact that we have become friends as a result of the process is that much more of a blessing. Many THANKS to you and your Canterbury Team.
Jeff & Cindy Azari What can we say?...we love our home! We had envisioned what we wanted our home, and its many traditional style details, to look like. Canterbury Homes was very attentive and accommodating to our hands-on approach. When we moved in, we not only had our dream home, but a relationship with a builder we would recommend in a heartbeat!