Build On Your Land Team

Built With A Purpose

What Sets Us Apart

Matt Barr With Team Member

What Sets Us Apart

Build On Your Land, a licensed and locally owned builder in South Carolina that distinguishes itself through our unwavering commitment to transparent pricing, a straightforward process, exceptional floor plans, and a proven track record of delivering high-quality new homes.

At Build on Your Land, we are dedicated to ensuring customer satisfaction and delivering an exceptional service experience. We firmly believe that the finest home builders in South Carolina prioritize these values. Our team of seasoned professionals is committed to providing you with the optimal home-building experience. However, don’t just take our word for it – explore the compelling reasons why Build on Your Land stands out when seeking a home builder in your vicinity.

250

Houses Sold

4

Years in Business

Why Choose Us? Our Core Values

Transparent Process

We pride ourselves on maintaining complete transparency throughout our process. With us, you can confidently anticipate every aspect of your new home construction, from clear pricing details to a well-defined timeline. Our commitment to openness ensures that you are fully informed and at ease every step of the way.

Affordable Pricing

We recognize the importance of securing an excellent deal for your new home. That's why we guarantee a steadfast commitment to pricing consistency, ensuring that it remains unchanged throughout the entire construction process.

Timeliness

We’ll stay on top of your project and make sure that everything is done in a timely manner so you can move into your new dream home as soon as possible.

Quality Home Design

You get more than just a new house—you also get an energy-efficient, modern new home with new appliances and more.

Team Build On Your Land

Tim Rawlings
Tim Rawlings

Tim Rawlings

Tim is happily married with two children and has lived in Lexington since 2012. Tim grew up in Western North Carolina and is a proud, retired Navy Veteran, having given 22 years of service. His service included being stationed on two submarines and four years as SC Naval Engineer Officer Recruiter before entering the real estate profession. As a son of a builder, he has always had an interest in real estate, paving the way for this career path after retirement. Tim is outgoing and loves the outdoors. Dedication, determination, and a great sense of loyalty are Tim’s strong suits.

Jared Oswalt
Jared Oswalt

Jared Oswalt

Jared is a native of Batesburg-Leesville.  He is happily married to his childhood sweetheart, with twin daughters and a son.  Jared has 24 years’ experience in the construction industry and has received the credentials of SC Certified Master Builder.  In his spare time, Jared enjoys spending time with his family, camping, and anything he can get into outdoors.

Matt Barr
Matt Barr

Matt Barr

Matt has been a team member for over 9 years and brings over 14 years of experience to the company. Born in Texas, he has been in South Carolina for 11+ years, and is married with 2 children. Matt plays multiple instruments in his spare time and participates in numerous Christian missions.

Nick Schilling
Nick Schilling

Nick Schilling

Nick grew up and has lived in Lexington, SC his entire life. He has always been around construction growing up and started out in commercial construction and has transitioned over the last 5 years into residential home building. He and his wife Meagan have 3 children together. His spare time hobbies are made up of exploring and hiking with his family.

Todd Fischer
Todd Fischer

Todd Fischer

Todd has lived in the Columbia area since 2012. He has spent most of his adult life in the automotive industry as a Product Trainer for a Manufacturer and in retail. He has a passion for collector cars and boating. Starting in construction as a teenager, Todd helped his father build a custom home and ever since then has remodeled almost every home he has purchased and enjoyed the transformation process. He and his wife enjoy visiting with their children and grandchildren (all boys) and enjoy their weekend trips together.

Michael Babb
Michael Babb

Michael Babb

With over 8 years of experience in residential construction, Michael’s expertise ensures projects are efficiently managed and executed within budget. A dedicated professional with roots in West Columbia for over a decade, Michael is also a proud parent of four beautiful children. Hailing from Arkansas, his passion for the great outdoors complements his attention to detail. Michael brings a unique blend of technical skills, dedication, and a good sense of humor to the team.

Iain Higginbottom
Iain Higginbottom

Iain Higginbottom

Coming from Maryland, Iain is relatively new to South Carolina, joining our team in 2021.  A former Career Firefighter and Landscaper he values outdoor living spaces and incorporating them with the home.  Iain comes from a family that renovated houses throughout his youth and has a great understanding of the building process.  Iain is happily married enjoying his Build on Your Land, home delivered December 2020.

Rob Polito
Rob Polito

Rob Polito

Rob Has lived most of his life here in Leesville SC. He has three children with his wife of 6 years. His father was a local home investor growing up which led to him pursuing his career in home building. Rob started his career as a superintendent building multifamily retirement homes and has 9 years’ experience building residential homes here in the midlands. He also has 5 years’ experience providing warranty and customer service to his homeowners. He enjoys spending time with his children and family riding four wheelers and working on jeeps and trucks in his spare time. 

Hunter Gravely
Hunter Gravely

Hunter Gravely

A resident Greenwood, South Carolina, I am happily married and have a beautiful daughter. I graduated from Piedmont Technical College with a Building Construction degree as a presidential ambassador for the college. I have experience in both commercial and residential construction, the residential side is my passion. When I am not building homes, I am spending time with my family, grilling, hunting with my two Labrador retrievers, or playing golf.

Britton Underwood
Britton Underwood

Britton Underwood

Britton was born and raised in North Carolina and moved to South Carolina in 2015. He is married and has 4 children. Britton has worked in the construction industry since 2014, from nuclear plants to residential construction. In his spare time, he enjoys reading his Bible, helping with the church he attends and spending time with his family.

Chad Chrislip
Chad Chrislip

Chad Chrislip

Chad is a South Carolina native with a passion for all things construction. He has been in and around the construction industry his entire life. Starting out, he remodeled homes with his dad, eventually starting a landscape construction business, and is now in new home construction. No matter where or what he builds, his attention to detail and pride in his craft follow. In his spare time, you can find him exploring the outdoors, hunting, fishing, working on vehicles, or spending time with friends and family in Greenwood, SC. 

Louis Routson
Louis Routson

Louis Routson

Louis has been involved with many forms of construction for over 15 years. Originally from Illinois, Louis joined the US Marines at age 18 and spent 10 years in service. With a business management degree from Liberty University, and a relentless drive to build quality homes Louis strives to deliver the build on your land product every day. Hobbies would include spending time with his fiancé and three children, enjoying the outdoors and making meaningful memories every chance they get. 

Jessica Davis
Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis

Jessica is a dedicated professional originally from Pennsylvania and currently residing in South Carolina. After serving in the Army, Jessica made a successful transition into the civilian sector, leveraging her skills to excel in her chosen field. Beyond her professional achievements, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband and their three beloved cats.

Dwayne Boiling
Dwayne Boling

Dwayne Boling

Dwayne is married with five children and has lived in North Augusta, SC since 2017.He was born and raised in Rockingham, North Carolina, and retired Navy veteran, with over 23 years of service. His service included two warships and multiple duty stations as a Navy Recruiter. He enjoys freshwater fishing and camping with his family. His passion for God, family and service to his community are what continue to help him grow.

April Mead
April Mead

April Mead

April is happily married with one daughter and has been living in South Carolina since 2017.  April grew up in Highland Mills, New York but moved to Iowa for a few years before coming south. She was in the education field for 15 years and has taught special education for the past 7 years.  April loves her family, art, cooking and being outdoors.

Cindy Vaugn
Cindy Braun

Cindy Braun

Cindy is a resident of Lexington, along with her husband and two daughters.  Cindy brings over 30 years of accounting, financial analysis, and human resource management experience with a passion for creating value for customers.  Cindy is an avid reader who enjoys time with her family and at the beach.

Ron Sealey
Ron Sealey

Ron Sealey

Ron has been a team member since January of 2021. Ron is the Accounting Manager for the company. Ron was born in Alameda California and raised in the military. In his travels he has lived in or been in every state in the union. He has been happily married to his wife Joyce for 33 years. On the weekends you will find him either on the golf course or on his farm working.

Niki Knowlton
Niki Knowlton

Niki Knowlton

Niki was born and raised in Sandy Run, South Carolina. For over 15 years she has lived along the shores of Lake Murray where she continues to raise her second child. She enjoys many hobbies such as sailing, boating, and traveling along the Southern coast. Niki has over 17 years of residential and commercial construction expertise including: administration, accounting, human resources, construction loan closings, operations, purchasing, estimating, and building material sales.  

Joe Bernitt

Joe Bernitt

Joe lives in the suburbs of Greenville with his wife of 25 years and their two lovely children. Joe worked for Texaco opening new retail locations, had owned his own business for over 15 years, and has been active in commercial and residential real estate for over 25 years. In his personal time Joe loves the outdoors, is an avid tennis player and enjoys family time out on the lake. 

Matt Barr
Matt Barr

Matt Barr

Matt has been a team member for over 9 years and brings over 14 years of experience to the company. Born in Texas, he has been in South Carolina for 11+ years, and is married with 2 children. Matt plays multiple instruments in his spare time and participates in numerous Christian missions.

Nick Schilling
Nick Schilling

Nick Schilling

Nick grew up and has lived in Lexington, SC his entire life. He has always been around construction growing up and started out in commercial construction and has transitioned over the last 5 years into residential home building. He and his wife Meagan have 3 children together. His spare time hobbies are made up of exploring and hiking with his family.

Todd Fischer
Todd Fischer

Todd Fischer

Todd has lived in the Columbia area since 2012. He has spent most of his adult life in the automotive industry as a Product Trainer for a Manufacturer and in retail. He has a passion for collector cars and boating. Starting in construction as a teenager, Todd helped his father build a custom home and ever since then has remodeled almost every home he has purchased and enjoyed the transformation process. He and his wife enjoy visiting with their children and grandchildren (all boys) and enjoy their weekend trips together.

Michael Babb
Michael Babb

Michael Babb

With over 8 years of experience in residential construction, Michael’s expertise ensures projects are efficiently managed and executed within budget. A dedicated professional with roots in West Columbia for over a decade, Michael is also a proud parent of four beautiful children. Hailing from Arkansas, his passion for the great outdoors complements his attention to detail. Michael brings a unique blend of technical skills, dedication, and a good sense of humor to the team.

Iain Higginbottom
Iain Higginbottom

Iain Higginbottom

Coming from Maryland, Iain is relatively new to South Carolina, joining our team in 2021.  A former Career Firefighter and Landscaper he values outdoor living spaces and incorporating them with the home.  Iain comes from a family that renovated houses throughout his youth and has a great understanding of the building process.  Iain is happily married enjoying his Build on Your Land, home delivered December 2020.

Rob Polito
Rob Polito

Rob Polito

Rob Has lived most of his life here in Leesville SC. He has three children with his wife of 6 years. His father was a local home investor growing up which led to him pursuing his career in home building. Rob started his career as a superintendent building multifamily retirement homes and has 9 years’ experience building residential homes here in the midlands. He also has 5 years’ experience providing warranty and customer service to his homeowners. He enjoys spending time with his children and family riding four wheelers and working on jeeps and trucks in his spare time. 

Hunter Gravely
Hunter Gravely

Hunter Gravely

A resident Greenwood, South Carolina, I am happily married and have a beautiful daughter. I graduated from Piedmont Technical College with a Building Construction degree as a presidential ambassador for the college. I have experience in both commercial and residential construction, the residential side is my passion. When I am not building homes, I am spending time with my family, grilling, hunting with my two Labrador retrievers, or playing golf.

Britton Underwood
Britton Underwood

Britton Underwood

Britton was born and raised in North Carolina and moved to South Carolina in 2015. He is married and has 4 children. Britton has worked in the construction industry since 2014, from nuclear plants to residential construction. In his spare time, he enjoys reading his Bible, helping with the church he attends and spending time with his family.

Chad Chrislip
Chad Chrislip

Chad Chrislip

Chad is a South Carolina native with a passion for all things construction. He has been in and around the construction industry his entire life. Starting out, he remodeled homes with his dad, eventually starting a landscape construction business, and is now in new home construction. No matter where or what he builds, his attention to detail and pride in his craft follow. In his spare time, you can find him exploring the outdoors, hunting, fishing, working on vehicles, or spending time with friends and family in Greenwood, SC. 

Louis Routson
Louis Routson

Louis Routson

Louis has been involved with many forms of construction for over 15 years. Originally from Illinois, Louis joined the US Marines at age 18 and spent 10 years in service. With a business management degree from Liberty University, and a relentless drive to build quality homes Louis strives to deliver the build on your land product every day. Hobbies would include spending time with his fiancé and three children, enjoying the outdoors and making meaningful memories every chance they get. 

Jessica Davis
Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis

Jessica is a dedicated professional originally from Pennsylvania and currently residing in South Carolina. After serving in the Army, Jessica made a successful transition into the civilian sector, leveraging her skills to excel in her chosen field. Beyond her professional achievements, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband and their three beloved cats.

Dwayne Boiling
Dwayne Boling

Dwayne Boling

Dwayne is married with five children and has lived in North Augusta, SC since 2017.He was born and raised in Rockingham, North Carolina, and retired Navy veteran, with over 23 years of service. His service included two warships and multiple duty stations as a Navy Recruiter. He enjoys freshwater fishing and camping with his family. His passion for God, family and service to his community are what continue to help him grow.

April Mead
April Mead

April Mead

April is happily married with one daughter and has been living in South Carolina since 2017.  April grew up in Highland Mills, New York but moved to Iowa for a few years before coming south. She was in the education field for 15 years and has taught special education for the past 7 years.  April loves her family, art, cooking and being outdoors.

Cindy Vaugn
Cindy Braun

Cindy Braun

Cindy is a resident of Lexington, along with her husband and two daughters.  Cindy brings over 30 years of accounting, financial analysis, and human resource management experience with a passion for creating value for customers.  Cindy is an avid reader who enjoys time with her family and at the beach.

Ron Sealey
Ron Sealey

Ron Sealey

Ron has been a team member since January of 2021. Ron is the Accounting Manager for the company. Ron was born in Alameda California and raised in the military. In his travels he has lived in or been in every state in the union. He has been happily married to his wife Joyce for 33 years. On the weekends you will find him either on the golf course or on his farm working.

Niki Knowlton
Niki Knowlton

Niki Knowlton

Niki was born and raised in Sandy Run, South Carolina. For over 15 years she has lived along the shores of Lake Murray where she continues to raise her second child. She enjoys many hobbies such as sailing, boating, and traveling along the Southern coast. Niki has over 17 years of residential and commercial construction expertise including: administration, accounting, human resources, construction loan closings, operations, purchasing, estimating, and building material sales.  

Joe Bernitt

Joe Bernitt

Joe lives in the suburbs of Greenville with his wife of 25 years and their two lovely children. Joe worked for Texaco opening new retail locations, had owned his own business for over 15 years, and has been active in commercial and residential real estate for over 25 years. In his personal time Joe loves the outdoors, is an avid tennis player and enjoys family time out on the lake. 

Tim Rawlings
Tim Rawlings

Tim Rawlings

Tim is happily married with two children and has lived in Lexington since 2012. Tim grew up in Western North Carolina and is a proud, retired Navy Veteran, having given 22 years of service. His service included being stationed on two submarines and four years as SC Naval Engineer Officer Recruiter before entering the real estate profession. As a son of a builder, he has always had an interest in real estate, paving the way for this career path after retirement. Tim is outgoing and loves the outdoors. Dedication, determination, and a great sense of loyalty are Tim’s strong suits.

Jared Oswalt
Jared Oswalt

Jared Oswalt

Jared is a native of Batesburg-Leesville.  He is happily married to his childhood sweetheart, with twin daughters and a son.  Jared has 24 years’ experience in the construction industry and has received the credentials of SC Certified Master Builder.  In his spare time, Jared enjoys spending time with his family, camping, and anything he can get into outdoors.

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