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Southern Living Custom Builder Program

The Southern Living Custom Builder Program is a network of more than 100 of the South’s top custom home builders brought together by our magazine. This invitation-only program selects custom builders acclaimed for their detailed craftsmanship, excellence in customer service, financial stability, and use of quality building materials in their homes. Before members are selected, Southern Living checks homeowner and business references, and conducts a site visit to ensure we are selecting a builder that will deliver a quality custom home, and the customer service you expect.

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From cabins and cottages to elegant manors. Southern Living has a house plan for you. Browse more than 1000 different home designs created exclusively for Southern Living by some of the country’s leading architects and designers. Each home design brings the latest ideas in architecture, interior design, and livability while defining a lifestyle, sense of place, and a connection to the world around us.

Southern Living Press Release


May 1, 2012                                                                                                           


McKinney, Texas - builder Wayne Goodall OF The British Builder, LLC has been selected for the fourth year to be part of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program.

Goodall is one of 100 builders chosen for the nineteenth annual builder program.  Each year,Southern Living carefully selects members based on their reputation among local businesses and consumers; strength of presence in their respective markets; superior quality and attention to detail; innovative style, and other criteria. Builders are required to re-apply each year and are evaluated bySouthern Living to assure they have met their standards. Builders also have access to the entireSouthern Living House Plans Service collection, which includes an exclusive collection, created by respected architects and designers throughout the nation.

“We are very proud to have Wayne Goodall back for this year’s program,” said Kristen Payne, Executive Director, Southern Living Marketing.  “The Custom Builder Program includes some of the finest custom builders from the Southeast.

Owner Wayne Goodall, a transplanted British native, comes from a family of builders, and has 25 years of professional construction experience. He takes pride in all aspects of his work, focusing on quality instead of quantity.  The British Builder invites you to review his portfolio, read his articles, and schedule a visit to one of his job sites to see his superior work firsthand and to discover why so many people are excited about The British Builder!


About Southern Living

Southern Living (, the premier lifestyle and entertaining magazine of the South, reaches more than 16 million readers each month and enjoys a circulation of 2.8 million. Published 12 times a year by a subsidiary of Birmingham, Alabama-based Southern Progress Corporation, Southern Living celebrates the heart of Southern life.