Jernigan Homes has been building in Wilmington, NC since 1987, specializing in executive transfer and move-up residences.

Unlimited NC General Contractors License. (#33914)

Member of the Wilmington Cape Fear Home Builders Association and founding member of the Cape Fear Builders Guild.

Not only do we build according to Samm’s System©, we take pride in our high quality craftsmanship, well-designed floor plans, cost-conscious construction, and solid structural integrity. We work closely with our customers while offering exceptional service after the sale, vigilant pursuit of continuing education, and impeccable honesty and undeniable fairness.

We have built homes in the following neighborhoods:

  • Andrews Reach
  • Beau Rivage
  • Beasley on Masonboro
  • Castle Bay
  • Cedar Island
  • Crane Point
  • Dolphin Bay
  • Eagle’s Watch
  • Federal Pointe Yacht Club
  • Georgetowne
  • Glenn Meade
  • Graystone
  • Halcyon Forest
  • Landfall (The Highlands)
  • Lansdowne South
  • Marywood
  • Nature’s Walk
  • Olde Pointe
  • Oxford Place
  • Oyster Pointe
  • Parkview at Brunswick Forest
  • Rabbit Run
  • Register Place
  • Seagrove
  • The South of Woodberry
  • Sentry Oaks
  • Stratford Place
  • Stonegate
  • Sunset Park
  • Tuckers Square
  • Tyndall
  • Upper Reach
  • Waterford
  • Wedgefield at Crosswinds
  • Woodberry Forest


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Samm Jernigan

President, Founder, Head Coach

Samm began building custom homes in Wilmington, NC in 1987 after relocating from Augusta, GA.

  • Over 30 years experience building new homes
  • Graduate of the REALTOR’s® Institute (GRI)
  • Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)

Barb Caropolo

Office Manager

Barb has her hands on every aspect of the business, is the friendly voice that answers the phone and greets you at our office door, and is the glue that holds Jernigan Homes’ processes together.