We build the best homes in high-demand areas for the most demanding buyers: investors.

From North America’s leading build-to-rent property development group


Our Advantage


Our Markets


For Investors

Institutional Solutions

Institutional Solutions

What We Do

We specialize in the construction of large mid- to high-end residential housing projects in Florida.

We’ve created successful passive income-generating portfolios for hundreds of investors, without the normal headaches. We provide in-house financing, property management and ongoing support for your success. Our track record of excellence and integrity drive our business and we have set up our company for growth, ensuring we take care of every detail, providing monthly income and equity growth for investors like you.

We have delivered over 8000 Build-to-Rent homes to our valued partners and clients
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What We Achieved For Our Investors

What we achieved

Our team helps investors find the right opportunities predominantly in Florida. By focusing on high-growth markets with long-term fundamentals that meet our stringent investment criteria, our property buying process allows you to benefit from new rental options.

Build-to-Rent Properties offer a great opportunity to create a sustainable, passive income portfolio. We not only help get you into the right rental income opportunity, but we also offer property management services to make your life easier.

Chris Funk
Chris Funk
CEO, Southern Impressions Homes

To further promote and empower people with our Build-to-Rent Passive Income model, we were recently acquired by Brightland Homes, whose parent organization is Sumitomo Forestry, a 300-year-old company that has allowed us to further strengthen our ability to deliver value and financial options to our investors.

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Sourher Impression Homes

We focus on areas with population growth, economic growth, good affordability and desirability, drawing people to the area where there is the need for more housing.

How We Choose Our Markets

and why our portfolios generate great returns for investors
Adam Hamilton
Adam Hamilton / Build-To-Rent Portfolio
$2,650,000 equity increase in 5 years
$21,200 Estimated Montlhy Cashflow
Portfolio Includes: Single Family, Duplex, Quads

“The real estate investments we’ve made through the build-to-rent program has accelerated our passive income to help give us the space to enjoy our family lives to the fullest. Absolute game changers and some of my favorite people to work with.”

Carter & Chris Funk
“We didn’t know it then, but 2008 is the best thing that ever happened to us.”

We grew Southern Impression Homes organically from the ground up, during the worst economic downturn in living history. This allowed us to focus on what works and yield results.

Today, our portfolios are designed to perform even in difficult markets.

Jim & Jamie Sheils
“Passive income gave us more time with our family. We help others do the same.”
We have 18 summers with our children. We wanted the free time to enjoy as much time as possible with them. Built-To-Rent passive income has allowed us to create a legendary family life.

What drives us is empowering other families to create an exceptional quality of life for their family too.

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Discover Our Inventory

and our 2023-2026 Project Pipeline
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We always have a supply of homes being built in dozens of desirable markets across Florida – often with renters already lined up. 

David Phelps
David Phelps & Dentist Investor Network Portfolio
$2,300,000 equity increase in 3 years
$9,350 Estimated Montlhy Cashflow
Portfolio Includes: Duplex, Quads

“I was so impressed not only did I invest twice, I had friends and family invest.”

Don Wenner
Don Wenner / Institutional Investor
$4 Billion Assets Under Management
$40,000,000 Invested in Southern Impression Homes Deals

“My company has invested over $40 Million into real estate deals with Jim and had great success. I also consider him one of my top advisors when it comes to living a legendary family life. He’s a crowd favorite at our annual event.”

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