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About Zar Custom Homes, Charlotte, NC

HomeAbout Zar Custom Homes, Charlotte, NC

Our commitment to you starts at the design phase and continues all the way through the onsite construction and completion of your home.

We are Russell and Lisa Zavatsky, a husband-and-wife custom home building team. Together we have been in the home building industry for more than 5 decades. We specialize in designing and building custom homes in and around the Charlotte area, including many counties in South Carolina. Russell is the general contractor and holds an unlimited building license in both North Carolina and South Carolina. He is involved in every aspect of building your home. Lisa is the design stylist for the interior and exterior details and works closely with each client. We take a thoughtful and creative approach to each home we build, making sure that it fits each of our clients’ unique lifestyle needs. Creating a beautiful home for our clients to call home is what it’s all about. The personal attention you will receive from Zar Custom Homes is second to none and starts the moment you first meet with Russell and Lisa.


Russell Zavatsky

Russell Zavatsky graduated from Appalachian State University with degrees in Industrial Technology and Business Management. He has been building homes in the Charlotte area since 1991. In his time working with one of the largest national builders in the country, Russell held many different positions, from Superintendent all the way to becoming an officer of the corporation as Vice President. This allowed him to experience every facet of the home building industry. His understanding of quality construction and dedication to outstanding customer service are the foundation of what Zar Custom Homes is built upon. The relationship that begins from there, and the continued communication, is what will allow us to build you home on time and on budget and leave you delighted.


Lisa Zavatsky

Lisa Zavatsky graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a BS in Business. She has been in the construction industry in the Charlotte area since 1988. She has worked in multiple areas of the building process during her career and brings vast experience in all facets of the design process. This is invaluable to our customers who need assistance in the details of the finishes, flooring, appliances, paint colors and the many other pieces that pull a home together. Lisa is very knowledgeable in all aspects of these elements and will be with you every step of the way to ensure that each element of your home is exactly what you have dreamed of.