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Norfolk Homes: Your Hometown Builder

August 12, 2021

Purchasing a new-construction home can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never been through the process. One of the best ways to ensure you’re working with a trustworthy builder is to learn about their commitment to the areas they build in—from bettering the existing neighborhoods to making each homeowner and their home feel as important as the last. Luckily, the team at Norfolk Homes has been making homeowners and the towns they live in a priority for almost three decades. 

Appreciating the Area  

When Norfolk Homes was founded in 1993, our owners had one goal in mind: to build beautiful, distinctive homes with real character that served the surrounding communities. We’re passionate about the greater Ann Arbor area, from the big city to cozy townships and everything in between. Instead of building whatever was trendy in the industry nationwide, we focused on creating unique homes with a strong reflection of regional characteristics. We didn’t want to take away from the existing neighborhoods, homes or communities—we wanted to enhance it for existing and future homeowners. By appreciating the areas we worked in instead of trying to change them, we’ve built timeless homes and communities that complement their surroundings. 

Building for Today’s Homeowners 

For over 25 years, the team at Norfolk Homes has placed an emphasis on the homeowner—staying up to date with shifting needs and wants in a home so that we can offer the best possible products and options to them. We understand that just because something used to work in the past does not mean it will work now, just as homes that work in other parts of the country may not work in our region. 

With constant rethinking and reevaluation of our layouts, building practices and home features, we’ve been able to keep up with exactly what today’s homeowners are looking for in a new-construction single-family home or townhome. Our floor plans are designed to enhance the way you live, so no homeowner ends up with rooms that they consider a waste of space or features they deem unnecessary. By building homes that are both beautiful and functional, homeowners can enjoy both the necessities of their home and the sought-after luxuries that really make a difference to them.  

Transparent Building Process 

After years of perfecting our practices, we’ve simplified the building process into eight easy steps to provide a stress-free experience for our buyers. This process helps our team really get to know the homeowners, and learn more about their desires for a new home and neighborhood. By guiding buyers through each step, from selecting a layout and personalization options to signing a purchase agreement and the final walk-through, Norfolk Homes ensures that every homeowner feels confident in their decision to work with us. 

Our building process allows for superior quality on a fair timeline, because our goal isn’t to build as many homes as possible each year—it’s to pay extra attention to every detail, both big and small. Being a hometown builder comes with a responsibility to the home, homeowners, communities and areas we build in, which is why our homes are built to last for decades to come. 

Greater Ann Arbor’s Hometown Builder 

Whether you grew up in the area, relocated years ago or just made the move, loving where you live can have one of the greatest impacts on your life. When you purchase and personalize a Norfolk home, you can rest assured that every measure was taken to ensure your house had a part in bettering the community. The residents of Ann Arbor, Dexter, Saline, Hamburg Township, Jackson, Chelsea and Grass Lake deserve to love their hometowns—so trust the hometown builder who prioritizes cherished community values and characteristics. 

Looking for a house from a locally owned and operated builder? Check out the quick move-in inventory from Norfolk Homes, as well as our available new-construction communities. We know the area like the back of our hand, and we’re ready to help future homeowners find the perfect place for them. For more information, contact us today.

We had the pleasure of working with Lisa while purchasing a Norfolk Home. Her friendly, knowledgeable, "go beyond the norm" assistance was truly appreciated.

Bob & Jeanne