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The Sussex floor plan by AB Homes with gray siding white trim and purple door
The Sussex floor plan by AB Homes with gray siding white trim and purple door

Welcome to our Blog “On the Home Front”

Our blog is a local’s guide to custom-built homes in Hampton Roads. In our blogs, we will share information about the decision-making involved in constructing a new home. We want to be your resource for all things related to building your new dream home. We hope you enjoy our “One the Home Front” blog.

AB Homes The Holland floor plan orange front door open to the dining room and stairs on the blog The Top Five Myths about Building a Custom Home

The Top Five Myths about Building a Custom Home

Are you intimidated about constructing a custom-built home? When we first started our business, we noticed there were misconceptions among buyers. Some loved the idea of building a home the way they wanted, but thought it would be a long and involved process. Others believed custom-built would come with a high price tag, or they marked it off as something they could not afford. Going the custom-built route doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive—depending on the builder.
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Man installing a smoke detector wearing a gray shirt and blue hat on AB Homes' blog 7 Safety Features Every Home Should Have

7 Safety Features Every Home Should Have

Accidents and emergency situations can occur just about anywhere, including our homes. That’s why it’s important to make sure you have safety features in place—from first aid kits and fire extinguishers to an exit plan for you and your family. Read all about it ...
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