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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.

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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Woman in front of flowers on the AB Homes blog Prepping Your Yard for Spring

Prepping Your Yard for Spring

Lately, we’ve been spending more time outside. The days are longer, warmer and the great outdoors is an inviting retreat, whether you are putting a few burgers on the grill or taking a leisurely walk through the neighborhood. The spring months are also prime time for prepping lawn and garden areas for the growing season ahead. There are tasks you can do now ...
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Compassion and Coronavirus

The terms “self-quarantine” and “shelter at home” are words we never imagined hearing in our life time, much less having to implement. With news headlines changing by the hour, it’s hard to know how to help our neighbors in need while keeping a six-foot distance. They may not be comfortable with you bringing over a hot dish, but we’re guessing they would appreciate a phone call or an offer to pick up a few things from the store to leave on their porch.
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Getting to Know Our Clients, One Gift at a Time

Constructing a person’s dream home is an experience like no other—especially when you’re in the custom-built home business. We get to know our clients on a more personal level based on how they want their home to look.
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AB Homes is a custom new home builder in Suffolk Virginia, Isle of Wight County, and in the surrounding cities and counties of Hampton Roads Virginia. We build new, affordable single-family homes for all stages of life, including single people, families, retirees, and the military. With many floor plans to choose from, AB Homes builds on large lots and include a home warranty. We are a Class A Licensed contractor and a VA Loan Approved Builder. Check back for more new On The Homefront Blogs.

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