Builder’s Story – Why Buy from Us?
Who Are We?
Harbor Homes is a family owned custom new home builder. The company started in 1997. The founder and owner, Ben Gray, was born and raised in Norman, Oklahoma. He graduated from the University of Tulsa and began in the construction and real estate business in 1992. Ben comes from a long line of successful businessmen in Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Harbor Homes has the finest corporate office among all builders in the Oklahoma City metro with a state of the art custom design center. Ben decided on the name Harbor Homes because of the meaning Harbor (safe Harbor), “a place of safety and security from the storm”.
Harbor Homes is an industry leader and well respected among our peers, banks, and developers. We employ approximately 100 subcontractors – handpicked for top quality. Our motto is to look out not only for our interest, but the interest of others. This is demonstrated by our quality, integrity, trade program, energy rating of our homes, post tension foundations and we pay closing costs program.
What Have We Done?
Harbor Homes has been in business for twenty years and built over 650 homes for Oklahoma families. We received the award as “2015 Best Home Builder in Oklahoma”. We have been a top builder in the Oklahoma City area since 1998 as recorded by the Journal Record. We received the Excellence in manufacturing award in 2013. Harbor Homes is a member of the Central Oklahoma Homebuilders Association. Harbor Homes is a member of the Better Business Bureau and has maintained an A+ rating since joining the BBB in 2005. Ben is a certified professional builder which requires continuing hours of education each year. Every home built by Harbor Homes is an award winning HERS certified home. Harbor Homes is the top leader in all of our neighborhoods. Harbor Home’s leadership and innovation is demonstrated in our ability for our customers to trade their current home for a brand new Harbor Home. A large percentage of customers have taken advantage of the trade program and we expect this to continue to grow in utilization.
Benefits: Who Are We?
• Top quality homes by top contractors
• State of the Art Corporate office centrally located office with design center
• Customer care department
• Better location – more desirable developments
• Innovative and leader in Energy, Trade, Closing costs and many other areas
• Custom build your home the way you want it
• Financial Stability, A+ at BBB, Member in Builder Associations, Named Best Builder in Oklahoma
• We can take used homes in on trade
Benefits: What have we done?
• Customer referrals-huge book of them
• Selected the “Top Builder in Oklahoma for 2015”
• High customer satisfaction number
• Many repeat customers (built 2-3 homes)
• Built over 650 New Homes
• Award earning energy efficient homes
• Many homes ready now and also custom build
• Commercial construction projects, experienced builder of various projects
• Been a top builder for 20 years, we are here to stay!
"We weren't really thinking of buying a new home, but we were intrigued by our son's experience. We went to talk to the Community Manager about the trade program, and now just a few short weeks later, we are moving into a brand new home. Thank you Harbor Homes for our new home!"Strotman Family