Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: Alford Homes

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A transitional-style Alford Home in the Park Cities in Dallas, Texas.

Luxury Builder Greg Alford takes his word seriously. His brand, Alford Homes, has made a name for itself by building exceptional luxury homes in the Park Cities that stand the test of time, and his clients are singing his praises. This award-winning builder not only does quality work, but with Greg’s 39 years of experience, they’re breaking the mold. 

That’s why we’re highlighting Alford Homes in this week’s Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight.

Greg and Julie Alford

Find out more about Alford Homes as the CandysDirt.com staff highlights some of the spectacular members of Dallas Builders Association right here, asking these consummate professionals all about their business as a way to brag on the many quality, trustworthy builders in the North Texas area that can count themselves among their peers in the Dallas Builders Association.

Find out more about Greg Alford and his brand, Alford Homes:

What location or area do you primarily build in? What about the location makes it especially attractive? 

Alford Homes primarily builds luxury custom homes in University Park and Highland Park in the Park Cities, Preston Hollow including Old Preston Hollow, and in other prestigious neighborhoods throughout Dallas, Texas. Over the years, Alford Homes has made a major commitment to the important neighborhoods, where they build luxury custom residences.  

A customized 6-hole golf course with Tee Box made of artificial grass, for year-round golf in the backyard of their new Alford Home.

What’s your go-to architectural style? Traditional? Contemporary? Old World? Modern? 

Lately at Alford Homes, we’ve been building more transitional-style custom homes with urban farmhouse design elements. However, we build residences with all types of architecture styles including – Old World style (which we’ve built for over 30 years), Formal French, Modern, English Tudor, Mediterranean, Mid-Century Modern, Colonial and Transitional Santa Barbara-style. 

How does your company provide value to your clients? 

At Alford Homes, we offer additional value to our customers in several ways:

Turn-key Process – We provide a turn-key homebuilding process at Alford Homes. Our clientele has access to Alford Homes’ experts in all facets of the homebuilding industry including – Lot procurement, Licensed Realtor, Financing, Top Architects, Professional Designers and Quality Construction. This turn-key process ensures that Alford Homes can meet all the needs of their homebuyers in one convenient location. Additionally, the process is seamless offering homebuyers a team of professionals, that are top in their fields, that all enjoy working together to exceed the expectations of Alford Homes customers – building the home of their dreams. 

Experience – Greg Alford has been a professional custom homebuilder for over 39 years. He has a college degree in Construction and his passion is building luxury custom homes. Greg started Alford Homes, a residential homebuilding company, 18 years ago in Dallas, Texas. Along with Greg’s vast experience, you’ll be partnering with an award-winning homebuilder, that builds some of the finest custom homes in the Dallas Metroplex.

Reputation – Homebuilder Greg Alford understands the importance of earning your trust and having an excellent reputation with a proven track record of quality residences and results (homeowners say that Alford Homes exceeded their vision or dreams for their new home). Greg understands the value of having a business that is based on integrity and having a quality home product – plus, his word is his bond. 

“My faith, family and integrity are of the most utmost importance to me, along with my lifetime commitment to homebuilding. I appreciate you giving Alford Homes the opportunity to build your new custom home” says Greg Alford of Alford Homes.

A cozy family room in a new Alford Home located in Plano, Texas.
A gourmet kitchen built by Alford Homes with transitional finishes, island, designer cabinetry and commercial grade appliances in University Park.

Have you received any recent awards? What for? From whom? 

The most important award for Alford Homes is – customer satisfaction. We make Alford Homes’ customers our priority. However, we’ve been honored to win some top awards throughout our years of homebuilding. 

D Home Magazine – “Best Home Builder” 2005-2019
ARC Awards – through the Dallas Builders Association 
ON Magazine “On Top Builder” 2017, 2018, 2019
Living Magazine “Best Builder” Park Cities edition 2017
Feedspot- Top 25 Homebuilder Blog in the USA, 2017, 2018

Greg Alford has achieved several different advanced certifications through the Dallas Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The green homebuilding certifications include – Green Built Texas builder and Certified Green Professional. Greg has also been awarded the Graduate Master Builder certification – there are less than 1,000 builders in the US with this prestigious affiliation.  

Considering the competition, how does your brand distinguish itself? 

Alford Homes builds the finest luxury custom homes in acclaimed and prestigious neighborhoods, with attention to detail and with the highest quality construction in the industry. Also, communication, timeliness and coming in within budget are also trademarks of Alford Homes. Because of the special way Alford Homes treats its customers along with the quality construction, they’ve been blessed to have over 25 percent repeat business. Many of Alford Homes client’s come back later and want to build additional homes to meet their family needs – or build a second home or family retreat. 

At Alford Homes – We Build Custom Homes, One Relationship at a Time. 

Formal French estate with over 21,000 sq ft built by Alford Homes.

What does being a member of the Dallas Builders Association do for you and your business?  

Greg Alford is a proud member of the DBA (Dallas Builders Association). 

The Dallas Builders Association helps Greg stay current with the best building practices, green building techniques, continued advanced education and gives Alford Homes additional exposure in the marketplace. The Association has some of the best building professionals in the industry that constantly raise the homebuilding bar and standards for its members, which has helped make Greg Alford and Alford Homes – one of the best skilled homebuilders in the Dallas Metroplex. 

What is the biggest challenge you face in the current market? What are you doing to overcome it?  

Right now, the biggest challenge in this great homebuilding market is locating quality lots and homesites in the right locations and neighborhoods. In the Dallas area, there are only a few developers building residential communities for upper-end builders and homebuyers. This forces Alford Homes, to work harder via their realtor relationships to find new lots and pockets of land that they can develop for Alford Homes clientele. 

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Joanna England

If Executive Editor Joanna England could house hunt forever, she absolutely would. Instead she covers the North Texas housing market and the economy for CandysDirt.com. While she started out with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, Joanna's work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News as well as several local media outlets. When she's not knitting or hooping, or enjoying White Rock Lake, she's behind the lens of her camera. She lives in East Dallas with her husband, son, and their furry and feathered menagerie.

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