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Rockford is about building homes the way you want. Whatever stage of life you’re in, Rockford Homes provides everything you’ll ever want in your family’s new home. Catering to every lifestyle, we pride ourselves on building quality homes in premium locations with strong schools at an amazing value. This is why Rockford enjoys one of the highest repeat customer and referral rates in the industry. As a family-owned business, we appreciate the trust you instill in us to create a beautiful home for you and your family. Build your future with Rockford Homes, an Lancaster, Ohio, home builder. Explore customized options to fit your needs by visiting a model home!
Rockford Homes strategically plans and places all of our new home communities to accommodate the ever-changing needs a family has. We ensure your new community will have access to the best area schools, modern conveniences, and tranquil settings. If you and your family are looking for everything from wooded lots to half-acre homesites, Rockford Homes has you covered.
Rockford Homes are new home builders based in central Ohio that offers a robust selection of single-family home designs. Our floorplans can be customized to suit nearly every family’s needs. Our new home designs include Two Story floorplans, First Floor Master floorplans, Multi-Level floorplans, Ranch floorplans, and Condo floorplans. Start customizing your dream home today!
If you’re looking for a home that is already or nearly built and ready for your family, Rockford Homes has a large selection of move-in ready inventory homes in many of our amazing communities. We offer a wide selection of price points and floorplans in Lancaster, Ohio. If you don’t have time to wait for a new build home, take a look at our move-in-ready selection. You may find exactly what you’re looking for.
“The quality at Rockford Homes was really unparalleled to other homes that we went into. Small details in terms of flooring, molding, fixtures and stonework, we were just really impressed with the quality and level of craftsmanship that went into building our home.”
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Rockford knows that home is truly where the heart is – it’s the place where you’ll be spending most of your time. Every nook and cranny in your home holds some good memory for you and your family. Your home is evidence of how far you’ve come, so be proud of it! That’s why the company that builds your home is almost as important as the final product. At Rockford, we build homes correctly, with a keen focus on intricate details and thoughtful finishing touches. We don’t just meet your expectations; we exceed them.
Three years before Ohio became a state, Lancaster had started its road to cityhood. Ebenezer Zane helped establish Lancaster in 1800. If the name sounds familiar, it is because he helped develop the first main “road” in the Lancaster area. Zane’s Trace was a major road in early Ohio until well after the War of 1812, in the Northwest Territories that connected Wheeling, Virginia, to Maysville, Kentucky. Zanesville, Ohio, was one of Ohio’s three capitals that were named after Ebenezer Zane.
With the travelers to the new settlement being of mostly German heritage, the newspaper Der Ohio Adler was printed, and it was one of the first printed words in the area.
By 1812 Lancaster, Ohio, had nearly 350 residents and was designated as the Fairfield county seat. With the integration of the canal system, Lancaster was now linked to Athens, Ohio. The early settlers mainly consisted of farmers until 1854, when a railroad was placed, and textiles, glass, and, most notably, natural gas could now be shipped around the country. Economic growth boomed.
Lancaster, Ohio, also has a strong history in the Civil War. Not only was it a secure stop on the Underground Railroad, but General William Tecumseh Sherman was born in Lancaster, Ohio. General Sherman is most famous for his “Shermans’ March To The Sea.” General Sherman’s house is now a museum you and other families can visit. Another museum that should be seen, if not for history, just for architecture, is The Georgian. Built for the MacCracken family in 1832 by local builder Daniel Sifford. The exterior of both The Georgian and Shermans’ homes both are a take on Federal and Greek Revival architecture, which are absolutely beautiful inside.
Other claims of fame for Lancaster include the Fairfield County Fair. The Fairfield County Fair is the longest-operating county fair in Ohio, held every year since 1850. The county fair is also the last one in the state every year and gained the moniker “The Last and Best of the Season.”
- Zip codes covering Lancaster: 43130
- County: Fairfield County
- Incorporation Year: 1831
How can Rockford Homes help me save on the cost of energy?
Here at Rockford, each home we build is tested by an independent energy rating company to ensure proper performance. We take extra steps to incorporate energy efficiency into our homes, from the foundation to the attic, windows and insulation, lighting, and appliances, to save you money and care for the environment.
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Where do I start if I want to build a house or buy a house?
A good starting point is to decide where you want to build a house or if you are open to a move-in ready home. If you want to build, take a look and browse our floor plans, and locations. Come in and see us at one of our decorated model homes in Lancaster, Ohio and we can work together to get the ball rolling on your new home build.
Is Rockford Homes a good home builder?
Rockford Homes has been serving customers in Ohio for over 35 years providing the excellent quality construction and service that has become synonymous with the Rockford Homes brand. A home is the largest single purchase most people will make in their lifetime. With this fact in mind, Rockford makes sure you’re involved in every step of the home build process – from the moment you walk into one of our models to the moment you back the moving truck to your brand new home. And our commitment to service and warranty extends well beyond move-in.
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