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Have you ever dreamt of building your own home? One that’s designed by you and is filled with all of the features and finishes that you like? Us too. Luckily for you, our Build on Your Lot Program helps homeowners achieve the home of their dreams with ease. When you build on your lot with Empire, you’re able to experience the quality and satisfaction of building a custom home, tailored to your lifestyle, your needs and on the lot of your choice. With the help of Natalie Glass, Sales Counselor at Empire Communities, we’re digging deeper into the top 5 reasons to build on your lot this year.

Our Experience

When you build a home with Empire in Houston, you’re choosing an industry leader that has over 25 years of experience and that has built more than 28,000 homes across North America. As a family owned company, we understand the meaning of home as a place where you can feel at ease and enjoy life’s precious moments as they unfold. That’s exactly why you can rest assured that our team of professionals will carefully guide you through the homebuilding process from start to finish, and deliver you a home that you will cherish for years to come.


Empire is proud to be part of Houston’s fabric, building on homesites within Central Houston and in close proximity to some of our current communities too. If you have a specific location or lot in mind, and are wondering if your homesite is eligible for consideration in our program, you can reach out to our New Home Specialist at onlinesaleshouston@empirecommunities.com.

Home Design Options

With our Build on Your Lot Program, you’re able to select which floor plan is right for you, whether you prefer a larger great room for entertaining and play or a home office. Whichever your choice, we have a collection of floor plans that are catered to you and were designed with you and your family in mind. If you have a design of your own that you’d like to use, speak with our New Home Specialist about what we can do. “From reconfiguring existing plans, to sitting down with an architect and starting from scratch, you can build exactly what you desire,” says Natalie.


Our ultimate goal when we’re building a custom home is to have happy homeowners. “I love getting referrals from previous clients — it confirms that myself as well as the Empire team did a great job,” says Natalie. At Empire, the role of our team is to guide and support the buyer, mindful of their wants, needs and budget. “I’m there to assist them from the beginning of the process, all the way to the end,” says Natalie. With our experienced team, you can rest assured that we will provide you with piece of mind throughout your custom home journey.

Design Selections

When homebuyers build on their lot, they’ll have a variety of decisions to make — first on the design of their home, and then on its finishes. “Buyers are in charge of selecting everything from their interior doors to their cabinet hardware, and everything in between,” says Natalie. Our model homes will help inspire the home that you’ve been dreaming of, while our design consultants will help you customize the features and finishes that you desire at our newly renovated Houston Design Center.


Get Inspired with Our Custom Homes

Your new home is only limited by your imagination. Get inspired with a look inside some of the custom homes that we’ve recently completed. From features and finishes to home designs, the opportunities for your future home are truly endless.

Get to Know Natalie Glass

Natalie is a Sales Counselor at Empire Communities who has worked with over 50 Build on Your Lot clients over the past 8 years. To learn more about the Build on Your Lot process or to reach out to someone from our team, call 713-903-2539 or email us at onlinesaleshouston@empirecommunities.com.


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