Building Relationships

Home builders build homes, but not all home builders build relationships. That’s an important part of the process and one that is too often overlooked.

A new home will typically take 6-9 months to complete. You will need to discuss various aspects of the project almost everyday with your Builder and his team. It will be a much easier and enjoyable experience if you have selected a builder who will listen and care.

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When you’re working with a home builder, you want to feel like they truly care about your needs and wants as their client—as they should. Get a feel for the home builders you’re considering by reading their testimonials and talking to clients they’ve worked with in the past. Find out how they interact with clients and whether they listen to their concerns or treat them simply as their next job.


Keith Sawlor Sawlor Built Homes Custom Home Builder in Nova Scotia

Keith Sawlor

Keith Sawlor is the second generation Owner of Sawlor Built Homes. With more than 35 years experience building custom homes in Nova Scotia, Keith has built a team that mirrors his professional knowledge and values.

Keith is a Certified Residential Builder who is also certified with many leading industry organizations. He is a Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) Certified Builder, a Net Zero Energy (NZE) Certified Builder, a Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) R-2000 Certified Builder, and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).

Keith is a Board Member of the Atlantic Home Warranty Program as well as the Canadian Home Builders' Association Nova Scotia. He is involved in many other industry programs and associations, such as the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National, Safety Services Nova Scotia and Better Business Bureau.

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  • Please send me a price list

    Robin Van Hemert, 6 years ago

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We were not only looking for a contractor, we were looking for a partnership. Lana and I feel very thankful to have found that partnership with Sawlor Construction.

Claude & Lana


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