Our Story

Family-owned and operated, Deans and Robin Hackney work as a team to create well-built, energy efficient, custom homes designed around the individual needs of their customers. Proudly serving southeastern North Carolina, unparalleled customer service is the Horizon Homes way. Deans oversees land development and Robin works closely with clients to design and construct new homes that meet their ‘wishlist.’

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Supporting local, certified green.

Robin is a Certified Green Professional™ as designated by the National Association of Home Builders, and every Horizon home is designed with energy efficiency and sustainability in mind. This means working with trade partners to offer customers quality energy efficient and environmentally friendly options. Learn more about the commitment to green building and the benefits for you and your home.
We strive to choose building products found locally or semi-locally to support our Cape Fear region and the North Carolina economy. Plus, more than 75 percent of materials used are American made and all are durable, with style-driven accents, which create a lasting quality for our homeowners.  

Customized Efficiency

With our customizations and standard upgrades, your home will be as efficient as it is elegant!
Horizon Homes’ floor plans are customizable and energy efficient.Robin meets with every customer to design their home to suit their needs and lifestyle. With our “It’s Included” mindset, what we provide as ‘standard’ is far above the level of other builders.

Just a few of the ‘upgrades’ that come standard with Horizon:

  • Spacious, Double Garages
  • Beautiful Screened Porches
  • Custom State-of- the-art Kitchens
  • Hardwood Flooring
  • Granite Countertops
  • 9-10‘ First Floor Ceilings with Crown Molding
  • 42” Kitchen Wall Cabinets
  • Granite Countertops
And it isn’t just beauty, space and special touches—we ensure energy efficiency that packs a powerful punch!
  • Upgraded Energy Efficient 15 SEER Heating & Air-conditioning System.
  • Radiant Barrier Roof Decking
  • Blown Cellulose Insulation in Walls
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Ready to make magic? You can get started with customization right away here on our website. Compose your new home Wishlist and send it directly to us—it’s easy! The “Wishlist” is the starting point for every Horizon Homes build. Robin specializes in customizing home designs to meet our customers’ individual needs and budget. Once your dream home has come to life, our Horizon Homes interior designer works with each client during the selection stage to make their house a home.

Our Philosophy

“Our philosophy is to give the customer exactly what we would want in our own home.”

~ Robin & Deans Hackney

Every Horizon Homes client deals directly with Robin and Dean during the entire process—from home design and selections to construction and move-in. Our ‘It’s Included’ philosophy makes it easier for our customers to see exactly what they will have in their home for the price—and that’s a beautiful thing.



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