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Building Strong for Three Generations.

For three generations the Schaeffer family has been dedicated to the mission of providing the people of the Delaware Valley with quality-built, affordably priced new homes. Thomas Schaeffer Sr. learned the craft of woodworking in the Army in WWII, and afterwards he immediately put his new skills to work in the homebuilding industry. The second generation was led by Thomas “Tim” Schaeffer Jr. Tim worked with his father and many other builders throughout the region, polishing his craft and building custom homes in Southern New Jersey. Tim eventually founded Tim Schaeffer Communities in 1989. The building tradition passed to Tim’s son, Jason Thomas Schaeffer, who worked his way through the trades while attending high school, college and graduate business school. Along with the rest of the Family, Jason continues the tradition as President of Schaeffer Family Homes.

We Build Where You Want.

In our communities, your neighborhood, or anywhere in-between. Choose where you want to live – rural, urban, suburban, the family farm, the pinelands, down the shore, a lake, a hillside retreat, or in a Schaeffer Community. Whether you already own your home-site or need assistance finding one, we are here to help you through the process.

We Build What You Want.

Together with our experienced staff we encourage you to Personalize your Home in a way that will fit your present needs and future plans. We strive to make the home building process fun. Choosing your home from our catalog of plans is just the beginning. Every customer visits our 3,000 square foot, state of the art design center to complete the personalization process and bring their vision to reality.

We Build on our Reputation.

A Reputation backed up in writing. Your home comes with warranties that include a 1-year door-to-door, 2-year mechanical, 10-year structural, 30-year foundation, 50-year vinyl siding, and limited lifetime on certain roof shingles along with many others.* Your home will be 100% Energy Star certified by a third party testing agency, giving you peace of mind that no other home will save you more on energy costs.* You will receive three feedback surveys from an unbiased, third party customer service provider. Our president reads every survey, looking to improve our company based upon your feedback.

We Build at the Price You Need.

For three generations we have focused on customer service and quality craftsmanship at an affordable price. We continually re-work our architectural designs and search for new materials and methods. When a new technology is proven to have superior quality, lower cost, longer life and fewer warranty issues, we implement that technology and pass the cost savings along to you. Expect the best value without sacrifice.

Expect it all with a Schaeffer Family Home.

*See all warranty/program guidelines for more details and specifications.


We are proud to offer new homes that have earned the ENERGY STAR® label. ENERGY STAR qualified new homes are substantially more energy-efficient than homes built to the minimum code requirements. Our ENERGY STAR qualified new homes are independently verified by a third-party Home Energy Rater to ensure they meet ENERGY STAR energy efficiency guidelines. These homes are better for the environment and better for you. Learn more about ENERGY STAR qualified new homes at

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