Ryland Homes focuses on building customized new homes for first-time homebuyers, as well as first and second-time moveup buyers. The company is a homebuilder that operates across 18 different states as of 2015.
Ryland Homes selects areas near reputable schools and amenities to build its homes. Ryland Homes are also energy efficient according to Home Energy Rating System Index standards, scoring above average compared with typical new and used homes. Each home that Ryland Homes builds is given a specific and publicly viewable label containing the Home Energy Rating System Index score of the home.
In terms of both external and internal home design, Ryland Homes allows for customization. Homeowners are encouraged to specify preferences while exploring design and layout options with Ryland Homes' MyStyle Design Center design consultants. This extends to each home's colors, textures, flooring and fixtures. A homeowner is also encouraged to bring or print interior design references to guide Ryland design consultants in the customization of her home.
Exterior finishes offered by Ryland Homes include brick, stone, stucco, and siding through partners such as Sherwin-Williams and James Hardie. Structural options for homes built by Ryland Homes include bonus rooms and sunrooms. Flooring options offered by the company include carpet, tile and hardwood. Options for partners providing fixtures include brand names such as Moen and Kohler, while options for partners providing heating and cooling include Carrier and Lennox. Ryland Home also offers home automation options that allow certain functions of the home to be operated through mobile devices.