Learn about us - History

In a world that is not so personable, you and your staff made us feel like we were your neighbors.

-Cecilia C.-B. & Terry V. B.

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Thank you to all those who attended our 30th Anniversary party!

Thank you to these sponsors for providing the food and cake:

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Since 1984 we have built nearly 2,500 homes in and around the Lincoln area and now we are asking our customers both past and present to share your Hartland Home experience with us! Please send us a photo of your family in or around your Hartland Home. If you would like to share your story - please send that too! We will even send you a special thank you! 

Please send your photographs and/or stories to:


Or Mail to Hartland Homes -30th Anniversary

PO Box 22787, Lincoln, NE 68542

For more information contact Lea at 402-477-6668

Customer Advertising Use Acknolwedgement: By sending a picture or story-

Customer grants permission to New Traditions Home & Realty, LLC, d.b.a. Hartland Homes and its agents and media providers to use any statement, image or depiction of the home or of Customer’s experience with Hartland Homes.  This use may include but is not limited to the use of Customer’s and the Customer’s immediate family name, voice, video or photograph by Hartland Homes in any advertising or for any other commercial purpose.   To insure your privacy we will not use any last names.Customer acknowledges that there are no payments to be made for this use by Hartland Homes and that all rights to its use shall be determined and controlled solely by Hartland Homes. 


In November 2010, Duane retired from home building but still is active in the land development business. His children are carrying on his dream of providing affordable, well built homes for the Lincoln community. For more information click here.


Duane Hartman - Founder of Hartland Homes


Hartland Homes was founded 1984, when the national economy was in the midst of a recession and interest rates for financing a home fluctuated between 14 and 21%. Home building in Lincoln was at a virtual standstill. However, with a lot of hard work and "creative financing", the groundwork was established to provide quality, affordable homes to the Lincoln community.  Staffed with only one part-time salesperson, one construction superintendent and one secretary, the company was able to close 36 new homes that first year, the most of any builder in the community. 

Now, 30 years later, the family business is thriving and Duane is proud that his children have continued his legacy and mission of providing affordable housing solutions.

Hartland Homes has built nearly 2500 homes in the Lincoln area.

Purchase your new home from a home builder who will be here tomorrow!

Hartland Homes believes in Lincoln. We build only in Lincoln and surrounding areas and our employees are long time Lincoln area residents. See Awards and News for more details on our community involvement.

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