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The Groce Companies is a full service builder providing new energy efficient homes, property management and construction services in the following areas:

Lee County

  • Sanford

Chatham County

  • Pittsboro

Harnett County

  • Lillington
  • Western Harnett

Moore County

  • Cameron

Fayetteville Area

  • Ft Bragg

Raleigh Area

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New Homes, Property Management, Commercial, Industrial

The Groce Companies is located in Sanford NC in Lee County. We provide real estate related services in Lee County, Chatham County, Western Harnett County, Moore County, Sanford, Pittsboro, Cameron, and surrounding areas. Our real estate services include: 

  • New Homes
  • Residential Development
  • Commercial Construction
  • Business and Commercial Development
  • Property Management for Residential, Industrial and Commercial

Home Builder. Commercial Construction.

Since 1969 our principal business, Custom Contracting Corporation, based in Sanford NC, has been designing and building homes and light commercial buildings in the Lee, Harnett, Chatham and Moore county North Carolina areas. As a local builder with a large volume of high quality new homes, commercial, and industrial properties, we have built a respected reputation throughout Sanford and the surrounding area. We are an Energy Star builder.

Let us know how we can assist you with your housing or business needs.

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Van Groce, Sr., President
Van Groce, Jr., Vice President
Sandra Trogdon, Accounting
Margaret McNeill, Property Manager
Sandy Perry, Marketing & Sales



Sundays 1 pm to 5 pm

Just off US #1 exit 69B, Burns Drive. Follow signs to open models.


Saturdays and Sundays 1 pm to 5 pm

US #1 exit 76, Farrell Road. Follow signs to open models.


Energy Star Homes Recognition

Custom Contracting Corporation, a division of Groce Companies, just received recognition from Energy Star for their continued partnership with Energy Star. By building Energy Star homes we are doing our part to help protect the environment while offering consumers new homes that are more comfortable and save money on utility bills.

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Why Buy A New Home?

If you’re in the market for a home, have you considered buying a brand new home? Not only do you get a home that’s as close to custom-built as possible, you also get energy efficiency, modern floor plans and excellent value!

11 Reasons Why You Should Buy a New Home vs. an Existing Home 

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Renting Versus Buying

            OK, it’s a recession, longer than any we’ve experienced. Rumor has it that mortgages are harder to get. Banks aren’t lending. People are unemployed, or underemployed. So more people have decided to rent and wait until things get better. The question is: Are we there yet? Are prices still too high to buy? Is it cheaper to rent?

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How To Improve Your Credit Score

The first step to improve your credit score is to obtain a copy of your credit report so you can know how you rank now. For official free credit reports contact or call toll-free 1-877-322-8228. You also can mail a completed Annual Credit Report Request Form to: Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281.

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