Ryland Homes is a Fortune 500 company listed on the NYSE. Since 1967 they have built more than 265,000 homes around the country. They claim to build trust among their clients because of their successful history.
Thought they are a national company they tout the ability to think locally to understand what buyers want in a given market. Many of those they hire live in the same communities they work in.
They are home-grown. They don't buy up other builders to inflate their size but grow their communities and company one house at a time.
They feature a loan center and design center to help their clients save time. They seek to make the buying process as easy as possible.