D.R. Horton - America's Builder D.R. Horton is dedicated to building quality crafted, distinctive homes across the United States. The Company has developed a reputation for high quality homes with features and amenities other builders often consider options or upgrades. The flexible home designs, attention to detail and affordable pricing are what make D.R. Horton a national leader in the residential home building industry. Donald R. Horton began his own construction business in 1978 in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. In 1987, D.R. Horton began expanding its operations by seeking out the Nation's most active homebuilding markets. Additionally, D.R. Horton provides mortgage and title insurance services in many of its markets.