You deserve a great homebuying experience.

Buying a home is a big investment. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or an empty nester building your forever home, your home buying experience should be an enjoyable one. 

Our company culture is built on expertise, accountability, and customer-focus, because we know we’re building so much more than houses.

With over 17 years in the industry, our mission is for you to have the ability to tailor a new home to your needs, no matter the price point. 

That’s why Tanzanite Homes is proud to offer two distinct home series.

With a simple building process, the Streamline Series allows you to make selections for predesigned packages for the exterior and interior of your home. This series is the perfect new construction home for first-time homebuyers or individuals looking to downsize. This is streamlined living simplified.

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The Tanzanite Series is the answer if you’re looking for a spacious, quality home at a reasonable price. You’ll choose from one of our many floor plans and make your exterior and interior selections to make this home your own.

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The Tanzanite Story

Kirk Mickelsen started KRM in 2004 to be a custom home builder in the Des Moines metro area. From there, Tanzanite Homes was created to offer our services to a wider variety of homebuyers. We’ve been building custom homes here ever since. Our goal when we build a home is to deliver a quality product. We’re going to build something that lasts. We take a lot of pride in the materials we use in our homes. We research and use good materials that are installed correctly to last and hold up the way they should over a period of time.

The Tanzanite Goal

With Tanzanite, our goal is to tailor your home to your needs. There are people at many different price points who would like a new home. Because of this, we have two distinct product lines: Streamline and Tanzanite. You have a lot of choices, selections, and the ability to customize your home to match your unique lifestyle.

Our goal is to make the building process fun. It’s an extended process, ranging from a hundred-day process up to six months. The goal is to have the customer involved in that process as much or as little as they want, resulting in an unmatched experience.