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Architectural History on LBI

Henry Hudson’s ship the Half Moon dropped anchor off the shore of what we know today as Long Beach Island, New Jersey.  The inlet was composed of broken islands that were named “Barendegat”, which translates to the Inlet of Breakers to warn navigators to be cautious.  Railroads boomed during the Victorian Age as they expanded…

Building a New Home: Where to Start

Building a new home is an exciting time in your life.  The builder may pour the foundation and frame the house, but you are who truly makes a new house a home.   Building a home for a builder is routine and they are there to build your home structurally, however you as the home buyer…

Things to Do in Long Beach Island, NJ

Have you ever wondered how Long Beach Island got its name?  Due to its 18 mile length of white sandy beaches, the Island has been called Long Beach since the early days of European exploration.  If you suffer from allergies Long Beach Island in Ocean County, New Jersey is the perfect place for relief.  Because…

A Builder’s Musts

            There are several things that every builder should be; honest with clients, accessible, and service orientated to name a few. These qualities will allow for a better working relationship with clients and a more enjoyable building process for both parties.             Many people have a specific vision when looking…

The Demolition Process – Custom Home Building on Long Beach Island

One of the hardest parts of custom home building in an area such as Long Beach Island is trying to save the existing vegetation on each lot, which every tree is important, while trying to provide for enough building space for the home the owner is planning for us to build.  In addition, maintaining a…