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Framing Your New Custom Home on LBI

Framing Your New Custom Home on LBI

Believe it or not, building a new custom home isn’t just picking the lot, and getting started. There is a lot that happens before your home can start to take shape. From engineering to permitting and inspections, demolition of existing structures,  preparing the lot for pilings (a shore building technique that allows homes to survive…

2018 Custom Home Design Ideas that Inspire

2018 Custom Home Design Ideas that Inspire

Now that the colder weather has officially arrived, it’s time to think about NEXT summer!  But don’t think about it because you’re cold and it’s snowy outside while you long for the warmth of the summer sun.  Think about starting your new custom home on Long Beach Island.  Now is the time to start in…

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New Home Tech for Custom Homes on LBI

There is always something new and exciting in technology, and with a growing market and demand for techy homes, there is a constant stream of new gadgets. The concept of the “Smart House” isn’t new. For years science fiction explored new and futuristic innovations, and this gradually grew into popular culture. And though we may…

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That Was Then, This is Now: How We’ve Changed as a Homebuilder

Back in the day (we’re talking the 1990’s) the real estate market for new homes was a lot different than it is today. At that time, we were building neighborhoods on the mainland in areas like Stafford, Little Egg Harbor, and Eagleswood Townships. Every once in a while we had a homeowner that would build…

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Pros and Cons to Buying a Lot Before Consulting a Builder on LBI

When choosing to build a custom home on Long Beach Island, it is easy to get excited and buy a lot or property before consulting a home builder. We understand the temptation to move on a great land deal, or the eagerness to be a part of the LBI community. Which is why we want…

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Winter is Coming to LBI…Again

As the seasons change, many on LBI are getting ready to head further south and avoid the cold chill of winter. But just because you’re going south, doesn’t mean your house is! And with winter coming it is important that your home is ready for it, whether you’re here or not! The cold can do…

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What’s Happening This Fall on LBI?

Fall is finally here! Which means the holidays will soon be upon us, starting with Halloween and carrying straight on through to the winter holidays. But before you pack it in for summer and get ready for Halloween, there are still some amazing events happening on LBI this fall. Viking Village Antique and Collectable Show…

Signs You’re Ready to Build Your New Custom Home

Signs You’re Ready to Build Your New Custom Home

Looking for a new home comes with its own hosts of challenges and sense of excitement. And we are sure you have your wish lists on hand and ready to go. With that said, we also know that sometimes the homes on the market don’t always have everything you want already in them. And rather…

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Where to Build on LBI

Long Beach Island is one of the most sought after and beautiful places to live. With access to New Jersey beaches, parks, and New York City, it is perfectly located for all of your needs. With so much to do on LBI, building your custom home really becomes a question of location. Would you rather…

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No Lot? No Plans? No Problem! How to Build a Custom Home on LBI

When it comes to building a new custom home on Long Beach Island, there are a lot of choices for everything, from design plans to locations, and builders. So, how does a homebuyer know where to start? And, how do you proceed if you already own a property to build on versus someone who doesn’t?…

LED Lighting Custom Home Kitchens and Baths

LED Lighting Custom Home Kitchens and Baths

When designing your custom home small details can make all the difference in the finished home. And there are some minor details that can take your kitchen and bathroom from wow to phenomenal! By using LED lighting in key areas of your custom kitchen and bathroom, your space will become a cut above the rest.…

Summer Events on LBI

Summer Events on LBI

With summer in full swing there are tons of activities and events going on all around Long Beach Island! The beautiful beaches are open and family fun is underway! But there are also lots of activities going on around town that might interest you. From concerts in the park and historic tours, LBI has something…

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Options That Will Make You Want to Spend All Summer on the Deck of Your New Custom Home

With summer officially underway you and your family are sure to be spending more time outside: enjoying the weather, the beach, and all the great amenities Long Beach Island offers. Because of this it’s important when planning a new custom home to think of all the things you might like to have outside, just as…

Memorial Day Must Haves For Any Custom Home

Memorial Day Must Haves For Any Custom Home on Long Beach Island

Memorial Day is just around the corner! And for many people on Long Beach Island and in beach towns around New Jersey, that means summer is about to officially begin! Along with Memorial Day comes entertaining. In fact, you could think of Memorial Day as your inaugural summer bash, meaning you are going to want…

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Custom Home Features for Moms, Dads, & Grads!

With Mother’s Day behind us, graduations, & Father’s Day ahead of us, we thought we would celebrate all of these great occasions at the same time! We know these all-important people in your life deserve something special. So here are a few things we love for your new custom home, that moms, dads, and grads…