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Why We Build Reverse Living Custom Home Designs on LBI

Building a new custom home on Long Beach Island is like a dream come true for many of the families we build homes for. The lifestyle on the island is a huge draw, not only for seasonal residents, but year-round homeowners as well. Whether you are planning for a second home, or to stay on…

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Spectacular Master Baths for Custom Homes on Long Beach Island

So, you’re building a new custom home and you want your master bathroom to be spectacular! Today’s bath design innovations and materials can make your master bathroom the oasis you crave for relaxation and serenity. They can also be surprisingly functional as well for today’s modern couples. There are many products that have become popular…

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Earth Day Edition: The Best Environmentally Friendly Building Products and Materials for Custom Homes

In recognition of Earth Day we thought it would be great to talk about some of the products and materials we use in every home we build that are considered eco-friendly or “green”. The building industry has come a long way in offering homebuyers a variety of materials, styles, and options to choose from for…

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Spectacular Bathroom Features for Custom Homes

Your home is your castle, so why not make your bathroom a luxurious retreat? When building a custom home, you have many options at your fingertips that allow you to create the home of your dreams. Don’t settle for the average run of the mill bathroom. Today, a bathroom is not just a necessity, it…

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The Best Countertop Choices for Custom Homes on Long Beach Island

Deciding on the interior finishes for your custom home can be one of the most challenging tasks to building a new custom home. Fortunately, many builders provide help in this department, with on-staff design coordinators, and rooms full of samples to help you decide on everything for your new home. We all know how important…

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Spring Is Coming: Five Reasons to Build Your New Custom Home on LBI

It is clear that homebuyers today still love their vacation homes at our beautiful New Jersey shore beaches. For those of us that are here year-round, we wouldn’t be anywhere else in the world! So what exactly is it that draws people to the shore areas like Long Beach Island, Stafford Township and the surrounding…

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Three Things to Know Before Building a Custom Home on the Water

Many families dream of owning a custom home on Long Beach Island especially one that is on the water. With so many options for beachfront, lagoon front or bay front, choosing a lot to build on can be a difficult decision. It’s crucial that you understand what your ownership rights are and how these Riparian…

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Tips for Choosing the Right Custom Home Builder for Your New Long Beach Island Home

When it comes to choosing a builder for your custom home on Long Beach Island, there are many qualities that are important to the overall success of your building project. Finding the right homebuilder involves a lot of research, planning and legwork. Building a custom home is not only a financial investment, but also an…

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Custom Home Design Trends for 2015

If building a custom home is in your future, you may be wondering what the top trends for design and function will be for 2015. When you are designing your new custom home, current trends can play a significant role in the design, features and options you decide to incorporate. But at the end of…

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Outdoor Living Spaces for Your Custom LBI Home

With winter in full swing at the Jersey shore we’re still designing and building homes on Long Beach Island in anticipation of the summer season. Just because you’ve packed up and left for the winter doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be thinking of all the features you need to have in that new custom home you’ve…

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Start Your Custom Home on LBI Now and Be In for the Holidays – the Summer Holidays, That Is!

They say timing is everything. And when it comes to building a new, custom home there are many details regarding lot selection, design, building products and finishes that need to be determined pretty soon after the decision to build has been made. One of the things that many people overlook is a realistic timeframe of…

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Custom Home Garage Doors – They’re Just Doors, Right?

One of the most overlooked and under appreciated exterior features of a new custom home are the garage doors. Not only do garage doors provide protection and security for your cars and other items stored in that coveted space, we bet you didn’t know they represent up to 30% of your home’s exterior façade! With…

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Tips To Selecting the Right Home Plan for Your Custom LBI Home

Building a custom home on Long Beach Island can be an exciting experience, especially when you are looking forward to summering on the island and all that having a custom home on or near the beach can offer.  There are several things to consider when choosing a plan, or reviewing design ideas with your builder…

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Winter Is Coming: Stonehenge Has Three Good Reasons to Winterize Your Home on LBI

With many of the custom homes on Long Beach Island that we build, when the season is over and the weather turns cold, it’s time for homeowners to batten up the hatches and head south.  So how does a homeowner “batten up the hatches” to ensure that the home is properly closed for the colder…

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Residential Elevators for Custom Homes on Long Beach Island

There are many features that are unique to custom homes built along the Jersey Shore and Long Beach Island area.  Some of these features include pilings to support the structure in a sandy environment, wind rated windows and doors, and living spaces above the ground level.  Depending on the design of your custom beach home,…