Get to Know Jacki
Having resided in Clark, New Jersey almost my entire life has afforded me the opportunity to become knowledgeable about the local towns, school systems and business districts. My deep roots to this wonderful community enable me to offer uniquely informed guidance to both buyers and sellers.
I am a full time real estate agent professional specializing in marketing, research, contract negotiations and client advertisement. My experience in my customer service and marketing background combined with my own personal knowledge of the local area will help me strategically plan and guide you to achieve you real estate needs and goals.
Remodeling and Permits
Why should I get a building permit for my remodeling project?
Thinking of remodeling or putting an addition onto your home? Applying for a permit is a necessity!
Read this article by real estate agent, Jacki Venezio to learn about remodeling permits.
Design Build Pros
works as project designers taking our clients through the design and development portion of a remodeling project. This includes the conceptual design using dollhouse overviews and CAD
, written scope of work with line item pricing, +/- options, design appropriate product selection allowances (along with introductions to Design Build Pros
Showroom Partners), and calendar schedules outlining project timelines.
At that point, approximately 70% of our clients elect to use one of our full service, turn key, Network Remodelers. You can read about what separates our remodelers here
. How do the other 30% of our clients get their projects completed? There are three options:
- Build it themselves
- GC it themselves
- Use a remodeler outside of our network
Below are two reviews from clients who used DBP's
design and development services, but chose a remodeler outside of our network. As you can tell, this option certain adds some variability to the situation. While DBP
works for the client and NOT the remodeler, most clients find that our "ground rules" for our network remodelers along with our vetting process goes a long way in terms of getting the project completed in a manner that leaves all parties happy.
New Jersey Realtors, many of the Design Build Pros
project inquires are now from families looking to purchase a home and immediately remodel some or all of it. The earlier that we are involved with them, the better we can professionally advise and guide them as far as budgets and time lines. With that, we are planning to put together a team of realtors to network with throughout NJ in conjunction with DBP
, our remodeler network
and mortgage brokers. Continue reading
One inquiry we get frequently at Design Build Pros
is homeowners who purchase homes with the intention of embarking on a “major remodel”, whether that is in the form a complete interior renovation, large additions, add-a-level, or some combination of the aforementioned. While Design Build Pros
has successfully done the design and development for several of these types of projects, there are various aspects of the major remodel undertaking that homeowners should understand ahead of time.
Virginia Home Addition Project by Leo Lantz Construction
Leo Lantz Construction
, located in Glen Allen, Virginia is a Design Build Pros Preferred Remodeler.
This was a home addition project that added 2,700 sq. ft of living space and included an indoor pool.
Design Build Pros Awarded Best of Houzz 2016 for Design and Customer Service
Over 35 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World.
January 12, 2016
– Design Build Pros
of Red Bank, NJ
has won “Best Of Design and Customer Service
” on Houzz
®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. This
unparalleled project design firm that offers a "smarter approach to home remodeling" was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. Continue reading
Illinois Design Build Remodeling Project from Synergy Builders
This Elmhurst, Illinois kitchen project had a goal of combining a modern design that had classic, long last appealing.
This design build remodeling
project was done by Synergy Builders
in West Chicago, Illinois. Synergy Builders
is a design build home remodeling company servicing the Chicagoland
area. They have helped hundreds of families with their kitchens, bathrooms, additions, lower levels, and exteriors since 2002. Synergy Builders
operates with the mindset of providing “Stress Free Remodeling” for the homeowner. Synergy Builders
understands how to not only give an incredible end result, but how to make the home remodeling process from start to finish as easy as possible.
This is a guest blog post done by Kathi Fleck. She is the co-owner of LoneStar Property Solutions
. You can read an interview that Design Build Pros
did with her here.
“Hire a contractor who listens to you.” – Kathi Fleck
, Renovate, Remodel…Relax!
When entering a remodeling contract, it’s important to hire a contractor that listens to you. This is your home and the end result should be something you’re happy with. There are other things you can do to smooth the process, as well. Use the following tips for a more successful remodel. Continue reading
Wisconsin Design Build Remodeling Project From Stebnitz Builders
This East Troy home on Booth Lake had a few drainage issues that needed to be resolved, but one thing was clear, the homeowners knew with the proper design features, their property had amazing potential to be a fixture on the lake.
This design build remodeling
project was done by Stebitz Builders
in Wisconsin. Stebnitz Builders
is a full-service remodeling firm with building services that include custom home remodeling, home improvements & house repairs, custom new home building & custom home design. They specialize in kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling services, whole house renovations, additions, windows
, doors, repairs, countertops, sunrooms