Top 5 Kitchen Trends When Building a New Home

By Uncategorized

It’s often said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. From entertaining guests to a quiet night in, you’ll most likely be spending quite some time in the kitchen, so why not design it exactly how you want? Too many times clients are less than thrilled about lack of space or unsatisfactory flow of the kitchen, so that’s why it’s important to target some aspects that you need to have in your new home’s kitchen. Let’s talk about some of the top kitchen must-haves when building a new home. Optimized Functionality   Let’s face it…convenience is key, so…

Read More

Frey & Son Homes Celebrates 45th Anniversary

By Uncategorized

Founder, Bill Frey Holds One of the Oldest Active Licenses in Southwest Florida Bonita Springs, Florida, May 24th, 2017—Local home builder, Frey & Son Homes announces its 45th anniversary this year. Frey & Son Homes has been building homes in Cape Coral, Marco Island and throughout Southwest Florida since 1972, and Founder, Bill Frey holds one of the oldest active general contracting licenses in the area. Founded by Bill and Doris Frey on Sanibel Island, Frey & Son Homes began as a small company, by the name of Sanibel Homes. A few years later, son, Barry began to lend a…

Read More

Common Home Building Mistakes and How to Fix Them

By Uncategorized

It goes without saying that whether you’re building your first home or your tenth home, what it looks like and how it functions is of the utmost importance. You have a vision of your home and want to make that into a reality from the floors to the ceilings and everything in between, and it’s important to go through the home building journey the right way. There may be some bumps along the road; however, being prepared and educated on the home building process can help you smoothly sail into your brand new custom home. Let’s discuss some common home…

Read More

Frey & Son Homes Welcomes New Team Member

By Uncategorized

Cape Coral, Florida, April 20th, 2017—Southwest Florida custom home builder, Frey & Son Homes welcomes a new team member this year. Moises Gallegos serves the Lee County area as sales manager for the Frey & Son team, which has been a staple in the Southwest Florida community for over 40 years, building homes to last generations in Cape Coral, Lee County and throughout Collier County. Gallegos, a Florida native, has been calling Southwest Florida home for the past 50 years, and has been in the real estate industry since 1996. Gallegos specializes in all levels of real estate, single-family, multi-family…

Read More

What to Look for in a Custom Home Builder

By Uncategorized

Today, we have so many choices, it’s difficult to make a decision. From cars to vacation destinations to home improvement projects to restaurants, more and more options become available to us as the years go by. The same goes for choosing a custom home builder. Whether it’s your first time building a home or you’ve been through the process before, one of the most important steps is choosing the right builder for your project. Today, we’re going to talk about what to look for in a custom home builder in Southwest Florida. Meeting Your Needs   Every homeowner is unique…

Read More

5 Trends in Waterfront Living

By Uncategorized

It’s a new year and that means there are new trends in the industry for waterfront living! The start of a new year is always exciting, but what makes this year different are the new and unique home building ideas that are emerging in our area. Energy efficiency has proven to be an integral part of the home building process and new design elements have erupted onto the scene. Let’s talk about our favorites for 2017. Open Concept Kitchens   Gone are the days of segmented living. Walls are out and open floorplans are in! Kitchens, especially have undergone a…

Read More

Should I Use My Own Designer and Bid the Job, or The Frey & Son Approach?

By Uncategorized

People often ask us why it is not better to have a design done by a designer or architect and then have it “bid out”, and awarded to the lowest bidder.  Naturally there are a large number of answers to that question that relate to the quality of design and construction, as well as cost.  We shall try to address some of those here.   Quality of Design in Your Home is a Paramount Issue.  The quality of the designer is a most important question.  Home design is a very complex and demanding architectural specialty.  A home is a statement…

Read More

6 Things to Consider When Building an Energy Efficient Home

By Uncategorized

Energy efficiency is everywhere. From our light bulbs to our window treatments and beyond, consumers are looking to make their homes greener. But before making any upgrades, there are a few things to consider about energy efficient home building. Being prepared for the process is half the journey to becoming an energy efficient household. Let’s talk about five things you need to consider about energy efficient home building. Energy Efficient Home Building: The Variables Many variables go into achieving energy efficiency, including: Climate Site conditions Household behavior Items within the home (appliances, electronics, etc.) These items affect the energy usage…

Read More

Frey & Son Homes: Our Story

By Uncategorized

It all started in 1972. Doris and Bill Frey launched Sanibel Homes, a home building company on beautiful Sanibel Island. Learning a wealth of knowledge about the craft and the people of Southwest Florida, Sanibel Homes grew and in 1985 their son, Barry, joined the team. Together, the family-owned and operated company built exquisite residences all the way from Marco Island to Cape Coral, earning top rankings, such as America’s Best Builder. Frey & Son soon became recognized as one of the nation’s top 50 leading luxury home builders. Success like this doesn’t happen overnight. It takes dedication, expert craftsmanship…

Read More

Turn Key Homes LLC returns to Frey & Son Homes brand

By Uncategorized

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2016) — Turn Key Homes LLC, launched in Cape Coral in 2011, has returned to its parent company name, Frey & Son Homes Inc., a Bonita Springs-based luxury custom homebuilder serving Southwest Florida for more than 44 years. Several “speculative” homes built under the Turn Key Homes name are still available in Cape Coral, and its seven floor plans are now being built under the Frey & Son Homes brand.   During the recession and housing slow down from 2008 to 2012, the builder used its resources to buy and rehabilitate homes in foreclosure in…

Read More
DEMO