Deciding to build a home is one of life’s biggest decisions, ranking up there with getting married, launching a business, or starting a family. We believe it should take a great deal of preparation and care because getting it right will pay dividends for a lifetime. Whether building a custom home or expanding your existing home, the process is a collaborative effort and we are convinced that developing and maintaining a good working relationship with our client is the key to successfully completing every project.
Founded in 2001, JLC Fine Homes has quickly established itself as one of the finest custom home builders in the Washington area. We take pride in the quality of our work and in the experience and professionalism of our staff. Everything we do is by design and as a boutique builder we intentionally limit the number of projects we undertake allowing us to provide a level of client satisfaction that is unmatched.
“ALL endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hour’s toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one characteristic we must possess if we are to face the future as finishers.”
Henry David Thoreau
My father embraced that value so well expressed by Thoreau and instilled in me the belief that giving one hundred percent from beginning to end is the right way to approach any task. In our business, we see the fruit of applying this principle with each and every project we undertake. Deciding to build a home is one of life’s biggest decisions, ranking up there with getting married, launching a business or starting a family. We believe it should take a great deal of preparation and care because getting it right will have payoffs for a lifetime. Building a custom home is a collaborative effort and we are convinced that developing and maintaining a good working relationship with our client is key to the successful completion of every project.
PRINCIPAL AND FOUNDER
We are a full service custom home builder ready to assist you with your dream of building a new custom home or renovating your current one. We are surrounded with many trusted professionals available to step in at any point. The idea of building a new custom home can be overwhelming so regardless of where you are in the process we can help.
Our practice of constructing a limited number of homes and additions at a time allows us to manage the construction process in a manner that is transparent, professional, efficient, and customer-focused. From the initial planning stage through material selection and the final walk-through; we work closely with our clients to make sure their ideas and needs are incorporated into the master plan.
CUSTOM HOME BUILDING
Each of our new homes is a custom fit. The process always begins and ends with the client. By including you in each phase of the design and construction process, we ensure your vision is turned into reality. In order to obtain our high standard, we use a network of designers, architects, engineers, and the area’s most skilled craftsmen and vendors. Our experienced project managers will work closely with you—in person, through e-mail and by phone—to ensure the project meets the highest standards of quality and excellence. Building a custom home is a collaborative effort built around you and your dream.
RENOVATIONS AND ADDITIONS - Enhancing Your Current Home
Remodeling an existing home compared to constructing a new home is a very different endeavor. Blending the old with the new takes special care and planning to ensure your home is enhanced both functionally and architecturally. Our staff has experience with this type of specialized construction and with tried and true ways we will enhance your home’s livability. Our team of architects, engineers, and designers will help you create a design which enhances your homes best characteristics. Our project managers are dedicated in making sure the design is executed with care, precision, and to the highest of standards.
Whether building new or enhancing your existing home, our reputation for stringent quality-control and uncompromising attention to detail will ensure your home reflects the finest level of craftsmanship.
At JLC Fine Homes, we believe our custom homes speak for themselves. But it’s also good to hear what others have to say about us.
“Every part of the process, from the first steps through the final punch list, was open and pleasant. I would do it all exactly the same way if I had to do it again.”
- Falls Church
“This was my once-in-a-lifetime house—my one chance to get the home I had always wanted. JLC Fine Homes helped me do just that.”
— North Arlington
“Everyone I dealt with—site foreman, office staff, subcontractors—went the extra step to make sure that I got exactly what I was looking for. Even when I thought things weren’t going right, JLC Fine Homes took time to pause and listen.”
“When you want it the way you want it and you want it done right, there’s no one better. I knew what I wanted. JLC Fine Homes made it happen.”
“Start to finish, JLC Fine Homes kept me informed and involved. I never felt like I was out of the loop, and in the end I got just the home my family and I wanted.”
“I was a bit intimidated at first by the prospect of building a custom home, and by all the decisions I would have to make. The JLC Fine Homes staff walked me through every step of the way. The experience could not have been better.”
I've always had an eye for artistic detail. Even as a child in my parent's home, I dreamed of ways to remodel and rebuild our home. My interest in construction solidified in my college years where I pursued a Bachelor's of Science in Construction Management from Michigan State University, and upon graduating, I moved to the Washington D.C area to work for a commercial construction company called Jacobs Engineering.In the 2 years at Jacobs, I learned a lot about the industry as well as myself and how my true passion lies not in the area of large scale commercial, but residential construction where I'm able to be creative with designs, materials and installations. I take great pride in creating beautiful homes for families and I'm happy to see them enjoying the homes we built together.