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Bill Scharfenberg
About Us
Growing up on the Jersey Shore, Bill Scharfenberg knew at a young age that he was interested in home construction. He pursued other educational interests, eventually becoming an attorney, but knew that construction had to be a part of his life. In 2000, Bill bought a large piece of property in Belmar, subdivided it, put up two modular homes and sold them. He was hooked. He rebuilt a riverfront home for himself, clients took interest, and Beacon Homes was in business.

What began as a fun hobby had become the fulfillment of a dream. Bill continues to live and work in Ocean County where he and his wife, Carolyn (also a Toms River native), are raising a young daughter. Bill is an avid fisherman, skier and golfer,and continues to be active in the community.

Today, Beacon Homes remains a small, custom builder doing business only in Ocean and Southern Monmouth counties. With only a handful of projects going on at one time, your home will get the detailed attention it deserves.

We don't do any marketing. You won't see giant billboards with the Beacon name. Instead, we rely on the good word and recommendation of the many satisfied customers we’ve delighted.

As a local, Bill's genuinely excited to do his part to help rebuild the shore. Because of our experience in this area, we can build on your existing property or help you find the perfect spot. Whether yours is vacant land or demolition is required, we will deliver you a top-quality, beautiful home on time and on budget and handle all the paperwork along the way. Standard modular, custom modular or luxury custom-built, Bill and his crew at Beacon Homes are ready to guide you through the process, ensuring that your new home is a beacon for you.
35 Reviews
Jim Clayton
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Aug 2020

This is the most recent of 4 new homes that Beacon Homes has built for me and my family. Beacon worked closely with my architect contributing numerous ideas and options which resulted in a truly beaut...Read More

George Russo
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jun 2020

After a year of planning with Bill from Beacon Homes they took less then 8 months to delivery a home that exceeded our expectations. Beacon does not go cheap with their quality of materials they use ...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2019

Beacon Homes just completed a new bathroom for us. We are so impressed with the quality of work and attention to detail with all aspects of the build. We highly recommend Beacon Homes and will be usi...Read More

Freddy and Deborah Vajda
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2017

After living in our first home for 35 years we were both excited and apprehensive about creating our retirement and family home. Having been recommended by our neighbors who used Beacon Homes, Bill S...Read More

Mark and Miriam Schlosser
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jun 2018

Absolutely deserves a grade of A+. We were devastated when the builder with whom we had worked for several months died suddenly. Beacon Homes was highly recommended by our modular home company. Bil...Read More

Peter Barbuti
Relationship: Modular Home Supplier (Simplex Homes)

I have been working with Beacon Homes for about 10 years supplying them with Custom Modular Homes. Beacon Homes is a top notch quality custom home builder and I would recommend them to anyone looking...Read More

Jim Clayton
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Mar 2013

Beacon Homes handled all the details and tasks associated with demolishing an old home and building a new home on the site. After living in the home for 3 years I purchased a larger property two doors...Read More

diane valei
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Sep 2017

Beacon Homes is the best. I’ve been privileged to work with Bill on two properties in 2017, 404 Drummond Ave. in Neptune and 702 4th Ave. in Bradley Beach. His attention to detail, the quality of mate...Read More

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