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Kim Russell, the owner of Classic Coastal has earned the “Certified Green Professional”  designation from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) . Kim is the only builder/remodeler registered with this certification in South Jersey.  To obtain this designation Kim has taken many hours of classes to learn the techniques and practices of green building. Additionally she visits the International Builders Show every year and keeps abreast of new techniques of building as well as new materials and practices offered in the industry.

As part of a “green” ethos, Classic Coastal is committed to reduce, reuse and recycle. Classic Coastal embraces energy efficiency practices and works to develop innovative ways to provide resource (energy and water) efficient homes that provide a healthy home for our customers. Click here to learn more about “green” methods.

Our Skills

  • Attention To Detail

  • Design Expertise

  • Green Building Techniques

  • Passion For Homes

  • Customer Centered

  • Unique Style


Here’s a little about Kim.

Kim has over 30 years of experience in Homebuilding and Real Estate Sales. She is an award-winning Sales and Marketing professional, is an expert in home sales, interior design,
new home construction, sales management and training, green building practices and is a tireless entrepreneur with a passion for the business of Homebuilding. She can help a customer design and build a home from scratch, turn a tired cottage into a jewel box or help them buy an existing home perfect for their needs. She is known as the “house whisperer”. Kim holds a Real Estate Broker License in New Jersey and operates Russell Real Estate.

Kim and her husband Robert recently built a new home in Cape May where they have been living full time since May 2012. The home was built to Energy Star specifications and features all the “cool stuff” that makes Classic Coastal special.

"By far the best person I've ever worked with. Kim truly understood the look I was going for and completely nailed it! I would highly recommend her as a company, you simply just won't find any better!"

− Greg Ross, Home Buyer

"It was really fun getting to know the Kim during the project. She was very helpful in answering my questions and made me feel at ease. The project ended up being twice as good as I could've envisioned!"

− Jeff Gemmell, Home Buyer

"I'm wondering why I never contacted Kim sooner! Seriously, she has commendable talent in her respective field and knocked my concept out of the ballpark. Thanks for an amazing experience!"

− Mark Levin, Home Buyer
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