Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack

About Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack

Kevin and Maria at Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack, Inc. are fully prepared to turn your dream home into a reality.

The present purpose and continuing goal of Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack is to build high-quality, successful, single-family residences at competitive prices. Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack has defined successful projects as those that are:

  • Completed on time.
  • Completed within budget.
  • Constructed with a predetermined, high level of quality.
  • Completed while realizing the highest possible rate of return on sales and equity.
  • Built while maintaining a pleasant relationship with subcontractors, vendors, and clients based on trust, honesty, and integrity.

The company will strive to accomplish a team approach to building with its subcontractors. This relationship must naturally include mutual trust and dependability while accomplishing acceptable levels of profit.

A relationship with a client may be considered successful if, at project completion, clients of their own free will recommend Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack as a quality builder to their friends and peers.


The Forest Homes Management Team


Kevin Coutts, CGB, CGP
President


Kevin grew up in the home construction business and began building custom homes with a family-owned company started by his father and six of his uncles in 1951. Over the years, Kevin has worked in every stage of home building and gained a thorough understanding of each one from start to finish.

In 1996, Kevin formed his own building company, Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack, Inc. to pursue his dream of using state of the art building technology and modern managerial practices to fill a void being created in the housing industry in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Kevin is a member of the National Association of Home Builders, Pennsylvania Builders Association and the local Pike and Wayne Counties association of Home Buidlers.  where Kevin previously served on the executive board as regional vice-president, and the local Builders Associaion where Kevin has served as President and is currently on the Board of Directors. Kevin has been elected the 2013 Pennsylvania Builders Association Vice President.

Kevin also holds several designations from the NAHB: CGB (Certified Graduate Builder) and CGP (Certified Green Professional).


Maria Coutts, MIRM, CGP
Secretary/Treasurer


Maria has owned and operated Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack with her husband, Kevin, since 1995.  As Secretary/Owner Maria is a respected professional in her field and is closely involved with all aspects of the Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack’s construction process.  She has been involved in the National Association of Home Builders and is a recent member of the National Sales and Marketing council and Professional Women in Building where she serves on the Membership Committee.

Maria holds the following designations from the NAHB:

Master Certified Sales Professional, MCSP
Master Certified New Home Marketing Professional, MCMP
She has recently become a Member of the Institute of Residential Marketing, MIRM
Certified Green Professional, CGP


Cindy Cepko, MIRM, CGP
 Sales and Marketing Manager


Cindy and has been a New Home Sales Manager for Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack since 2003.  She is responsible for all aspects of the sales process and the promotion of the home building business through creative marketing efforts.   Cindy specializes in building relationships with her customers to ensure their true needs are met with each project.

Cindy holds the following designations from the NAHB:

Master Certified Sales Professional, MCSP
Master Certified New Home Marketing Professional, MCMP
She has recently become a Member of the Institute of Residential Marketing, MIRM
Certified Green Professional, CGP
Pennsylvania Realtor license
Recent member of the National Sales and Marketing council and Women’s Council and serves on the communications/education committee