About US

We would like to introduce our company Reliable Homes, Inc. to you as a potential builder for your new home. Al Johns and Jack Stephenson, the principals of the organization, have more than 40 years experience in land development and home construction and have provided homes for over 15,000 families on Florida's Gulf Coast.

Prior to teaming up in 1984, Al Johns, a native Floridian, became the founder, chairman and CEO of Punta Gorda Isles, Inc., which is one of the most successful residential developments on the Gulf Coast. Al has also developed other neighbing communities: Burnt Store Isles, Burnt Store Meadows, also Deep Creek and Burnt Store Marina. While developing communities, Al also served as the chairman and CEO of the Southwest Florida Bank, which evolved into the banking giant Bank of America.

Jack Stephenson established award winning Reliable Homes in 1980 after several years of "Big Eight" accounting experience as a CPA and real estate experience with U.S. Homes. Specializing in custom homes, Jack has built in excess of 500 homes in Charlotte, Collier and Lee Counties, including the prestigious communities of Bonita Bay, Pelican Bay, Fiddlesticks, Pelican's Landing, The Audubon and in the golf course community of Beachview Estates on Sanibel Island.

Together, Jack and Al have developed the highly successful community of Seminole Lakes Country Club in Punta Gorda. Seminole Lakes is a 225 acre gated residential development, complete with an 18 hole golf course, clubhouse, swimming pool, tennis courts, 24-hour security and more. As sole-builder in the community, they have completed 490 homes along with all the infrastructure, golf course and supportn amenities.

Exciting things are happening at Reliable Homes, be it homes, coach homes, or golf course home sites. 

Our philosophy at Reliable Homes is simple. The first and foremost priority is customer satisfaction. We attribute our success to that basic philosophy and the integrity, stability and quality of our professional staff. For additional information, please contact us by email or call our office.