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  1. Connect With Nature at Liberty Trails

    Set against a backdrop of lush green space, Liberty Trails is designed to give residents a peaceful way of living. Nestled inside a master-planned community, Liberty Trails in McHenry offers rolling landscape, convenience, luxury, and now a fabulous path system! Locals have been patiently awaiting the new bike path because […]

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  2. The Bayview – Best Seller in 2017

    One of the biggest home buying trends is downsizing to something less conspicuous and more energy efficient. The most desirable home plans are those with open concepts and multi-functional spaces. At Gerstad Builders, we offer a wide variety of amazing home plans, from ranch to two-story. All of our homebuyers […]

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  3. April is National Lawn Care Month

    The world outside is finally showing its green colors after a long winter! The colors are gorgeous and the birds are chirping, but this also means that it’s time to once again pay extra attention to your lawn. Spring is a sensitive time for your yard. The soil is spongy, […]

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  4. It’s Voting Season – The Best of the Fox

    Each year, the Northwest Herald gives residents the opportunity to choose their favorite businesses in a variety of categories, with winners being named the Best of the Fox. Judging of entries is in the hands of the public. Being chosen best in any category can be attributed to exceptional customer […]

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  5. Two Popular Parks Near The Trails of Dawson Creek

    Finding the perfect home isn’t just about locating a fantastic neighborhood. The amenities found near your home can make it a community that offers convenient and fun ways to enjoy the outdoors and bond with your family.  Our Trails of Dawson Creek community offers just that! With nine different plans offing from […]

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  6. Popular Path Systems in Richmond, IL

    When you live in Pheasant Ridge, you’re never far from walking trails that allow for fresh air, beautiful scenery and historic sites. Richmond has an impressive path system to explore! Residents of all ages have a safe, no-cost way to incorporate exercise into their daily lives, avoid congested streets, and […]

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  7. The Madison Model is Move-in Ready in Liberty Trails

    Other homes for sale in McHenry County simply do not compare to the quality and value of a Gerstad Builders home. Featuring the beautifully designed Madison floor plan, the Liberty Trails community’s model home is priced at $359,900 and is available for immediate occupancy. This home is professionally designed and […]

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  8. New St.Patrick’s Day Tradition in McHenry

    The Irish heritage comes out at least a little bit in us all on St. Patrick’s Day It’s the one national holiday that’s celebrated in more countries than any other. Throughout U.S. cities there are festivals, parades, Irish dancing and music. From dyeing the river green to world-famous festivals and […]

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  9. Two Decorated Model Homes Available for Touring in Liberty Trails

    If you’re considering building a new home, touring model homes can be one of the best ways to determine what your family needs and envision the dream house that you will ultimately call home. As part of a master-planned community, our Liberty Trails neighborhood fits perfectly in McHenry with its […]

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  10. Creating a Room That Makes You Feel Like You’ve Fallen Into A Snow Globe

    Imagine having a place to retreat during those long, cold and snowy winter days that would instantly bring happiness to your day. Not everyone wants to pack their bags and go to Florida to feel the warm sunshine, but you can easily create such a place right in your own […]

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