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  1. Summer Fun Near Gerstad Communities

    Summer is a special time when many camps are available throughout the McHenry, Williams Bay, Poplar Grove and Richmond areas. These camps help children make amazing memories and feature lakes and nature trails that are perfect for exploring this summer. If you’re looking to register your children for summer camps, […]

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  2. Mixed Materials, Colors and Other Trends for Kitchens and Bathrooms

    At Gerstad Builders, we’re committed to building a home that is far more than bricks and mortar. With our spectacular floor plans and convenient locations, we can help you build and design the home of your dreams! From finishes to fixtures to new technology and lighting regulations, kitchens and bathrooms […]

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  3. Saving Energy and Money with Gerstad Homes

    One of the huge benefits of purchasing a new home is that they are more energy efficient than older homes. According to the National Association of Home Builders, newer homes average $241 a year to maintain while homes built in the 1980’s average $633 annually – that’s more than 2.5 […]

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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