Whether a Move-Up Buyer or First-Time Buyer, Gerstad Has the Home for You

McHenry IL real estateUntil November 6th of 2009, only first-time homebuyers could qualify for a federal tax credit of $8,000 toward the purchase of a new home. On that date Congress expanded its Tax Credit program to include all other home buyers looking to purchase a new home. Families who have lived in their home a minimum of five years, may qualify for a maximum Federal Tax credit of $6,500 and first-time buyers a credit of $8,000. All buyers must sign a contract by April 30, 2010 and take occupancy of the home by June 30, 2010 to receive the Home Buyer Tax Credit.

Gerstad Builders is proud to offer a diversity of housing types, styles and price points in a variety of locations to take maximum advantage of the free money the federal government is offering.

Gerstad Builders currently has four active communities: Liberty Trails in McHenry, The Trails of Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove, The Trails of Pheasant Ridge in Richmond and Bailey Estates in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. The company offers a variety of affordable and mid-priced single-family homes at its four single-family home communities. These ranch, tri-level and two-story homes offer 1,567 to 3,177 square feet of value-enhanced living space and are priced from $150’s to $300’s.

No matter which community is selected, Gerstad is proud to offer a variety of luxury amenities within its finely crafted homes at no additional cost. For example, homes come with vaulted ceilings (per plan), furniture-quality cabinetry, General Electric appliance package, Kohler bathroom fixtures & faucets, basements (per plan) and a one year warranty program.

Design highlights include two to four bedrooms, 2 or 2 ½ baths, spacious kitchens with islands (per plan), breakfast areas, living rooms, family rooms, formal dining rooms, dens (per plan), master-bedroom suites and attached two-car garages. Gerstad Builders also offers an extensive variety of optional features including: skylights, central air conditioning, three-car garages (per plan), wood-burning fireplace, additional volume ceilings, custom millwork, imported ceramic tile, Corian or granite counter tops, hardwood flooring, and English or walkout basements.