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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Romance, Fun and Culture around McHenry County for Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and events are booking fast! This day is more than an excuse to take your date to a candle-lit dinner at their favorite restaurant. Whether you want a night of romance or fun and laughter, we’ve found the best local restaurants, venues and events for […]

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  8. Enjoy a Sweetheart of a Deal on Your New Gerstad Home

    We’re making February even sweeter with our kitchen incentive! When you write a contract a new Gerstad home at any one of our Illinois communities during the month of February, you will receive the countertop of choice in your new kitchen. Choose from designer laminate, Corian, granite or quartz – […]

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  9. Enjoy a Fulfilling Life at The Trails of Pheasant Ridge

    There are many things to love about living in Chicago, from its excellent public transportation system to its culture, but city living isn’t for everyone. Imagine having access to great shopping, dining, entertainment, parks and community character without the extreme hustle and bustle of the city. Home buyers can expect […]

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  10. Where to Find Your Christmas Tree

    The season has finally arrived – it’s time to head out with your family to pick a Christmas tree! The smell of balsam and the excitement of choosing and decorating a tree together is enough to lure anyone out to a Christmas tree farm, but luckily for Gerstad Builders community […]

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