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  1. Fair Diddley – Spring Craft Show

    It’s time to get inspired with new color schemes, unique creations and even lawn and garden decorations for your new Gerstad home. As Fair Diddley rolls into the work Square this Sunday, residents can take part in this annual tradition that has been occurring for 49 years! Browse the treasures […]

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  2. Mother’s Day Events Around Your Gerstad Home

    Moms. They work harder, worry more, and give more than we can ever imagine. That’s why this Sunday, May 14, we thank her for all she’s done. Whether Mom would appreciate a pedicure, a night on the town or a relaxing brunch, we have uncovered some of the best ways […]

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  3. The Trails of Pheasant Ridge

    When building a home, buyers usually come prepared with a wish list a mile long. Families today want to be close to good schools and shopping, but with the ability to retreat to a home in a quiet and friendly neighborhood. They want to pick and choose interior and exterior […]

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  4. Custom Mortgage Program for Custom Builders

    Gerstad Builders partners with an outstanding mortgage company that easily and conveniently assists our customers with the financing of their new home.  Just because an interested buyer doesn’t have perfect credit, an emergency fund saved, or doesn’t make a ton of money doesn’t mean they will not qualify for a […]

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  5. Transform the Study in Your New Home for Free

    Adding an extra bedroom to your new home adds space and value. For a limited time only, new home buyers at any of our communities can convert their new home’s study or den to a bedroom at no additional cost to them! The community of Bailey Estates in Williams Bay […]

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  6. Richardson’s Adventure Farm

    Autumn flies by in a flash, so take advantage of the crisp weather and embrace what is left of the season by joining the community at Richardson’s Adventure Farm in Spring Grove, Illinois. The farm is located just 10 minutes from Richmond, which features our assortment of 32 new homes […]

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  7. Community Feature: The Trails of Pheasant Ridge

    At Gerstad Builders, we pride ourselves on and are committed to building homes of the highest quality. Through dedication, value, integrity and experience, we have been able to build homes that last and that our customers love. If you are looking for a new home in Richmond, Illinois, you can […]

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  8. Fall Activities at Stade’s Farm and Market

    With the fall season nearly here, it is only natural to want to go to fall festivals, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and all of the other fall activities there are this time of the year. For those living in or near McHenry, there is one place you must visit this […]

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  9. Classic Car Cruise Nights in McHenry County

    Classic cars cruising down the road always seem to get our attention. The beauty in the different styles, the quality and durability of these cars are just a few reasons why we love to admire them. Car shows and cruise nights have become a part of our culture to show […]

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  10. Take Advantage of $4,000 Price Reduction at The Trails of Pheasant Ridge

    The village of Richmond, Illinois has reduced builder impact fees charged on new construction homes by $4,000, in an effort to stimulate the local economy and encourage residential development. Gerstad Builders is passing those savings directly on to its customers by reducing the base price of each home by $4,000 […]

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