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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Hunting Safety Tips

    Gerstad Builders’ communities in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin are located within easy distance of hunting grounds for outdoor recreation during the 2017-2018 winter hunting season. Participants should take advantage of this, but need to be careful to adhere to the rules and these safety tips so everyone can enjoy […]

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  7. Christmas Celebrations Near Gerstad Builders Communities

    Tired of the same old holiday season traditions? Gerstad Builders encourages residents at all of its communities in McHenry, Williams Bay, Richmond and Poplar Grove to head to the Christmas festivities nearby and celebrate the holiday season in a new way. McHenry Coming up this weekend, Downtown McHenry’s Christmas Walk […]

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  8. Driving Safely in the Illinois/Wisconsin Snow

    The wintery weather mixtures of Northern Illinois will soon be arriving, and with it, the wonderful snowy days of playing outside, building snowmen and sledding. These are perfect days for staying home, but sometimes you can’t avoid driving in several feet of snow or on slippery ice. To avoid accidents […]

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  9. Gerstad Builders Incentive Announcement at Richmond-Spring Grove Chamber Board Meeting

    Gerstad Builders is excited to offer an unbeatable incentive on its Illinois communities. The official announcement of this incentive will take place at the Richmond-Spring Grove Board Meeting on Tuesday, November 7, so be sure not to miss the exciting news if you want to learn more. Gerstad Builders’ Illinois […]

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  10. Tips for Getting Your Gerstad Home Ready for Winter

    The temperatures are dropping and bringing that gorgeous fall weather to the Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin area, but not long from now, winter will arrive and bring its extreme conditions with it. Those conditions can affect your home and its quality, so if you want to keep your home in top […]

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