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  1. Preparing Your Gerstad Home for Winter

    “Winter is coming!” is a line that many people attribute to the popular HBO Drama and Award-winning novel Game of Thrones. However, if you’re from the Midwest, you might feel like you’ve been cheated out of royalties because you have used that phrase your entire life. In any regard, winter […]

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  2. Tips for Your AC Unit When Beating the Illinois Heat

    Summer means longer days, vacations and backyard barbeques, but it also commonly brings the problem of a broken air conditioner.  When the outside temperatures begin to soar to dangerous levels, it’s important to concentrate on your home’s air conditioner unit. It is essential to understand how to maintain this appliance […]

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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. 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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  5. 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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  6. Stay Connected with Gerstad Builders

    Gerstad Builders is continuing to blaze trails in the home building industry. By offering only the highest quality customized homes throughout Illinois and Wisconsin, we always keep each home buyer in mind with every new home built. Because we pride ourselves on understanding our residents and their needs, we know […]

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  7. Get Your New McHenry Home Ready for 2014 With These Resolutions

    Many people make resolutions at the start of the New Year. While many of those resolutions include personal health and wellness, it’s important to remember your McHenry new home also needs a little TLC throughout the year. Home-based resolutions can take just a few minutes or a few months, but […]

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  8. Beautiful Poplar Grove Home Available at The Trails of Dawson Creek

    With the housing market improving and homes in Illinois required to be more energy efficient than ever, now is a great time to purchase a new home in Poplar Grove. Currently, Gerstad Builders has a beautiful new home featuring the Biltmore floor plan available at The Trails of Dawson Creek. […]

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  9. McHenry County Real Estate Gets More Energy Efficient

    2013 is a great year to purchase a new home, especially for buyers in the state of Illinois. As of January 1, all new McHenry County real estate will be 32 percent more energy efficient than those built under the old energy codes put into effect in 2006. What does […]

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  10. Move-in Ready Ranch Poplar Grove and McHenry New Homes for the New Year

    The New Year means New Year’s resolutions. What do you want to change this year? It could be to get healthy, drop those extra holiday pounds, quit a bad habit, or simplify your life by finding ways to make it more convenient. Well, if having more convenience in your life […]

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