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  1. What Does New Mean for You

    New homes today continue to be built better than ever, and Gerstad Builders’ McHenry, Poplar Grove, Williams Bay and Richmond new homes are no exception. They are built to offer so many more advantages than any ‘used’ home ever could. The great news is that new home builders have reduced prices […]

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  2. FREE LUXURY HOME PACKAGE

    Although you may have missed out on our sweetheart deals on new McHenry County real estate, we have something that will cheer you up. How would you like to live life in the lap of luxury? No, you don’t have to start playing the lottery or already have millions; all […]

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  3. Gerstad Builders to Start New Model in Dawson Creek

    You may have read that we recently sold our professionally decorated and furnished model home at The Trails of Dawson Creek; a community of 200 single-family homes in Poplar Grove, Ill. We are now excited to announce that we have taken out a permit to build a new model home […]

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  4. New Housing a Real Valued Investment

    If you believe in the American Dream of home ownership, then now is the time to purchase McHenry County real estate. Due to the recent economic activity in the housing market, the cost associated with a new house will never be more affordable; and with the recent movement toward Green Building and […]

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  5. Recycling Drive Helps Environment and Owners of McHenry County Real Estate

    We all know that it’s important to recycle. However, it’s not always convenient to do so; especially those specialty items such as batteries, light bulbs and Styrofoam. Well, recycling just got easier: The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is holding its monthly recycling drive on Saturday, March 12 from 9 […]

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  6. Who Wants to be a Homeowner?

    Decisions to purchase a home are tempered by consumers’ cautious attitudes toward home buying in the current economic environment and a more conservative housing finance environment. However, the aspiration to own McHenry County real estate and maintain homeownership remains strong, despite the ongoing turmoil in the housing market. With all […]

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  7. Gerstad Builders Announces Its Largest Incentive Ever

    Do you want to surprise your love with a new home just in time for Valentine’s Day? Well, here’s your chance. Gerstad Builders, the largest builder of McHenry real estate, is offering its largest incentive ever. For a limited time you can receive an 11 percent discount off the base price […]

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  8. New Green Project to Begin in Poplar Grove

    The New Year is always an exciting time filled with resolutions, new beginnings and investments in the future. Here at Gerstad Builders, we’re excited to begin construction on the Villas of Countryside Estates; an addition to the Village of Poplar Grove that will be both a new beginning and investment […]

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  9. Tis the Time

    We have had an incredible summer and fall but 2010 is slipping away from us.  The housing market is bursting with homeowners wanting to make a change.  Most homeowners have been in their homes long enough to have equity and to know that it is time to move into a […]

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  10. New Home Passes Energy Standards

    In January of 2010 the Illinois legislature passed a law requiring all new homes to meet or exceed the 2009 IECC energy standards.  The law passed so quickly that most code enforcement officials did not even know what they needed to look for during inspections. A grace period of six […]

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