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  1. Cleaning Tips for Your Gerstad Home

    Knowledge is the best power and Gerstad Builders gives a home maintenance manual to each new homeowner on how to best care for the inside and outside of their home, as per the manufacturer. With our current health concerns, Covid-19, we wanted to share some common cleaning items that may […]

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  2. How To Make an Open Floor Plan Work for You

    Prospective homeowners all agree that having extra living space without adding extra square footage is a bonus, and Gerstad Builders has the perfect option…Open Floorplans. An open floor plan is a home design that combines one or more large rooms on the main floor of your home into one oversized […]

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  3. Tips for Buying a Home in Your 20’s, 30’s and 40’s

    Each stage of life offers new challenges and as those curveballs are thrown your way, what you need from your home will change. What you need as a homebuyer in your early 20’s is not necessarily what you’ll need when you’re in your 30’s and 40’s. Here are some of […]

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Gerstad Builders Create Flexible Family Homes in Liberty Trails

    It turns out; buyers can have it all when building a home. Liberty Trails in McHenry has just what today’s families are looking for: gorgeous green space, convenience to schools and shopping and plenty of optional choices to create a home that reflects personal style and needs. Gerstad Builders designed […]

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  7. This Year, Spring Cleaning Should Be in a New Home

    The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and that can only mean one thing: spring. The arrival of spring means longer days, warmer weather and the promise of summer fun just around the corner. Spring also marks the end of winter and the beginning of home-selling and home-buying season. […]

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  8. 8 Fantastic Benefits of Buying a New Home

    Buying a new home is like starting with a clean slate, especially when you choose Gerstad Builders. At our new home communities in Illinois and Wisconsin, buyers can choose from a wide range of floor plan options and individually customized designs to suit every need. Here are some of the […]

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  9. Discover Why Families Love New McHenry Homes

    Nestled in the northeastern corner of Illinois, McHenry is the perfect place for anyone looking to raise a family outside the bright lights of the big city with excellent recreation, shopping, dining and more. Our Liberty Trails master-planned community is in the quiet suburbs surrounded by natural beauty. Outdoor lovers […]

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  10. Spring Real Estate Trends

    Spring may mean weddings, graduations, youth sports or just allergies for you and your family; but for real estate agents and brokers, spring is the busiest time of the year.  It’s the time they kick it into high gear, with packed schedules, busy days and nights showing and listing homes, […]

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