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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. Price Rollback Plus Discounts on New Homes

    The time to purchase new McHenry County real estate couldn’t be better because of the fabulous incentive being offered by Gerstad Builders, Inc. With the base prices rolled back eight years, to what they were in 2003, and an additional discount of 10% off that price, this represents our best offer EVER! This combined […]

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  3. 1950's Nostalgia in McHenry County

    Now that spring has officially arrived and warmer weather is on the way, it is time to bring the family out for two of the best 1950’s nostalgia happenings in McHenry County. On April 1 our famous Richmond Dog n Suds Drive-In restaurant opened for its 48th year. They’re located in the […]

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  4. Construction To Begin In The Trails of Dawson Creek

    Are you tired of touring the same floor plans? Are you looking for a unique new home? Well, we have just the thing for you. Construction on two new Poplar Grove homes will begin soon in our Dawson Creek subdivision. The first home will feature a new model that will […]

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  5. Does your "side-job" man have insurance coverage?

    As the economy is poor and lots of “trade” people are waiting for work, it is very inviting to hire your neighbor or friend to do your home project. Homeowners think first about saving money and forget to think about what happens when possible complications occur. What happens when something […]

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  6. How To Improve Your Credit Score

    We’d all like to improve our credit scores. From buying new McHenry County real estate and cars to getting a cell phone or applying for homeowners insurance, having a good credit score will help get you approved for a loan and lower your payments. Some employers even pull credit reports […]

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  7. 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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  8. February Monthly Home Maintenance Ideas

    It’s inevitable; all Richmond new homes will need some maintenance from time to time. However, if you invest a little time and energy each month, the burden won’t be so overwhelming and you may avoid some major (and expensive) repairs down the road. So, what should you be working on […]

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  9. Thinking of Buying a New Home? Check Your Credit Report First

    It is a great time to be looking at McHenry County new homes. Many builders are offering great incentives to buy now before the end of the year. And, of course, our Gerstad Homes are no exception! You’ll definitely want to check out our December to Remember sale if you […]

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  10. Don’t miss out! Incredible Interest Rates Won’t Last

    Interest rates have rallied and improved dramatically.   What is most important is that due to the highly unusual set of circumstances that exist, those who are acting quickly are saving.   Interest rates are at an all-time low and the bottom line is that interest rates won’t be this low for long. Interest rates are incredibly volatile and are not likely to hold these levels for long.  

    Home sales and home prices continue to improve.   The NAR rleased information that shows strength in housing so now is the time to get your home on the market and buy a new home in one of Gerstad Builders’ communities, Liberty Trails in McHenry, Pheasant Ridge in Richmond, Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove and Bailey Estates in Williams Bay, Wisconsin

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