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  1. New Release in Liberty Trails

    Gerstad Builders is excited to announce a new section of lots in their successful Liberty Trails neighborhood. This is the FINAL PHASE! Solidify your spot in this amazing upcoming community and find the home site of your dreams. Liberty Trails, a new home community in McHenry, is loved by residents […]

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  2. Vote for Gerstad Builders for The Best of the Fox

    Each year the Northwest Herald host a public contest for the residents of McHenry County to pick their favorite businesses. The winners are designated as ‘The Best of the Fox’. In 2017 and 2018, Gerstad builders was honored as The Best New Home Builders in McHenry County. Over the last […]

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  3. Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day Festivities Right in Your Own Backyard

    March is finally here and this means two things; spring is around the corner and it’s time to make your St. Patrick’s Day celebration plans. There are many activities planned around the city of Chicago, however you don’t need to fight the traffic and head downtown when there is plenty […]

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  4. Thank You McHenry For The $10,000

    For a limited time only, the City of McHenry is offering a 50% discount on impact fees for new home construction; however you must apply for a permit before September 2019. Every homebuilder in the City of McHenry has received this reduction, and will choose to apply the savings in […]

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  5. Skiing, Sledding and Tubing Near Your Gerstad Home

    Whether it’s a small slope in the backyard or a gigantic water tower hill, it’s safe to say that most Illinois and Wisconsin residents have experienced sledding, skiing, or tubing at least once in their life.  McHenry, Richmond, Poplar Grove and Williams Bay have tons of great opportunities to experience […]

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  6. Gerstad Builders Wins Platinum Key Award for Palmer Plan

    Our Gerstad Builders team is proud to announce that we won the Platinum Key award in the Production Home 2,000-8,000 square feet category for our Palmer new home in Liberty Trails. Presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC), the Key Awards are the premier awards given in […]

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  7. 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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  8. Is Your New Home in Illinois Ready for New Technology and Devices?

    If you’re looking to outfit your new home with digital locks, security cameras, thermostats and smart lights, then you’re going to need a smart home hub to connect them all together! At Gerstad Builders, we offer the highest quality new homes throughout Illinois and Wisconsin and we always strive to […]

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  9. Jump-Starting the Holiday Spirit Around Gerstad Communities

    The holiday season is just around the corner! As the streets begin to sparkle and merchants make preparations for crowds of shoppers, residents near Gerstad Builders’ communities have lots of special upcoming events to look forward to near their new homes in McHenry, Williams Bay, Poplar Grove and Richmond. Most […]

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  10. Corn Maze Roundup Near Gerstad Communities

    Winter is coming, but we can enjoy the spectacular beauty during the weeks of fall! Picking apples and pumpkins, sipping hot cider, and spending the afternoon scurrying around a corn maze are the activities that make autumn our favorite season. Our Gerstad team has uncovered some the best apple picking […]

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