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  1. The Trails of Pheasant Ridge

    When building a home, buyers usually come prepared with a wish list a mile long. Families today want to be close to good schools and shopping, but with the ability to retreat to a home in a quiet and friendly neighborhood. They want to pick and choose interior and exterior […]

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  2. 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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  3. Mortgage Rates at Low for 2011

    Mortgage rates are probably the lowest they’ll get in 2011. You can find an interest rate on a 30-year fixed rate loan for as low as 4.5 percent. With this and the fact that builders are offering some fabulous discounts, now is the time to look into the purchase of […]

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Short Summer Day Excursion

    Are you looking for a short summer day excursion?  The quaint town of Richmond, IL. makes a great day trip. Begin your day with a walk through antique lane which is centrally located in the downtown business area. This popular area features numerous shops and is famous for the one-of-a-kind […]

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