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  1. SMART Assistants Work for You

    There are many SMART Technology assistants that make life more convenient for homeowners every day. These assistants, or artificial intelligence, can be integrated into your SMART home technology system and synchronized with any smartphone. In our third installment of the SMART Home Technology blog series, we will share how your […]

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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. Successful Planning Equals a Successful Backyard Party

    Its summer in McHenry and your backyard looks beautiful. From new homes to homes well lived in, backyards are great for many things. One of which, is a backyard party. Here are some basic ways to plan and execute the perfect backyard party. To plan a stress free barbecue, start […]

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  4. McHenry’s Prized Gem

    It is a beautiful summer evening, what should you do for fun? You can relax in the backyard and have a bonfire or watch a movie on the couch. There is another option and it is just a stone’s throw from your Gerstad Builders home in McHenry.  Pack up the […]

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  5. The Tech Check Off List

    Welcome to part two of our SMART Technology blog series. In the first blog post, “Make Your Home a Smart Home” we discussed a general over view of SMART homes. In today’s post we are going to start to break apart the different parts that make up a SMART home. […]

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  6. Gerstad Builders Voted 2019 Best Home Builder

    We are honored to announce that Gerstad Builders has been voted as the Best Home Builder of 2019 in this year’s ‘Best of the Fox’ awards. Each year the Northwest Herald gives the opportunity to its residents to decide on their favorite businesses in a variety of different categories. The […]

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  7. Don’t Miss Out On Gerstad Builders Marvel-ous Sale

    Announcing Gerstad Builders, the Superhero of homebuilding, and their Marvel-ous Sale! From Memorial Day to Labor Day, take advantage of 20% off of their three most popular packages – with up to $5,400 in possible savings, this could be the best deal in the universe! Our most popular package, the Envision Luxury […]

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  8. Water Activities Near Gerstad Builders Communities

    Summer is just around the corner, and, collectively, I think we all are ready for it. For many of us, the glorious summer days of Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin are the very reason we stick around through the winter and spring months. Needless to say that with all this […]

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  9. Let’s Talk About Buying A New Home

    You are ready; this is an exciting time in your life! You have been saving for years just to afford the industry standard 10%-15% down payment. Now it’s time to decide who the best builder is to build your dream home. You are about to embark on one of the […]

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  10. America’s Most Wanted Bathroom Feature

    What bathroom feature is most wanted by home buyers? You will never guess. Think about it for a moment. Ready with your guess? Nope, it isn’t a walk-in-closet, fancy shower or Jacuzzi tub. Hold on to your seat…a linen closet. You heard correctly, a linen closet. According to the National […]

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