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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Winter Fun in Lake Geneva

    The town of Lake Geneva has something spectacular planned for the next few days, so if you are looking for something fun to do, look no further than the annual Winterfest festival. This festival lasts nine full days and celebrates the cold and snow of winter with art, family and […]

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  4. The 2019 Color of the Year

    When the New Year approaches, we all get ready to celebrate. For certain companies, this is an exciting time of the year. They get to announce what color will be the used as the color of the year. If you are getting ready to build your new home in one […]

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  5. What is Your Outdoor Living Space Missing?

    The best thing about Illinois and Wisconsin is being able to make the most of your new home’s outdoor living spaces. Depending on the type of outdoor space you have, you may actually be able to use it all year long, and in any weather. Extending the indoors to your […]

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  6. An Ultimate Summer Party at Neighbors’ Fest in Poplar Grove

    Summer has finally arrived, and what better way to celebrate than to have some fun in your own community! Close the apps on your phone, shut-off the television and join the Poplar Grove community at Neighbors’ Fest 2018. Poplar Grove is home of our Trails of Dawson Creek community where […]

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  7. Memorial Day Activities near Gerstad Communities

    For some, Memorial Day weekend means the end of the school year, a long-awaited trip to the beach, or that first boat ride on the lake. While you may be eager to get your summer fun started, it’s important to recognize all of the honorable men and women who have […]

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  8. Summer Fun Near Gerstad Communities

    Summer is a special time when many camps are available throughout the McHenry, Williams Bay, Poplar Grove and Richmond areas. These camps help children make amazing memories and feature lakes and nature trails that are perfect for exploring this summer. If you’re looking to register your children for summer camps, […]

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  9. Mixed Materials, Colors and Other Trends for Kitchens and Bathrooms

    At Gerstad Builders, we’re committed to building a home that is far more than bricks and mortar. With our spectacular floor plans and convenient locations, we can help you build and design the home of your dreams! From finishes to fixtures to new technology and lighting regulations, kitchens and bathrooms […]

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  10. Saving Energy and Money with Gerstad Homes

    One of the huge benefits of purchasing a new home is that they are more energy efficient than older homes. According to the National Association of Home Builders, newer homes average $241 a year to maintain while homes built in the 1980’s average $633 annually – that’s more than 2.5 […]

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