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  1. Gerstad Builders Creates Dream Home for McHenry County Couple

    Chuck and Linda Seward dreamed for years of remodeling their McHenry County home, but were repeatedly disappointed as contractors, building permits and financing issues always seemed to fall through. Thanks to the efforts of Roger Gerstad and his team at Gerstad Builders, the couple now happily resides in a brand […]

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  2. Head to the Slopes This Weekend

    On Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25, be sure to head to the slopes! The 110th Annual Norge Ski Jump Tournament at the Norge Ski Club is taking place from noon to 4 p.m. both days, with gates opening at 11 a.m. If you’ve never been, now’s your chance! […]

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  3. Kick-Off the New School Year with these Healthy Lunch Recipes

    ‘Tis the season for school supplies, teacher-student meet-and-greet sessions, homework, and planning for success in the coming year! While purchasing a new home in a fantastic school district in McHenry County is an important part of ensuring that your child receives a top-notch education, Gerstad Builders recognizes parents’ need to […]

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  4. Prestwick Model Home Opens in Dawson Creek

    A new model home recently opened in Gerstad Builders’ Trails of Dawson Creek community in Poplar Grove, Illinois! The ranch-style Prestwick is one of our most popular floor plans and features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a two-car garage and basement option. Well-designed living space creates the perfect area for entertaining […]

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  5. McHenry County Camps Offer Summer Fun for Children of All Ages

    Updated on 6/7/2016 After the final school bell has rung for the year, it is time for summer camp! Now is the perfect time for busy moms and dads to start checking out great local summer camps that will keep kids active, entertained, and most of all, happy! Just 90 […]

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  6. Don’t Miss Winterfest at Lake Geneva near Bailey Estates

    Don’t miss the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition, part of more than 10 days of family fun at Winterfest at Lake Geneva. Residents of Bailey Estates and the Trails of Pheasant Ridge should stop by between Wednesday, Jan. 29 and Saturday, Feb. 2 to see the amazing sculptures. Winners will […]

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  7. Act Now for Low Pricing on McHenry Homes

    By now, everyone is fully aware that the real estate market is picking up nationwide, which means home prices and mortgage interest rates are on the rise. Because of these increases, it is becoming harder and harder for home buyers to find good deals on quality homes. At Gerstad, we […]

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  8. McHenry County and St. Baldrick’s Foundation invite you to Go Bald for a Cause

    Since the first St. Baldrick’s event in 2000, thousands across the country have sacrificed the hair on their head to help fund the research of the Children’s Oncology Group. The first event, hosted by creators Tim Kenny, John Bender and Enda McDonnell, raised $104,000 and had 19 individuals shave their […]

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  9. May your days be bright..

    ….and your New Year be filled with the comforts of home and the company of family and friends.  This is a beautiful time of year with snow glittering and the laughter of loved ones celebrating together. Low interest rates combined with home prices being the lowest they have been in […]

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  10. Construction is Everywhere

    Construction can be positive in many ways. New and improved roads and development of new stores and malls are only a couple. Gerstad Builders is happy to report that Liberty Trails is experiencing its own positive additions. Liberty Trails presently has four homes under construction, which is showing a positive […]

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