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  1. This Year, Spring Cleaning Should Be in a New Home

    The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and that can only mean one thing: spring. The arrival of spring means longer days, warmer weather and the promise of summer fun just around the corner. Spring also marks the end of winter and the beginning of home-selling and home-buying season. […]

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  2. Your 2015 Guide to Holiday Happenings

    The holidays are fast approaching, but there’s still time to go out with friends and family and enjoy the most wonderful time of the year. Luckily, Gerstad Builders is here to help you celebrate the holiday season and ring in the New Year with a list of the best holiday […]

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  3. Apple Picking Opportunities Just in Time for Peak Season

    Fall is finally here and as the air gets crisper, so do the apples. Apple season is once again upon us and the time is right to enjoy these tasty fruits. Luckily, Illinois has some of the best pick-your-own orchards around so you can enjoy one of the season’s favorite […]

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  4. Tips for Making Your New Home Dazzle this Holiday Season

    The holiday season only comes once a year, so take advantage of the excitement and spruce up the house with all the Christmas cheer you can find! Take a look at five quick and easy decorating ideas for holiday fun around your new Gerstad Builders home: Homemade wreaths: A classic […]

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  5. McHenry County Real Estate Gets More Energy Efficient

    2013 is a great year to purchase a new home, especially for buyers in the state of Illinois. As of January 1, all new McHenry County real estate will be 32 percent more energy efficient than those built under the old energy codes put into effect in 2006. What does […]

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  6. Gerstad Builders Receives Website of the Year at Annual SAMMY Awards

    Gerstad Builders is pleased to announce that they were recently received Website of the Year-Volume Builder at the annual KEY and SAMMY Awards hosted by the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago. Designed by mRELEVANCE, LLC, the new website is user-friendly, allowing potential buyers the opportunity to learn more about […]

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  7. Bailey Model Home Available for Immediate Occupancy at Liberty Trails

    A model home’s purpose is to showcase the upscale features and finishes that buyers can choose to include in their new home. These include standard features as well as upgrades, so how great would it be to purchase a McHenry new home that already includes fantastic upgrades? Well, Gerstad Builders […]

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  8. Give Back this Holiday Season near your Richmond New Home

    As you prepare your Richmond new home for the holiday season, it is important to remember your surrounding community. This Saturday, November 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Gerstad Builders encourages you to take a few moments to remember others and help the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team […]

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  9. Wildlife Refuge Authorized Near McHenry New Homes

    McHenry residents will soon be able to enjoy nature at the new Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge. Recently authorized by the federal government, this refuge will provide for the restoration of the tall grass prairies and oak savannas of Illinois and Wisconsin. With 11,200 acres of the refuge scheduled to be […]

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