McHenry County Housing Market has Positive January to Start 2013

McHenry County home builderThe McHenry County housing market had an impressive January to get 2013 started off on the right foot. According to an analysis by RE/MAX, McHenry County saw an increase of 28 percent in new home sales.

As a McHenry County home builder, Gerstad Builders is excited about these signs of improvement. “Continued improvement shows that the housing market is not only rebounding, but it is gaining momentum,” stated Roger Gerstad, President of Gerstad Builders. “We are thrilled by the increase in activity and excited to assist home buyers in their quest to purchase the home of their dreams.”

The 28 percent increase in McHenry County was consistent with the increases of six other counties in metro Chicago including Kendall, Cook, Will, Lake, DuPage and Kane counties. Year-over-year these counties saw an increase of 36 percent in new home sales in January 2013.

In addition to home sales overall, sales of single-family homes increased 26 percent year-over-year for McHenry County. Gerstad Builders offers beautiful ranch and two-story single-family homes at two communities in McHenry County: Liberty Trails in McHenry and The Trails of Pheasant Ridge in Richmond.

As the McHenry County housing market continues to strengthen, now is the perfect time to purchase the new home of your dreams. In addition to McHenry County, Gerstad Builders offers beautiful new homes in Poplar Grove and Williams Bay, Wis. For more information on all of our new home communities, visit

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