Now Is A Great Time to Buy A New McHenry County Home

August 25, 2010

The stories about Illinois housing continue to make the evening news and drive time radio. From foreclosures, to mortgage rates to incredible sales, there is certainly lots to talk about. But one thing is for certain, if you have been sitting on the fence, now is the time to just into the market. Whether you are shopping for Chicago real estate or McHenry new homes, now is a terrific time to buy. Here are the top five reasons that McHenry county home builder, Gerstad Builders thinks that owning a home and living  the American dream is still a good idea:

  1. Selection – There is great selection of new homes with lots of interior features and finishes to meet various lifestyles
  2. Green –  Today’s homes are greener and more energy efficient than ever. Homeowners will experience reduced utility bills as they live comfortably in their new home. Most homes today feature products that save water and energy.
  3. Investment – Despite the ups and downs of the market, homeownership remains a very sound investment. Plus, homeownership is more affordable now than ever.
  4. Historically low interest rates – 4% on a 30-year mortgage? We may never see this again in our lifetimes.
  5. Tax benefits – Home ownership still provides excellent tax benefits to homeowners

Gerstad Builders would like to help you call McHenry, Il home. Visit our sales center at Liberty Trails for more information. Liberty Trails is a McHenry new home community located close to schools, shopping, lakes, Fox River, parks, golf and Centegra Hospital. A tot park and green space provide opportunities to relax outdoors without ever leaving the community. Students are served by Hilltop Elementary, Duker Elementary, McHenry Middle and McHenry High schools.

Sales Office Information

1600 Reagan Blvd.
McHenry, IL 60051
Phone: 815-385-4495
Fax: 815-363-2009
Email: Request More Information

About The Author

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Roger Gerstad is the president of Gerstad Builders, a family-owned and operated company committed to construction of homes of the highest quality known to the industry. Roger is a graduate of Bradley University and was educated in the field of construction through the wisdom and leadership of his father. Gerstad has developed the communities of Mill Creek, Waters Edge, Winding Creek, Deerwood, Chesapeake Hills, Abbey Ridge, The Trails of Winding Creek, Pebble Creek, Timber Trails, The Trails of Boone Creek, The Trails of River Oaks, The Towns of Boone Creek, Liberty Trails, and Abbey Ridge Townhomes in McHenry, Illinois as well as Pheasant Ridge in Richmond, Illinois, Bailey Estates in Williams Bay, Wisconsin and Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove, Illinois.

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