McHenry County Housing Market Gains Momentum to Start 2013

February 20, 2013

McHenry County Home BuilderAccording to an analysis by RE/MAX, real estate markets in the seven counties of metro Chicago are showing signs of improvement. The seven counties include Kendall, Cook, McHenry, Will, Lake, DuPage and Kane counties. Year-over-year these counties saw an increase of 36 percent in new home sales in January 2013. Specifically, the McHenry County housing market saw an increase of 28 percent in new homes sales. These numbers continued the positive trend seen in the metro Chicago area over the last nine months.

As a McHenry County home builder, Gerstad Builders is excited to see consistent improvement in the housing market. “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.”

In addition to home sales overall, sales of single-family homes increased 26 percent year-over-year in January for McHenry County. Gerstad Builders builds 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. With a wide-range of home designs and a variety of design options to customize your home, Gerstad Builder has the perfect McHenry County new home for you and your family.

As the metro Chicago housing market continues to strengthen, now is a great time to purchase a new home in McHenry County. In addition to McHenry County, Gerstad Builders offers beautiful new homes in Poplar Grove and Williams Bay, Wis. For more information on all of their new home communities, visit www.GerstadBuilders.com today!

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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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