Archive for Boone County

Chicago New Homes and Condo Sales Remain Strong

Chicago new homes sales rose 23 percent from September of last year, according to the National Association of Realtors. Single-family home and condo sales totaled 7,484 at the national level, the highest number in six years. In Chicago, single-family home and condo sales totaled 1,845 and Chicago condo sales increased 32.2 percent from September 2011. [Read More]

Chicago New Home Sales Increase During October

From September to October, home sales increased 21.8 percent across 19 major U.S. markets, according to Redfin. Home sales often decrease after Labor Day, and this number is a very good sign that the winter housing market will be stronger than in previous years. Home prices also increased 8.4 percent year-over-year during this time. The [Read More]

November 19, 2012 | Author: Jessica Thom | Comments: (0) | Categories: Boone County, Locations, New Homes, Single Family Homes

Incentives and Fewer Fees Lure Illinois Builders and Buyers

Since the 2010 census proclaimed Kendall County as the fastest growing county in the nation, optimism has slowly caught the attention of new developers, builders and new residents in the Chicago area. With local governments slashing large building fees for new-home construction and offering as much as $10,000 in cash to buyers, more and more [Read More]

Poplar Grove Homes Offer Energy Efficient Features

The month of April is all about honoring Mother Nature. From Earth Day to Arbor Day, people around the world are encouraged to go green, promote sustainability and give back to the environment. And, there’s no better place to start than your own home. At Gerstad Builders, we build energy efficient Poplar Grove homes, like [Read More]

McHenry and Poplar Grove Homes for the Holidays

At Gerstad Builders, we want you to come home for the holidays. That’s why we’re offering decorated, move-in ready McHenry and Poplar Grove homes in two of our most popular communities—Liberty Trails and The Trails of Dawson Creek. Both homes are available now and ready for you. Located in McHenry, Liberty Trails is the perfect [Read More]

December 12, 2011 | Author: Gerstad Builders | Comments: (0) | Categories: Boone County, Locations, McHenry County, New Homes

Homeownership Works for McHenry County Residents

Incentives for McHenry new homes promotes American Dream The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released a publication, Homeownership Works, asserting that “the home is central to American life.” The article gave several reasons to support this observation including the home industry creates jobs and housing is an essential component to America’s economic stability. [Read More]

October 25, 2011 | Author: Gerstad Builders | Comments: (0) | Categories: Boone County, Events, In the Burbs, Locations, McHenry County, New Homes

Poplar Grove Home Almost Complete at Dawson Creek

You’ve been patiently waiting, and now the day is almost here: The Biltmore is almost complete at The Trails of Dawson Creek, a community of new Poplar Grove homes. The Biltmore is our response to current market demands. New home buyers are searching for smaller, more affordable ranch –style homes. You spoke, we listened, and [Read More]

September 30, 2011 | Author: Gerstad Builders | Comments: (0) | Categories: Boone County, Chicago Real Estate News, Locations, New Homes, Single Family Homes