Single Family Homes

Gerstad Builders Shares Tips for Packing Healthier Lunches this School Year

For parents, purchasing a new home near a fantastic school district is only half the battle. With childhood obesity still a HOT topic, it is important that once the school bell rings, parents have the opportunity to continue instilling healthy habits even when their children are in the cafeteria. While many school systems have started …

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Outrageously Colorful Home With Dark Past Seeks New Owner

Located in Kenwood, this historic home has seen some things, but is so bright and colorful, you would never know. Built in 1901 by architects Benjamin Marshall & Horatio Wilson, this home belonged to banker William T. Fenton. Fenton suffered from severe illness and insomnia, and in 1922, the banker drowned himself in Lake Michigan …

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Home Prices Climb as Inventory Remains Low in Illinois

New numbers released by the Illinois Association of REALTORS® point out that in April, the trend of increased prices for homes continued but tighter inventory locked home sales numbers down. Statewide home sales in April 2014 totaled 11,845 homes sold, down from 12,846 in April 2013. The number of houses on the market in April …

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Water Ski Show Team Back in Season Near McHenry Real Estate

Summer is here which means the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team is back in season. Residents of McHenry real estate do not have to travel to see this award-winning team. Free shows will be available to the public on certain Fridays throughout the summer, providing the team an opportunity to practice their tricks in …

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