Another Win at The HBAGC Key Awards! 2021 Edition

As members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC), we have an annual opportunity to enter projects for the Key Awards, which are a prestigious award in our industry. We’ve entered projects every year since 2012 and are..

2021 Home Remodeling Trends in Chicago's Northwest Suburbs

Current and upcoming trends are something everyone likes to be aware of when planning a home remodel. This year, 2021 home design trends have been greatly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and the shift it has caused in the role our homes play in..

How to Prepare for A Major Remodel

Major remodels are just that, major. How do you begin planning for something that is going to disrupt your home for months? That’s what we’re here to help you plan for. The more planning and conversations that you can have with your design build..

How Much Does a New Home Cost in Chicago? [2021]

It goes without saying that the cost of your new home in Chicago depends heavily on the location of the home as well as its size. Today, we’ve compiled information from Zillow, the Illinois REALTORS® via Norada Real Estate Investments, and MRED..

Why People Are Moving to the Suburbs from Chicago

In July of 2020, PEW Research Center released a study that found that 22% of adults in the United States moved or know someone who moved because of the pandemic. Certain cities have seen an exodus of many residents and/or a much more active real..

9 Home Office Ideas for Working Remotely in the Chicago Area

For several industries, remote work has become the new normal. Many of us procrastinated setting up a fully-functional home office in the expectation that we’d soon be returning to our corporate office space. But if you’ve been in a holding..

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How Much Does a Basement Remodel Cost in Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs? [2021]

One of the most cost-effective ways to increase your home’s usable square footage is to remodel your basement. Unlike a second-story addition or a ground floor addition, a basement remodel doesn’t typically require any alterations to your home’s..

How Much Does a Home Addition Cost in Chicago's Northwest Suburbs?

There comes a point at which rearranging furniture just doesn’t cut it. Whether your family is growing, you’re welcoming parents, in-laws, or adult children into your living space and you need an extra bathroom or bedroom, or you’re just trying..

The Best Winter Getaways in Illinois

The summer months have come to a close, and for many of us, 2020 was a year without too much travel. Combine that with the winter weather, and you may find that you are eager for a change of scenery and a little adventure! The good news is that..

Cabinet Door Styles For Your Remodel

When you’re remodeling a kitchen or bathroom, some of the decisions are easier to make than others. Cabinets are not one of them! When it comes to cabinetry design, there are so many choices to make to completely customize your space. Today’s..