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What Does it Cost to Build a Custom Home in Chicago?

Are you looking to build a custom home in the Chicago area? Overstreet Builders has been building homes in the Chicago suburbs for over 50 years. Whether you want to live in one of our communities in Elgin or Naperville, or on land of your own, or whether you want to choose from one of [...]


Last Minute Back-to-School Prep

Were you still enjoying summer vacation when the first day of school suddenly popped up? Here are some great places near Elgin and Naperville for all of your back-to-school needs! Learning Supplies: Chicago Teacher Store Location: Chicago Good news parents: this teacher supply store is open to the public and has everything you need to [...]


The Cast Against the Tiny House

If you’ve turned on a television, browsed the internet or just been anywhere but under a rock in the last few years, you’ve undoubtedly seen the growing Tiny House trend. People get rid of a majority of their possessions, find a patch of land and live in a house that’s less than 500 square feet. [...]


Best Ice Cream Shops near Elgin and Naperville

This summer has been a scorcher, and we’ve found that the best way to cool off is with a huge bowl of ice cream. From gelato to cookie dough to giant sundaes served in a kitchen sink (really), there are plenty of delicious ice cream shops near our new homes in Elgin and Naperville. So [...]


How to Keep Your New Home Cool Without Blasting the AC

This summer, there’s no need to blast the air conditioning to cool your new home in Naperville or Elgin. These simple tips will help you get the most out of your A.C. and keep your home feeling cool. Ceiling fans should rotate counter-clockwise You may have set your ceiling fans to clockwise during the winter [...]