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The Luxury of Building New

There are many reasons why building a new home has major benefits over purchasing a used home.  These are the same reasons that people never go back to purchasing used homes once they have built from the ground up! 1.  Warranty.  Existing homes don’t have one.  Therefore, problems are problems from the get-go and will [...]

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Buying a New Home vs Buying a Resale

There are plenty of options when looking to become a homeowner. A critical decision that families have to make is whether to buy a new home or a used one. Buyers will need to consider what they can and can’t live without when making this choice. Can an older home meet the needs of today’s [...]

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What Is A Tear Down

When home buyers are looking for their ideal house, the thought of starting from scratch can be a little off-putting. Under what circumstances do you opt for a teardown and how could Overstreet Builders deliver your dream home to your dream location? A teardown is a process in which an individual buys an existing home [...]

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Where should YOU live?

Where should you live? Before you can even begin your process of purchasing a new home, you’ll need to do some thinking!  Where do you want to live?  How much do you want to spend?  What kind of house are you looking for?  … etc.  This guide is going to help you understand what type [...]

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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 [...]

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Know Before You Close

Effective October 3, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has made the process of getting a mortgage on your new custom home easier to understand by instituting the new Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule, part of a new Bureau-wide initiative by the same name. The required disclosure forms have been reduced from [...]

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How to Choose a Home Builder

It’s time. The economy is recovering and you decide that you are building a new home. You have pinpointed the community that you’d love to live in. With so many choices available, how can you confidently choose a builder? Successfully fulfilling your dream of building a house is built on a foundation of trust. Here [...]

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