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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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Our Favorite Summer Beers from Local Breweries

Summer’s at its peak in Illinois! There’s no better time to crack open a refreshing, crisp beer than on a hot day in July. We’ve got the seasonal must-haves from our favorite local breweries. These summer ales are guaranteed to pair perfectly with those hot days on the grill! Tucked away in the industrial park [...]

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Family Friendly Summer Activities Around Naperville

Naperville is full of places for the entire family. Whether you’re looking to immerse your family in Naperville’s history or spend a day by the pool, head to these exciting places for a fun-filled family day. The Morton Arboretum The kids will love exploring the beautiful grounds of The Morton Arboretum. Go for a quiet [...]

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Where to Celebrate the 4th of July Around Chicago

Concerts, cookouts, and 4th of July cruises. We’ve put together a list of Chicago hotspots for this year’s Independence Day celebrations. Whether you’re looking for the perfect spot to watch the fireworks from or watch a patriotic parade, there’s more than one way to celebrate the 4th of July around Chicago. Naperville Ribfest: July 4-7 [...]

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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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Bike Trails Near Naperville And Elgin

Whether it’s a stroll down the pavement or an off-road trek, biking near Naperville and Elgin is a great way to explore the suburbs of Chicago. We’ve come up with the perfect trails to bike on near our Overstreet communities! Fox River Bike Trail This trail is a cyclist dream! Located in the heart of [...]

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Best Baseball Hangouts in Chicago

It’s official! Baseball season is back and we’re hitting a home run with these fun sports bar and hangouts around Chicago. Mother Hubbard’s Sports Pub Forty-five TV’s, twenty-two beers on draft, and the self-proclaimed “best wings in Chicago” is what to expect when watching the Cubs game at Mother Hubbard’s Sports and Pub. Staying late? [...]

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Things To Do During Your Chicago Commute

Weekday mornings are about the hustle and bustle! You’ve made it out of your Overstreet home and finally into your car. On a good day, it’s about an hours drive from Naperville to the heart of downtown Chicago. We’ve got a few suggestions to make your morning commute a smooth drive. Coffee First On the [...]

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Chicago Outdoor Landscaping Tips and Tricks

Winter is making a last ditch effort this week but Spring will be arriving in Chicago in due time. It’s time to clear out the debris of winter from your garden as you welcome spring to your Overstreet home landscape. Here’s a few tips and gardening suggestions to get your garden in perfect shape by [...]

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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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