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Hosting Movie Night in Your Overstreet Home

The weather is getting colder which means we’re spending more time inside. How do we like to fill our nights in? By watching movies, of course. Get friends and family together and watch movies in your Overstreet living room. Snuggle up with some snacks, beverages and deserts. We’re listing ways you can get your home [...]

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Celebrate Thanksgiving in the Chicago Suburbs

We can’t believe it either…Thanksgiving is almost here. It’s time to start those holiday traditions with your family. We know the holidays can get overwhelming so now is the time to get planning. We’re listing ways to get you prepped and ready to go for the holidays. No one likes to rush through the festivities, [...]

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The Best Dog Breeds for the Chicago Area

October is #DogAdoptionMonth; you can save a dog’s life by choosing adoption instead of going to a breeder. By adopting, you can save money and give a dog a well deserved home. Now that we’ve convinced you to adopt, it’s time to decide what type of breed to get. Chicago is known for its dogs [...]

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Preparing for the Full Moon

October’s full moon is approaching! This year on October 13th, get your Overstreet home prepared so you can be comfortable during this major event. October’s full moon is called the Full Hunter’s Moon. It gets its name from the game you hunt, like deer or rabbits, when they are at their fattest to prepare for [...]

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Football Prep Checklist for Your Overstreet Home

Football season is finally here! If you are like us, we root for the Chicago Bears. Currently, they are one of the strongest teams in the NFL. With players like Eddie Jackson and Khalil Mack, the Chicago Bears are looking more robust with more talent at their disposal. Now that football is back, it’s time [...]

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Getting Back to School Ready

Class is back in session in the Chicago suburbs! Back to school season can be stressful, but these below tips and tricks can help keep you and your kids on track and focused as you take on the new school year. Clean the House Start off the school year with a clean house. End of [...]

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How Long Does It Take to Build a Custom Home?

Buying a custom home doesn’t have to take a long time.  We make the building process as quick as possible at Overstreet so you can settle into your new home. We’re breaking down the timeline of the building process of a custom home. Finding your perfect plot: Offsite – It could take you a week to find your [...]

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Hosting the 4th Of July Bash

Are you celebrating in style this 4th of July? If you’re all about the fireworks, head to Navy Pier for the spectacular Aon Summer Fireworks show. Over 100,000 people attended the extravaganza last year—so prepare for traffic and herds of red, white, and blue. If crowds aren’t your style, host an Independence Day bash from [...]

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Tips For Staying Cool In Your Overstreet Home

After months of miserable weather, us Chicagoans are ready to sip lemonade on sun-drenched patios. Overstreet Homes are picture-perfect for summer with open floor plans and expansive windows to let in the light. But with that glorious sunshine comes the heat and humidity. We want your home to be a comfortable retreat this summer. Here [...]

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Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

What is it about selling a home that’s so daunting? It’s not the transaction itself, but the packing and prepping that makes the move so overwhelming. If you’ve lived in your current home for over 5 years, you know putting up the “For Sale” sign is only the first step. But you’ve found your dream [...]

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