Category Archives: New Homes

When is the Best Time to Build a Custom Home?

December 9, 2016

Building a custom home is a big commitment for buyers in terms of time. Unlike purchasing an existing home, which is a process that typically is accomplished in a couple months, building a new home takes significantly longer. With this in mind, many homebuilding customers wonder, “When is the best time to build a custom

Choosing the Right Staircase for Your New Home

August 24, 2015

In Chicago, new homes often are at least two stories and since staircases are a necessary component of the design, how the staircase fits into the home’s design is dependent on the size of the home and the cost. Smaller, lower cost homes have plainer, more standard staircases. Larger, more expensive custom Chicago two story

Ways to Build “Green” Custom Homes

June 29, 2015

Going “green” is important to many families today, and families often take many measures to reduce their impact on the environment. If you’re constantly looking for ways to reduce your environmental impact, you may want to consider having a “green” custom home built for your family. With the help of a New Lenox IL experienced

Which Countertops Should You Choose in Your Custom Home?

June 29, 2015

One of the benefits of going with custom Mokena IL new homes is the ability to choose exactly what you want for every room in your home. From lighting, to appliances, to your countertops, you get to decide. Of course, one of the big decisions you’ll make is the choice of countertops for the kitchen.

Improve Your Custom Home with Amenities You Don’t Want to Live Without

June 29, 2015

When you decide to build a custom home, you have the opportunity to choose all the amenities you don’t want to live without. A custom home is far more than just a place to live – it’s a place where you’ll create important memories, so it needs to be designed to make life more efficient

A Look at the Customized Home Building Process

April 27, 2015

Custom homes offer homeowners the ability to have more choice and flexibility in their purchase. Here, every step of the process is fully customized to meet their needs down to the finest detail, giving a property more personality. For customized new construction homes, Chicago residents trust P.D. Hartz Builders. We know, as custom home builders

Location, Location, Location – Finding the Right Home for Your Needs

April 1, 2015

It’s more than a house–it’s your home! That means when you’re shopping for it, there is a lot more involved than just choosing the right look, the right number of rooms and a convenient location. Multiple variables enter into play. The wrong choice could turn your dream house into a nightmare. Nowhere is it ever

5 Tips to Design the Perfect, New Home with Your Custom Home Builder in the Chicago Suburbs

April 1, 2015

We all love to see new construction homes. It’s not at all uncommon to drive around to see the architecture in a given area. The chances are good that those gorgeous new homes you’re viewing in Chicago were built–at least in part– by P.D. Hartz Builders. As part of the industry for more than thirty

The Advantages of Custom Home Construction

March 3, 2015

What details do you look for in a new home? You may know the location, square footage, construction material, number of bedrooms, basement details, and, most importantly, the floor plan that conforms to your lifestyle. But, while you’re touring many homes, you may discover that you can’t seem to find what you want. You may

Custom Home Builders Satisfy the Demand for Eco-Friendly Amenities

March 3, 2015

P.D. Hartz Builders custom homes make impressive advances to fulfill the needs and expectations of their clients. Bouncing back from a lethargic residential climate, custom home builders are experiencing an accelerated closing rate on clients investing in high-quality custom homes in Lemont, IL by providing their clients added incentives. Many of the national custom home