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Organize Key Documents When You Move

Posted: February 16, 2017 - Homebuyer's Blog

Your new home from Hartz Homes has just been completed.  Now, comes the task of moving in, putting everything in its place and deciding how you will organize your new surroundings. This includes finding a new spot for your important documents. Don’t overlook this important step, or you could be searching everywhere for important paperwork Read More


7 Top Tips for Downsizing

Posted: February 6, 2017 - Homebuyer's Blog

More and more folks are coming to the Hartz Homes sales offices looking to downsize. This certainly includes Lago Vista, the popular 55+ community in Lockport (check out why). But, it also includes other Hartz communities too, from townhomes in Oliviabrook (Oakbrook Terrace), Bella Vista (Bolingbrook), and Manchester Cove (Mokena) to single homes in the Read More


6 Big Tax Benefits of Buying a Home!

Posted: January 17, 2017 - Homebuyer's Blog

There are significant tax benefits for people who buy a home from Hartz Homes. Let’s look at six ways these buyers can save on taxes and put money back in their pockets. Deduct mortgage interest The mortgage interest deduction can be one of the largest tax breaks available to homeowners. This deduction can be especially Read More


5 Easy Tips for Houseplants

Posted: January 3, 2017 - Homebuyer's Blog

Many homeowners who have built a home with Hartz Homes enjoy indoor gardening and houseplants, especially during the cold months. Here are five helpful tips from our green-thumb homeowners.  And, we hope that you will send us your tips that we can share as well. Tip #1: Location, location, location.  Location means everything to your Read More


Hartz has A+ Rating From Better Business Bureau

Posted: December 20, 2016 - Homebuyer's Blog

Hartz Construction Co, Inc. (the company behind Hartz Homes) was once again awarded the highest rating for reliability, trustworthiness, and ethical business practices. Hartz earned an A+ rating, the most exclusive overall rating given by the Better Business Bureau. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is a non-profit consumer protection agency. Their A+ rating is a Read More


Thanksgiving Trivia!

Posted: November 15, 2016 - Homebuyer's Blog

Thanksgiving is traditionally a home-oriented holiday. Families gather around the dining table, give thanks, and enjoy a delicious feast.  Hartz Homes values this holiday, and is thankful for the opportunity to have built so many homes that will host these festivities.  In the spirit of the holiday, Hartz would like to share a few nuggets Read More


Why use a preferred lender?

Posted: November 2, 2016 - Homebuyer's Blog

The most important thing a mortgage lender can do for you is process your loan quickly, efficiently, without errors, and close on time. That’s right – the biggest consideration is service, not the rate. Not the rate?!? Yes, because in today’s internet-based, highly-informed culture, most lenders charge about the same rate.  And when you run Read More


What to expect when building a home

Posted: October 17, 2016 - Homebuyer's Blog

Building a new home with Hartz Homes is exciting and rewarding. It’s your chance to get just what you want. You can create the home that fits your family’s needs perfectly. This process does not happen overnight. It involves a process that Hartz Homes has been using for over 50 years in the Chicago market. Read More