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The Hartz Design Center: Making your house a home

Posted: April 17, 2017 - Homebuyer's Blog

Imagine having the latest finishes, the newest tile and flooring selections and innovative tech products at your fingertips. When you buy a new home from Hartz Homes, you do! We take great pride in stocking our design studios with the latest and best products, offering you the opportunity to choose finishes and options that not Read More


Great ideas on creating a perfect home office

Posted: April 6, 2017 - Homebuyer's Blog

Great ideas on creating a perfect home office   More and more people buying a Hartz Home desire a home office. What’s driving this trend? First, it seems more people are working from home these days. (Forbes magazine estimates that more than 20% of all Americans now work from home.) Second, a lot of home Read More


Welcome to Playa Vista of Plainfield

Posted: March 17, 2017 - Homebuyer's Blog

Welcome to Playa Vista Hartz Homes proudly introduces its newest community, Playa Vista. Located in Plainfield (on 135th street, just east of Ridge Road), the community offers well-designed single family homes beginning in the upper $200’s. There is also a limited number of stylish townhomes. Playa Vista features homes with distinctive elevations, open floorplans, and Read More


Making kids feel at home once you move in

Posted: March 6, 2017 - Homebuyer's Blog

Moving into a new home from Hartz Construction is exciting for you and your family. You are probably eager to make your new surroundings comfortable and familiar, especially for your children.  Here are some great ideas to help your kids feel right at home easily and quickly. Get down and get funky. A homebuyer in Read More


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