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Ranch or two-story, what’s right for you?

Posted: July 31, 2020 - Homebuyer's Blog

One-story versus two-story home: Which is better? Hartz Homes know that the answer isn’t as simple as you might think. The number of floors in a home affects not just the way it looks, but also how easy it is to navigate and maintain, heat and cool, and much more. Here’s a brief look at the pros and cons of one-story Read More

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5 Tips for setting up a home office

Posted: July 15, 2020 - Homebuyer's Blog

More and more people are working from home offices due to the pandemic. Hartz Homes recognizes that a lot of people are setting up these offices for the first time. If you are one of these novice home-workers, here are five tips that can help you get you get set up. Decide what you need Read More

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Exemptions to be auto renewed for homeowners

Posted: June 29, 2020 - Homebuyer's Blog

Hartz Homes would like to pass along information that impacts homeowners in the Chicagoland area. On June 5, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed into law a bill that allows all qualified exemptions for levy year 2019 payable in 2020 to be automatically renewed and processed without re-application for 2020 payable in 2021. This includes Homestead Exemption Read More

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Best choice for first-time home buyers

Posted: June 1, 2020 - Homebuyer's Blog

If you are shopping for a new home, you must choose between new construction or buying an existing older home. And, if you are a first-time home buyer, this can be a daunting decision. Here are two pieces of advice that can help you make the best choice for you and your family. 1.New construction Read More

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Eliminate clutter in your new home!

Posted: May 15, 2020 - Homebuyer's Blog

Now that you are in your new home, here are some tips from Hartz Homes to help you get things organized and avoid clutter. We’ll help you with a plan to help you organize and maintain your home’s seven messiest places. Kitchen The kitchen is the hub of family activity and a high-traffic space. Therefore, Read More

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Tips for achieving a beautiful lawn

Posted: April 30, 2020 - Homebuyer's Blog

Tips for achieving a beautiful lawn At Hartz Homes, we know that your vision for your home doesn’t end at the walls of your house. You likely picture a lush, healthy lawn as the perfect surrounding for your family’s home. So to help you out, here is some practical lawn maintenance advice, especially for the Read More

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How to communicate your style to get the perfect home

Posted: April 17, 2020 - Homebuyer's Blog

How to communicate your style to get the perfect home So, you are building the home of your dreams with Hartz Homes, and you are ready pick out your personal selections. At the Hartz Design Center (shown in photos), there are countless choices in floors, countertops, appliances, cabinets, fixtures, and more.  Communicating your preferences clearly Read More

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Semi-custom is the Hartz Homes way!

Posted: March 16, 2020 - Homebuyer's Blog

Not all major builders are eager to make modifications to their model floor plans. But, Hartz Homes cannot think of anything better than living in a home that has been designed specifically for your taste and lifestyle. After all, it’s your dream home! Hartz Homes knows that there are a lot of stumbling blocks for Read More

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