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A Basic Toolbox for new Homeowners

Posted: December 28, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

If you are a new homeowner, one of the first things you’ll need is a well-equipped tool box. If you’re starting from scratch, it might be confusing as to what tools to include. Hartz Homes has put together a list of ten essential tools for a basic home toolbox. With time, you are likely to Read More


Have fun decorating a themed Christmas Tree!

Posted: December 10, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

Employees of Hartz Construction had fun decorating the lobby Christmas tree with a “construction” theme. Tools, miniature bull dozers, and blueprints were cheerfully hung from the branches. And, it was topped with a star made from a folding ruler! Why not challenge your family to decorate the tree in a theme relating to your family? Read More


Tips for upgrading your new Hartz Home

Posted: November 16, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

You’re ready to buy a new home from Hartz Homes, and by that we mean a NEW home…one constructed just for you! You’ve chosen your lot and your plan, and now you’re ready to decide on the upgrades. It’s rare for a buyer to move forward with a completely as-is home when it comes to Read More


Make your new Hartz home even more beautiful!

Posted: October 1, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

As you move into your new home from Hartz Homes, here are a few decorating tips to help you create the perfect space for your family.  A little color, a little texture, and a bit of personality can make a world of difference in your home. Here are some great ideas to create some wonderful spaces Read More


Fall projects for homeowners

Posted: October 1, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

Fall is fast approaching, and winter is just around the corner. Here are a few fall projects from Hartz Homes that can help prevent future headaches next spring. Winterize your lawn mower or tractor Before your tractor hibernates for the winter, take a few minutes to prevent springtime troubles. Moisture inside an unused engine leads Read More


Myths about your credit score

Posted: September 17, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

Forty percent of us think our credit score will climb if we carry a small balance (nope), and 52% don’t realize bad credit can increase the amount needed for deposits on utilities (it can!), according to a NerdWallet survey. Hartz Homes recognizes that there are myths and misinformation about credit scores. And, these myths can Read More


Simple landscape ideas yield big results

Posted: August 31, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

We’ve seen some great ways homeowners have added additional beauty to the outside of their new Hartz Home. Here are just a few of these easy-to-do landscaping projects that could help inspire your creation. Plant a colorful flower bed There is no better way to celebrate warmer weather in the Chicago area than with splashes Read More


Purchase a brand-new home or buy a resale?

Posted: August 15, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

If you are in the market for a new home, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is whether to buy new construction home or an existing resale house. To help in your decision making, Hartz Homes has put together six considerations that can help you make the right choice for your situation. Read More