ILLINOIS & WISCONSIN– April 16, 2021 –– Shodeen Homes invites new home buyers to ‘Spring into Savings’ at a Shodeen community in Illinois’ western suburbs or Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Celebrating 60 years as a family owned-and-operated builder, Shodeen’s ‘Spring into Savings’ event offers special savings on to-be-built ranch, two-story and low-maintenance Village homes through May 31st.
“Despite the record snow and cold, the winter housing market has been hot,” said Craig Shodeen, President of Shodeen Homes. “Historically low interest rates coupled with the pandemic, which created pent-up-demand and had homeowners spending more time working, learning and enjoying leisure time at home, led to a surge in new homes sales. Buyers reevaluated their lifestyle needs and wants, gravitating to open concept floor plans, current design trends and energy-efficient features available in new construction.”
According to the Census Bureau Hew Home Sales Report, new single-family home sales were up 4.3% month-over-month and a whopping 19.3% higher than January of 2020. A recent Zillow survey found interest in new homes up 82% in the third quarter of 2020 and reported more than a quarter of new home buyers who purchased new construction did so to customize home features, while 37% chose to be the first owner of a home because everything was new and never used.
“The advantages of new construction go beyond today’s most current trends,” Shodeen said. “Our homes feature industry-leading, energy-efficient features that, on average, are 40% more efficient than homes built just 10 years ago. New homes are built with the most current building codes providing the most up-to-date safety mandates and each Shodeen home comes with a 1-5- and-10-year warranty giving buyers peace-of-mind when making their new home investment.”
Shodeen, synonymous since 1961 with building architecturally-distinct, quality homes and developing communities with desirable amenities that benefit residents for generations to come, offers ranch, two-story and first-floor master plans as well as low-maintenance Village Homes, priced from the upper-$200s to the upper-$500s at communities in Campton Hills, Elburn, Geneva, Maple Park and Sycamore as well as Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
In Illinois, buyers can save on new construction at Shodeen’s Norton Lake neighborhood in Campton Hills. Served by top-ranked St. Charles District #303 schools and minutes from shopping along Randall Road, Norton Lake homeowners enjoy the 10-acre lake, walking and bike path and can walk to Bell-Graham Elementary school. Homes, priced from the $470s, range from 2,373 to over 3,545 square feet in size with three to five bedrooms, two to 3 ½ baths, basements and two or three-car garages.
West of Campton Hills, buyers can be part of Shodeen’s newest community, Elburn Station is centered around the Elburn Metra Station, is in walking distance of charming downtown Elburn and served by Kaneland School District #302 schools. Three distinct series of homes are offered. Priced from the $270s, the low maintenance Village Homes range from 1,043 to 2,071 square feet in size with 2 or three bedrooms, 1 ½ to 2 ½ baths, basements and two-car garages. The Settlements Series, priced from the low $300s, offers homes ranging from 1,613 to 2,230 square feet in size with two to four bedrooms, two or 2 ½ baths, basements and two-car garages. The Crossings, priced from the mid-$300s, offers homes ranging from 2,051 to 2,674 square feet in size with three or four bedrooms, two or 2 ½ baths, basements and two or three-car garages.
Also, in Elburn, buyers can enjoy a new home at the established community of Blackberry Creek, which features an on-site elementary school. Priced from the $390s, homes range from 2,051 to 2,688 square feet in size with three or four bedrooms, two or 2 ½ baths, basements and two or three-car garages.
Further west and minutes from both the I-88 business corridor and DeKalb, Shodeen offers homes at Squires Crossing in Maple Park. Homes are priced from the $290s and range from 1,860 to 2,584 square feet in size with three or four bedrooms, two or 2 ½ baths, basements and two or three-car garages.
Just few blocks from quaint downtown Sycamore, Reston Ponds, which consists of 15-acres of parks and six ponds, offers homes priced from the low-$300s ranging from 1,613 to 2,595 square feet in size with three or four bedrooms, two or 2 ½ baths, basements and two or 2 ½ car garages. Also, in Sycamore, Heron Creek features ponds, walking trails and parks and offers similar plans to Reston Ponds.
Buyers interested in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin living, whether seasonal or year round, can select from a series of ranch and two-story designs at Stone Ridge, just west of Route 12 and north of 120.
The community, within walking distance of downtown Lake Geneva and Geneva Lake, features homes priced from the low-$400s and ranging from 1,860 to 2,674 square feet with three or four bedrooms, 2 ½ to 3 ½ baths, 9’ first-floor ceilings, choice of exterior elevations, full basements per plan and two or three-car garages.