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The Process of Custom Home Building

blog / April 24, 2018

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”] The Process of Custom Home Building One of the reasons that people are so afraid of custom home building is because they do not know the steps involved in a new construction process. Oddly enough, a lot of the same steps that are involved in your custom […]




How Hard Can a Renovation Bid Be?

Podcast / April 24, 2018

How Hard Can A Renovation Bid Be? [powerpress] Renovation bid, on the surface it seems so easy.  Our clients often expect us to turn around a bid on a project within 24 hours.  When our renovation bid is way off the mark during construction our clients only have one person to blame, themselves for pushing […]




What is a Custom Built Home?

blog / April 17, 2018

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”] What is a Custom Built Home? What does it mean to custom build your own home? At SG Home Builders, we use the hashtag #CustomBuild within our social media posts to show our followers what a custom build looks like. However, when clients are initially looking for […]




Restoration vs Renovation Contractors

blog / April 10, 2018

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”] Restoration vs Renovation Contractors Chicago’s unpredictable weather creates a need for local restoration contractors to be very diverse, not to be confused with renovation contractors which offer a very different service. Today I want to discuss with you why it is important to know a restoration contractor […]




Spring Chicago Residential Construction Update

Podcast / April 9, 2018

Custom Renovation and Building Update [powerpress] Custom Renovation work is up, custom building is down.  New purchase contracts are up, and so are interest rates and home values too.  Pat details the type of custom renovation and building projects that we and many of the management teams in Chicago and Naperville are seeing so far […]




Custom Built Chicago Home

blog / April 9, 2018

Custom Built Chicago Home Our most recent custom built Chicago home is completed and ready to sell.  This is our last “For Sale” project that we have in our inventory as of April 2018.  It is a beautiful custom build home with details throughout that I want to share with you today.  We will be […]




What is a HERS Rating?

blog / April 3, 2018

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”] What is a HERS Rating? We’re often asked why some builders are able to make their homes very cost efficient. It is not always about the high end cabinets or the fancy steam shower for some customers, but rather the energy efficiency associated with your home’s utilities. […]