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With three communities offering ranch designs, Meritus Homes is meeting the demands of new-home buyers looking for the convenience of single-level living. At it’s newest community, The Enclave at Mill Creek in Addison, Meritus Homes offers five floor plans with 1,379 to 2,154 square feet of living space, two or three bedrooms, and two full […]

Sales Underway For Ranch Homes At The Enclave At Mill Creek In Addison

Sales are underway and construction is progressing at The Enclave at Mill Creek, a low-maintenance community from Meritus Homes in Addison. The property, conveniently located at the intersection of Army Trail Road and Mill Street, features 44 detached, single-family homes in Phase I. Already, 15 percent of these easy-living ranches have been sold. Buyers can […]

Ranch Living Draws Buyers To Meritus Homes

When Denise and Fred Morrone set out to find a new home, they didn’t know it would lead them to builder Meritus Homes—but it did. The couple knew they wanted a ranch. So they researched resale homes on the market and visited new communities. After searching on and off for nearly six months, they found […]

Ranch Living Draws Buyers To Meritus Homes

When Denise and Fred Morrone set out to find a new home, they didn’t know it would lead them to builder Meritus Homes—but it did. The couple knew they wanted a ranch. So they researched resale homes on the market and visited new communities in the Fox Valley. After searching on and off for nearly […]

Location remains prime factor for Meritus Homes

By Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Throughout his career, Jay Dulla, executive vice president of Meritus Homes, has followed the progression of baby boomers and Generation Xers — building the types of homes they needed and wanted as they went through life. He got his first taste of the homebuilding industry when he worked for […]

The Benefits of Buying a NEW Home

Home buyers have the choice of two types of houses on the market: resale or new. Home buyers planning to buy a brand-new house or condominium often cite energy efficiency, open layout, a warranty, and being able to select appliances, flooring, paint colors and other design elements as factors driving their choice. But builders say […]

Empty Nesters Flock to One-level Designs

An Illinois builder finds that its ranch-style layouts are a hit with 55+ buyers for a number of reasons. Every empty nester has a different story, but one common theme when it comes to this group’s housing choices is their preference for ranch-style homes. In fact, according to the NAHB’s 50+ Housing Council, 64 percent […]

Midwesterners Are Mad About Mudrooms

The mudroom is undeniably the workhorse of the home throughout the year. But when winter hits in the Midwest, this functional home feature is quickly elevated to superstar status. From corralling coats and boots to keeping winter slush outside rather than in, here are the top three reasons local builders and architects say Midwesterners love […]