New homes stir up old fears in Downtown Frankfort

It is difficult to define “character” in a residential area, and even more challenging to regulate it. But as new homes replace the old ones in Downtown Frankfort, homeowners here are looking for answers to resolve this continuing conundrum. The Old Town Homeowners Association will survey all 320 households in the old downtown area, “so…
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Awards for Frankfort

By Mayor Jim Holland In the past year, Frankfort has been rated: “Top Ten Best Cities for Illinois Families,” “One of the Safest Cities in Illinois,” “Top Neighborhoods for 2015,” “Most Pet Friendly Chicago Suburb” and “Best Place to Live in Will County/Top 12 in Illinois.” Congratulations to all of our residents for making Frankfort…
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Gander Builders Featured in This Old House

Gander Builders has been featured in 8 Creative Design Ideas From Outrageous Kids’ Playrooms on the This Old House website, check it out! Snippet from the article: Faux Grass and Walkways There’s plenty to lead the eye—and mind—to wander in this playful finished basement by Gander Builders. Astroturf eases transitions between discrete play areas like a…
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Custom Home Financing Now Available

Our customers already know that building a custom home with Gander Builders is fun and exciting. Unfortunately, before we can get to that point, we’ve got to get the construction loan. To make financing your custom home easier, Gander Builders has partnered with Mark Johnson of Charter One Mortgage to make financing your new custom home as…
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Steve Lecas in Chicago Homes

Gander Builders is no stranger to the Chicago Tribune. Many of the custom homes in Chicago that Steve Lecas built have been featured and from time to time they call to ask us a question. This time, they called about mailboxes? Your heard right… mailboxes. The fact is that mailboxes, street lights, street signs and…
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Steve Lecas Biography

Steve Lecas is well known for building quality luxury homes in the Chicago area but did you know he was also a Police Officer with the Florida Marine Patrol? Probably not. There’s a lot more you don’t know about Steve so we’ve put together a few words to help you get to know the man…
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Announcing Our Remodeling Division

The same Gander Builders that constructs award-winning, custom homes is proud to announce our remodeling division. No project is too big or too small. Your home and our craftsmanship – you don’t have to spend a million dollars…it’ll just look like you did.

Tuscan Timbers Featured in the Chicago Tribune

One of Gander Builders luxury ranch style homes was featured in the Chicago Tribune for the salvaged goods used throughout the custom home’s construction. Tuscan Timbers uses many reclaimed materials throughout the luxury ranch style home.

Steve Lecas’ New Book

Building a Quality Custom Home – What You Need to Know. Steve’s new book lets you in on all of the insider secrets to building your dream home. Learn how to find the right builder, ask the right questions, make informed choices and Maximize home value while Minimizing building stress. This guide to building a custom…
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