Media Mentions

Here are just a few articles from our many years of building homes in the greater Fox Valley area.

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Team Effort at Havlicek Builders

“Asked how he’d like to hear his peers describe his company, George Havlicek says, “I hope they would use the words ‘integrity’ and ‘quality,’ Indeed, they do. While some builders rode the home-building boom of the 80’s and 90’s, then trotted into the sunset, Geneva-based Havlicek Builders built a reputation as a sought-after designer and builder of custom houses.”

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Industry Insider: Havlicek Builders

"We are true design-builders. Our goal is to build a home for each buyer that is a good value and that is truly 'their' home," Havlicek said. "We work to build at a higher -- more detailed -- level than most, incorporating many different styles."

Havlicek believes people should invest their money in the design end of their home in order to prevent disappointment later. Other things can be added, but the overall design of the home is expensive to adjust.”

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Havlicek Wins Cavalcade Gold for Custom Home Model

The Regina by Havlicek Builders takes the gold for Best Overall Custom Homes in the 1996 Cavalcade of Homes. Havlicek’s model combines the best all categories to take 13 Gold Awards in 17 categories… The Regina won gold awards for Best Family/Great Room, Best Kitchen Design, Best Fireplace Design, Best Interior Lighting, Best Window Treatment Design, Best Master Bedroom, Best Master Bath, Best Floor Plan, Best Exterior Design, Best Deck/Patio Design, and Best Landscape Design.”


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Havlicek Builders: ‘Less House, More Home’ is the Slogan of Today’s Homebuyer

“‘They may like their homes; the may like where they live, but they want to downsize, too,’ he says. ‘And definitely don’t want to sacrifice quality when they do.’

Havlicek Builders offers 2,400 square foot homes with new materials, open floor plans, and all of the latest modern technologies, complete with furnaces, appliances, and other features ‘with their own IP addresses,” which allows a homeowner to use a smartphone to control and monitor various features.”

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Northwest Quarterly

Cooper Woods: A Quiet Retreat in the Heart of Geneva

“Geneva’s newest subdivision is sure to feel like an escape from the ordinary. Nestled into a wooded historical estate, the 21 lots of Cooper Woods are surrounded by an idyllic neighborhood and the Geneva Golf Club. It’s less than a mile from charming downtown Geneva, putting it within an easy walk of the train station, fine dining and some of the region’s top shopping boutiques.

The 15 remaining parcels of Cooper Woods vary in size and price, but they provide an ideal starting point for a fully custom-built house that has all of the latest amenities and luxuries.”

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Excellence is in the Details at Cooper Woods

“The reputation of Havlicek Builders is what lured Mindy and Dan DeVito to Cooper Woods, but their stylish new home is what’ll keep them there for years to come… ‘Some people say building a house is a pain, but working with Havlicek was a great experience for us from beginning to end,’ Mindy says. ‘I would turn around and do it all again tomorrow.’”


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Geneva Community Profile: Residential Living

“Geneva is a place where old meets new - a trait that is evident in its residential living option. Impressive century-old Victorian manors line the streets of historic downtown Geneva, offering a glimpse into the community’s rich past. A wide assortment of home styles can be found along the banks of the Fox River and thorughout the downtown area…New neighborhoods like Cooper Woods from Havlicek Builders and Riverbank Crossing by Taylor Morrison, both in the heart of charming Geneva, are excellent options.”

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