About BrightLeaf

BrightLeaf is an award-winning, custom home builder specializing in sustainable, modern energy-efficient homes as well as remodeling and renovations. We are also a  full-service real estate brokerage that can help you buy and sell in the Greater Chicagoland Area.

Live or thinking of living in the Greater Chicagoland Area and need one of the following services? Click on the link to book an appointment to talk to a BrightLeaf Home Consultant.

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BrightLeaf Blogs

7 Elements of a Modern Farmhouse Home Build

7 Elements of a Modern Farmhouse Home Build

Farmhouses are a picturesque and iconic design style in American culture that bring about feelings of wholesome comfort. However, the…

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How Long Does It Take To Build A Custom Home?

How Long Does It Take To Build A Custom Home?

  Timeline is often a very important piece of planning your custom home build and is a question that we…

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What Are My Options If I Want To Build A Home?

What Are My Options If I Want To Build A Home?

The time has come for a major upgrade to your living situation. Maybe you want to move due to a…

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Interior Design Hacks To Create More Space In Your Home

Interior Design Hacks To Create More Space In Your Home

Creative Ways To Maximize Small Space With Design There are plenty of creative ways to make the best out of…

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Creating More Open Space With Natural Lighting & Intentional Design

Creating More Open Space With Natural Lighting & Intentional Design

The images below highlighting a home in La Grange, IL showcases the welcoming feeling of an inviting open space concept…

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What Is A Typical Budget For Remodeling A Home?

What Is A Typical Budget For Remodeling A Home?

How much is a large-scale home remodel going to cost you? The most common answer you will hear is: it depends. Our…

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Zero Energy Ready Homes Are The Future Of Home Building

Zero Energy Ready Homes Are The Future Of Home Building

What Exactly Is A Zero Energy Ready Home? The U.S. Department of Energy (D.O.E.) created the Zero Energy Ready Home program in…

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All-Electric Custom Homes: The Next Generation Of Residential Life In Illinois

All-Electric Custom Homes: The Next Generation Of Residential Life In Illinois

Electric homes offer a world of benefits for both builders (in the way homes are built) and home buyers (in…

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Why Building Green Custom Homes Is Better?

Why Building Green Custom Homes Is Better?

Building Green Is About Building A Home Better In Every Single Way Building green is about building a home better…

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Financial Impact On The Housing Market Is Getting Better

Financial Impact On The Housing Market Is Getting Better

The Wheels Haven't Fallen Off Just Yet “Americans are spending money and time upgrading their homes so they can maximize…

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Building Green Is About Building A Home Better In Every Single Way

Building Green Is About Building A Home Better In Every Single Way

Building green is about building a home better in every single way.​ ​ Better design.​ Better materials.​ Built for sustainability.​ Built…

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Green Sustainable Custom Homes vs. Traditional Custom Homes

Green Sustainable Custom Homes vs. Traditional Custom Homes

According to the United States Green Building Council, their LEED for Homes program has certified 10,000 homes since it started in 2008. What…

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BrightLeaf Has Been Awarded The 2020 Housing Innovation Award By The U.S. Department of Energy

BrightLeaf Has Been Awarded The 2020 Housing Innovation Award By The U.S. Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded BrightLeaf as the recipient of the 2020 Housing Innovation Award this year in the Attached…

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Creative Ways To Maximize Small Space With Design

Creative Ways To Maximize Small Space With Design

[rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes” postfix_singular=”minute”] There are plenty of creative ways to make the best out of a small space.…

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BrightLeaf Listed Among The Best Farmhouse Builders In The U.S.

BrightLeaf Listed Among The Best Farmhouse Builders In The U.S.

BrightLeaf Homes has been listed as one of the best farmhouse themed custom home builders in the United States by Home…

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