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Geothermal Energy: A Modern Heating and Cooling Option for Your New Build Home

Posted by John Graziose on Wed, Jul 20, 2022 @ 11:07 AM

For years, gas, electric, and oil heating and cooling systems were the only choices available to Rochester/Finger Lakes area residents. Although those systems will certainly keep you comfortable, they’re costly to run and may not be environmentally friendly. Luckily, geothermal energy can help you reduce your heating and cooling costs without expanding your carbon footprint.

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Topics: home remodeling, Home Additions, Building a New Home, Custom Home Features, Home Building Tips

Small Home Costs in NY: One Hidden Factor Driving Up the Cost

Posted by John Graziose on Wed, Jun 29, 2022 @ 11:06 AM

Are you shocked by the high cost of small homes in the Rochester/Finger Lakes area? While reduced inventory is one factor for the price jump, it’s not the only reason home prices are skyrocketing.

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Topics: Custom homes, Building a New Home, Home Building Costs

Building a Rochester-area Home That Pampers Your Pet

Posted by John Graziose on Tue, Jun 14, 2022 @ 08:06 AM

For a lot of people living in the Rochester area pets are a big part of family life. Wouldn’t it be nice if the new home you built in the area made your pets feel like pampered members of your family?

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Topics: home remodeling, Home Additions, Building a New Home, Home Design, Custom Home Features

5 Reasons Why New Yorkers Are Moving from Erie County to Wayne County

Posted by John Graziose on Fri, Apr 29, 2022 @ 11:04 AM

We’ve noticed an influx of new homeowners from the Buffalo area in recent years. That’s not surprising since living in Wayne County offers plenty of advantages. Whether you’re interested in buying your first home, looking for a bigger home for your growing family, or downsizing, you’ll appreciate these five benefits unique to the Rochester eastern suburbs:

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Topics: Rochester NY, Canandaigua NY, Ontario NY, Victor NY, Webster NY, Sodus NY, Finger Lakes Living, Finger Lakes

5 Reasons Canandaigua, NY, is a Good Place to Live and Build a Home

Posted by John Graziose on Wed, Apr 13, 2022 @ 11:04 AM

Are you having a little trouble narrowing down the list of possible locations for your new Finger Lakes home? If Canandaigua isn’t already a strong contender, it will be when you take a look at our list of five of the town’s most appealing attributes.

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Topics: Canandaigua NY, Building a New Home