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How Much Does It Cost to Build a New Home in the Finger Lakes?

6 Benefits of Living in the Finger Lakes Region

When and Where to See Fall Foliage near Rochester, New York [2020]

Living in Victor, New York

Best Fall Getaways near Rochester, New York

5 Reasons to Create a Home Office in Your Rochester Home

Community Living in the Greater Rochester Area

Choosing the Right Floor Plan for Your Rochester Area Home

The Custom Home Building Process: Taking One Step at a Time

Why You Should Pre-Plan Your Custom Home

Building Your Rochester Custom Home

Essentials for Evaluating the Suitability of a Model Home

Custom Home Trends for 2020

Kitchen Design Considerations for Your Rochester Home

When Buying a Rochester-Area Custom Home, It’s not Just What You Pay—It’s What You Get

Kitchen Design Trends for 2020

Creating an Incredible Great Room in Your Rochester Custom Home

Should I Buy a Spec Home or Build a Custom Home in 2020?

Creating a Luxurious Master Bathroom in Your Rochester Custom Home

Choosing the Kitchen Cabinets for Your Custom Home

Choosing the Countertops for Your Rochester Custom Home

Designing the Kitchen in Your Rochester Custom Home

10 Must-Have Bathroom Features for Your Rochester Custom Home

Best Rochester Neighborhoods to Build a Custom Home

Designing a Kid-Friendly Custom Home

Designing Your Custom Home for Entertaining

Creating a Realistic Budget for Your Rochester-area Custom Home (and Watching Out for the Surprising Places That Can Break Your Budget)

Why It’s Important to Understand the Custom Home Process When Building Your Rochester-area Custom Home

Where Will I Live While My Custom Home is Under Construction?

15 Must-Have Features for Your Custom Home

Bathroom Remodeling Trends for 2019

What to Expect During a Bathroom Remodel

2019 Costs of Bathroom Remodeling in Rochester

When to Consider Adding an Addition

Exterior Home Additions

2019 Costs for Home Additions in Rochester

What’s Your Kitchen Personality? How to Match your Rochester Kitchen to Your Persona

Preparing Yourself for Kitchen Remodeling in Your Rochester-Area Home

What’s the Most Important Thing to Consider When Remodeling Your Rochester-Area Home?

Don’t Forget These Numbers When Calculating the Mortgage on Your Rochester-Area Home

Avoiding Remodeling Regrets in Your Rochester-Area Home

New Home Communities in Rochester NY Area

Cost Versus Value for Your Rochester Remodeling Project

Free Rent While You Build Your New Home!

It’s What’s On the Inside That Counts. Right? [Rochester-area Exterior Remodeling]

How Your Rochester-Area Custom Home Values Differ Based on Age

Choosing Your Rochester Builder: The Step Too Few Homeowners Take

Which Vanity is Right for Your Rochester Home?

Tips For Keeping Your New Rochester Home Looking and Feeling Fantastic

Greater Rochester Area Schools You’ll Want to Know About

What Does It Really Mean to Build a Custom Home?

Time for a New Year (Home) Resolution?

When Remodeling Is More Than Just Freshening Up Your Home

Winter is the Perfect Time to Be Thinking about Summer Lake!

Are You Dreading the Holiday Season Because Your Kitchen is Outdated?

Your Guide to Building Truly Custom in the Finger Lakes Region

Building a Custom Home in the Rochester Area: What to Do Before You Start

Which Remodeling Trends Matter Most For Your Rochester Home?

Controlling Creeping Cost While You Build Your Custom Home

Rochester Additions Are About More Than Adding Space

Interior Remodeling That Reinvents Your Rochester Home from the Inside Out

Rochester Remodeling—Measuring the Cost Before You Begin

Essentials You Need to Know About Rochester Home Remodeling

Prepare Yourself Before Attending Homerama in Rochester NY this August

Farmhouse Chic for Your Rochester-Area Home

The Ellington Floor Plan in Magnolia Manor—A Great Home for a Great Community

What to Know About Rochester Area In-Law Homes

What to Look For as a First-time Rochester Homebuyer

2018 Housing Trends: Bigger Isn’t Better—Better Is Better!

If You’re Thinking About Building in the Rochester Area You May Want to Take a Spring Road Trip!

Build, Buy, or Remodel? What’s the Right Choice for Your Rochester Home?

Exterior Remodeling—Because It’s Not Just What’s Inside That Matters

Creating Your Perfect Rochester Home: Is New Right for You?

Building or Remodeling Your Rochester Home—Knowing Where to Start Matters

Grand Entrances in Rochester-Area Luxury New Homes

What Makes The Rochester Area a Great Place to Live

Balancing Cost & Value When Building or Remodeling

What’s Trending In Kitchens for 2018?

Rochester Winter: How to Get Through It and Get Ahead!

Home Additions: Adding Space That Let’s You Enjoy Your Rochester Home

Multi-generational Homes Aren’t Just For Mom & Dad

Understanding the Cost Difference Between 1, 1 ½, and 2 Story Buildings

Understanding The Pre-Construction Process

The Home Site Selection Process—How Gerber Can Help!

“Discover the Promise” in Greece, NY

Brighton & Pittsford: Distinctive Small Town Character with Easy Access to Rochester

Looking for Fun Around Irondequoit?

Energy-Efficiency is a New York State Kind of Thing!

New Construction Communities: How to Foster Community

Financial Reasons Why Remodeling Your Rochester-area Home May Make Sense

Niagara Falls: One More Reason Living in the Rochester Area is Great

Is Natural Wood Flooring The Only Way to Go For Your Rochester-area Home?

Why A Laundry Room on the 2nd Story Might Make Sense

Is Open-Plan Living in the Fingerlakes Region a Fad?

Will LED Lights Really Make a Difference in Your New Rochester Home?

3 Little Mistakes That Can Have a Big Impact on Your Canandaigua Home

Building a Rochester-area Home That Pampers Your Pet

2017 Remodeling Trends in Rochester, NY

5 Tips from an Ontario, NY Homebuilder

A Visual Walk Through the Homebuilding Process in Rochester

Timeless Design: Why It Pays to Go Classic Rather Than Trendy

Why It Pays to Work with a Reputable Homebuilder Who Listens to YOU

Fall Activities in the Finger Lakes Region

Why Getting Your Financial House in Order First Matters When Building Your New Rochester Home

Understanding Pricing Variations in the Rochester Area

Soak or Shower? What's the Right Choice for Your Canandaigua Master Bathroom?

Does It Matter Where You Put Your Bed? Pros and Cons of Master Bedroom Locations in Your New Rochester Home

Doors: Adding Character to Your Rochester Home, Both Inside and Out

How Do You Know If You Can Trust a Rochester-Area Builder? Ask His Clients!

Does Building a New Rochester-Area Home Make Sense for You?

What Do People Love About the Finger Lakes Region?

Surprising Places Your Rochester Custom Home Could Cost More--And How to Prepare

Featured Floor Plan: The Gilmore on Parrish Road in Mendon, NY

What Matters Most in Your Rochester Bathroom?

The Importance of the Right Fit: Comparing Floor Plans for Your Rochester-area Home

Part of Shopping for a New Home in Rochester NY Includes Shopping for a Home Loan

Walk Through Our Homes!

I Wish I’d Thought of That! Avoiding Budget Missteps When Planning Your New Home

Get More Usable Space in Your Next Rochester NY Home

When Waiting to Build a New Home Isn’t In the Cards

3 Reasons Home Building Breaks the Budget (and How to Avoid It)

How Do You Know If You’re Getting a Fair Price on Your New Rochester-area Home?

How to Keep Your Rochester Homebuilding Expenses in Line with Your Budget

Where Do YOU Want to Live in the Eastern Rochester Area?

Boring Things That Matter A Lot in Your Rochester Area Custom Home

Make a Brand New Start in Beautiful Magnolia Manor

When Talking Floor Plans, Are Two Better Than One? (It’s a Bit of a Trick Question)

Why All Rochester Floor Plans Aren’t The Same: Narrowing Your Search

Multi-generational Homes: A Blend of Togetherness and Privacy

Take Your Pick of Places, Plans, and Properties for Your New Home

Is the Ashton the Perfect Floor Plan for Your New Rochester Home?

Kitchen Remodeling: What Would Go Into Your Dream Kitchen?

What Will Your Rochester Home Cost You?

Adding Additional Rooms: Not All Rooms Are Created Equal.

Building Your NY Home: What Makes a Floor Plan a GREAT Floor Plan?

Essentials for Your Rochester-area Home Office

Rochester Area Floor Plan of the Month: The Walton

Kitchen Concepts for 2015

What to Look at When You’re Reviewing a Floor Plan

Rochester-Area Remodeling: Which Projects Make the Most Sense?

Choosing the Right Builder for Your Rochester-Area Custom Home

How Much Should You Spend on Land for Your New Home in Rochester?

Living in the Finger Lakes Region: A Place for All Seasons

Creating a Home You Can Stay in

The Most Important Tool in the Homebuilding Process

Why Just Building a Custom Home for You Isn’t Enough For Us

Tranquility and Lake Views Can Be Yours in Ontario—And You’ve Got Options!

Canandaigua: Rediscover the Charm of Small Town Living

Something Old . . . Something New in Canandaigua

Rochester-Area Additions: When “A Little Change” Isn’t Enough

Arriving at a Realistic Budget for Your Rochester-Area Custom Home

Rochester-Area Kitchen Remodeling: Beyond Cabinets And Countertops

Rochester-Area Homebuilding: How Big Is Too Big?

5 Questions To Ask When Looking at a Model Home

When Emotions Enter the Home Remodeling Process

Choosing an Age-Appropriate Floor Plan: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

The Importance Of a Plan For Your Eastern Rochester Area Home

When “Storage Wars” Come To Your Rochester-area Home

Summertime In Rochester: Time To Hit the Decks!

Overcoming Custom Homebuilding Obstacles In the Rochester Area: One Less Thing To Worry About

Doing “Surgery” On the Heart Of Your Rochester Home

Four Things To Think About Before Remodeling Your Rochester-Area Bathroom

Build Or Buy an Existing Home? What’s the Right Choice In the Rochester Area?

Choosing Flooring For Your Rochester-Area Bathroom

4 Things That Affect the Cost of Your Rochester Area Home