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Best Rochester Suburbs to Build a New Home In

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Dec 12, 2021 @ 12:12 PM

Would you like to build a new home in the Rochester suburbs? With so many good choices, finding the perfect spot to build your NY custom home may be more difficult than you imagined. These stand-out suburbs are just a few of the towns that you may want to call home.

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Topics: Rochester NY, Canandaigua NY, Webster NY, Building a New Home, Sodus NY

Custom Home Hack: Buy a Pre-Engineered Homesite to Build On

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Dec 5, 2021 @ 12:12 PM

Land development, one of the most important steps when you’re building a NY custom home, adds weeks or months to your construction timeline. If you’re eager to start the home building process as soon as possible, you may want to consider buying one of the pre-engineered sites currently offered by Gerber Homes.

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Topics: Custom homes, Building a New Home

Charming Finger Lakes Towns: All About Sodus, NY

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Nov 28, 2021 @ 11:11 AM

It’s no surprise that Sodus, NY, is one of the most popular small towns in the Finger Lakes area. Located within easy commuting distance of Rochester, the town offers beautiful homes, plentiful recreational opportunities, a quaint downtown, and impressive views of Lake Ontario and Sodus Bay.

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Topics: Sodus NY, Finger Lakes

Why Buying a Model Home is a Smart Idea (If You Can Find One)

Posted by John Graziose on Sat, Nov 20, 2021 @ 11:11 AM

Have you considered buying a model home? Purchasing one of these homes offers all the benefits of new construction without the wait. Model homes tend to sell quickly in the Rochester/Finger Lakes area. If you find a model home you like, you’ll need to act quickly to avoid disappointment.

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Topics: Model homes

6 New Construction Home Upgrades That Are Totally Worth It

Posted by John Graziose on Wed, Sep 22, 2021 @ 08:09 AM

Are you planning to build a new home in the Rochester/Finger Lakes area soon? As one of the first steps in the process, you’ll need to think about which upgrades you’d like to add to your new house. Upgrades range from choosing a different paint color for the family room to adding another bedroom to your home. These six upgrades will not only make your house more comfortable but may increase the value of your home. 

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Topics: Building a New Home, Home Design