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Building Near Lake Canandaigua – Choosing the Best Floorplan and Builder

Posted by John Graziose on Thu, Oct 13, 2022 @ 00:10 AM

Not sure where you want to build your new Finger Lakes home? Check out the Lake Canandaigua area. The region offers large building sites ideal for a range of floorplans and a short commute to Rochester and surrounding towns.

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Topics: Custom homes, Canandaigua NY, Building a New Home

Family Friendly Features of Our NY Custom Homes

Posted by John Graziose on Wed, Oct 12, 2022 @ 23:10 PM

The old saying, “It’s what’s inside that counts,” is just as applicable to homes as it is to people. In fact, the features you choose for your new Finger Lakes house will truly make it feel like home. If you are sharing your new house with family members, consider adding a few of these things.

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Topics: Custom homes, Building a New Home

Stunning Ceiling Ideas for Your New Custom Home in 2023

Posted by John Graziose on Tue, Sep 6, 2022 @ 11:09 AM

Are you looking for ways to make your custom home stand out? Add one or more of these ceiling types to your Finger Lakes/Rochester home for instant drama.

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Topics: Building a New Home, Custom Home Features

5 Best Country Clubs and Golf Courses Near Canandaigua, NY

Posted by John Graziose on Tue, Sep 6, 2022 @ 11:09 AM

If golf’s your game, there’s no better place to live than Canandaigua. The area is home to multiple courses and clubs that offer challenging play, scenic greens, and plenty of amenities. One of these facilities could become your favorite Finger Lakes golf club.


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Topics: Canandaigua NY

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