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

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Jan 13, 2019 @ 14:01 PM

Our tastes, interests, and needs change depending on the season of life in which we find ourselves. Things that were incredibly important to us at one stage are often replaced by other things we value more. That’s certainly true when it comes to our homes. That’s why it’s important to understand how your Rochester-area custom home values differ based on age.

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Topics: Custom homes, aging in place

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

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Oct 1, 2017 @ 07:10 AM

The upward trend of building multi-generational homes doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. I’ve talked about multi-generational homes before, but there is some interesting new information out there about this trend.

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Topics: aging in place

Creating a Home You Can Stay in

Posted by John Graziose on Wed, Aug 6, 2014 @ 07:08 AM

How long do you plan to stay in your home? The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) did a bit of research fairly recently and found that nearly 90 percent of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age. And 82 percent indicated that they wanted to remain in their own homes even if the require day-to-day assistance or ongoing health care during retirement. 

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Topics: aging in place, home remodeling, Building a New Home

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

Posted by John Graziose on Thu, Oct 10, 2013 @ 20:10 PM

When people are considering building a custom home in the eastern Rochester, New York area, one of the first things many of them do is to start looking a floor plans. That, however, can be a bit of a daunting task! There are more floor plans out these than a builder can shake his Skil® saw at! Why are there so many?

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Topics: aging in place