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How Much Does It Cost to Build a New Home in Rochester, NY?

Posted by John Graziose on Mon, Jul 15, 2024 @ 11:07 AM

Building a new home is an excellent choice if you’re ready to live in a house that feels completely like home. New homes offer excellent value for your money; they don’t require repairs and renovations and include the latest features and amenities. Exploring the cost of creating your dream home is an important step to making it real. As expert home-builders in the Finger Lakes area, we want you to have the information you need to feel empowered at every step of your home construction journey. We've compiled current and local information about the cost of building a home in Rochester, NY.

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Topics: Custom homes, Rochester NY, Home Building Costs

Rochester's Finest: Top Custom Home Builders and Selection Tips

Posted by John Graziose on Fri, Mar 1, 2024 @ 07:03 AM

Choosing the right builder for your dream custom home in the Rochester area is a decision that sets the foundation for your future. You are creating a space where life’s most cherished moments will unfold. But in a sea of options, how do you ensure that you pick a builder who aligns with your vision, values, and expectations? This process is about more than comparing prices or portfolios; it’s about understanding the essence of what makes a home builder the perfect partner for your custom home project. In this blog, we delve deeper into the essential aspects to consider, guiding you through the journey of finding a builder that not only constructs houses but builds dreams on your land.

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Topics: Custom homes, Home Building Tips

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a New Custom Home

Posted by John Graziose on Sat, Feb 17, 2024 @ 19:02 PM

Building your dream home is an exhilarating journey, filled with opportunities to express your taste and create a space that perfectly aligns with your lifestyle. However, the path to a custom-built home is laden with important decisions and potential pitfalls. Gerber is here to put our expertise to use to call out common mistakes that can occur during the home-building process and how to avoid them, ensuring that your journey to a custom home is as smooth and enjoyable as the destination.

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

Creating a Luxurious Kitchen in Your Rochester Custom Home

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Dec 3, 2023 @ 09:12 AM

If you’re building a new custom home in the greater Rochester area, your kitchen is one room that needs special attention. So much happens in your kitchen (food preparation, casual meals, entertaining, and more) that it’s important to get this room right. Achieving the right results, however, is about more than simply installing new kitchen elements. You need a good plan to make sure everything comes together. That's what kitchen design is all about. With that in mind, let's look at designing the kitchen in your Rochester custom home—and cover some essential kitchen design ideas.

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Topics: Custom homes, kitchen design, Custom Home Features

What Does It Really Mean to Build a Custom Home in 2024?

Posted by John Graziose on Sat, Dec 2, 2023 @ 10:12 AM

Often, when people think about custom homes, their thoughts turn toward luxury features. Images of expensive stonework, exotic woods, and gold-plated bathroom fixtures come to mind. Although luxurious fixtures and features can certainly be part of your home, building a custom home involves is a little more involved than many homeowners realize. So, what does it really mean to build a custom home?

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Topics: Custom homes, Home Building Tips