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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

Explaining Cost: Custom Home vs Production Homes

Posted by John Graziose on Fri, Aug 27, 2021 @ 13:08 PM

Are you thinking about building a new home in the Rochester/Finger Lakes area but aren’t sure if a custom or production home is the better option? Both types of homes offer modern floor plans and up-to-date amenities, although they do vary in price. Learning about the building and design processes for these two styles of homes can help you understand the factors that influence the cost.

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Topics: Custom homes

What Will Your Rochester Home Cost You?

Posted by John Graziose on Tue, Aug 24, 2021 @ 13:08 PM

Our family has been building homes in the Rochester area for more than 50 years. In fact, we’ve built more than 3,000 homes in that time. And there are one question potential homeowners have asked us every single time: “How much is this going to cost?” 

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Topics: Custom homes

Business is Booming for Upstate NY Luxury Custom Home Builders – Here’s Why

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Aug 15, 2021 @ 16:08 PM

You won’t find home builders whiling away the hours playing Candy Crush or watching funny TikTok videos. Thanks to the increased demand for luxury new homes, builders are busier than ever. As more and more people throughout the state and country realize that the Rochester/Finger Lakes area is the ideal place to build a new home, they’re turning to luxury home builders to help them realize their dreams.

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Topics: Custom homes

5 Top New Construction Neighborhoods Near Rochester

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Jul 11, 2021 @ 15:07 PM

Location is one of those things you can’t change about your home. It’s easy to add additional bedrooms or enlarge your kitchen, but there’s nothing you can do about a poor location. Fortunately, you can avoid buyer’s regret by thoroughly researching the neighborhoods on your list of possible home sites. In the Rochester/Finger Lakes areas, these areas are particularly popular with homeowners.

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Topics: Custom homes, Rochester NY