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6 Benefits of Living in the Finger Lakes Region

Posted by John Graziose on Mon, Dec 4, 2023 @ 12:12 PM

Balance is an important consideration when you’re choosing the perfect location for your new home. A city with ample jobs may have a high cost of living, while an area with reasonable housing costs might not offer many cultural activities. Fortunately, you won’t have to make any of these compromises when your new home is in the Finger Lakes area. Living in the region offers many advantages, including these important benefits.

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Topics: Rochester NY, Finger Lakes Living, Finger Lakes

Why People Are Moving to the Finger Lakes Region

Posted by John Graziose on Sat, Jun 3, 2023 @ 13:06 PM

Call us biased, but we consider the Finger Lakes region the best place to live in the entire country. Whether you’re looking to buy your first house or are ready to move up to your dream home, the area is the perfect place to put down roots. In fact, the Finger Lakes area is particularly popular with homeowners for these five reasons.

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Topics: Finger Lakes Living, Finger Lakes

5 Reasons Why New Yorkers Are Moving from Erie County to Wayne County

Posted by John Graziose on Fri, Apr 29, 2022 @ 11:04 AM

We’ve noticed an influx of new homeowners from the Buffalo area in recent years. That’s not surprising since living in Wayne County offers plenty of advantages. Whether you’re interested in buying your first home, looking for a bigger home for your growing family, or downsizing, you’ll appreciate these five benefits unique to the Rochester eastern suburbs:

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Topics: Rochester NY, Canandaigua NY, Ontario NY, Victor NY, Webster NY, Sodus NY, Finger Lakes Living, Finger Lakes

Top School Districts in the Greater Rochester Area

Posted by John Graziose on Thu, Feb 4, 2021 @ 15:02 PM

Price, size, features and amenities aren’t the only important considerations when buying a house. School district quality should also play a part in your home-buying decision. Top-performing school districts offer an excellent education for your kids and help your home retain its value. These Greater Rochester area school districts are among the best in our region. Scroll down to see the list and click here to see new neighborhoods in some of these districts. 

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Topics: Rochester NY, Finger Lakes Living

A Simple Guide to Commuting to Rochester, New York

Posted by John Graziose on Mon, Dec 21, 2020 @ 18:12 PM

Like most potential new homeowners, your commute is probably a key factor in your home buying decision. After all, the less time you spend on the road, the more time you’ll have to enjoy your brand new house. Luckily, you can expect a fairly easy commute to Rochester no matter where you live in the Finger Lakes region. Here are a few things you’ll need to know whether you’ll be making the trek to Rochester every day or just occasionally.

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Topics: Finger Lakes Living