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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

How Much Does an Acre of Land Cost in Upstate New York?

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Mar 5, 2023 @ 10:03 AM

Home costs are influenced by many factors, including the floor plan, square footage, number of stories, and additional features and finishes. After considering all of the costs related to building a home, home buyers sometimes overlook the cost to buy a lot. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to create a realistic budget for your new home if you don’t know how much land costs in Webster, Perinton, Ontario, Greece, and surrounding communities.

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Topics: Rochester NY

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

Arriving at a Realistic Budget for Your Rochester-Area Custom Home

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Feb 27, 2022 @ 15:02 PM

As custom home builders, one of the most frequently asked questions we’re asked is: “What will it cost to build a custom home in Rochester (or Webster, or Canandaigua, or Ontario)? If you’re considering building a home in one of these communities—or elsewhere in the Finger Lakes area—it’s a question you have to ask. But it’s also a bit of a loaded question.

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Topics: Custom homes, Rochester NY, Building a New Home, Home Building Costs

Best Rochester Suburbs to Build a New Home In

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Dec 12, 2021 @ 12:12 PM

Would you like to build a new home in the Rochester suburbs? With so many good choices, finding the perfect spot to build your NY custom home may be more difficult than you imagined. These stand-out suburbs are just a few of the towns that you may want to call home.

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Topics: Rochester NY, Canandaigua NY, Webster NY, Building a New Home, Sodus NY