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Living in Victor, New York

Posted by John Graziose on Mon, Sep 7, 2020 @ 11:09 AM

When you’re considering building a new custom home, where you choose to build is just as important as the design and construction of the home. For homeowners looking to build in the Finger Lakes region of New York, the town of Victor has lots to offer. Here’s a brief look at some of the features that make living in Victor, NY so appealing.

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Topics: Victor NY, Building a New Home, Selecting a Home Site

Best Rochester Neighborhoods to Build a Custom Home

Posted by John Graziose on Fri, Aug 16, 2019 @ 12:08 PM

Webster

You’ve got to love a place where the official town motto is, “Where life is worth living.” Many homeowners are attracted to the natural beauty of the place—including great views of Lake Ontario. The town itself is committed to protecting that natural beauty and not long ago purchase more than 1,000 acres that are dedicated to outdoor activities such as hiking trails. That open space is also complemented by multiple parks within the city.

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Topics: Canandaigua NY, Ontario NY, Victor NY, Webster NY, Building a New Home, Sodus NY, Perinton NY, Selecting a Home Site

If You’re Thinking About Building in the Rochester Area You May Want to Take a Spring Road Trip!

Posted by John Graziose on Mon, Mar 5, 2018 @ 06:03 AM

We’re approaching that time around Rochester when the ice begins to give way to the first blossoms. Officially, the first day of spring is March 20th this year (and the long-range forecast for Rochester on that day calls for a high of only 33 degrees—not very spring-like!). Still, if you’re thinking about building in the Rochester area you may want to take a spring road trip!

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Topics: Rochester NY, Building a New Home, Selecting a Home Site

What Makes The Rochester Area a Great Place to Live

Posted by John Graziose on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 @ 20:01 PM

Why is this a great place? This may not be a typical scene for the Rochester area in January, but it’s a good reminder of one of the reasons people love this region. Spring and summer can be absolutely delightful. Whether you’re enjoying relaxing by a riverbank, or enjoying the breeze coming off Lake Ontario (or off the water in the Finger Lakes region), it's awfully nice. Of course, there's more to the area than nice places to relax. What makes the Rochester area a great place to live? Let's take a quick look.

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Topics: Rochester NY, Selecting a Home Site

The Home Site Selection Process—How Gerber Can Help!

Posted by John Graziose on Sat, Aug 5, 2017 @ 11:08 AM

You can’t be too careful when choosing the right homesite for your new Rochester-area home. Where you choose to live can be every bit as important as the floor plan you choose for your home. There are two major factors that you should consider when choosing a home site. One is the community you'll be living in, and the other is the physical condition of the lot itself. Let's look briefly at both.

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Topics: Selecting a Home Site, Home Building Tips

“Discover the Promise” in Greece, NY

Posted by John Graziose on Sun, Jul 16, 2017 @ 06:07 AM

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Topics: Building a New Home, Selecting a Home Site

Brighton & Pittsford: Distinctive Small Town Character with Easy Access to Rochester

Posted by John Graziose on Thu, Jul 6, 2017 @ 09:07 AM

If you work in the Rochester area—but would like to live in a place that’s a little less busy and a little more open—there are a couple of towns in the area that you may want to check out before building a new home. Both Brighton and Pittsford give you easy access to the greater Rochester area—and yet retain their own distinctive character.

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Topics: Custom homes, Rochester NY, brighton ny, pittsford ny, Building a New Home, Selecting a Home Site

Looking for Fun Around Irondequoit?

Posted by John Graziose on Mon, May 15, 2017 @ 13:05 PM

If you’re like a lot of people in the Rochester area, you’ve had enough cabin fever to last you for a few months! It’s time to get out and enjoy the area. But what’s there to do around the Irondequoit area? We’re glad you asked! Here are a few things you and your family can enjoy without having to go too far.

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Topics: Selecting a Home Site, Irondequoit, NY

Niagara Falls: One More Reason Living in the Rochester Area is Great

Posted by John Graziose on Sat, Apr 1, 2017 @ 20:04 PM

One great advantage to living in the greater Rochester area is that we’re just 85 miles from one of the most spectacular natural sights in the world. Nature lovers, honeymooners, daredevils from all over the world travel to Niagara Falls to experience the thundering roar of 600,000 gallons of water falling right before their eyes.

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Topics: Rochester NY, Selecting a Home Site

What Do People Love About the Finger Lakes Region?

Posted by John Graziose on Wed, Apr 6, 2016 @ 06:04 AM

A lot of people love to visit the Finger Lakes region because it has so much to offer. But if you live here, you can take advantage of so much more — anytime you like. So what is it that people love about the Finger Lakes region? Here’s just a small taste.

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Topics: Rochester NY, Canandaigua NY, Ontario NY, Victor NY, Webster NY, Fair Haven NY, brighton ny, pittsford ny, Building a New Home, Sodus NY, Perinton NY, Selecting a Home Site, Irondequoit, NY, Mendon, NY