holiday decorating safety

With the holidays approaching, fire safety is of the utmost importance. Protecting your home and your loved ones is paramount to preserving those unforgettable memories we all hope to make as we end the year. Not only is fire prevention a timely issue, but it’s also essential when it comes to the value of your…

Read More

Winter seems like it always arrives more quickly than what the calendar tells us. Technically, we’re supposed to have until December 21st, four days before Christmas, but if you’re not on these jobs a lot closer to Halloween than Christmas, you’re asking for tricks instead of treats. Here are a half dozen tasks — beyond…

Read More
child learning from home

We may have thought the days of the home functioning as a schoolroom were behind us, or only for the relatively small percentage of families that have deliberately taken this option. No one suspected that such a large segment of our population would be thrust into the home-school design of education. But due to COVID-19,…

Read More
Hosting Thanksgiving At Home

Are you hosting Thanksgiving in your home? Here are our top five tips to help you organize, prepare and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner as the host in your home! To help you make the most of your home during this special time of year, we asked our own families for their best advice on hosting Thanksgiving…

Read More
Tax Time

We’re now in the middle of February, which means more than large boxes of chocolate and mister Punxsutawney Phil seeing his shadow: it’s time to start filing our taxes. While this may be a quick and easy endeavor for some, it can be a “taxing” activity for others. We are in the midst of a…

Read More

It’s the first Saturday in February, which means it’s not only time to look at the January housing stats; it’s also time to look at the year in review!  The Greater Rochester Area of Realtors just released their annual report.  Here are some of the highlights: High demand for fewer homes made for much competition As…

Read More

If there is one way to enjoy the winter weather here in upstate New York, it’s sledding! Fun for people of all ages (but especially the youngsters), sledding is the perfect and most thrilling way to get the family outside and enjoying the weather. As masters of the cold and tremendous amounts of snow, us…

Read More
Rochester NY December Housing Stats

Happy 2019! We can’t believe that another year is here. It’s the first Saturday of the month, so let’s take a look at what happened in the Rochester, NY real estate market in December. If a new home at the top of their list of resolutions, serious buyers are already out searching. With the market continuing to…

Read More

Whether you’re traveling near or far this season, it’s important for you to feel confident in the safety of your home, so that your holidays are very merry and bright! Here are some tips on how to keep your house safe and secure while you travel for the holidays.   1. Plan in advance. Though this…

Read More
November Monroe County Real Estate Stats

December is here and it’s the first Saturday of the month too. Which can only mean one thing!  Grab your favorite warm beverage and let’s dive into the November Monroe County real estate stats.  Although the snow is slowly making its way in for a festive white Christmas, it’s still worth getting out to see…

Read More