Explore Brighton, NY
By Mike Liess
(Coldwell Banker Custom Realty)
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According to Business First Brighton Central School District ranks third in NY for test score performance. Business First has rated the academic performances of 431 public school districts in the 48 counties of Upstate New York, based on four years of test data from the New York State Education Department. (Click here to learn how the rankings were calculated.) • 1. Pittsford (Monroe County, Rochester Area) • 2. Fayetteville-Manlius (Onondaga County, Syracuse Area) • 3. Brighton (Monroe County, Rochester Area) • 4. Williamsville (Erie County, Western New York) • 5. Skaneateles (Onondaga County, Syracuse Area) • 6. Honeoye Falls-Lima (Monroe County, Rochester Area) • 7. New Hartford (Oneida County, Utica-Rome Area) • 8. Niskayuna (Schenectady County, Albany Area) • 9. Cazenovia (Madison ...
Are you interested in the local architecture of the Rochester area? If so, you won't want to miss the Landmark Society's 40th Annual House and Garden Tour. It will be taking place this Saturday and Sunday, June 5th and 6th, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day. Each year, the House and Garden Tour showcases homes in various parts of the Greater Rochester area. This year's tour will feature eight homes in the suburb of Brighton. They will range from the oldest home in Monroe County, built in 1792, to the Alcoa aluminum house, built in the 1950s. Each home on the tour has something unique and interesting to offer visitors.   I always look forward to the House and Garden Tour, and I will be volunteering as a "tour guide" for the second year in a row. This year, I will be stationed at the Isa...
By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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There is absolutely nothing more fun in real estate than calling your buyers and saying, "Congratulations! Your offer was accepted!"And there is almost nothing worse than calling buyers and having to tell them their offer was out-bided.My weekend started off marvelously when I showed a house in Brighton to a young family that had been looking most of this year. We were the very first to get to see the house and it was lovely. The buyers loved it and so we got together that evening and wrote an offer, a generous offer more than $2000 over asking price. And we made the offer good until Sunday at 1, which is when their open house was scheduled to start.Well, Sunday at 1 came and went with no call from the listing agent. 3pm and the end of the end of the open house came and still no word. B...

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