Explore Rochester, NY

By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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The snow is blowing and the wind-chill is below zero tonight and so it's a good time to dream of living somewhere else. That is, until you look at the price of housing.One of Rochester's most magnificent homes, the Charlotte Whitney Allen Home on Oliver Street is currently on the market. The 6000...

By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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 No I didn't get a phone call! Or a personal letter! But I did get a survey stuck into our storm door.It's number crunching time at Rochester's City Hall and Mayor Bob Duffy has asked for neighborhood feedback regarding fees, taxes and services."What are the most important services to you and you...

By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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"Location, Location, Location," is what it is all about when you are thinking about investing in real estate. Investors and want-to-be investors are often asking me what's the current "hot spot" for investing. Usually, once it is a "hot spot" property values have started going up and there are no...

By Susan Aser
(RE/MAX Plus)
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Are people really buying or selling homes in the Rochester NY area in winter time?  YES! according to Susan Aser, Associate Broker with RE/MAX Plus in Rochester (Brighton) NY.  In a recent article dated 11/15/2007,in the DAILY RECORD, Aser says "The market is currently steady with listings sellin...

By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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I spent the day with clients from North Jersey. They came to Rochester looking for investment property. I spent as much effort introducing them to Rochester as I did showing them property. And every time they asked me about a location, I assured them it was 15 minutes away. The malls are 15 minut...

By Wendy Cunningham
(Century 21 Premier Properties)
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Wendy Cunningham, Broker Associate for Century 21 Premier Properties. Serving all of Rochester NY and surrounding counties.  Specializing in Foreclosures, Fix and Flip Properties, New Builds, Residential and Commercial Real Estate.  Wendy Cunningham is a Multi-Million Dollar Producer.  Ranked in ...

By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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Yesterday I had the pleasure of touring the Caring and Sharing Child Care Center at Webster Avenue in Rochester. If you are not familiar with Rochester, Webster Avenue is in the heart of the city and is surrounded by some of Rochester's most neglected and violent streets. The building that houses...

By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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We got the letters in the mail several weeks ago announcing a reassessment of all residential and commercial property in the city of Rochester during the next four months. There was a neighborhood meeting last night with good information about the assessment process.The city announced that on ave...

By Keli DiRisio
(Realty 3)
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Aren't blogs wonderful things? My background before real estate was advertising and marketing. I was the owner of a graphic design company and we did everything from corporate IDs to websites. I have to say this forum for real estate is fantastic. I recently started my own real estate blog, www.h...

By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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It's been 19 years since I relocated to Rochester, NY from Laurel, Maryland (same town as Rochester's current police chief!) To me, it was huge! I was in my early 30's and had never lived outside of the state of Maryland. I remember being here about a month and one day simply breaking down and cr...

By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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Have you seen these billboards around town? We Buy Ugly Houses.com! A real estate agents dream come true!Like most agents, when I first started in the business and didn't have much experience, it seemed like I could only get listings that no one else wanted. Believe me, I've sold my fair share of...

By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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I enjoy watching the ebb and flows of the market. It amazes me how everything is connected. For example, mortgage interest rates have inched up over the past couple of years from 4-point-something to now 6.5 or so. And sub-prime mortgages have dried up. In other words, you have to have pretty goo...

By Mary Shelsby
(ReMax Realty Group)
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The press called me! City Newspaper! It really wasn't me they were interested in but one of my listings.City Newspaper does a weekly column called Home Work in which they feature an interesting city home that is on the market. My listing at 75 Huntington Park qualified. So they sent out a reporte...

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