For everyone that qualifies for the $8,000 Federal Tax Credit, the clock's ticking down.... The credit will expire on Dec. 1rst of this year, meaning that for a person to qualify for it, besides the other requirements, the property will have to close by Nov. 30th this year.  Typically, it may tak...
The amenities offered in any area that impact the quality of life go far beyond local parks, attractions, schools, and employment opportunities.  In the Henrietta, Mendon and Pittsford, NY areas, we are fortunate to have Wegman's Food Markets as one choice to shop at.  They have just won recognit...
The most recent statistics for the Henrietta, Mendon and Pittsford, NY areas has just recently become available.  It points to a relative stable area of the country and may show that a bottom has been reached here.  Overall, the Rochester, NY median sales prices of existing homes on a year-to-yea...
For those first time buyers in the Henrietta, Mendon and Pittsford, NY areas, the bill has passed for a $8,000.00 buyer's credit, filed on your tax return.  The terms are similar to the recent $ 7,500.00 credit, except that this one doesn't have to be repaid, if you live in the principal residenc...
As a quick update for my clients in the Mendon, Henrietta and Pittsford, NY area, despite what you may have heard or read, there's still plenty of money available for mortgages. Some highlights from NHSC are: VA loans are offered at 100% financing for qualified veterans. SONYMA loans are availabl...
One item of interest to many moving into the Pittsford, Mendon and Henrietta, NY area is information about the local school systems. There are many resources available, one to use is , also, you can find links on my website at .  Mendon, Pittsford and Henrietta,...
The U.S. government is offering a refundable tax credit of up to $7500 for first time homeowners. For first time home buyers, who purchase a principal residence between 4/09/08 and 6/30/09. there is the possibility of up to $7500, as a tax credit.  A first time home owner is one that hasn't owned...
Second Quarter statistics from NAR and July's monthly Real Estate activity report from GENRIS are in.  For Mendon, Henrietta and Pittsford, NY, once again a mixed bag.  For zip code 14506 in Mendon, days on market have improved--10 days average! Price appreciation is 2.68% average.  For zip code ...
There are so many sites and tools out there to help you find that "ideal home" that it can be overwhelming. From dedicated sites such as to local brokerage sites, such as or individual agent sites (mine is ), it's hard to know how to get the best res...
The Monroe County Water Authority is a local resource we should all be proud of. Many areas of the country are reporting stretched or shrinking water availability as well as concerns about the quality of what is delivered.  Here in Monroe County, we are close by to both Lake Ontario and the Finge...

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