Monroe County, NY Real Estate News

By Mike Liess
(Coldwell Banker Custom Realty)
Welcome to my information page of the Town of Penfield.As a life long resident of the town of Penfield I am proud to to call it my home. I have been a real estate agent and realtor servicing Greater Rochester and my home town of Penfield since 2002.Whether you are buying a house or selling your home it would be my pleasure to discuss your options and assist you with your real estate needs. If you are looking for the most up to date real estate for sale in Penfield the link below will show you the current properties for sale in Penfield. Search homes for sale in Penfield Below are links pertaining to the town of Penfield that I hope you find useful. Penfield SchoolsSchools in Penfield are among the best in Monroe County and in New York State.Click here to see school rankings in Monroe Co...
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By Mike Liess
(Coldwell Banker Custom Realty)
 Mike Liess and Phil Kovach of Coldwell Banker Custom Realty in Rochester NY , recieve the Sales Master Gold award from the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors for being leaders in the Rochester NY real estate market. Philip Kovach (left) is an Associate Broker and top producing agent for Coldwell Banker in the Greater Rochester Area. Phil specializes in residential homes for sale, and has built his business on predominantly on a relationship based referral business. Michael Liess is the Principal Broker owner of Coldwell Banker in Rochester NY. Mike has specialized in residential real estate sales, however has a vast knowledge of the industry. Mike knowledge of real estate encompasses: residential homes for sale, commercial real estate, new construction, and property management, ...
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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
There are tons of people out there who'd love to purchase a home but don't have much money saved.  Often these people believe that they have no shot at buying a home.There are actually many ways to buy a home with very little money, possibly even with no money!  It's very important when trying to purchase a home with very little money down to understand the PROs and CONs of buying a home with little money down.Below we're going to discuss 3 great tips for buying a home with very little money. If you're looking for some ideas and ways to buy a home without a boatload of money, the following tips will be very helpful!1.) Local Grant ProgramsDepending on where you're looking to purchase a home will depend on the type of local grant programs that are available.  It's a sure bet that in your...
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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
One of the most controversial topics in the real estate industry are open houses.  Like with anything, there are PROs and CONs to open houses.As a home seller, your real estate agent should be doing everything to put your interests first.  So the question I present to every home seller is, "do open houses put your interests first?"At first glance, many home sellers believe that an agent hosting an open house is putting their interests first.  This is understandable because many agents will convince a seller that the reason their home is going to sell is because they're going to host an open house every weekend.Believing that an open house is necessary to sell a home is actually one of the most common open house myths.  Before deciding that opening your home up to every Tom, Dick, and Ha...
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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
What Happened During May In The Irondequoit Real Estate Market?Happy Thursday fellow Rochester residents!  Local Irondequoit NY Realtors have continued to see a very strong sellers market over the past month.  The market has certainly slowed a bit from March and April but still remains very strong, especially for sellers!In this May Irondequoit real estate market report, find out how the market has been performing over the past month.  There are some helpful statistics about to current Irondequoit homes for sale, pending sales, and also relating to the Irondequoit homes sold during May!If you have any questions about Irondequoit real estate, comment below or contact me directly and I'd be happy to answer them!Irondequoit NY Single Family Residence Report- May 2017Active Homes For Sale I...
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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
How Did Henrietta Real Estate Perform During April 2017?Good morning fellow Rochesterians!  As this market report for Henrietta real estate is being published, it's already over 70 degrees outside and it's before 10AM!  Let's hope we're past all of the raining and cold weather!Henrietta NY real estate agents are continuing to see a very strong real estate market, especially for home sellers!  The shortage of inventory is definitely presenting challenges for those buyers looking to buy in the area.In this April market report, you're going to learn all about how Henrietta real estate has been performing over the past month.  There are some helpful statistics pertaining to current Henrietta homes for sale, pending sales, and also about the homes in Henrietta that closed during April!If you...
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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
What Happened During March 2017 In The Brighton NY Real Estate Market?Good afternoon fellow Rochester residents!  I hope this post finds you well after a long Easter weekend! We're more than half way through April and the weather is starting to look more and more like spring here in Rochester!Thanks for stopping in to learn about what happened in the Brighton real estate market during March 2017!  Top Brighton NY real estate agents are starting to see a small improvement in the number of new listings in Brighton, which is good news for Brighton buyers!In this market recap find out how the real estate market in Brighton is doing as well as learn about it's performance from March.  Continue reading to find out about the current homes for sale in Brighton, pending sales, and also the Brigh...
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By BRAD NEWTON-Pittsford NY- CBR®-SFR®-SRES®-Lic. R.E. Salesperson, Helping Rochester Families Make the Right Move !
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
I'm excited to announce I have joined Rochester's largest locally owned RE/MAX firm.  Being part of a World Wide brand gives me and my clients the greatest opportunity to quickly reach their home goals locally and around the world.I look forward to working with you and your referrals at RE/MAX Realty Group now and in the future! I'm Never Too Busy to Help Your Family Make the Right Move!
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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
How Did Real Estate In Webster NY Perform In February 2017?Happy Wednesday fellow Rochesterians!  The month of March is almost 1/3 of the way complete and just like the rest of 2017, this month is flying by.Thank you for stopping by and checking out this Webster NY real estate market report.  In this report you're going to find out how the real estate market in Webster is doing as well as learn about it's performace from February.Continue reading to find out about the current active homes for sale in Webster, pending sales, and also the homes that closed during February 2017 in Webster.  As always, if you have any questions about Webster real estate, comment below or contact me directly and I'd be happy to answer them!February 2017 Webster NY Single Family Residence ReportActive Webster...
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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
How Did The Rochester Real Estate Market Perform In January 2017?The first month of 2017 is in the books!  January is typically one of the slowest months of the year when it comes to real estate in Rochester as people are still recovering from their holiday hangovers.  As one of a few thousand real estate agents in Rochester NY, I for one believe it's extremely important to keep the LOCAL consumers up to speed on what's happening in their own backyard.  In this Rochester real estate market report, you're going to find out some extremely important information pertaining to residential real estate in Rochester NY!Read on to find out how the real estate market in Rochester performed in January.    You'll learn about the current status of active properties for sale, pending sales, and about...
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By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
You are cordially invited to an open house at 137 Heberton Road, Irondequoit, New York 14622 this coming Sunday 1/22/2017 from 1pm to 3pm.A well maintained three bedroom two bath ranch also has newer windows, boiler, water heater, roof and a possibilty of a teen suite in a walk out basement. A double wide paved driveway for plenty of off street parking.Close to Wegmans and Rochester General as well as public transportation. 
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By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
This three bedroom one bath Cape Cod with a newer roof, furnace and panel box has been listed by Nothnagle Realtor's and is located at 50 Cedar Road, Greece New York 14616.
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By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
This four bedroom one and a half bath colonial will be held open Sunday 12/11/16 from 1pm to 3pm by yours truly. panel box has been updated to a 200 amp service.An estate sale that will make someone a  fine starter home needing updates.Listed by Nothnagle Realtors.List price $106,000For more information call 585.469.9199 or go to www.nothnagle.com/R1012812 
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By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
96 Klem Road, Webster, New York is listed for sale at $329,000.Six Bedrooms and two and a half baths, 3670 sq. ft; in ground pool for your summer pleasure, hardwood floors, brick and vinyl exterior and close to xpressway and other amenities awaits you and your family.Offered by Berkshire Hathaway HS Discover and Lois McCarthy.For more information ot other properties visit: www.nothnagle.com/raycamp
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By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
198 Ledgewood Dr, Greece, New York is under contract with a closing date for 1-15-2017.Sold as is and the only repair the Executor has to do is replace the Federal Pacific Panel box and upgrade the service.Luckily I have run across this box before and had forewarned the sellers.So in less than fifteen days we have a home for first time buyers to enjoy and sellers to get on with their life.
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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
Guide For Selling A Home In As-Is ConditionThere are some homeowners who will face the decision whether to sell their home in as-is condition or not.  There are a variety of reasons why homeowners grapple with this decision.  Below are five of the most common reasons why sellers decide to sell a home in as-is condition. Seller has no money to make repairs/changes Seller has no motivation to make updates or repairs Seller is going through a divorce Seller is dealing with a major life altering event, such as health issues Seller feels that making the updates and/or repairs will not be worth the investment While these are only 5 of the most common reasons a seller decides to sell their home in as-is condition, there are more.  Regardless what the reason is, it's important that if you're th...
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By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
161 Seasons Trail, Webster, New York 14580 will be held open by yours truly from 2pm to 3:30pm.This two bedroom two bath one level end unit also features a two car garage, two additional parking spots, gas fireplace, quartz counters with custom cabinets in the kitchen and a twelve course basement for future finishing.Listed by Darlene Maimone and Nothnagle Realtor'sList price: $229,900For more information of this property feel free to contact me.For others go to: www.nothnagle.com/raymondcamp  
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By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
If you are looking for something to do this weekend the Webster Garlic Festival will be held 9/10 & 11 2016 at the Webster Parks and Recreation; 1350 Chiyoda Drive. Saturday will be from 10am to 6pm and Sunday from 10am to 5pm and all for $5 per person and kids under 16 are free!Last year was a lot of fun and there are more vendors this year to peruse, food galore, entertainment and arts and crafts.So if you are getting ready for Halloween and need a new necklace to ward off the Vampires this will be the place to be.For more information or to sponser next year go to:www.webstergarlicfestival.com
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By Mike Liess
(Coldwell Banker Custom Realty)
Welcome Summer,We all can't wait for it to get here, and now that it is we are almost always stuck inside do to it being to hot.  Well if you are trying to find a home in the market this summer your doing anything but staying home. The house hits the market and you hit the gas. Over the past few weeks I have been to and in around 15 homes. Most nicer than the last. Do you know I enjoyed getting into the house into the air. Phew it;s warm. So just the other morning as I was going from appointment to appointment the temparature continued to rise. So I make it to the 3rd home. I just dreaded getting out of the air conditioned car to head into another place. I was gathering my things from the back seat and was suprised the air didn't seem as hot as I noticed I was parked under the most beau...
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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
Selling a home, especially for a first time seller, often comes with many questions.  Since selling a home is not something that someone typically does a lot in their lifetime, it's normal to have questions about the process.Many of the frequently asked questions about selling a home that are asked by sellers are great questions.  After all, knowledge is power, and having an understanding of the home selling process and a variety of real estate topics and situations is a smart idea for sellers.Below you will find out what 10 of the most common real estate questions are from home sellers and some answers and insight into the questions.  These questions are not only heard from sellers in the Rochester real estate market but from sellers across the world!Do I Really Need A Realtor® To Sell...
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