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Are Realtors ever free≠

Before they can even sell a piece of property, Realtors have to sell themselves. Making an all-important connection with a future or current client and seeing the transaction through successfully has taken on a new urgency as technology advancements have ...

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Showing off the House that ROC built

Last week’s Flower City Habitat for Humanity dedication saw the usual attendees inside the newly-built home: volunteers, sponsors, family and friends. What was a bit unusual, though, was that the new homeowner, Beverly Jones, was joined by some of the ...

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55-plus driving building market

Editor’s note: The following is the first article in an ongoing look at how seniors choose to live in Rochester. The much-hyped “silver tsunami” is something for which even home builders should be bracing. That’s the advice of a recent ...

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NeighborWorks marking 30 years

Nearly 50 homes bear a plaque outside their front doors letting visitors know they’re in Swillburg — and reminding residents of the community in which they’ve chosen to live. The simple act of hanging a sign with a winking pig ...

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Long road for short sales

The term short sales seems to have become something of an oxymoron. Some local real estate experts say short sales are, in some cases, actually taking around six months to close. Traditional home closings average between 45 and 60 days. ...

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Keller Williams CEO visits

Nearly 70 real estate agents from throughout New York went back to school in Brighton on Wednesday. Realtors from Keller Williams Realty’s Albany, Buffalo, Saratoga and Rochester offices converged on the Brighton office to receive training and advice from their ...

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GRAR celebrates 25th Expo

Jim Christy has wondered whether he ought to attend Rochester’s real estate trade show for a few years. He finally became a vendor for this year’s Greater Rochester Association of Realtors 25th annual event held Thursday at the Hyatt Regency ...

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Seniors need more affordable options

The demand for affordable senior housing is steadily escalating in the Greater Rochester region due to an increasingly aging population with low annual incomes. According to Monroe County’s 2005-2010 Strategic Plan on affordable housing and the U.S. Census bureau, more ...

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Economy hurting affordable housing

The waiting list for affordable housing in the Rochester region is growing in the current economy — but funding to provide it has been crippled. Local affordable housing experts say they have never seen the situation as difficult as it ...

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Rochester named third most affordable

Still on the fence about making a move≠ Rochester last week was named one of the most affordable places in the country to buy a home. That’s according to Business Week magazine, which ranked the city third on its list ...

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