Penfield Real Estate Blog

  • You’ll Love the Penfield NY Housing Market

    BY Courtney Dudek

    Let's take a look at the Penfield NY Housing Market in the last 60 days! 49 homes have been listed. 10 have gone under contract in an average of 14 days or less.  The average sale price was 184k. 45 homes have sold, at 98% of the list price. ...

  • Have a Super Super Bowl in Penfield NY

    BY Courtney Dudek

    As we wait for the dust to settle in Deflate-Gate, we can at least start planning for our Superbowl in Penfield NY adventure.  If you're the type of fan that is emotional attached to the outcome, and you need to be surrounded by screaming fans like...

  • Celebrate Martin Luther King Day in Rochester NY

    BY Courtney Dudek

    So much to remember, to reflect and to celebrate when it comes to the inspiring life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  that we have a national holiday to honor him-  "At the White House Rose Garden on November 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed...

  • Is this Neighborhood Headed Up? Or Down?

    BY Courtney Dudek

    When searching for a home on a budget, you'll often find great deals on the edge of up-and-coming neighborhoods. But how do you tell if a neighborhood is headed up? Or, if it's on its way down? Of course, the first consideration might be financial...

  • 8 Creative Tips on Saving for a Down Payment

    BY Courtney Dudek

    You're finally ready to think about buying a home, but you doubt your ability to save up the necessary down payment. Twenty percent of even a modest home can seem out of reach for first-time homebuyers. Here are some creative tips for eking out some ...

  • Holiday Decoration Safety

    BY Courtney Dudek

    Each year, fire departments across the country respond to home and structure fires caused by holiday decorations. In a study by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 2011 showed an annual average of 230 structure fires that began with li...

  • Attracting Homebuyers in the Winter Months

    BY Courtney Dudek

    As temperatures drop, snow piles up and people's minds turn to holiday celebrations, you may think that your house won't sell. In fact, many people take their homes off the market during this time and wait for spring to relist them. Unfortunately, no...

  • Small Business Saturday in Penfield NY

    BY Courtney Dudek

    There's so much to be thankful for! Among the greatest of gifts is the ability to choose your life! We are so fortunate in the Greater Rochester Area to have a cornucopia of small, locally owned businesses run by people who have pursued their passion...

  • Market Statistics in Penfield NY

    BY Courtney Dudek

    It's the first weekend of the month so it's time for the latest edition of the Penfield Market News! The numbers are in as to where we ended up in the 3rd Quarter with Residential Housing Stats so let's start there and learn more about the market st...

  • DIY Halloween Costumes, Delightful Decorations and More With This Great Guide

    BY Courtney Dudek

    The weather outside is frightful....okay, maybe not just yet.....but it is getting frightful around Rochester as people begin to deck the halls for Halloween.  Whether you love Halloween or not, here's a low stress guide to get you through! Pumpkin...