The Van Burkirk-Raines House

March 6, 2021

The next time you’re in Canandaigua, take a turn off North Main Street by the Court House, onto Gorham Street. Just up the block, past Pickle Park, on the left side of the street and right at the corner of Wood and Gorham Streets, you’ll find one of the most unique homes in Canandaigua. Built…

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Soups Galore!

February 15, 2021

To warm you up on these never-ending cold and snowy days, here are Courtney, Kathleen, Rumella and Jordan’s favorite soup recipes. We hope you enjoy these recipes! Drop us a line if you’ve tried them and let us know what you think.

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What Rochester’s Record-Low Housing Inventory Means for Buyers & Sellers

February 11, 2021

With mortgage rates hovering at historic lows, the Rochester and Finger Lakes real estate markets are expected to do very well in 2021. One challenge to the housing industry, however, is the lack of homes available for sale today. Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Existing Home Sales Report, which shows that the inventory of…

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Meet Kathleen Higgins

January 26, 2021

A lifelong resident of the Rochester area, Kathleen brings her dedication to family and community to the Courtney Dudek Team and her clients. The Back Story Born and raised in Rushville, Kathleen comes from a close-knit family that has supported her in all of her pursuits. As a graduate of SUNY Oswego with a Bachelors…

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Cooking with Courtney – Chipped Beef Dip

January 19, 2021

Snacks Snacks & More Snacks! In anticipation of all the sports-watching we’ll be doing in the next few weeks, (Let’s Go Buffalo!) we decided to change our Cooking with Courtney routine a bit. This month, we’re mixing it up by sharing our most favorite snack recipes – ones that our own family and friends ask…

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Meet Rumella Cameron

January 8, 2021

Rumella is a born leader. Whether it is leading her family of three or her community organization experience, Rumella thrives when she is able to use her leadership skills to help others grow, learn and thrive. The Back Story Rumella was born and raised in Rochester and proudly graduated from Edison Tech 5th in her…

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Renting vs. Buying

January 2, 2021

Which is Better for YOU? According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise across the country. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move into homeownership that stretches each dollar a little bit further. While the best timeline to buy a home is different for…

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Cooking Cookies with Courtney

December 14, 2020

There are various traditions that surround the holiday season! From making your favorite cookie recipe to gathering the family to decorate the house, it’s a time to hurry up and get things done. Thankfully, there are also built-in times to rest, relax and have a few laughs. (Even this year!)  Some of my favorite people to spend time with outside work…

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Rochester’s Icons: The George Eastman House

November 19, 2020

One of the most recognizable homes in the Rochester area, George Eastman began building his East Avenue residence in 1902. Originally situated on 8.5 acres purchased from Marvin Culver Farms, upon its completion in 1905 it was a true working farm with formal gardens, greenhouses, stables, barns, and pastures. Coming in at a whopping 35,000…

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Cooking with Courtney: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

October 9, 2020

One of my favorite parts about the Rochester real estate business is that I get to work with such a fantastic team each day. All of them are so very good at helping our clients sell and buy homes. We see or talk to each other pretty much each day as we try to guide our clients through the…

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