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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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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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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Excellence in Construction and Real Estate Award

September 29, 2020

The Rochester Business Journal and the Daily Record selected Courtney Dudek of Courtney Dudek Homes to receive a 2020 Excellence in Construction and Real Estate Award. Just the second year of these awards, they celebrate the individuals and companies who are taking the lead in changing the landscape of the Rochester region. The winners of…

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Let’s Grill and Chill!

August 15, 2020

Hello Friends! We hope you’ve had the chance to enjoy some adventures this summer. The weather has been just beautiful! Who knew August would come some quickly, with Labor Day just around the corner? For this month’s, Here’s What’s Cooking, we thought we’d give you some great tips on how you can grill and chill…

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Here’s What’s Cooking in July

July 24, 2020

We hope you’ve had a chance to soak up some summer sun and have a little fun. Both the weather and the real estate market have been hot. Courtney Dudek Homes not only has the strategies you need to make your move in this market, we also have ways to keep you cool. This month…

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How Would You Spend $50 in Rochester?

June 18, 2020

We hope you are well as the world starts opening up a bit. You may have even had the opportunity to enjoy an outdoor meal. We’re excited for our most recent referral contest winner: Joe Schmidt! He’ll have many opportunities to dine and support local restaurants. His gift basket was filled with many choices! Don’t…

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