Building a Child-Safe Home: A Guide for New Builds by Sortino Properties

Building a Child-Safe Home: A Guide for New Builds by Sortino Properties

Published February 21, 2024 5 Views

When embarking on the journey of building a new home, safety is a paramount concern, especially for families with young children. At Sortino Properties, we believe that a home should be a sanctuary where every member, no matter how small, feels safe and nurtured. Integrating child safety features fr...

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Questions to Ask Before You Build a New Home

Questions to Ask Before You Build a New Home

Published October 16, 2023 151 Views

Building your own custom home can be incredibly exciting and gives you the freedom to design it to your exact specifications. But to ensure a great end result, it’s important to do your planning and cover all the bases. This starts with asking some key questions before building. What’s my bu...

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Top Things to Avoid When Building a New Home

Top Things to Avoid When Building a New Home

Published August 18, 2023 224 Views

Building a new home allows you to customize everything to your liking, from the layout down to the smallest details like the doorknobs. At Sortino Properties, we know it can be an exciting process, but it can also be overwhelming. Building a house requires attention to detail, patience, and time. Yo...

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Sortino Properties Named Best Builder of 2022 by Democrat & Chronicle

Sortino Properties Named Best Builder of 2022 by Democrat & Chronicle

Published February 6, 2023 396 Views

The team at Sortino Properties in Rochester, NY is excited to announce that we were recently named Best Builder in Democrat & Chronicle’s 2022 Community Choice Awards. After decades of hard work and a staunch commitment to those we serve, this is an honor which we’re very proud to receive. It’s an a...

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Finding the Perfect Piece of Land for Your Custom Home Build

Finding the Perfect Piece of Land for Your Custom Home Build

Published December 9, 2022 425 Views

For those who want something more than what life in the suburbs traditionally offers, there’s nothing quite like building a custom home on your own piece of private land. And even if you have a general idea of where you want to live, finding just the right piece of property can present challenges th...

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Finishing Touches to Make Your New Home Spectacular

Finishing Touches to Make Your New Home Spectacular

Published October 5, 2022 558 Views

Regardless of whether you’re considering a new single-family house or a townhome, the process of personalizing it is clearly one of the most rewarding aspects of buying a new home. Here at Sortino Properties in Rochester, we go to great lengths to help our customers get the most from their new home,...

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Making the Choice Between Single Family Homes and Townhouses

Making the Choice Between Single Family Homes and Townhouses

Published August 17, 2022 565 Views

One of the most frequently-debated topics among those who are buying a home, especially for those who are buying their very first home, is whether or not to choose a townhouse or a single family household. It goes without saying that this is a monumental decision, and even if you’re 90% sure on whic...

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Choosing a New Construction Floorplan Ideal for Your Evolving Needs

Choosing a New Construction Floorplan Ideal for Your Evolving Needs

Published June 23, 2022 617 Views

Buying a new construction home, regardless of whether it’s your very first home or the dream home you’ve been working a lifetime for, is obviously one of the most significant decisions anyone will ever make. In addition to location, surrounding amenities, and access to work and travel, choosing a fl...

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Spring 2022 Continues to Be a Strong Seller’s Market

Spring 2022 Continues to Be a Strong Seller’s Market

Published March 23, 2022 689 Views

Over the past year, the interest in the Rochester, NY  real estate market has been almost beyond belief.  With Spring approaching, there’s no indication that the trend will be slowing down any time soon.  Many are leaving the big cites, and ongoing economic incentives, coupled with the quiet, low ke...

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Choosing the Perfect House Design for Your Future

Choosing the Perfect House Design for Your Future

Published December 10, 2021 956 Views

Whether you’re shopping for your first new home or looking for a larger house that’s suitable for a growing family, one of the most important aspects of the home buying process is choosing a house design and construction style that will be as pleasing today as it is many years down the road.  After...

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Tips When Choosing Exterior Colors for Your New Home

Tips When Choosing Exterior Colors for Your New Home

Published October 4, 2021 753 Views

Whether you’re shopping for new construction homes in the Rochester area, or elsewhere in the state of New York, choosing an exterior color scheme is one of the most important decisions you’ll make during the process.  Keep in mind, each builder is different when it comes to exterior color selection...

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Customize Your New Construction Home with Sortino Properties

Customize Your New Construction Home with Sortino Properties

Published August 9, 2021 788 Views

There’s nothing quite like being the first ones to occupy a brand new home.  Everything is new, unscathed, and just waiting to provide years of enjoyment and reliable function.  As many new homebuyers learn, however, not all builders offer the freedom to customize some elements during the various ph...

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New Construction Homes in Rochester NY Available Right Now

New Construction Homes in Rochester NY Available Right Now

Published June 19, 2021 1075 Views

For those in the process of looking for a new home, you don’t need any reminders of how competitive the market has become. The combination of historically low interest rates, corporate investor buying frenzies, and a mass exodus from many urban centers has made it increasingly difficult for families...

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Building Material Costs are Driving Up New Home Prices

Building Material Costs are Driving Up New Home Prices

Published April 26, 2021 1036 Views

Many who are shopping for homes have surely noticed that new construction prices have been steadily rising, and there are several reasons for this. First, there’s been an increased demand for new homes in light of how many people are leaving urban areas nationwide. Also, interest rates remain at his...

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Finding HOA Maintained Communities in Rochester with Low Fees

Finding HOA Maintained Communities in Rochester with Low Fees

Published February 28, 2021 1305 Views

It’s no secret that more and more prospective home buyers are choosing HOA communities these days based on their convenience, appearance and extended amenities. Of course, it’s important to do your research when choosing the right community, as the fees can range quite drastically. Here at Sortino P...

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Building the Perfect Forever Home in Rochester NY

Building the Perfect Forever Home in Rochester NY

Published October 19, 2020 1345 Views

2020 might possibly go down as one of the strangest years on record, but that hasn’t stopped many from pursuing the goal of building their dream house in the Rochester area.  For some, this entails setting into a new development or established community, while others are planning a custom build on a...

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Making the Decision to Build a Room Addition

Making the Decision to Build a Room Addition

Published August 11, 2020 1412 Views

Adding a room addition to your home can be an exciting endeavor, and one that offers a wide range of benefits in terms or space, distinction, curb appeal and increased value. They can serve as home offices, reading or sun rooms, media areas, greenhouses and countless other possibilities. And, should...

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Choosing a Home Builder Who Sees What Others Miss

Choosing a Home Builder Who Sees What Others Miss

Published June 18, 2020 1441 Views

We’ll be the first to admit that we’re not the only home builder in Rochester.  There are many reputable builders in the Western NY region, many of whom are respected colleagues of ours.  That said, there are just as many who remain 100% focused on profit, notoriety and completing jobs in the fastes...

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Benefits of Expert Planning During New Home Construction

Benefits of Expert Planning During New Home Construction

Published April 20, 2020 1526 Views

Just as realtors can assist greatly when it comes to finding an existing home, working with an builder who understands the ins and outs of new home construction can be an asset of immeasurable value during the planning and building phases.  For those who’ve been through the process, you already know...

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Choosing Between Townhomes and Single Family Homes

Choosing Between Townhomes and Single Family Homes

Published March 8, 2020 1433 Views

Regardless of whether you’re a first time home buyer or well-versed in the process, choosing the perfect place to call home is a decision that will ultimately affect the way you live for many years to come.  And like so many others, the question of whether to purchase a townhouse or single family ho...

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Finding the Right Plot of Land for Your New Rochester Home

Finding the Right Plot of Land for Your New Rochester Home

Published November 1, 2019 1673 Views

While there are many important steps when it comes to building a new home, one of the most crucial is choosing the perfect site for your residential build.  Too often, homeowners choose a site without doing all the necessary back-end research to make sure that it’s a good fit.  This can include look...

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