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    Why June is the Perfect Time to Buy and Sell a Home in Rochester, New York

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | June 3, 2024

    June is a fantastic time to dive into the real estate market in Rochester, New York. With summer in full swing, the city comes alive with vibrant activities, making it an attractive time for both buyers and sellers. Whether you're considering buying a new home or selling your current one, High Falls Sotheby's International Realty is your perfect partner to navigate the market. Read More

    We’re in a Sellers’ Market. What Does That Mean?

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 30, 2023

    Even though activity in the housing market has slowed from the frenzy we saw over a year ago, today’s low supply of homes for sale is still a sellers’ market. But what does that really mean? And why are conditions today so good if you want to list your house? It starts with the number... Read More

    4 Key Tips for Selling Your House This Spring

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 30, 2023

    Spring has arrived, and that means more and more people are getting their homes ready to sell. But with recent shifts in real estate, this year’s spring housing market will be different from the frenzy of the past several years. To sell your house quickly, without hassles, and for the most money, be sure to... Read More

    How Homeownership Is Life Changing for Many Women

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 30, 2023

    Throughout Women’s History Month, we reflect on the impact women have in our lives, and that includes impact on the housing market. In fact, since at least 1981, single women have bought more homes than single men each year, and they make up 17% of all households. Why Is Homeownership So Important to Women? The... Read More

    Why Buying a Home Is a Sound Decision

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 24, 2023

    If you’re thinking about buying a home, you want to know the decision will be a good one. And for many, that means thinking about what home prices are projected to do in the coming years and how that could impact your investment. This year, we aren’t seeing home prices fall dramatically. As the year... Read More

    The Role of Access in Selling Your House

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 24, 2023

    Once you’ve made the decision to sell your house and have hired a real estate agent to help, they’ll ask how much access to your home you want to give potential buyers. Your answer matters more now than it did in recent years. Here’s why. At the height of the buying frenzy seen during the... Read More

    Balancing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer This Spring

    By Robert Piazza Palotto Sold Team | March 24, 2023

    Though there are more homes for sale now than there were at this time last year, there’s still an undersupply with fewer houses available than in more normal, pre-pandemic years. The Monthly Housing Market Trends Report from puts it this way:  “While the number of homes for sale is increasing, it is still 43.2%... Read More

    An Expert Gives You Clarity in Today’s Housing Market

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 24, 2023

    The housing market has been going through shifts lately. That’s why it’s so important to work with an industry professional who can be your guide throughout the process. A real estate expert uses their knowledge of what’s really happening with home prices, housing supply, expert projections, and more to give you the best advice. Someone... Read More

    Leverage Your Equity When You Sell Your House

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 24, 2023

    One of the benefits of being a homeowner is that you build equity over time. By selling your house, that equity can be used toward purchasing your next home. But before you can put it to use, you should understand exactly what equity is and how it grows. Bankrate explains it like this: “Home equity... Read More

    4 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

    By Robert PiazzaPalotto | March 24, 2023

    Are you planning to buy a home this spring? Though things are more balanced than they were at the height of the pandemic, it’s still a sellers’ market. So, when you find the home you want to buy, remember these four tips to make your best offer. 1. Lean on a Real Estate Professional Rely... Read More