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Best Pumpkin Spice Latte

Yes, it’s back to school and we all know what that means:  back to Pumpkin Spice Latte everywhere. And, when we say everywhere, we’re serious.  It’s like a movement–pumpkin spice hair color, hummus, highlighters, make- up and more.  We’re just going to stick to coffee.  We know coffee.  The rest is a little scary, to…

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Rochester Real Estate Market: Here’s What’s Cooking

We hope you have been soaking in all the summer sun. We’ve seen some super hot days and we’re still cooking just like the Rochester real estate market! Our latest adventure in the kitchen involved these easy-to-make apple pie bites. When we say easy, we’re not kidding. Five ingredients, they’re done in 30 minutes, and…


Here’s What’s Cooking: Classic Mac Salad

It’s summer and the livin’ is easy. Well, at least our latest recipe from our Here’s What’s Cooking Series is. We had a lot of fun whipping up a great recipe for Classic Mac Salad. As you can tell by the video below, this Classic Mac Salad recipe was sampled in our very own test…

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Courtney Dudek Homes: Meet Colin Dombek

Meet Colin. The Back Story Colin Dombek grew up in the Finger Lakes area and has lived in Rochester for 7 years. He graduated from SUNY Brockport with a degree in accounting. Despite having a family that lives all over the United States: Texas, Florida, Arizona and New York, they manage to maintain a special…


Last Minute Gifts for Father’s Day 2019

We get it. You’re dad’s great. It’s just that sometimes, he’s hard to buy for or somehow Father’s Day snuck up on you and you find yourself searching for last minute gifts for Father’s Day. Fear not, we have your back. Give the Gift of Favorites Don’t be frantic. Pick his favorites. It’s for this…

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Meet Greg Vavrick: Courtney Dudek Homes

Meet Greg. Ambitious, organized and active, Greg brings more than 15 years of sales and customer service experience to the team and places great importance on the value of relationship building. Greg enjoys applying his expertise and market knowledge by working with a wide range of clients including first-time home buyers, real estate investors and…

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Here’s What’s Cooking: Down Payment Assistance

Hey there! The Courtney Dudek Homes Team is back with this month’s edition of Here’s What’s Cooking: Down Payment Assistance! We decided that life is short and some days it’s okay to eat dessert first. So what did we bake? These beautiful and bodacious white chocolate chip cranberry cookies with some help from our junior…

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Here’s What’s Cooking: Spicy Tacos

It’s Spring and even if the weather doesn’t cooperate, Courtney Dudek Homes is ready for new beginnings. We’d like to introduce a new segment called, “Here’s What’s Cooking.” Not only will you get the latest and greatest in what’s trending in terms of quick and healthy recipes for your family, you’ll also get the details…


And the Nominees for the 2019 Oscars Are

Who’s ready for the red carpet?  That’s right!  The 2019 Oscars are this Sunday, February 24th.  According to the official website of the 2019 Oscars, here are this year’s nominees in the top two categories (plus a little cheat sheet on the storylines! #YoureWelcome) ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE NOMINEES CHRISTIAN BALE Vice: He’s almost…

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Valentine’s Day Cocktails

When you think about a stereotypical evening on Valentine’s Day, odds are the word ‘wine’ pops into your head. But, what if you aren’t a wine lover, or simply want to put a new twist on a drink that will better compliment your meal plans? Or maybe you’re spending this Valentine’s Day with the girls…

Nestled just below the southern border of Lake Ontario, Rochester and the Finger Lakes regions are a culturally rich and stunningly beautiful part of Western New York. This blog will take you to some of the most wonderful places and events our area has to offer and give you a little insight to our little corner of the world!

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