QUICK TIPS FOR SEARCHING PROPERTIES
Search engines can be a little quirky, so here are a few pointers for making your search a little easier:
City Codes Revealed!
You’ve probably scrolled the list of Cities on this page and thought to yourself, “Where is AD01-Rochester – W?” Well, that is the list of Wards in the City of Rochester. AD01 stands for the 1st Ward; AD13 represents the 13th Ward, and so on.
And then you ask, “How do I know which Ward is where?” Easy, Just click here and the map will open in a separate window so you can use it as a reference as you’re searching.
Less is More
Don’t feel as though you have to make a specific selection in every menu box. Sometimes it’s best to select “ALL” in order to broaden your search.
For instance – say you’re looking for a house on a specific street or road. Rather than select the county, the town, and the zip code, just select “ALL” for those items and then type in the street name (i.e. – Harvard). The report will bring up all the houses on Harvard Street. This way you don’t EXCLUDE a property you might be trying to find.
Or in this case, think “broad”. Say you’re looking for a 3 bedroom house in a particular town. Rather than restrict yourself to 3 bedrooms, broaden your search to 2 to 4 bedrooms (or even 5 bedrooms!). That way more choices will pop up on the report.
Also, if your price range is around $90,000, search for properties from $80,000 to $100,000. You then give yourself a little leeway for price negotiation.
Don’t Be Afraid to Ask!
If you have any questions about using our search page or any of the properties you see here, don’t hesitate to call one of our team members for help or more information!
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