A Helpful Guide for Relocating to the Finger Lakes

Are you ready to start a new adventure? Whether you want a completely new start or an investment property to frequent seasonally, Finger Lakes Premier Properties has all the resources you need to start your journey relocating to the Finger Lakes! The Finger Lakes region of Central New York State boasts 11 charming lakeside towns. Finger Lakes Premier Properties has lakefront listing from Canandaigua to Cayuga and beyond, so you can select a property in your desired Finger Lakes region.  

For more information on relocating to or purchasing an investment property in the Finger Lakes region, please reference our Finger Lakes Property Management Services. This page is filled with important information for every type of buyer! 

Everything You Need to Know About Relocating to the Finger Lakes 

How to Begin Your Search 

So, you want to purchase a home in the Finger Lakes. Where’s the best place to start? Begin by searching our lakefront listings! Finger Lakes Premier Properties features a diverse inventory of homes for sale across all 11 Finger Lakes communities. You should also browse our buyer’s guide. This helpful resource is a great place to begin your search and get acquainted with our services! 

Where to Look 

The Finger Lakes region consists of 11 lakefront towns. Each have unique qualities, while maintaining the laid-back lake life that most people who relocate to this area are looking for. Across the Finger Lakes region, you can find world-class wineries, championship golf courses, unlimited ways to spend time on the lake, and more. Not sure which area of the Finger Lakes is right for you? Take a look at this interactive map that shows you where all your interests lie! 

What You Can Expect  

There’s no shortage of amazing things to do in the Finger Lakes region! Whether you’re a retiree looking for a place to spend each day on the lake or a family looking for a quiet vacation spot, there’s something for every buyer’s needs! Download our free Finger Lakes Vacation Guide for a comprehensive look at all the activities our area has to offer. With more than 9,000 square-miles of property surrounding the 11 lakes, there are endless ways to explore! Here are a few of our favorite things to do in the area as locals: 

5 Questions to Determine If a Finger Lakes Investment Property is Right for You 

What area of the Finger Lakes do you want to invest? 

As we previously discussed, there are several areas to choose from when it comes to purchasing an investment property in the Finger Lakes. As we know all too well, sometimes it’s hardest to make a choice when you have a lot of options. Make sure you narrow your search to a couple of your top lakes before moving forward with your investment property journey! 

You can filter homes for sale by lake using this search tool

How much are you comfortable investing? 

We understand that everyone has a unique budget. Determine how much you’re comfortable spending before you begin your search. This will help narrow your choices and give you peace of mind that you’re remaining financially responsible!  

What are your goals in owning an investment property? 

It’s important to have a goal in mind when purchasing a vacation rental as an investment property. To set a goal for your property, first decide how your family is going to use it. Will you rent it out most of the year? Will you relocate to your rental home for an entire season? Decide how you plan to use your property, then let us know so we can create realistic, sensical goals for your investment property!  

Our knowledgeable agents will put together Rental Analysis Projections on any homes you’re interested in purchasing as an investment property!  

When do you want to invest? 

Game play is important when it comes to purchasing an investment property. It’s important to keep an eye on real estate market trends for each lake before you decide to make a purchase. We’re dedicated to making sure you get the most return on investment! Our team will also keep you up-to-date on the latest vacation rental trends in the Finger Lakes as well as across the entire industry. It’s important to us that our owners are in the loop about the latest happenings!  

Become a friend of our newsletter for consistent industry updates! 

Do you have a realtor you can trust? 

Purchasing an investment property can be stressful. It’s a big commitment, and you deserve to work with a realtor who’s transparent and communicative throughout the entire process. Our team of knowledgeable, experienced agents are here to make your home buying process seamless. We understand that everyone’s journey to an investment property is different, so we pride ourselves on being adaptable and doing whatever it takes to make your dream of a home in the Finger Lakes come true! 

Choose Finger Lakes Premier Properties 

Ready to begin your journey relocating to the Finger Lakes? Whether you’re looking for a new, permanent homestead or an investment property in the Finger Lakes region, we’re here to help! Our helpful staff is here to answer any questions you may have about our area, listings, and owning a home in the Finger Lakes. We’re dedicated to making your home buying process to be as seamless and stress-free as possible!  

Visit our Finger Lakes Property Management Services page to get started. We can’t wait to welcome you home! 

The Naples Open Studio Trail Is One of the Best Fall Events in the Finger Lakes

The Finger Lakes region is known for being one of New York state’s premier wine-growing regions. With more than 100 wineries across the Finger Lakes, it’s become a wine lover’s destination! Did you know that’s a thriving arts scene in this area, too? View local artists’ best work at the Naples Open Studio Trail. This annual two-day event takes place the first weekend of every October and boasts captivating demonstrations, self-guided art tours, and more! Learn more about this exciting event below!  

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, download our free Finger Lakes Vacation Guide. This free resource is filled with local insight on the best things to do in the area, including more annual events!  

Download our Free Vacation Guide

Everything You Need to Know About the Naples Open Studio Trail 

2020 Event Details 

The Naples Open Studio trail is set to take place on October 3-4, 2020. Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, this event will follow New York state’s safety and social distancing guidelines. This means that all trail-goers will be required to wear a mask and keep a safe distance from those not in their group. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe during this time!  

About the Event  

The Naples Open Studio Trail is one of our favorite things to do in the Finger Lakes in the fall. This self-guided art tour around Canandaigua Lake invites guests to stop at more than a dozen art studios along the way. You can also view some amazing fall foliage!  

Each studio showcases a different medium, including ceramics, metal, and woodworks! During the first weekend of every October, visitors are welcome to purchase their favorite pieces to take home. It’s the perfect way to remember your trip to the Finger Lakes forever.  

This year, there are nine main artists with unique specialties. From wine barrel creations to custom denim pieces, you’re sure to find a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork! There are also four guest artists this year. Be sure to check the trail map beforehand, so you know exactly where to stop!  

Stay Nearby at a Home with Finger Lakes Premier Properties 

Settle into a home with Finger Lakes Premier Properties during the Naples Open Studio Trail. The trail follows a path around Canandaigua Lake, where we have 54 properties for rent! It’s the perfect way to enjoy both days of this exciting event in the Finger Lakes. We also boast a diverse portfolio of rental homes across the entire Finger Lakes region. With nearly 300 rental properties to choose from, you’re sure to find a vacation home in your desired location! 

Browse a full inventory of our Finger Lakes rental homes to start planning your trip!