Buying Testimonials
Unsolicited Testimonials that go to our Hearts not our Heads!

These are just a few testimonials from our buying customers that we would like to share with you.  They are available in our office if you wish to peruse them or many others. With more than 38 years of professional service to the local real estate market, we have many testimonials from customers with whom we have had the honor of working. 

We understand that the process of purchasing a home is increasingly complex and requires some of the most important decisions you may have to make in your lifetime.  So why rely on just anyone?  Ask your neighbors, call around... good chance you will find someone we have aided in a positive real estate experience over the years!  We look forward to the opportunity of assisting you in the attainment of your real estate investment goals and capturing the "American Dream" of home ownership!  To our past clients--- Thank You and we are always here if we can serve you in anyway, again!

We hope these original, unedited comments convey that... 
We Care about What We Do and about You... our Valued Clients!

"A heartfelt 'thank you' for making our lake buying experiemce such a pleasant one, not to mention all the complexities of this property!" 

-- Eric & Rose Gilbert


"Thank you for your professional approach to our purchase.  We were so happy to work with you.  Thanks for making our dream come true!" 

-- Anne & Andrew Purdue

"The only drawback we can think about getting into our house is that we will miss seeing you.  It's been a pleasure doing business with you.  Your honesty and commitment have been appreciated." 

-- Barb & Bill Fuge

"We are so looking forward to many wonderful years of memories in Canandaigua.  Thanks for all you did to make the purchase possible.  It was a pleasure doing business with you!" 

-- Judy & Joel Cohen


"We just closed on the lake house and can't thank you enough for calling us as soon as it came on the market.  You knew exactly what we were looking for and that it would be a perfect fit.  We are thrilled to have our dream house on Canandaigua Lake.  Know that we will be toasting you often to remind us that you made it possible.  Thanks for everything!" 

-- Tom & Carol Ledgerwood

"Your assistance in buying was the best --- as always!" 

-- Jodi & Bill Shea

"You have been wonderful to work with and have certainly gone above and beyond on several occasions.  Thank you so very much!" 

-- Ken & Kathleen Hale


"Thank you very much for all your work and help on our new home.  We love it!" 

-- Russ & Holly Graff


"Thank you so much for all your help.  It was great working with you!" 

-- Jamil Mroueh


"We want to thank you for all your dedication in helping us purchase.  We appreciated working with you and if we ever need another home, we will call you!" 

-- Peter & Mary Jo Paciorek

"We don't even know where to begin to thank you for all you have done for us.  We appreciate everything that you have done and your patience with all our questions and concerns.  As you know, purchasing property comes along with so many uncertainties.  It was such a relief to know that we could trust you wholeheartedly every step of the way.  Thank you for your professionalism in returning every call and every email.  You both made us feel like we were in such good hands.  We also appreciate your sense of humor and your calmness in every situation.  It was very reassuring.  Thank you also for taking so much time out of your days for us.  It made us feel like we were your only clients.  We know to send people to Edelweiss if they ever want to buy or sell property in the Finger Lakes area! " 

-- David and Suzanne Mansfield

"We just wanted to drop you both a quick note to let you know how much we are enjoying the lake this summer.  We can't begin to thank you enough for your patience and the expertise you brought to us during our search. We are very, very happy with our decision. (And the kids love it too!!!!)" 

-- Jim & Nancy Smith

"We appreciate your helpfulness and professionalism throughout the process of purchasing our lake home.  We certainly will not hesitate to recommend you to others looking for property in the area!" 

-- Larry and Rosemary Gleason

"We thank you so very much for all your hard work.  The service you gave us with finding our first home went above and beyond our expectations and we appreciate everything you have done!" 

-- Doug and Justine Holcomb

"As always, it was wonderful working with you!" 

-- Chrissy Spitz

"We really appreciate the fact that you found us the perfect home.  It was truly a pleasure dealing with you and you made our transition so much easier!" 

-- Jim & Sandy Thunberg

"Thank you so much for all of your hard work.  I truly appreciate your hard work, commitment, patience and communication.  I will be sure to tell others of my very positive business with you!" 

-- Sarah Gallagher

"Thank you for your great service; it was a pleasure doing business with you!" 

-- Steve & Trish Barresi

"Words cannot express my thanks for all your help and advice over the past year. 

Thanks for everything!" 

-- Tammy Prull, M.D.

"Thanks for guiding us through the purchase of our beautiful property on Canandaigua Lake. 

With your understanding, knowledge, expertise and genial manner you helped us realize a dream!

Thanks for everything.  You are awesome!"

-- Steve & Marcia Gates

"We want to thank you for all your help with the cottage. 

We have spent a lot of time there since closing and we just love it!" 

-- Paul and Kim Lee

"We thank you for all the special attention that you gave us that helped us find our home!" 

-- Don & Sue Beusman

"We appreciate the wonderful service you provided to us.  It was a pleasure working with you!" 

-- Tim & Alison Butler

"You did a nice job representing me and I appreciate the professionalism that you demonstrated throughout the transaction.  I will certainly pass your name along to other friends of mine!" 

-- Jim McGhee

"I enjoyed working with you recently on my client's purchase of property on Canandaigua Lake.

It was the unusual transaction that required the expertise of many professionals.  You are to be commended for your leadership in getting the deal closed!" 

-- Stephen Chamberlain

"Thanks so much for your expertise... the best!" 

-- Lana Torre

"You were just fantastic in helping us realize our dream. 

Thank you for everything!" 

-- Chris & Sue Plopper

"Thank you for all your help with our recent lake house purchase.  We appreciate all your time and work not only with this transaction, but over the years helping us look for property!" 

-- Dave & Laura Dadetta

"We know we are going to be very happy at our new place at the lake.  We can't thank you enough for all that you did.  You are the best!" 

-- Jim & Kate Shotwell

"What a wonderful experience we had dealing with you.  Your warmth and kindness make it a pleasure working with you!" 

-- Dave & Bev Fraser

"You have been so helpful to us in our search for a home and appreciate the great service you provided.  Like we tell everyone we meet, 'Only do business with Marty & Nick at Edelweiss Properties!"

--Frank & Sue Nichols

"Thank you so much for helping us get our dream house, we really love it!" 

-- Floyd & Gloria Dunton

"We can't thank you enough for all that you have done for us.  You made what is usually a very painful and stressful experience a pretty good time!" 

-- Lin Case & Sue Hawkes


"We were so fortunate to have crossed paths with you at the perfect time and place to make our dreams come true.  We can never thank you enough for making it happen!" 

-- Doug & Lisa Healy

"We will be forever grateful for your professionalism, business sense and understanding of human nature to help pull off our purchase. Thank you for your superior efforts...    You guys are the best!" 

-- Paul & Patty Hudson

"We just wanted to thank you for all your help you provided us in finding our home. You make a great team! We are thrilled with the house and couldn't have done it without you.  We wouldn't hesitate to pass your name on to anyone who is looking for a home!" 

-- Greg & Lynn Murphy

"It's amazing how you are able to handle so many appointments and clients and make each one still feel that they are the most important!" 

-- Jean Baric

"Our search too a full (4) years!  I'm telling you this, because what you are doing with your emails and great photography is really appreciated by those who are searching!  Especially when you are willing to continue the correspondence over a long period of time.  Keep up the great work... and thanks again for your help!" 

-- Debi Smith

"Thank you- thank you for helping to make this all possible.  We admire your professionalism and appreciate your friendship!" 

-- Ron & Nancy Pape

"Now that we can sit back and enjoy our new lake home, we would like to thank you for all your effort and assistance.  Thanks again for everything!" 

-- Bill & Sally Sanford

"Buying and selling homes is always stressful, but your good guidance and counsel helped make this transition as smooth and easy as possible!  Thank you." 

-- Bonnie Sue Ross

"Thank you so much for all the work you have done for us.  You are a well-oiled machine from a professional standpoint and like family from a personal standpoint.  It is such a pleasure to work with you both!"

--Paul & Elaine Messina

"A sincere thank you.  We realize it is just your job, but we really do thank you for your sincere devotion and determination to us and our family.  Thank you for making our dream come true!" 

-- Charles & Rosemary Zaepfel

"We enjoyed working with both of you.  It has been a pleasure!" 

-- Dave & Sandy Smith

"We want to thank you for your wonderful help with our buying and selling.  You both were very professional and therefore the closes went without a hitch!" 

-- Dale and Linda Sloan

"We truly appreciate all you have done for us and we look forward to working with you again.  When we get our boat we hope you will take us on a tour of the lake!" 

-- Jim & Sally Adams

"My husband and I would like to thank you for your efforts in selling our property.  We appreciate your care and professionalism during the listing.  We wish you continued success in your business!" 

-- John & Ruth McNally

"It has been our pleasure doing business with you &

we wouldn't hesitate referring you to other!" 

-- John & Janet Gubiotti

"We can't express our gratitude to you!  This home is truly a dream come true.  We appreciate everything you've done for us!  Thank you so much!" 

-- Carol & Steve Schreiner

"Thank you for your hard work and dedication in helping us to buy our home.  We don't think there are many REALTORS like you.  We have had only the best things to say about you to our friends and acquaintances.  Thank you!" 

-- Ulana Fuller & Andrew Duncan

"Thank you for your help in finding us a house!" 

-- Joe & Kathy Kardesh

"We can't thank you enough for all you did for us.  You were always able to answer all our questions with ease and we really appreciate that.  We would recommend your company to anyone!  Thank you again for everything!" 

-- Wendy & Bryan Kierst

"I appreciate all that you folks have done on my behalf to make my relocation possible!  I am very happy to be here!" 

-- Betty Lyons

"I am slowly getting into my new home and loving every moment of it.  Thanks again for being so thoughtful!" 

-- Sherolyn Mahoney

"We wanted to say thank you for you're overall professionalism and communication on all the matters regarding our purchase. The time you spent with us was very much appreciated and we would always choose to work with you for any future purchases." 

-- Mike and Cindy Ognenovski

"In the midst of winter, thanks for helping us find such an invincible summer.  We love our condo!" 

-- Elizabeth Osta & Dave Van Arsdale

"We enjoyed working with you!!" 

-- Barbara Pellow & Chip Holt

"We enjoyed working with you and we are sure we will be seeing you at the Lake!" 

-- Debbie and Joel Pasternack

"We want to thank you for all your time and help. We appreciate your patience throughout the years.  We always felt that you understood our circumstances and never pressured us. We value your friendship and it was a pleasure to do business with you!" 

-- Judy and Bill Young

"Thanks for all you did to help our entire family find new homes over the last year!  You and your entire staff are terrific!" 

-- Nancy and Jeff Siewert & Family

"We are excited and looking forward to our lake adventure.  Thanks for all your help and advice.  We'll have to have a drink on the deck some nice summer day.  Our dream would not have been realized without you!" 

-- Ray and Carol Stark

"It was a pleasure to work with you.  Have a great year!" 

-- Dave Christa

"We want to thank you so much for your help in the sale and purchase of our new home.  We appreciated all the time you spent with us to help find the 'perfect' house for our family.  Thank you again for everything!" 

-- Mike and Kim Young

"You have definitely made our 1st home buying experience one we will always remember.  Thanks again!" 

-- Dale and Carrie Herendeen

"We appreciate your thoughtfulness and your talent in finding us such a beautiful property.  We will enjoy it for many years to come!" 

-- Gary and Amy Polisseni

"Thanks again for your wonderful work!  We are very happy!!" 

-- Linda & Dale Sloan

"We really appreciate all your time and efforts in helping us to arrive at a good decision!" 

-- Don and Ellie Hockenbrock

"Thank you for all of your efforts in helping us to acquire 'Lou's Dream'!" 


-- Lou and Marlene Carter

"We wanted to thank you for all the help you gave over the years in the search for the ideal property.  We are all excited about being on the lake and are looking forward to next summer!" 

-- Dennis and Debbie Christiano

"We appreciated your business approach to our purchase of our lake home!" 

-- James and Sheila Widenmyer

"Thank you again for the tremendously superior work that you did for us.  You are truly a hard working SuperStar!" 

-- Phyllis and Stephen Howe

"Our sincere thanks and appreciation for the patience you have had with us over the years.  We hope we and our family can enjoy this family home for many years to come!" 

-- Gus and Pat Antonelli

"Once again, thank you both for everything you have done for us in finding our new home and all your thoughtfulness!" 

-- Woody and Lynn Wood

"Thanks for everthing.  You are great to work with!" 

-- Bruce and Elizabeth Young

"Thank you very much for all your help!!!  You made this a fun experience!!!!" 

-- Mary and Brian Scanlon

"Thank you for all your help and advice that brought us to the final purchase.  Looking forward to many good years to come at the lake!" 

-- Jeff and Patrice Pierce

"A note of appreciation for all you did in securing the property...  I appreciate your extra effort." 

-- Russ Brandon

"We will cherish the memory of the wonderful guy who found us our 'dream spot!'  It's always such a pleasure working with a knowledgeable and ethical real estate person. Thank you Nick, for your efforts on our behalf." 

-- Robert and Melanie Eisenberg

"Sincere thanks for all of your assistance." 

-- Christine Marx

"I never realized what a comprehensive program you had for home buyers. 

Thank you SO much!" 

-- Louis DeCarolis

"We are still unable to think of really having a "chosen place" on The Lake!  I for one, still have to pinch myself.  We appreciate all of your helpful guidance and I'm sure we will be asking you for more help in the future.  We will always recommend you as the #1 Realtor!" 

-- Dave and Jane Principe

"Thank you!  We love our "Chosen Spot" on the Lake." 

-- Pierre, Lenore and Loren Bo

"Thank you so much for all you did for us in finding a home to suit us!" 

-- Chuch and Bernie Gartley

"We absolutely love our new home!  Thanks again for everything you did for us - You are the Best!"

--Mike and Ginni Benedict

"Thanks so much for all your hospitality while I was investing in Real Estate.  You have so much professionalism and your firm is the Best.  I shall refer my friends to you!"

--Alice C. Tolan

"We were there this past weekend and can't wait to settle in for the summer in a couple of weeks.  Thank you very much!" 

-- Ted and Joyce Szatkowski

"Thanks for working your magic!"

--Dr. Pierre Tariot

"I want to thank you for the time you took to counsel us on retiring to Canandaigua, New York.  It was a very good and informative meeting.  Thanks again for your help."

--Don and Nancy Fisher

"Liz and I want to thank you for your efforts over the past year.  We are very excited about being on the lake." 

--Larry and Liz Lanpher

"We're still talking about how much we enjoyed our afternoon with you learning about various cottage properties for sale on the lake.  We were extremely impressed at how knowledgeable you were and how comfortable you made us feel.  Thanks again."

--Patty and Eric Carlson

"Your thoughtfulness will be recalled more often than you know!" 

-- Bill and Dottie Jackson

"Thanks again for all your help over these last few years.  It was a pleasure doing business with you.  Your kindness is appreciated. "

--Marilyn and Lowell Knapp

"We are enjoying it here.  It's been quite beautiful and lots of wildlife.  Thanks for the patient support and assistance you gave us.  It was very much appreciated. "

--Helene and John Oldweiler

"Nick seems to love his work and tell stories about 'his properties.'  He was helpful and seems to understand the family transaction.  Thanks for your attitude!"

--Caroline "Tarry" Shipley

"All of you confirmed our move to Canandaigua was a good idea!" 

-- Ben Blumberg and Rita Lenertz

"I appreciate your genuine concern and interest.  Your willingness to go the extra mile with no strings attached is something for which I am deeply grateful.  I will most enthusiastically recommend your services to folks who may be interested in real estate!"

--Jim Lawler 

"W appreciated all your help and assistance in making this deal!" 

-- Dave and Debbie Galloway

"Thanks for remembering us when the property came on the market.  The whole experience has been good and appreciate the attention you have given us!"

--Art and Sally Johnson

"We love our new house and are glad you found it for us!"

--Jini Rizzo

"I was very pleased with the whole experience and feel that it was graced by the unique qualities you bring to your profession.  You care about your client, not about 'closing a deal,' and this left me with a warm confidence!"

--Robert M. Wallace