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"Williamsville, New York - Lucy Knapp Real Estate of Hammondsport, New York, has joined RealtyUSA as of April 3, 2006. RealtyUSA has purchased the firm and its building at 52 Pulteney Street in Hammondsport. Knapp and her team of six agents have joined RealtyUSA and will work from their current location in Hammondsport.

Lucy Knapp Real Estate has been in the real estate business for over 22 years, specializing in lakeshore and recreation properties on Keuka Lake. Knapp and her team of agents are very familiar with the unique requirements involved in buying and selling property in the area such as Keuka Watershed regulations.

Knapp has spent her life living and working in the area and will continue selling real estate with RealtyUSA. She is very involved in the Keuka Lake Association which works to protect and enhance the lake and its watershed.

""Many of our agents in Rochester, Corning and Elmira have customers interested in Keuka Lake, so this is a great fit for our firm"" -Stated Merle L. Whitehead, President/CEO of RealtyUSA. Now they can turn to our Keuka Lake experts from Lucy Knapp Real Estate. RealtyUSA will bring their very successful Buyer's and Seller's Advantage Programs to customers in the Keuka Lake area.

Keuka Lake is part of the Finger Lakes. The lake is about twenty miles long and varies in width from a half mile to two miles. Hammondsport lies at the south end of the lake. It is the home of aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss, the Father of Naval Aviation. Much of the economy of this region is based on grape growing and wine production. Keuka (local pronunciation: kyoo-ka) means canoe landing in the Iroquois language.

RealtyUSA is the largest, independent real estate company in New York State, now with 59 offices and over 2000 agents and employees. RealtyUSA has recently been ranked #6 in the U.S. by Real Trends for largest independent real estate companies. It is independently owned and operated by Merle L. Whitehead, President/CEO."

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