Colleen Kulikowski, Associate Real Estate Broker (716) 650-0051

About Colleen Kulikowski, Associate Real Estate Broker (716) 650-0051

Colleen Kulikowski is an Associate Real Estate Broker with J. Philip Real Estate specializing in Western New York residential homes who doesn’t follow trends; she blazes new trails and is able to recognize industry trends and implement them to her client’s best interest. Colleen has created a unique following with one of the top local internet positions in the country generating thousands of leads for her team. Real Estate is a second career for Kulikowski who’s first career was in Information Technology and Data Warehousing working for such companies as Radio City Music Hall, Nabisco Foods and as a consultant in the Financial and Insurance industries. A strong background in technology and management provides her with keen analytical and sharp negotiating skills.

I am not the listing agent; but I can assist you!

Calls come in all the time from people searching Buffalo homes for sale on our website asking if I am the listing agent. Not all the listings on my site are my listings. They are there because of IDX (Internet Data Exchange) agreement our MLS (Multiple Listing Service) provides all […]


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Ways to Sabotage Your Home Sale 6

I understand that you really don’t want to sell your Western New York home. You have wonderful memories and you love your absolutely perfect WNY home. There is hope! Follow some of these tactics to ensure that you not only won’t get showings on your home for sale, you won’t get offers either!

Before you consider being your own Real Estate Agent, consider these questions! 3

There are many factors that go into marketing, showing, and successfully completing a Real Estate transaction in Western New York that you may not be familiar with. If you act on your own you will eventually discover the process is involved and full of potential pitfalls. It might be best to investigate the questions and answers before you commit to the journey.

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If it seems too good to be true…. 5

Real Estate Investment is a Business Being a successful Real Estate investor in WNY (or anywhere for that matter) takes a lot of hard work. You cannot achieve it by just showing up, with little money or effort. Potential WNY investors call all the time from around the country. They […]

Does your Handyman Special have a stunning renovated price tag? 3

Your home has been on the market for awhile now, and you are wondering why your home is not getting showings. Unless you are marketing your as a fixer upper, than you should make sure that the buyer does not see signs of neglect in your Buffalo home. It might also be time to consider a price reduction on your Buffalo Home. If you have not listed your home yet, you might want to go through and take care of all the items that will be objections to buyers.

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Home buyer Tips for every type of Buffalo Home Buyer 1

First Time Home Buyers Are you a first time home buyer? Congratulations!   You want to purchase your first home and right about now you probably have discovered that there is a lot to learn. The more research you do up front the less likely you will experience Buyers Remorse when […]

Are You Facing Foreclosure in WNY? 7

The National Association of REALTORS® has created a useful document for homeowners in “How to Avoid Foreclosure and Keep Your House” if you are in trouble it is an excellent place to start. Some of the resources cited in this document include: For immediate advice, call 888-995-HOPE To speak to […]

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Seller’s Market Version – How to get a great real estate deal! 1

I hear it on a regular basis from Western New York Buyers: “I want a Great Real Estate deal!” Makes you think of the popular TV game show “Let’s Make A Deal!” There sometimes you get a flashy sports car, and sometimes you left with his and her bicycles or […]

Why pricing is so important in the sale of your Buffalo home! 2

There is much discussion on how to get your Buffalo Home sold. In today’s competitive Real Estate market the price you have your Buffalo home listed at is very important to getting sold. The price you start your Buffalo home for sale at will determine how long it will take to sell your home.

Why is it that some Buffalo homes sit on the market for sale for weeks and months. Yet others sell quickly with multiple offers in a Buyer’s Market? It has everything to do with pricing your Buffalo home correctly.

Deciding on what to offer on the home you want to purchase… 2

Congratulations! You found a Buffalo home that you want to purchase! After all that searching on the Internet, going to Open Houses and all this time together looking and we have found the house of your dreams. Now how do we make the it your Buffalo home? Making the Offer […]

Things to think about when elderly parents move in 2

When our parents become frail and we worry about them living alone, what to do is an important question facing many Western New York. Questions like: Are they able to live on their own in their current home with some assistance? Could they live on their own in a smaller […]

Open Houses don’t sell houses! 16

Well Let’s talk about how we approach to having an Open House. Expect that an Open House won’t sell your home. But some homes are sold through an Open House. An Open House is our opportunity to meet potential Buyers and start the home buying process with them. It might sell another home we have, and an open house we have elsewhere may just sell yours. There are no guarantees.

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Why You May Need a Price Reduction on your WNY home 1

Price reductions are emotional decisions for many Western New York home sellers. A price reduction may be the thing to get your home for sale a SOLD sign on it. Western New York Buyers have many options and price is usually the thing that will stop them from looking at […]

How can I get my Buffalo home SOLD faster? 20

I am often asked why a home has not sold by worried sellers. Many times they it is the smallest details that ensure a successful sale of your home. The largest driving factor of your home selling quickly is pricing, and then condition. Many times sellers forget that the condition […]

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Is there such a thing as Sellers Remorse? 1

I have written about Buyer’s Remorse in the past, and I was reminded of it when I read a post over on a Real Estate website about Seller’s Remorse.  Let’s talk about how quickly a home can go under contract and what that means to you the seller.   The ideal […]

Observations of For Sale By Owner

Dangers of being a For Sale By Owner!!!! Several years ago, while working in Celebration Florida Real Estate Market I had a conversation with an owner of a For Sale By Owner recently that shocked me.   Now I seem to have it at an increasing rate.    Often, they don’t want […]

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Do you know the magic three words in Western New York Real Estate? 6

By leaving your home on the market over-priced you are enabling your competition (other homes for sale) to look better because they are priced better and are more appealing than your Western New York home. Look long and hard at your competition, see why they have a SOLD sign and you do not. In the end you will see it boils down to the listing price.

What Happens if my House Doesn’t Appraise for the Full Price? 1

Congratulations! You just got a better than full price offer on your home for sale after having multiple offers. You have gotten through Attorney Review and Home Inspection and the buyer is getting their mortgage approval. Everything is moving smoothly or so you think. The buyer’s mortgage company sends out […]


Is your Buffalo Realtor® telling you what you need to hear or what you want to hear? 6

What is Buying a Listing? Buying Listings is a term used by many Realtors® when they see overpriced listings on the market. “Oh that Realtor® bought that listing… There are Realtors® out there that will take an overpriced listing to just put their sign in the lawn and give them […]


Of course your home is (Fill-in-the-Blank) !

But it won’t sell for more than what a buyer is willing to pay! There are not a lot of people out there that will pay more than the appraised value of a home and if they do they will have to purchase all cash. Main reason — there isn’t […]

Before our appointment to list your home… 4

Listing of your Buffalo Home The team at Best Buffalo Homes is really excited about listing your home and our upcoming meeting to get all the paperwork completed. To ensure that this meeting goes quickly and that we have all the information we need to list your home for sale […]


Buffalo Home Safety | Changing Your Locks 2

In all the excitement of searching for a home, getting the sale approved, your home inspected, and all the associated excitement of getting ready to move into your new Buffalo area home. The first thing after you leave the closing you need to change the locks.

It happens… We may not be able to sell your home!

Last night there was a collective sigh of relief by Realtors around the country. These Realtors had a problem listing expire, and they couldn’t be happier. Every day homes expire without selling, often the Home Seller blames the Realtor that represented them. It is always easier to blame someone else […]



Comparables – What are they and why you should care! 1

This has been a week of lots of comparing of homes for sale for our team. We have been dealing them for both buyers and sellers. You might not think that Comparable Sales (comps) are all that important, but you really need to pay attention to them. Because if you […]

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Clarence Scheduled Open Houses

For more information call Colleen Kulikowski (716) 650-0051   Thinking of selling your Western New York home? Interested in finding out the current market value of your single family home, condo or investment property? Then call at (716) 650-0051 to discuss what is happening in today’s Western New York […]

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Search Results for $100,000 to $200,000 for Erie County Homes For Sale

Homes for Sale in Erie County – $100,000 – $200,0000 Modify your search results: Modify your Search Max Price: Min Price: Choose a City AldenAmherstAtticaAuroraBataviaBostonBuffaloBustiCambriaChateaugayChautauquaCheektowagaClarenceDarienDunkirkEdenEllicottvilleElmaEvansGrand IslandHamburgHartlandLackawannaLancasterLewistonLockportNewfaneNewsteadNiagaraNiagara FallsNorth TonawandaOleanOrchard ParkPendletonPerryPorterRoyaltonTonawandaWest SenecaWheatfieldWilson For more information call Colleen Kulikowski (716) 650-0051 Thinking of selling your Erie County home? Interested in finding out the […]

New Amherst Listings on the MLS

For more information call Colleen Kulikowski (716) 650-0051   Thinking of selling your Western New York home? Interested in finding out the current market value of your single family home, condo or investment property? Then call at (716) 650-0051 to discuss what is happening in today’s Western New York […]

Wyoming County Open Houses

For more information call Colleen Kulikowski (716) 650-0051   Thinking of selling your Western New York home? Interested in finding out the current market value of your single family home, condo or investment property? Then call at (716) 650-0051 to discuss what is happening in today’s Western New York […]

Search Orchard Park Homes for Sale 1

The Best Buffalo Homes Team has created these handy searches for you to look for homes for sale in Orchard Park.   Are you looking for homes for sale in Orchard Park, New York?   View recently listed real estate properties throughout the Orchard Park area and all of Western New York […]


When your design choices get in the way of potential buyers

Decorating vs. Staging Does your Handyman Special have a stunning renovated price tag? Decorating is what you do for yourself. If you think back to when you purchased your home, you might remember the state the home was in when you purchased it. Chance are it was a far cry […]