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Clarence Homes For Sale $100,000 – $200,000

Clarence Homes For Sale $100,000 – $200,000

Clarence NY is a popular community for many home buyers looking for a little more land yet still be very close to all the conveniences of the City of Buffalo.   According to the community website: Since its establishment, Clarence has progressed from an isolated, heavily forested wilderness inhabited by a few sturdy pioneers to a [Continue]

Amherst/Williamsville Homes For Sale $100,000 – $200,000

Amherst/Williamsville Homes For Sale $100,000 – $200,000

In Amherst and Williamsville there are many wonderful homes for sale.   We are looking at a specific price range of $100,000 – $200,000 for this report.    There are many home buyers looking for homes in this range.   Current Market Conditions – Amherst $100-200k April 22, 2014 There are 103 active listings with an average [Continue]

Why Use A Realtor® for your Buffalo Home Purchase?

Why Use A Realtor® for your Buffalo Home Purchase?

Why Use a REALTOR®? In this highly competitive real estate market in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, can you really afford not to work with a professional who does this every day? All New York real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the National Association of Realtors® can [Continue]

Lewiston Homes – $100,000 to $200,000

Lewiston Homes – $100,000 to $200,000

Lewiston Homes between $100,000 and $200,000 current market conditions: April 22, 2014 There are 24 active listings with an average list price of $159,289 ranging from $105,000 to $260,000 There are 6 pending/under contract sales and in the past 30 days there has been 5 closed sales with an average sold price of $132,270 spending [Continue]

North Tonawanda Homes For Sale $100,000-$200,000

North Tonawanda Homes For Sale $100,000-$200,000

There are times that it is helpful to look at the real estate market in segments in a community like specific price ranges, homes of a specific size or has features that some buyers are desire. Read Also: North Tonawanda Real Estate Market Report North Tonawanda Real Estate Market For the $100,000 to $200,000 price [Continue]

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

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

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 worse. Much like the For [Continue]

Bad Appraisals

Bad Appraisals

TODAY’s real estate expert Barbara Corcoran explains how low home appraisals are causing frustration and disappointment for buyers and sellers and she offers advice about how to avoid them. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy For more information call Colleen Kulikowski (716) 650-0051   Thinking of [Continue]

Comparables – What are they and why you should care!

Comparables – What are they and why you should care!

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 don’t, you may be caught [Continue]

Where do I start?

Where do I start?

Finding your next home… 2 Find Your Home does not have to be a daunting task. It should be a time of great joy and does not have to take a long time. Often home buyers go it alone and do not narrow their criteria enough to find the right home. There are a lot [Continue]

Attention Buyers: Ways to get your offer accepted

Attention Buyers:  Ways to get your offer accepted

Guess what we are not in a Buyer’s Market any longer. Like other areas across the country we are seeing homes selling in a matter of days with multiple offers. If you were thinking you were going to wait until the market hit bottom before you purchase a home — you waited too long. Today home buyers are finding that there is less inventory [Continue]

What there are multiple offers on the Western New York house I want?

What there are multiple offers on the Western New York house I want?

There is a lot of talk in the media about the Buyers Market so you think “Wow! I can get a great deal in purchasing a Western New York home!” You are dreaming of purchasing a $150,000 home for $75,000, have the sellers pay all of your closing costs, make all the repairs you want [Continue]

NYSAR Housing Opportunities Foundation Grants

NYSAR Housing Opportunities Foundation Grants

The New York State Association of Realtors Housing Opportunities Foundation Individual Grant NYSAR Housing Opportunities Foundation Grants The New York State Association of Realtors Housing Opportunities Foundation, Inc. is an organization that was established to create and increase affordable housing opportunities for individuals to overcome the [Continue]

Low Appraisals Still Causing Problems in Some Deals

Low Appraisals Still Causing Problems in Some Deals

The real estate market is on the upswing – but are those improvements being reflected in home appraisals?  When many potential buyers push the selling price of a home higher than the asking price – which isn’t unusual in neighborhoods where the demand is high – problems are arising because the appraisers are coming in [Continue]

Real Estate Explained | Home Owners Insurance

Real Estate Explained | Home Owners Insurance

Once you sign the sales contract there are many details that have to happen.   One such detail on your closing checklist is obtain Home Owner’s Insurance. What good is a sizable nest egg if it’s left unprotected? To make sure your assets are properly covered, you need to consult someone who’s knowledgeable about the [Continue]

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