Erie County

Erie County, is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2000 census, the population was 950,265. The county seat is Buffalo. The county’s name comes from Lake Erie, which in turn comes from the Erie tribe of Indians who lived south and east of the lake before 1654.

Erie County is home to the Buffalo Bills football team, the Buffalo Sabres hockey team, the Buffalo Bandits lacrosse team, the Buffalo Bisons minor league baseball team, and the Buffalo Silverbacks, a basketball team in the American Basketball Association. The city also features a zoo, a botanical garden, a science museum, an historical museum, and the famous Albright-Knox Art Gallery. The Erie County Fair, now called America’s Fair, held every August in the Town of Hamburg, is the second largest fair in the country.

Erie County Reports

Erie County Homes between $900,000 and $999,000
Erie County Homes – 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 2 Car Garage Built 2000+
Erie County Foreclosure/Bank Owned/REO Market Report
Erie County Million Dollar Homes For Sale
Erie County Waterfront Homes Market Report


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.


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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 […]


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 […]

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Foreclosure Trickle Down 5

I came across an interesting article this morning regarding the foreclosure crisis — on how Self-storage facilities are experiencing a high number of units not paying their bills. It is an interesting to see that what is happening as a direct result of the foreclosure crisis.  Not only are buyers […]


Is there really a best time to sell your home?

A friend of mine, Paula Henry wrote an incredible post regarding Do Homes sell in Winter? The post started me thinking about home sales in Amherst NewYork and how do they sell in the variety of seasons. History gives us some clues to how the market is going to perform. […]

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So you have a bad tenant… 5

It is easy to end up on the losing side of an eviction if you don’t meticulously adhere to the rules. Western New York has a variety of duplex, triplex and Quad homes available to investors. With that brings the need for tenants and the potential for the need to evict a bad tenant. Eviction reasons, processes, periods, and participants vary from state to state.

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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.


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 […]


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 […]


Why You Should Consider an Advanced Home Inspection 2

When the time nears to sell your Buffalo home, one extra bit of due diligence can pay off in the most meaningful way: helping you to get the best return on your investment. It’s not a requirement that every listing agent may suggest, but particularly if yours is an older […]


Improve Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Home Loan

It’s a good idea to start working on improving your credit score several months before applying for a big loan, whether you’re buying a house, refinancing or buying a car. Boosting your score could help you qualify for a lower loan rate as well as save you thousands of dollars […]

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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!