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Cheektowaga is located in Erie County, New York, located in the north-central part of the county and boarders the city of Buffalo. Cheektowaga has a large Polish-American community, about 39.9% of population is of Polish heritage.

Located in Cheektowaga include: The Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Villa Maria College, and Walden Galleria Mall

Depew New York Real Estate Market Report

Depew New York Real Estate Market Report

Current Market Conditions April 4, 2014 There are 15 active listings with an average list price of $115,727 ranging from $64,900 to $139,900 There are 24 pending/under contract sales and in the past 30 days there has been 4 closed sales for $97,000 spending an average of 107 days on the market YTD there has [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]

Cheektowaga Real Estate News

Cheektowaga Real Estate News

About Cheektowaga NY Cheektowaga is a popular suburb of Buffalo NY and is a thriving community with convenient access to all of Western New York.  Also calling Cheektowaga home include: The Buffalo Niagara International Airport Villa Maria College Walden Galleria Mall Read Also: Why you should pre-qualify for a mortgage before you start your WNY [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]

Cheektowaga Open House Results

Cheektowaga Open House Results

Selection of Cheektowaga Upcoming 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 www.BestBuffaloHomes.com at (716) 650-0051 to discuss what is [Continue]

Deciding if You Should Stay in Your Current Home or Move Up

Deciding if You Should Stay in Your Current Home or Move Up

Between record low interest rates and price reductions, many homeowners are asking themselves if now is a good time to move up. Buying under today’s conditions can mean getting more home for less money. You’ll pay a smaller amount of interest over time and can snag that dream home for a fraction of its boom-era [Continue]

How is your home search going?

How is your home search going?

  I watch the trends and I have been here before. It is that calm before the storm. Western New York is seeing multiple offers on homes. Many homes are finally selling after long periods of no activity. There is a shortage of good listings available on the market. Interest rates are ticking upward, buyers [Continue]

Making Sure You Meet the Criteria for a Home Loan

Making Sure You Meet the Criteria for a Home Loan

Mortgage rates Mortgage rates are expected to stay below 5 percent for the remaining part of 2012. This is basically a continuation of what we saw in 2011. Average rates for a 30-year fixed mortgage remained below 5 percent the previous year. Though for the last four months of 2011, the rates hovered in the [Continue]

What did we just do?

What did we just do?

Buyers Remorse – Do you have it? What did we just do? It is a question that many 1st time home buyers and even people that are moving from one home to another ask themselves. They suddenly find themselves very worried about the future that it is going to take 30 years to pay off [Continue]

Foreclosure is a process — Not a type of Sale

Foreclosure is a process — Not a type of Sale

A foreclosure is the process that a bank, homeowner and property go through when the homeowner is behind on the payments. Foreclosure has become the sexy word that the media has used. Bank Owned, Government Owned, Short Sale or Distressed Sale -- well those words aren't as sexy as the word Foreclosure. The media needs a sexy word to sell [Continue]

Your credit report

Your credit report

In determining how much you can borrow to purchase a home, lenders look at a number of factors. The most important are these: your income, your debts, the amount of your down payment and your credit history. Lenders view your credit as an indicator of your willingness to repay a mortgage loan. Having poor credit [Continue]

Buffalo Home Safety | Changing Your Locks

Buffalo Home Safety | Changing Your Locks

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. [Continue]

What is PMI

What is PMI

What is Private Mortgage Insurance PMI is extra insurance that lenders require from most home buyers who obtain loans that are more than 80 percent of their new home’s value. In other words, buyers with less than a 20 percent down payment are normally required to pay PMI. Why do homeowners get saddled with private [Continue]

Internet Resources for your Buffalo Relocation

Internet Resources for your Buffalo Relocation

Internet Relocation Resources Talk to anyone who’s lived in the Western New York Region for any length of time, and you will likely hear some variation of the same response I wouldn’t live anywhere else but Western New York!  Today many of those that have moved away are looking to return back to Western New [Continue]

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