Depew Homes

Depew is a village in Erie County, New York, United States. The population was 16,629 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Buffalo Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The name is derived from Chauncey Mitchell Depew, the President of the New York Central Railroad and former US Senator.

The Village of Depew village extends across the boundary between the towns of Lancaster and Cheektowaga. The village lies on both sides of NY Route 78 (Transit Road), a major north-south route.


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 […]


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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 […]


Fair Housing Rules Affect WNY Buyers 6

What a New York Realtor; cannot tell you about a neighborhood might surprise you. We recognize that the purchase of your Western New York home is a huge life altering decision and you want to make sure that you have not only the perfect home, but also that have all the facts you need to make that decision.


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Is your Property Manager licensed?

Hello Albany — we have a problem! This is something that is not new, but it is getting a little ridiculous. I am talking about Property Managers in New York State. In the past few weeks I have come across a Property Manager that tried to tell my home seller […]


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 […]


Buffalo Suburban Communities 1

Buffalo Suburban Communities Amherst (Including Williamsville/Snyder) Amherst is a town in Erie County, New York, U.S., directly northeast of the City of Buffalo. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 116,510. This represents an increase from the 1990 census figure of 111,711. The town is […]


Should I List in the Winter Months or Wait Until Spring?

Should I list in the Winter in Buffalo NY? The fall weather is setting in and with the upcoming holidays, many Western New Yorkers are making plans for family parties and getting ready to settle in for a long winter. Let’s face it, there are a lot of jokes about […]


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Deciding if You Should Stay in Your Current Home or Move Up 1

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 […]


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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, […]


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 […]

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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   […]


How Buyers Can Save Money (and aggrevation) on their WNY Home Purchase 5

Congratulations! You want to purchase your first home but there are so many decisions and you have a few questions. First off, realize that if you are purchasing your first home or your 10th home in Western New York you are going to have questions. No question is a dumb […]