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The town of Hamburg is just south of Buffalo NY, just twenty minutes from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The Villages of Blasdell and Hamburg are contained within the Town’s boundaries.

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]

Hamburg New York Real Estate Market Report

Hamburg New York Real Estate Market Report

Current Market Conditions April 16, 2014 There are 173 active listings with an average list price of $194,771 ranging from $9,900 to $999,999 There are 93 pending/under contract sales and in the past 30 days there has been 29 closed sales with an average closed price of $151,429 spending an average of 105 days on [Continue]

Erie County Million Dollar Homes

Erie County Million Dollar Homes

Market Stats for Erie County Homes For Sale over a Million Dollars Current Market Conditions in Erie County March 15, 2014 There are 12 active single-family homes for sale with an average list price $1,686,492 ranging from $1,095,000 to $3,750,000 There are 2 pending/under contract sales and there is one closed sales year to date [Continue]

Is this a good time to purchase a home in WNY?

Is this a good time to purchase a home in WNY?

“What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.” Donald Trump Real Estate is an interesting business. David Podgursky made an excellent point about the cost of not buying a home and his advice was: “If you’re buying a home – buy a house you LOVE. [Continue]

Buyers cannot resist an underpriced home!

Buyers cannot resist an underpriced home!

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 happening in today’s Western New York Real [Continue]

Hamburg Multi-family Market Report

Hamburg Multi-family Market Report

Hamburg NY multi-family homes Market Conditions: March 23, 2014 There are 9 active listings with an average list price of $123,178 ranging from $60,000 to $239,000 There are 5 pending/under contract sales and no closed sales in the past 30 days YTD there has been 5 closed sales with an average sold price of $156,230 [Continue]

Annoyed that your agent wants you pre-approved for a mortgage before they will show you homes?

Annoyed that your agent wants you pre-approved for a mortgage before they will show you homes?

What harm can it do by just looking? As a Realtor, I get calls all the time from people that “just want to see a home“. When I ask them if they have been pre-approved they tell me “I will talk to a lender when I find the home I want to purchase.” I did [Continue]

Earnest Money Deposit on your new Buffalo home purchase

Earnest Money Deposit on your new Buffalo home purchase

What is Earnest Money Deposit? When you write an offer to purchase your Western New York dream home you will place an “earnest money” deposit. This deposit shows the seller that you’re serious about the offer to purchase the property. The amount of earnest money deposit varies based on the type of property being purchased. [Continue]

Excellent reasons to not purchase a Home

Excellent reasons to not purchase a Home

We always talk about about what a great time it is to purchase a home in WNY, but there are some very sound reasons why you might not want to purchase a WNY home at this time. Even though you may have the financial resources and the desire to own your own home, it might not be the right time for YOU. Yes you read that correctly. We have a [Continue]

Getting Mortgage Pre-approval

Getting Mortgage Pre-approval

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage     So you’ve decided to buy a place of your own. Congratulations! It’s one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. But before you start your search, there’s an important step you should take – get pre-approved. A pre-approval indicates that you have been conditionally [Continue]

Buffalo Suburban Communities

Buffalo Suburban Communities

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 named for Jeffrey Amherst, a [Continue]

How to make glass sparkle before your home showing

How to make glass sparkle before your home showing

I am a big fan of Martha Stewart. She always has a tip or two that I can use for my home. But some of the best house cleaning tips and tricks don’t come from her. One of the best tips I have ever gotten about house keeping chore — Came from Ace Hardware on [Continue]

Fair Housing Rules Affect WNY Buyers

Fair Housing Rules Affect WNY Buyers

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. [Continue]

Helpful information regarding the STAR Exemption

Helpful information regarding the STAR Exemption

School Tax Relief Exemption (STAR) Information Basic STAR (no age limit and Income under $500,000) Application RP-425 completed and signed Ownership of 1,2 or 3 family home or condominium Must be primary residence Copies of two (2) proofs of residency per household must accompany application Acceptable forms of proof include: Current Drivers [Continue]

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