Hamburg Homes

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.


Getting Mortgage Pre-approval 2

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 […]


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.


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 […]


Excellent reasons to not purchase a Home 19

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 reason to suggest that. There are so many times that we see where good people make poor decisions and then they find that they have to sell it too soon. Too often we find that we have to sell a home for a client that is in a tough spot, having to sell right after purchasing a home.


Easy steps to save for the down payment for your new home! 9

Save for a down payment of your WNY home with tiny steps! The answer is simple; one step at a time! Even if there are no credit obligations that have to be taken care of, the other two items still present a challenge. Along with all the advice you already […]


Is this a good time to purchase a home in WNY? 9

“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 – […]

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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: […]


Earnest Money Deposit on your new Buffalo home purchase 4

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 […]


How to make glass sparkle before your home showing 4

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 — […]


Home Buying Tips

  And exactly why are you sitting on the fence about purchasing a Buffalo home? Before you start looking for your first home you should realize this can be a stressful endeavor that can try your patience.  Knowing what you are in store for can be helpful and make the […]


WNY Are you Stuck in Analysis Paralysis? 2

Yes you the guy sitting on the fence! And You with the overpriced listing sitting in the corner! Are you over analyzing what is happening in the Western New York Real Estate Market? There are some general rules that if you follow when making a decision to or Real Estate […]