Lancaster Homes

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 […]

Observations of For Sale By Owner

Dangers of being a For Sale By Owner!!!! Several years ago, while working in Celebration Florida Real Estate Market I had a conversation with an owner of a For Sale By Owner recently that shocked me.   Now I seem to have it at an increasing rate.    Often, they don’t want […]

Selection of Lancaster Single Family Homes for Sale

Find Lancaster, NY homes for sale. Search Lancaster, NY homes for sale, photos, market reports, view open house dates, and virtual tours on Are you looking for homes for sale in Lancaster, New York? View recently listed real estate properties throughout the Lancaster, New York area on Best Buffalo Homes!

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Cross Creek in Lancaster

Cross Creek showcases a variety of home sites in a peaceful convenient setting in north Lancaster. Located off of Pleasant View between Harris Hill and Pavement. This Essex home development is another desirable new home community in Western New york. Community Information Additional $5000 in Free Options on Bonus Lot […]

Real Estate and your pending divorce… 11

Divorce and Real Estate Divorce is rarely easy and often means a lot of painful decisions that need to be made. These decisions are important and they can have long ranging effects on both partners financial future. After making the decision to divorce, the most important decision is what to […]

Distressed Properties Resources

Here are a some of our most popular articles on Distressed Real Estate, commonly referred to as Foreclosures. Real Estate Explained | Deed In Lieu of foreclosure Deed in lieu of Foreclosure is defined by Wikipedia as:  “A Deed in lieu of foreclosure is a deed instrument in which a […]

How to advertise your Western New York home! 1

Want to sell you home for top dollar and fewest days on the market? Good news, we have the same objective! A short meeting with me, could save you MONTHS of aggravation! Marking your home for sale is not just put it on the MLS and that is it. It […]

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Social Media Rules when Buying and Selling your home

Let’s face it you are excited, you are getting ready to buy or sell a home. You have found the right REALTOR to represent you and you naturally want to start talking about it on Social Media. This is where I am going to stop you. Over the past few […]

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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Why you should pre-qualify for a mortgage before you start your WNY home search! 22

Mortgage Pre-approval Advantages Knowledge — You will know exactly how much you can afford before you start home shopping. Competitive advantage — Sellers and real estate agents will consider you a serious buyer. Speeds time to closing — Since you are preapproved you can move into your dream home much […]

What do Great Artists and For Sale By Owners have in common? 4

Art Galleries fascinate me. I can spend hours and hours browsing an Art Gallery and never purchase a thing. Yes I want the many beautiful pieces of art, but I cannot afford them. Kinda sounds like a few buyers of Buffalo Real Estate that are shopping today? Open house shoppers […]



It is all local when it comes to your home’s value! 3

Western New York home owners cannot compare their home prices to that of Long Beach CA or Chicago IL or Miami FL. Even comparing home values in Orchard Park or Depew in Erie County to Cambria or Niagara Falls in Niagara County is like comparing apples to buttons. True data can show national trends, but Real Estate is local folks! In Western New York home values can be as local as streets and blocks.

The media loves to take everything to the National level, especially Real Estate and home values. If that were true everyone could purchase a home for the same amount of money.

How to Avoid the Real Estate Listing Black Hole in Western New York. 5

Why it is important to work with a dedicated Professional! Awhile back, our team went to a listing appointment with a frustrated Western New York property owner. These folks won’t be listing their property for sale with us. When we were done with them, the decided that they are going […]