Genesee County

Comparables – What are they and why you should care! 1

This has been a week of lots of comparing of homes for sale for our team. We have been dealing them for both buyers and sellers. You might not think that Comparable Sales (comps) are all that important, but you really need to pay attention to them. Because if you […]



Do you have questions about WNY Real Estate? 1

Real Estate can be confusing for even the most experienced Real Estate Investor. So just imagine how hard it can be for home buyers and sellers! This site is dedicated to assisting you in making those important Real Estate decisions.

Curb Appeal — Fixes do not have to be expensive! 1

TODAY real estate contributor Barbara Corcoran reveals how your house can make the best first impression with only a few cosmetic touch-ups that provide needed curb appeal. Some great advice for home sellers… Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy For more information call Colleen […]


Home financing: Making a down payment and paying for closing costs 1

For many prospective home buyers, one of the biggest barriers to home ownership is having the funds for the down payment and closing costs. Buyers might consider these options for raising these funds: Sell or borrow against an asset. Selling an asset, such as your car, will increase the amount […]



Why Use A Realtor® for your Buffalo Home Purchase? 3

Why Use a REALTOR®? In this highly competitive real estate market in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, can you really afford not to work with a professional who does this every day? All New York real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the […]

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: […]

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What should I check during the final walk through? 2

Congratulations! It is time for that final walk through of your new Western New York home. Up until now it has been a whirlwind of activity–contract negotiations, home inspection, attorney review, mortgage approval. This is your final step before signing all of the papers to make this Western New York […]

But your office is in Amherst!

Does it really matter? Seriously!?!!   In today’s Mobile world we have to have this discussion.   Let’s think about this objection for a moment. Honestly what difference does it matter where an Agent bases their home operation?    Realistically where an Agent lives and works out of no longer plays any part […]


National Internet Exposure Good for Buffalo Homes for Sale? 6

Awhile ago, I wrote about this, and this morning I spoke with a potential seller that wanted to know about National Internet Exposure for their Williamsville home for sale.   So I thought that I would republish it today… What does a Buffalo home seller get with National Internet Exposure? This […]