Niagara County


What about that vacant house? 6

We often talk about the Real Estate market and the inventory is the homes that are for sale.    But let’s talk about the inventory that  really isn’t inventory; yet.   What sits waiting and what exactly are they waiting for?   Out showing properties to a client of mine this evening, we […]


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Stop worring about your home value!

Should I worry about my Buffalo home’s value? As the Buffalo New York real estate market continues to play in the state of uncertainty, some values of are decreasing; some are not. You may be concerned about the fluctuation in values. Should you worry? Here is some advice — as […]


Is there such a thing as Sellers Remorse? 1

I have written about Buyer’s Remorse in the past, and I was reminded of it when I read a post over on a Real Estate website about Seller’s Remorse.  Let’s talk about how quickly a home can go under contract and what that means to you the seller.   The ideal […]

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The moving experience from the eyes of the kids

When buying a new home usually it is the adults that make all the decisions. But are we really making the best decisions for our children? Home buying can be traumatic for the kids. From a Kid’s standpoint these are the most important aspects of is a house good enough […]


When your design choices get in the way of potential buyers

Decorating vs. Staging Does your Handyman Special have a stunning renovated price tag? Decorating is what you do for yourself. If you think back to when you purchased your home, you might remember the state the home was in when you purchased it. Chance are it was a far cry […]

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Why pricing is so important in the sale of your Buffalo home! 2

There is much discussion on how to get your Buffalo Home sold. In today’s competitive Real Estate market the price you have your Buffalo home listed at is very important to getting sold. The price you start your Buffalo home for sale at will determine how long it will take to sell your home.

Why is it that some Buffalo homes sit on the market for sale for weeks and months. Yet others sell quickly with multiple offers in a Buyer’s Market? It has everything to do with pricing your Buffalo home correctly.


Valentine’s Day In Niagara Falls 4

Today in Niagara Falls there are many men that are just about in a complete panic over February 14th, and then again there are some that don’t have a clue it is coming up. Guys let me let you in on a little secret – it is just another day. You shouldn’t wait for a specific day like Valentine’s Day (or your anniversary) to show your Niagara Falls Sweetheart that you care. But that is not an excuse for doing nothing for your sweetheart. Ladies if your guy is one that doesn’t have a clue print this list and circle your favorites and tape it to the mirror tonight!


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 […]


So you have a bad tenant… 5

It is easy to end up on the losing side of an eviction if you don’t meticulously adhere to the rules. Western New York has a variety of duplex, triplex and Quad homes available to investors. With that brings the need for tenants and the potential for the need to evict a bad tenant. Eviction reasons, processes, periods, and participants vary from state to state.

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What Happens if my House Doesn’t Appraise for the Full Price? 1

Congratulations! You just got a better than full price offer on your home for sale after having multiple offers. You have gotten through Attorney Review and Home Inspection and the buyer is getting their mortgage approval. Everything is moving smoothly or so you think. The buyer’s mortgage company sends out […]


How can I get my Buffalo home SOLD faster? 20

I am often asked why a home has not sold by worried sellers. Many times they it is the smallest details that ensure a successful sale of your home. The largest driving factor of your home selling quickly is pricing, and then condition. Many times sellers forget that the condition […]


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 […]


Why You Should Consider an Advanced Home Inspection 2

When the time nears to sell your Buffalo home, one extra bit of due diligence can pay off in the most meaningful way: helping you to get the best return on your investment. It’s not a requirement that every listing agent may suggest, but particularly if yours is an older […]