Niagara Falls Homes

The Niagara Falls are massive waterfalls on the Niagara River, straddling the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York. The falls are 17 miles (27 km) north-northwest of Buffalo, New York and 75 miles (120 km) south-southeast of Toronto, Ontario.


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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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 […]


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!


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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.


If it seems too good to be true…. 5

Real Estate Investment is a Business Being a successful Real Estate investor in WNY (or anywhere for that matter) takes a lot of hard work. You cannot achieve it by just showing up, with little money or effort. Potential WNY investors call all the time from around the country. They […]

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Does your Handyman Special have a stunning renovated price tag? 3

Your home has been on the market for awhile now, and you are wondering why your home is not getting showings. Unless you are marketing your as a fixer upper, than you should make sure that the buyer does not see signs of neglect in your Buffalo home. It might also be time to consider a price reduction on your Buffalo Home. If you have not listed your home yet, you might want to go through and take care of all the items that will be objections to buyers.


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.


Is your Property Manager licensed?

Hello Albany — we have a problem! This is something that is not new, but it is getting a little ridiculous. I am talking about Property Managers in New York State. In the past few weeks I have come across a Property Manager that tried to tell my home seller […]

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Niagara Falls Condos for Sale

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 […]


77 Surefire Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value 3

Real estate is all about leverage and details. Whether you’re buying to flip, or just want to increase the return on the asset you live in, these tips can help you get top dollar for a house when you sell it. Here is a list of things you can do […]


How to have a Successful Garage Sale in Western New York 6

You don’t have to be a Yard Sale Queen to have a successful Garage Sale in Western New York. And with National Garage Sale Day coming up on August 10th it is a great time to start thinking about having a Garage Sale. There are a few things that you do in preparing for a Garage Sale that will make your life a lot easier.


Things that may get in the way of your condo financing

#@%^&! Condo financing is not always so easy.  Unlike Single-family homes, the value of that condo is not just the condo, but the building as a whole.   If you are financing your condo purchase, it will have to be certified. If the condo is not certified, you will be faced […]


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Buyer’s Market Version – How to get a great Real Estate Deal in Western New York! 17

I hear it on a regular basis from Western New York Buyers: “I want a Great Real Estate deal!”

Makes you think of the popular TV game show “Let’s Make A Deal!” There sometimes you get a flashy sports car, and sometimes you left with his and her bicycles or worse.

Much like the For Sale by Owners, WNY Buyers that try to go it alone without the assistance of a Realtor have a difficult time.

It is a Buyers Market and the buyers have visions of purchasing Champagne homes on Beer Budgets. It is happening across the country Realtors are hearing from potential buyers. “Can you get me a great Real Estate deal?” Western New York Buyers are no different.

“I want a deal!” I hear it all of the time. But I have something for you to think about…

Do you deserve a Deal?