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I am not the listing agent; but I can assist you!

Calls come in all the time from people searching Buffalo homes for sale on our website asking if I am the listing agent. Not all the listings on my site are my listings. They are there because of IDX (Internet Data Exchange) agreement our MLS (Multiple Listing Service) provides all […]


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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 […]

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.

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Are You Facing Foreclosure in WNY? 7

The National Association of REALTORS® has created a useful document for homeowners in “How to Avoid Foreclosure and Keep Your House” if you are in trouble it is an excellent place to start. Some of the resources cited in this document include: For immediate advice, call 888-995-HOPE To speak to […]

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.

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 […]

Improve Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Home Loan

It’s a good idea to start working on improving your credit score several months before applying for a big loan, whether you’re buying a house, refinancing or buying a car. Boosting your score could help you qualify for a lower loan rate as well as save you thousands of dollars […]


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 […]

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Open Houses don’t sell houses! 16

Well Let’s talk about how we approach to having an Open House. Expect that an Open House won’t sell your home. But some homes are sold through an Open House. An Open House is our opportunity to meet potential Buyers and start the home buying process with them. It might sell another home we have, and an open house we have elsewhere may just sell yours. There are no guarantees.

Why You May Need a Price Reduction on your WNY home 1

Price reductions are emotional decisions for many Western New York home sellers. A price reduction may be the thing to get your home for sale a SOLD sign on it. Western New York Buyers have many options and price is usually the thing that will stop them from looking at […]

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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 […]

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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Do you know the magic three words in Western New York Real Estate? 6

By leaving your home on the market over-priced you are enabling your competition (other homes for sale) to look better because they are priced better and are more appealing than your Western New York home. Look long and hard at your competition, see why they have a SOLD sign and you do not. In the end you will see it boils down to the listing price.