Home Improvement

Both Buyers and Sellers will find helpful information regarding home improvements for their Western New York homes.


Handyman Specials and Fixer uppers; are they good investments? 9

If you are the type of person who recognizes a great deal in a fixer uper, you’ll know a great deal when you see one. There are many types of homes to purchase, brand new homes all perfect is what we dream about. But some of the best homes may be less than perfect. Shriveled plants, weeds, wallpaper needing removing, peeling paint, or a cracked driveway are problems that sellers must often fix before their house goes on the market. These homes have the potential of being a great way to make money quickly on as an investor.

Is Your Buffalo Home Noisy?

Does sound travel throughout your Buffalo home? Are you getting to know your neighbors through your walls, floors and ceilings? Are your teenagers driving you crazy with their music? Many homes have the kitchen just off the Master Bedroom and sometimes sounds just carry into your bedroom. Have you just thought you have to live with it?

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 […]

Do you have a Federal Pacific Electrical Panel?

Is your Electrical Panel Safe? One of the most common red flags in in home inspection in WNY is the house has a Federal Pacific Electrical Panel.   If you are thinking of selling your home you may want to have an Licensed Electrician take a look at your panel and […]


Great Plants for Shady Balconies

It may seem like an impossible task to create a beautiful garden on a shady balcony.  Not only are a you dealing with a small space, buy you also have to contend with the lack of sun and cool temperatures caused from the shade.  If you have a shady balcony, […]

Western New York Home Improvements Worth Doing… 1

Everyone is wondering if they should do certain home improvements to the Western New York home before they list it for sale. Not all home improvements are always the smartest or best use of your time and money. There are so many factors that go into is this the decision […]


Five Decorating Tips for your Western New York Home

How can I make more home more attractive — for me? Although the outside world can seem pretty gloomy these days,  Western New York can still be haven for their homeowners, and it doesn’t have to cost plenty of money to lift their spirits. Move the furniture around. Sometimes all […]

Code Enforcement – Finished Basements

Around the country there are municipalities are taking a hard look at the listings that are selling on the MLS.    They are looking for improvements that may not have been permitted and going after the current home owners. Please be advised that some municipalities are enforcing permitted habitable space codes. […]

Tips for Preparing Your Home for Colder Weather

Fall is nearly here, and now is the time to start thinking about preparing your home for the colder months ahead.  Regardless of whether or not you live in a climate that dips below freezing, it’s still important to make sure you’re prepared for the coming season.  Here are some […]