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Seller’s Market Version – How to get a great real estate deal!

Seller’s Market Version – How to get a great real estate deal!

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 [Continue]

What there are multiple offers on the Western New York house I want?

What there are multiple offers on the Western New York house I want?

There is a lot of talk in the media about the Buyers Market so you think “Wow! I can get a great deal in purchasing a Western New York home!” You are dreaming of purchasing a $150,000 home for $75,000, have the sellers pay all of your closing costs, make all the repairs you want [Continue]

Five Biggest Real Estate Myths

Five Biggest Real Estate Myths

discussing the Five Biggest Real Estate Myths. This is something that I think both Buyers and Sellers need to watch. I am always asked “Is this a good time to sell?” or “Should I purchase a home in WNY now?” Those are loaded questions folks. You cannot answer them generally. Each situation is unique, your [Continue]

North Tonawanda Commercial Real Estate Market Report

North Tonawanda Commercial Real Estate Market Report

  Find North Tonawanda, New York commercial real estate for sale and for lease on Best Buffalo Homes. North Tonawanda listings cover all desired property types, including Land for Sale, Multifamily, Apartments, Retail, Office Space, and Industrial Property. Find North Tonawanda commercial real estate and learn about the North Tonawanda [Continue]

Lancaster Multi-family homes market report

Lancaster Multi-family homes market report

Multi-family homes in Lancaster New York Market Conditions: April 4, 2014 There are 3 active listings with an average list price of $126,233 ranging from $78,900 to $199,900 There are 7 pending/under contract sales and 1 closed sales in the past 30 days for $182,500 spending 100 days on the market YTD there has been [Continue]

Is this a good time to purchase a home in WNY?

Is this a good time to purchase a home in WNY?

“What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.” Donald Trump Real Estate is an interesting business. David Podgursky made an excellent point about the cost of not buying a home and his advice was: “If you’re buying a home – buy a house you LOVE. [Continue]

If it seems too good to be true….

If it seems too good to be true….

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 heard from a friend of [Continue]

Lackawanna Multi-Family Market Conditions

Lackawanna Multi-Family Market Conditions

Latest Market Conditions for Lackawanna Multi-family Homes March 23, 2014 There are 7 active listings with an average list price of $75,300 ranging from $700 to $129,900 There are currently 5 pending/under contract sales and in the past 30 days there has been no closed sales YTD there has been 1 closed sales with for $8,000 [Continue]

Handyman Specials and Fixer uppers; are they good investments?

Handyman Specials and Fixer uppers; are they good investments?

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 [Continue]

Thinking of owning a Second Home on Marco Island?

Thinking of owning a Second Home on Marco Island?

Yes Western New York is a wonderful place to live! But sometimes the cold is a little more than you want to deal with and you are thinking of purchasing a second home in Florida. Marco Island is a beautiful spot and you will find many Western New Yorkers there during the winter. Be prepared [Continue]

Questions to ask a Realtor

Questions to ask a Realtor

Finding the Right REALTOR With so many REALTORS around, how do you go about finding one that is right for you?  Here are some questions to help you decide on an agent. What types of specific marketing systems and approaches will you use to sell my home?  (Look for someone who has aggressive, innovative approaches, [Continue]

Observations of For Sale By Owner

Observations of For Sale By Owner

Dangers of being a For Sale By Owner!!!! Several years ago, while working in Celebration Florida Real Estate Market I had a conversation with an owner of a For Sale By Owner recently that shocked me.   Now I seem to have it at an increasing rate.    Often, they don’t want to work with a Realtor [Continue]

Zillow Zestimate Accuracy

Zillow Zestimate Accuracy

  As of March 31, 2011, here is the accuracy for Zillow Zestimates for our area:   County State Zestimate Accuracy Homes on Zillow Homes with Zestimates Within 5% of Sale Price Within 10% of Sale Price Within 20% of Sale Price Median Error Allegany NY 1 29,292 29,292 – – – – Cattaraugus NY [Continue]

How to make glass sparkle before your home showing

How to make glass sparkle before your home showing

I am a big fan of Martha Stewart. She always has a tip or two that I can use for my home. But some of the best house cleaning tips and tricks don’t come from her. One of the best tips I have ever gotten about house keeping chore — Came from Ace Hardware on [Continue]

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