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Selling tips for Owners trying to sell their homes by themselves in Western New York.

Western New York Home Improvements Worth Doing…

Western New York Home Improvements Worth Doing…

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 to improve your Western New [Continue]

How can I get my Buffalo home SOLD faster?

How can I get my Buffalo home SOLD faster?

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 of their home affects the [Continue]

Open Houses don’t sell houses!

Open Houses don’t sell houses!

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 [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]

Why You May Need a Price Reduction on your WNY home

Why You May Need a Price Reduction on your WNY home

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 your home, much less even [Continue]

The Truth about Showing Feedback

The Truth about Showing Feedback

I am sitting in the office late at night after a crazy day of showing properties, writing an offer, presenting the offer and scheduling my day for tomorrow. I had 3 of my properties shown today, two yesterday and 1 the day before. I have about 10 emails from other REALTORS who want feed back [Continue]

What do Great Artists and For Sale By Owners have in common?

What do Great Artists and For Sale By Owners have in common?

Art Galleries fascinate me. I can spend hours and hours browsing an Art Gallery and never purchase a thing. Yes I want the many beautiful pieces of art, but I cannot afford them. Kinda sounds like a few buyers of Buffalo Real Estate that are shopping today? Open house shoppers are much like those that [Continue]

Don’t Let Last Minute Showing of Your Buffalo Home Catch You Off Guard!

Don’t Let Last Minute Showing of Your Buffalo Home Catch You Off Guard!

Yikes! There is a showing of your Buffalo home for sale in 15 minutes! I have heard the story many times. So we like to give our Buffalo Home Sellers some insight about showings. We know your number one goal is to get your Buffalo Home Sold, quickly and for the highest dollar. But we [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]

Before our appointment to list your home…

Before our appointment to list your home…

Listing of your Buffalo Home The team at Best Buffalo Homes is really excited about listing your home and our upcoming meeting to get all the paperwork completed. To ensure that this meeting goes quickly and that we have all the information we need to list your home for sale we will need the following: [Continue]

Preventing Costly Home Selling Mistakes

Preventing Costly Home Selling Mistakes

By not thinking objectively, important time is lost, money can be lost and so much more. To prevent this from happening to you, don't make the three biggest mistakes when listing your Western New York home for sale. When selling your home it should be treated as any other transaction. It should be made without emotional involvement, but many [Continue]

What is a Real Estate Appraisal?

What is a Real Estate Appraisal?

Why have an Appraisal? Appraisals are generally used once the buyer selects the house, applies for the mortgage. Banks want to make sure that the value matches the agreed sales price. That is not the only use of an appraisal. We use appraisals for those difficult homes that are hard to price or to assist [Continue]

You Need to Get Serious to Get Your Home SOLD!

You Need to Get Serious to Get Your Home SOLD!

Let's Get Serious Western New York Sellers! Do You Really Want to Sell? We thought so! If you don't really want to sell, and you are just testing the market get your property off the market. NOW! No reason to read the rest of this article. Those that are serious about selling, you need to read this. We are giving this to you straight, we are [Continue]

For Sale By Owner many times means frustration for homesellers.

For Sale By Owner many times means frustration for homesellers.

True, you do not have to list your Buffalo area home with a Real Estate Professional. You can do it by yourself, there are homes that do sell. But do you want to? Here are some things to think about before you list your Buffalo home by yourself: 70% to 80% of for sale by [Continue]

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