Cost of Living Index

The cost of living index measures the relative cost to live in a certain region. There are several theories about how to arrive at the cost-of-living index, but in general it measures the differences in the cost for goods or services required for day-to-day living, including groceries, clothing, utilities, housing, transportation, health care, building materials […]

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July 30, 2013

Mortgage Interest Deductions

There’s been lots of talk of mortgage rates and tax credits and cuts in the news lately and it can be hard to understand how it all applies to you and your home. A recent analysis by economists at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) on the mortgage interest deduction (MID) delves into how […]

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July 30, 2013

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Sold! 85 Francis Avenue Cheektowaga NY 14212

Sold! 85 Francis Avenue Cheektowaga NY 14212 Cute 3 bedroom Colonial with many updates! Updates include; 2012 front porch, 2011 new furnace and entire home insulated, attic family room completed, 2010 new bathroom, 2009 new kitchen, 2008 sump pump, 2006 circuit breakers, 2004 fence and shed, roof in 2003. Single Family Home Price: $65,000 Bedrooms: 3 […]

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Sold! 248 Oliver Street North Tonawanda NY 14120

Sold! 248 Oliver Street N. Tonawanda NY 14120 Listing Information: Address: 248 Oliver St City: North Tonawanda State: NY Zip: 14120 County: Niagara Price: $170,000 MLS #: B380754 Property Type: Commercial Listing Type: Resale/New Status: Active Property Information: Style: Mixed Use Year Built: 1930 Sq. Feet: 3930 Lot Size: 0.15 Parking: 10 Surfaced Taxes: 1770 […]

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Your Home and Potential Buyers

Potential buyers for your home may be interested in more than just the number of bedrooms and baths, according to the National Association of Realtors® in their just-released survey results. The 2013 Profile of Buyers’ Home Feature Preferences study examined trends in home buying over the two-year period ending in 2012. It offers some insights you […]

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July 14, 2013

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Vacationing away from Your Home

Warmer weather and cloud-free skies may have you dreaming of leaving your home for a vacation. No matter where you choose to journey, take the time to make preparations to your home before leaving. A few smart steps toward protecting your home while you are away could mean the world to you when you return. Tips […]

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July 13, 2013

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Landscaping – A Key to Selling Your Home

When you meet someone for the first time – what do you notice?   If you’re like many of us, that initial impression is largely determined by outside appearance. Believe it or not, that concept rings true with your home, too! That’s right, your home can foreshadow clues regarding your personality and sense of style, […]

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Sold! 4857 Gooseneck Road Yorkshire NY 14042

Sold! 4857 Gooseneck Road Yorkshire NY 14042 Listing Information: Address: 4857 Gooseneck Rd City: Yorkshire State: NY Zip: 14042 County: Cattaraugus Price: $290,900 MLS #: B395669 Property Type: Single Family Listing Type: Resale/New Status: Active Property Information: Style: Contemporary, Hillside, Raised Ranch Bedrooms: 3 Total Baths: 3.1 Full Baths: 3 Half Baths: 1 Year Built: 1979 […]

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