Buffalo Crime Reports

The City of Buffalo and Niagara County Sheriff are participating in the website Crime Reports. The only crime that they are not reporting to the site is drug related crimes. So often I have buyers who want to know about the crimes in the area. Unfortunately I cannot tell you directly, but with this site, it will give you a great resource!

Sorry, at this time only the City of Buffalo is participating in Crime Reports. Perhaps the rest of the Western New York community police departments will take part in the future.

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Location! Location! Location!

Are you looking for a new place to call your home? If so, you may enjoy reviewing CNN Money’s post on the best places to live, top earning towns, and most affordable places to live. As of last week (September 5, 2013) the average 30 year fixed rate mortgage was at 4.57 percent with an […]

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June 16, 2015

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Your True Colors

Much of the fun of owning a home is decorating it to your taste and personality. Even on a low budget, subtle or dramatic changes to color can make your home truly yours. Check out these color schemes for this spring: Updated kitchen: Since the kitchen is one of the most used rooms in your […]

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June 8, 2015

How Marketing Will Help Sell Your Home

How my marketing will sell your home?   It is a concentrated effort and we do everything we can to effectively market your home. Syndication To Realtor.com, Trulia & Zillow The vast majority of buyers start their search, and find their home, online. This is where I focus my efforts, by broadcasting your home to Realtor.com, […]

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June 7, 2015

Listing Appointment Checklist for Sellers

Things To Do Before Our Appointment To List Your 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 […]

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Save For a Down Payment

The answer is simple; one step at a time! Even if there are no credit obligations that have to be taken care of, the other two items still present a challenge. Along with all the advice you already know about cleaning up your credit cards, and the value of saving – here are some ideas […]

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June 6, 2015

Lake Erie Wine Country

It’s probably not well-known, but Lake Erie Wine Country, located on the southern shores of Lake Erie and in two states, Pennsylvania and New York, is the largest grape-growing region east of the Rocky Mountains. Beaches, villages, and more than 23 commercial and estate wineries dot the 30,000 acres of rolling, luscious vineyards. Formerly the […]

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June 5, 2015

Backyard Improvements

Instead of taking a summer vacation this year, many people are starting to enhance their Western New York backyards for year round enjoyment. Granted, year round is a matter of your tollerance for the cold weather. Fortunately for Buffalonians a little snow doesn’t stop us! Just install a fire pit!

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June 4, 2015

Energy Conserving Landscaping Tips

As you plan your landscaping for your new home, remember the green you plant outside affects the green you have left inside your pocketbook. Trees and shrubs can reduce the amount of electricity your home requires. Try these tips to keep some green in you wallet and beautify your green space too. Trees Careful choices […]

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June 3, 2015

5 Tips to Maintaining Your Home

Summer is here and it’s time to take a look around your home to see what, if any, preventative maintenance is needed. With this checklist and a couple of weekends, you’ll feel secure knowing that your home is well-maintained. 5 Tips to Maintaining Your Home A yearly inspection of your HVAC system should keep air […]

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June 2, 2015