Maintaining Your Home in Changing Seasons

Labor Day has passed, which means it’s time to get ready for fall. An important task is to prepare the landscaping around your home for the cooler months. You don’t want spring to roll around and discover that your once-lovely landscaping has been ruined. Be sure to rake up any leaves that fall on your […]

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November 30, 2015

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Choosing to Improve Your Home

If you want to make improvements to your home, you may want to take a second look at Houzz.com. Cited as a source for inspiration and collaboration and research for home owners everywhere, Houzz is also a source for hiring local contracting professionals. With more than sixty categories of home-related projects to choose from, including […]

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November 28, 2015

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How Much Will My Payment Be?

You’ve found your dCommentsream home!   Now you are wondering how much will my payment be? The home you’ve been searching for is for sale and you want to buy it. Can you afford it? How can you tell? First of all, the Internet is full of ways to calculate how much a mortgage will be. […]

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November 27, 2015

Thanksgiving Open House Best Practices

Turkey. Dressing. Sweet potato casserole. Pumpkin pie with fresh whipped cream. Yum! You anticipate the traditional savory Thanksgiving menu all year long. But, this year, your home is on the market. As a very motivated seller, you may be planning an open house over the Thanksgiving holiday. If so, kudos to you … especially if […]

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Selling Your Western New York Home?

Spring is quickly upon us! With the Real Estate Market being so strong many people are thinking that it might be a good time to sell their home. If you are thinking about sellling, there are many things that you need to do to prepare for the sale of your Western New York home. Things […]

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November 21, 2015

Expressing Gratitude For Your Home

Thanksgiving is a time to consider all the amazing gifts and treasures we are awarded in our lives. It’s a time to be grateful for your home and possessions. A time to show your gratitude for your freedoms and country, for family and friends, for the ability to work and to draw breath… all of […]

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November 19, 2015

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Steps to Winterizing Your Buffalo Home

Autumn is in full swing here in Buffalo NY, which means it’s a good time to start winterizing your Buffalo homes. Start off the season by getting your furnace inspected and cleaned if necessary. It’s wise to change the filters on your furnace every month, for better energy efficiency. You may also want to consider […]

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November 18, 2015

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Attracting Homebuyers in the Winter

As temperatures drop, snow piles up and people’s minds turn to holiday celebrations, you may think that your house won’t sell. In fact, many people take their homes off the market during this time and wait for spring to relist them. Unfortunately, not everyone has the luxury of waiting. If you need to sell your […]

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November 17, 2015

How to Spend Thanksgiving Weekend

Stuffed! That’s how you feel on Thursday. Once the turkey is picked clean, the dishes are done and the last bite of pie sitting in a pool of melted ice cream on your dessert plate, most savvy shoppers start thinking about Black Friday. You know the one … long lines, people shoving people out of […]

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November 17, 2015

Decorate and Economize at the Same Time

Once you get into your new place, you want to paint, upgrade fixtures and add window coverings. While at it, consider extras that improve your bottom line. Some simple ideas that lower electricity and gas bills put your personal decorative stamp on your home at the same time: By far, you lose the most energy […]

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November 16, 2015