It’s a good idea to start working on improving your credit score several months before applying for a big loan, whether you’re buying a house, refinancing or buying a car. Boosting your score could help you qualify for a lower loan rate as well as save you thousands of dollars over the life of the […]Read More Improve Your Credit Score
Do you fantasize about downsizing? Do you dream of having less to take care of so you have more time for yourself to do the things you enjoy? You’re not alone. Minimalism is trending in our culture right now, from de-cluttering your life with the KonMari Method to cultivating a capsule wardrobe. By the looks […]Read More Could You Live in a Tiny House?
Now that spring is in the air, you probably want to open your windows to welcome it in. Unfortunately, they likely have a layer of grime, left over from the winter season, on them. You know what that means: it’s time for some spring cleaning. Yes, getting your home ready for spring can be a […]Read More Spring Cleaning Checklist
Americans of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to visit Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site in Buffalo, New York, the site of one of the country’s most important events of the 20th century. It was 1901. The Spanish-American War had ended recently. The Western Hemisphere was a burgeoning region intent on making its mark on the […]Read More Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
Congratulations! You found a home that you want to purchase! After all that searching on the Internet, going to Open Houses and all this time together looking and we have found the house of your dreams. Now how do we make it your home? What to Offer on a Home What you offer on a home is dependent […]Read More What to Offer?
Renting a WNY Home For Sale Many prospective renters do not consider renting a home that is up for sale, and these houses remain empty, even when the owners are facing financial difficulties. So if you want to rent, look at a home for sale that is also being offered for rent. It is highly likely […]Read More Renting a WNY Home For Sale
Mortgage Pre-Approval Advantages Knowledge — You will know exactly how much you can afford before you start home shopping. Competitive advantage — Sellers and real estate agents will consider you a serious buyer. Speeds time to closing — Since you are preapproved you can move into your dream home much faster! Know Exactly How Much […]Read More Pre-Qualify for a Mortgage Before Searching
Now that the weather is finally warmer and spring really seems to be here, it’s time to tackle some of those nasty cleaning jobs you’ve been putting off. If you’re planning to put your house on the market, or getting ready to leave a rental for your newly-purchased home, take these projects on now. Don’t […]Read More Spring Cleaning
It is easy to end up on the losing side of an eviction if you don’t meticulously adhere to the rules. Western New York has a variety of duplex, triplex and Quad homes available to investors. With that brings the need for tenants and the potential for the need to evict a bad tenant. Eviction reasons, processes, periods, and participants vary from state to state.Read More Bad Tenant?
One of the most difficult decisions in real estate marketing, the idea of selling “as-is” (without making any repairs, renovations, or upgrades) appeals to homeowners needing to sell quickly or that are cash strapped. Can you do it? Yes. Should you do it? Well…that depends on your market and how badly your home needs fixing, […]Read More Should I Sell As-Is?