One of the quickest ways to increase the saleability of your Western New York home is with a great kitchen remodel. With all of the information and choices out there it can get pretty confusing for a consumer. The key is in the design. If your kitchen is the center of activity in your home […]Read More Kitchen Remodeling: Is It Worth It?
In a new home or neighborhood, preparing for emergencies in advance might just save your life or the life of a loved one. In Part 2, we cover the basics for inside your house. Know your home Learn how to turn off gas, electrical, and water lines; these skills would be important if a disaster ever […]Read More How to Prepare for Emergencies in Your New Home
The use of a single color, or a range of shades in a single color, gives your home a sophisticated designer appeal. Do you have to hire a designer to achieve the look? No, you can do it yourself if you keep a few key points in mind. Respect the Hue In other articles, we’ve talked […]Read More Monochromatic Decorating Ideas
Help us find a home! Can you help us find a home in Kenmore? Perhaps you are thinking of moving soon, or you know someone who would like to sell. This would save you all the hassle of putting your home on the market. We have helped one generation find their home in Kenmore, and […]Read More Help Us Find a Home in Your Neighborhood!
A newer trend sweeping the building industry is the use of wood-look tile of porcelain or ceramic tiles. While natural wood flooring is still an optimal choice for most homes, here are some reasons you may want to take a second look at wood-look or wood-grain tiles: Humidity situations: Moisture: if you live in a […]Read More Why Use Wood-Look Tile?
Down Payment and Paying for Closing Costs For many prospective home buyers, one of the biggest barriers to home ownership is having the funds for the down payment and closing costs. Buyers might consider these options for raising these funds: Sell or borrow against an asset. Selling an asset, such as your car, will […]Read More Paying for Closing Costs
You’re thinking of buying a home, so where to begin? Potential home buyers new to the real estate market may not know exactly what they want in a home or where they want to live. Dream homes in magazines are a great way to get ideas, and looking at pictures of homes online can narrow […]Read More Open House Tips for Buyers
Every industry has its own vocabulary, and real estate is no exception. If you are newly in the home-buying market, you may find yourself stumped by the lingo, acronyms, abbreviations and jargon commonly used in real estate sales materials, online listings, contracts and the like. We do not want you to be confused, so in […]Read More Real Estate Terminology: Abatement
I said it; shift happens — is your Realtor® able to make the transition? Real Estate is dependent on technological changes. How well your REALTOR of choice handles those changes can effect your ability to sell your home. My personal journey with technology advances Growing up in Niagara County, I wanted to be be involved in theatre, more […]Read More Shift happens — is your Realtor® able to make the transition?
Congratulations! You want to purchase your first home, but there are so many decisions, and you have a few questions. First, realize that whether you are purchasing your first home or your tenth home in Western New York, you are going to have questions. No question is a dumb question! The process of purchasing a Western New […]Read More Save Money on Your Home Purchase