Do you have grand visions of spending the summer outside, enjoying the sunshine and soft warm breeze from your beautiful outdoor space? Do you feel like this is all a fantasy because you have a tiny patio that couldn’t possibly live up to your expectations? Not to worry! Just because you lack square footage doesn’t […]Read More Make the Most of a Tiny Patio
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?
Spring is just around the corner, and the lure of a new home has you thinking about putting yours on the market. Your neighbor added a new bathroom last year, and you’re wondering if you should upgrade yours before you sell. Logically, a new bathroom should increase the value of your home, right? From 2006 […]Read More Will a Bath Remodel Increase Home Value?
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
You don’t have to be a Yard Sale Queen to have a successful Garage Sale in Western New York. And with National Garage Sale Day coming up on August 10th it is a great time to start thinking about having a Garage Sale. There are a few things that you do in preparing for a Garage Sale that will make your life a lot easier.Read More Successful Garage Sale Tips
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!
There’s nothing worse than the feeling that you forgot to lock the front door, especially when that feeling hits after you’ve arrived at your destination. Soon, that feeling will be a thing of the past as more and more homes integrate smart technology. If you’re wondering about the latest trends, here’s a rundown of the newest technology to […]Read More Smart Home Trends
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