How To Sell Your Fixer Upper

Have you been thinking about selling your fixer upper? Perhaps you’ve been hesitant to get started – selling a home can be a daunting task, let alone one that needs obvious work. Perhaps you’ve got an outdated kitchen, a closed-off floor plan or a bathroom that hasn’t been updated since 1932. But don’t worry! While […]

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December 23, 2016

Your WNY Home’s Marketing Plan

There is nothing more frustrating that having your home on the market and not getting showings? In this highly competitive market there are choices for Western New York buyers to choose from. They are open to the possibilities and location. If they start their search in Lewiston, they may seek out Youngstown, DeVeaux Section of Niagara Falls and even explore Cambria or Wheatfield as options for their new home.

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December 20, 2016

A House For The Whole Family

While multigenerational families sharing a home is common nowadays, finding a home that works for everyone is a little trickier. If you’re searching for the perfect house to share with both young children and aging parents, you need to consider a variety of options. In the future your parents might need built in aides to […]

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December 19, 2016

Unwrap Relaxation at Your Home

Planning an adult only holiday party in your home can be a wonderful way to de-stress this holiday season. We all know that this time of year is full of joy, but also filled with crowded malls, whiny children, and overspending. Taking a few hours to socialize with adult friends can be a great way […]

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December 18, 2016


Vacation Time! Keep Your Home Safe!

The number of burglaries tends to increase as we move into the holiday season. We cannot deny the fact that these are the seasons when many Western New York homeowners take family vacations. Leaving their WNY homes unattended for a week or two at a time, and they become prime targets for the burglars. We […]

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December 17, 2016

Does Your Handyman Special Have A Renovated Price Tag?

Your home has been on the market for awhile now, and you are wondering why your home is not getting showings. Unless you are marketing your as a fixer upper, than you should make sure that the buyer does not see signs of neglect in your Buffalo home. It might also be time to consider a price reduction on your Buffalo Home. If you have not listed your home yet, you might want to go through and take care of all the items that will be objections to buyers.

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Short Sales in Western New York

There are a few ways to decide whether it is worth it or not in Western New York. You see… a Short Sale is a method for reducing your debt. It is NOT Free though. It has its costs and they are not all short term. The most obvious negative effect is to your Credit. A Short Sale is a “derogatory”. That means that you will have significant damage done to your credit.

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December 15, 2016

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Holiday Travel Tips

It is the holiday season and car trips (and plane trips too) and tis the season of traveling with antsy children. It doesn’t matter if you are just going twenty minutes or spending several hours heading to Rochester or Elmira traveling with kids can be stressful. It seems that “Are we there yet?” has been issued already more times than your nerves can handle.

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December 14, 2016

Can I Get An FHA Loan With Student Loan Debt?

Last year the Federal Housing Administration made adjustments to its underwriting handbook that significantly affect potential buyers that have outstanding student loans. Changes became effective September 14, 1015. The bottom line is, “yes” you can buy a home, even with an FHA loan, but there are stricter debt-to-income ratios you’ll have to comply with and new […]

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December 13, 2016

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Lighting a Fire in Your New Fireplace

As the weather chills, snow falls and socializing moves indoors, what could be more inviting than a warm cup of cocoa in front of a bright crackling fire? If your new home has a wood fireplace, here are some basics on fireplace care. Hire a chimney sweep Not just characters in Mary Poppins tales, chimney […]

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December 11, 2016