Don’t Make these Mistakes When Buying a Home

Buying a home can be a complicated process, even for those who have gone through it before. Make the experience as painless: don’t sabotage yourself. Be prepared and avoid these common mistakes. Not checking your credit report Maybe you’ve been daydreaming about a new home, doing some online browsing, and mentally preparing yourself for the search. […]

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April 20, 2017

Great Pets for Small Homes

Do you have dreams of bringing home a new best friend, but you think your place is just too small? Do you wish you could have a Saint Bernard, but know that he might not fit in your 500 square foot condo? Is your son begging you for a pet boa constrictor, but you’re just […]

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April 18, 2017

Quiet Your Noisy Home

Dogs barking, car alarms shrieking, helicopters buzzing overhead, sirens blaring – sometimes the world just outside your home is a noisy place. Couple that with the various noises that come from within your house, and you’ve got a potential sound problem on your hands. While you can’t silence every disturbance (sometimes you just have to […]

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April 16, 2017

Best Time To Sell Your Home?

A friend of mine, Paula Henry wrote an incredible post regarding Do Homes sell in Winter? The post started me thinking about home sales in Amherst and how do they sell in the variety of seasons. History gives us some clues to how the market is going to perform. In Western New York, something to […]

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April 15, 2017

Create Privacy in Your Yard

Even though you may love your neighbors, sometimes you just want to step outside for a little fresh air without having a conversation. With lots becoming smaller and the houses that sit upon them bigger, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to maintain a sense of privacy in your own backyard. If you’re hoping to find some […]

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April 14, 2017

Home Options Increase After 55

Home Options Increase After 55 Have you found that your home no longer suits your needs and lifestyle? Perhaps your family size has changed or you recently retired and are seeking something new. If you are in the 55 and over age bracket, you may find yourself in the market for a new home, whether […]

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April 13, 2017


What is a 203k Loan?

If you’re buying a fixer-upper or need to make some repairs before moving in, an FHA 203k loan may be what you need.  This type of loan allows you to roll renovation costs into your mortgage so that you’re only dealing with one loan instead of several. This type of financing is backed by the […]

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April 13, 2017