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 30, 2017

Will a Bath Remodel Increase Home Value?

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 […]

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April 29, 2017

How to Load Your Moving Truck

If you’ve decided to save some money on your move by packing the moving truck yourself, you’ll want to make sure you maximize the space available while minimizing the damage to your belongings. Take these tips from the pros to pack your truck the right way. Items you’ll need Before you even begin loading those […]

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April 28, 2017

Does Size Really Matter?

Now that you’re embarking on home ownership, you might wonder how large a space you actually need.  Does Size Really Matter? After all, apartments tend to be a bit smaller than the average home and the siren song of extra space lures many a buyer into purchasing the biggest bang for their buck. While the […]

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April 27, 2017


Smart Home Trends

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 […]

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April 26, 2017

5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers has predicted that 2017 will be a hot year for millennials in the real estate market. Millennials are beginning to reach those milestones in life that drive people to buy a home – specifically, getting married and having kids. If you’re a young adult preparing to buy your first home, here are five tips […]

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April 25, 2017

Big Luxury on a Small Budget

You don’t have to be a billionaire to enjoy a little luxury. With some smart choices and a bit of imagination, you can live a champagne lifestyle on a beer budget. Here are some strategies to maximize the luxuriousness of your home and life while minimizing the amount of money you spend. Focus on quality, […]

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April 24, 2017

Fair Housing Rules Affect WNY Buyers

What a New York Realtor; cannot tell you about a neighborhood might surprise you. We recognize that the purchase of your Western New York home is a huge life altering decision and you want to make sure that you have not only the perfect home, but also that have all the facts you need to make that decision.

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April 23, 2017

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