A home inspection conducted by a professional is a typical part of the process of buying a home. It’s an opportunity to evaluate the property and understand any issues that may need to be addressed. Sometimes the home inspection uncovers problems that can be repaired. But how do you know which problems are minor issues […]Read More Home Inspection Red Flags
This is a topic nobody wants to talk about. Including me. But it is a fact of home ownership, so let’s just face this head on. Nobody wants them in their home. This time of year is a perfect time to discuss Pest Control Basics. Not only can they be unsanitary, some pests can actually […]Read More Pest Control Basics for Home Owners
A Buffalo Last Minute Showing Story We know you want to get your Buffalo Home Sold as soon as possible and for the highest possible price. We know that a last minute showing can be a pain, some days more than others, but we need your help with them. Here’s some insight about showings that may be helpful […]Read More Last-Minute Showing – Don’t Get Upset; Get Ready!
By law, real estate professionals cannot fill out any sellers’ home disclosures unless the agent is the seller or a party to the transaction. If your agent can’t tell you, ask a lawyer if you need to sign every disclosure handed you. Every state has its own laws regarding disclosures, so the forms will be […]Read More What Should Sellers Disclose to Home Buyers?
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 […]Read More Home Options Increase After 55
Hanging curtains seems like a no-brainer, right? Install the curtain rods, pop on the window treatments, and you’re done. While it really can be that easy, there are some tricks and tips to keep in mind if you want your curtains to go from average to amazing. Keep reading to find out what you need […]Read More Hanging Curtains 101
An important part of buying a house is getting your financial life in order. One reason is that the higher your credit score, the better rate you’ll secure for your mortgage. Mortgage lenders look at your credit score to determine how smart and diligent you are about managing your debt, which could indicate how disciplined […]Read More Credit Score No-Nos
There is a lot of talk in the media about the Buyers Market so you think “Wow! I can get a great deal in purchasing a Western New York home!” You are dreaming of purchasing a $150,000 home for $75,000, have the sellers pay all of your closing costs, make all the repairs you want […]Read More Multiple offers on the house I want?
Having a deck on your home not only adds more living space for you and your family, but it allows you to enjoy the outdoors during the warm weather months. Be sure your deck lasts for years to come by properly cleaning and maintaining it. By following the steps outlined below, your deck will be […]Read More Clean and Seal Your Deck
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 […]Read More Great Pets for Small Homes