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. […]Read More Don’t Make these Mistakes When Buying a Home
If you’re buying a home, you are going to come across this word many times during the process – escrow. If you’re a first time homebuyer, you may have no idea what it means. Even if you have bought a home in the past, escrow may still be something you find confusing. Although it can […]Read More What Is Escrow?
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
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, […]Read More Big Luxury on a Small Budget
Realtor.com 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 […]Read More 5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers
Congratulations! It is time for that final walk through of your new Western New York home. Up until now it has been a whirlwind of activity–contract negotiations, home inspection, attorney review, mortgage approval. This is your final step before signing all of the papers to make this Western New York house your home. You are […]Read More Final Walk Through Checklist
I am sitting in the office late at night after a crazy day of showing properties, writing an offer, presenting the offer and scheduling my day for tomorrow. I had 3 of my properties shown today, 2 yesterday and 1 the day before. I have about 10 emails from other REALTORS who want feed back on […]Read More The Truth About Showing Feedback
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.Read More Fair Housing Rules Affect WNY Buyers
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 […]Read More Does Size Really Matter?
Fractional Ownership is an economical way to purchase a vacation home. In Western New York this is a rather new concept and can be confusing. Often Fractional Ownership is confused with Timeshares. Often, people confuse fractional ownership with timeshares. Both fractional ownership and timeshare situations are common with vacation and resort-type properties. With a timeshare, […]Read More What is Fractional Ownership?