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Monthly Archives: February 2021

    Buyers are giving up- List your house with us now!

    By Amanda McNichol | February 25, 2021

    You know the saying: “there is never a right time” Well, there is when it comes to selling your house in WNY! and that time is right now!    Our buyers are getting discouraged, there is not enough inventory, and they keep losing in multiple offer situations despite going 20-40% over the asking price. The reality is the... Read More

    3 Reasons to Move to Buffalo!

    By Emily Hunt | February 19, 2021

    3 Reasons to Move to Buffalo Over the last 5 years or so, Buffalo has been making a steady comeback in major ways. From our beloved Buffalo Bills to our delicious locally owned eateries, Buffalo has without-a-doubt become a hotspot for millennials to live, work & play. Whenever someone asks me “Why move to Buffalo?!”... Read More

    Reverse Contingency – What it is and why you should care

    By Admin | February 19, 2021

    Written by Michael Cipolla One would say that contingencies make the buyer’s blood boil when they see the words “subject to the seller finding suitable housing!” One would also say “tough luck!” In today’s competitive market, we have to get even more creative when it comes to working with our sellers. Frankly, when there’s not... Read More

    VALUE: Let’s Talk About It!

    By Emily Hunt | February 18, 2021

    So Let’s Talk About Value One of the most confusing terms you will hear getting bandied about in any Real Estate transaction these days has to do with VALUE. The Assessor has their ideas and the Insurance Broker has theirs. Then we have the appraiser, and let’s not forget the buyer and seller who render their... Read More

    Buying a House in 2021: A Simple, 3-Step Process

    By Emily Hunt | February 11, 2021

    First, Get an Agent.   If you are headstrong and you think you are going to navigate the rocky shoals of the 2021 Real Estate market all by yourself, knock yourself out. But while everyone else is locking in on their dream homes you will be able to triumphantly declare your total independence and statistically find... Read More

    Is it time to buy?! What to consider when leaving rentals behind and purchasing.

    By Admin | February 11, 2021

    Written by George Doyle    In my experience, it is the math and the upfront costs that shy people away from buying and staying in the rental game but there is money out there for you to find that can help ease the upfront burden. The government and many financial institutions offer first time home... Read More

    CONSIDER THIS: WHEN TO REFINANCE

    By Emily Hunt | February 9, 2021

    Refinancing your mortgage is something most homeowners consider at least once throughout the lifespan of their home loan. It allows you to pay off your previous loan by applying for a new one that has better financial advantages. While there are many good reasons to refinance, here are five common ones. Scoring a lower interest... Read More

    Preparing for Battle: How to be a successful home buyer in today’s market

    By Admin | February 5, 2021

    written by John Wagner Why are there so many bids on a house?   Recently, some buyers of mine and I went to a house asking $170,000. Despite it being a little small, not exactly the area they wanted, and knowing that they’d eventually want to tear out and replace the entire kitchen, they decided... Read More