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    October3-9 Best time to buy?

    By Amanda McNichol | October 3, 2021

    ATTENTION BUYERS- IT’S YOUR TURN FINALLY some good news for buyers! It is no mistake, the housing market is having a tremendous year, but the headlines have only been talking about sellers and their perks. As a buyer all year, you have most likely been stuck in bidding wars, waiving home inspections, and becoming discouraged... Read More

    Real Estate Myths

    By Amanda McNichol | July 22, 2021

    Buying or selling a home is an exciting process that you should go into with as much knowledge as possible. With so much information readily available, and people’s opinions it can become overwhelming very fast. Not everything you see or hear is true. It is important to be certain that you have accurate information. Information... Read More

    Why This Market is NOT 2008

    By Gregory Straus | June 25, 2021

    During the Great Recession, just over a decade ago, the financial systems the world depended on started to collapse. It created a panic that drove some large companies out of business (ex. Lehman Brothers) and many more into bankruptcy. The financial crisis that accompanied the current pandemic caused hardship to certain industries and hurt many small... Read More

    The Importance of Being Earnest

    By Emily Hunt | April 19, 2021

    Well for those of my friends out there who were English literature majors, please be assured I am not referring to the great play by the famous Irish playwright, Oscar Wilde. No, quite to the contrary, I want to keep this about Real Estate. In every transaction, there comes a time when you have to put... Read More

    Why The 716

    By Gregory Straus | April 8, 2021

    If you’re reading this now you must have some link or love for the 716. As someone who moved away to the “big city” and back, I can tell you first hand that one can say they enjoy many cities….but there is only one Buffalo, NY. Word is getting out, including “Keep Buffalo a Secret”... Read More

    Attorney Approvals- GET THEM

    By Admin | April 1, 2021

    A Real Estate Salesperson/Broker is there to assist you with the purchase of Real Estate. But that is not the only person who will be involved, so it is important to know who is handling what part of the transaction. As a buyer, once your offer is accepted by the seller, the first several days... Read More

    Let’s Talk Escalation Clauses

    By Admin | March 25, 2021

    !!! ATTENTION buyers !!! ATTENTION investors !!!  Are you sick and tired of being outbid? Are you losing out on great investment opportunities at the last minute? Are you losing multiple homes you love?  This can be a very frustrating time in real estate if your real estate agent is not educating you on the... Read More

    So, You’re Closing!

    By Emily Hunt | March 11, 2021

    “…And now the day has come,” You’re closing. As the title might have suggested and what might have sounded like the lyrics to one of Frank Sinatra’s more popular songs, this is just a good way to set the stage for what you have been working toward and what must have seemed like an eternity.... Read More

    HACK A HOUSE?!

    By Admin | March 4, 2021

    Written by  John Wagner When you think of your first house, you may think of a white picket fence, 3 bed, 1.5 baths, neighborhood street, maybe a nice little breakfast nook. Save some money, make sure you have decent credit, and you’ll get there.    In the meantime, you’re likely renting an apartment or a... Read More

    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