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Sometimes I write an article about a specific community (Cheektowaga, Niagara Falls, Buffalo or Lewiston for example) but the information is universal to all Buyers, Sellers and Investors of Real Estate. So don't let my titles stop you from reading the information contained in the article. Also note that if you are a For Sale By Owner, many of my Seller articles will be of interest to you, just like some of the Mortgage and Finance articles will be of interest to Buyers, Sellers and Investors.


Western New York Market Report 

Million Dollar Homes For Sale Market Report - May 2008»

Since the last Million Dollar Homes for Sale report for Western New York, here is the latest market conditions for Million Dollar homes for the Buffalo Niagara Region.

Lancaster Single-family homes May 2008 Market Report»

In the past 30 days there have been 21 closed sales in Lancaster NY of single-family homes averaging $164,834 and they spent an average of 48 days on the market.

Cheektowaga Single-family homes Market Report May 2008»

Here are the market conditions in Cheektowaga NY in the past 30 days there has been a good number of closed sales resulting in an absorption rate of 4.5 months of inventory if sales continue at this pace.  Here is a brief summary of the Cheektowaga Real Estate Market:

DeVeaux Homes For Sale Market Report May 2008»

Well currently at the rate of sales that are going it will take 23 months to absorb all of the current inventory. This is not good, coupled with the fact that sales for single-family homes in DeVeaux is off to last year's pace of sales means this community is in a serious buyers market. There is good news for DeVeaux homeowners. When homes are priced correctly, they sell quickly with the year to date days on the market being 12 days as opposed to last years of 91 Days on the market.

Town of Niagara Single Family home sales May 2008»

In 2007 there was a total of 39 single-family homes sold with an average sold price $87,355 (78 DOM) Year to day there has been 17 homes that have sold in the Town of Niagara, which sold for an average of $99,693 and spending an aveage of 79 days on the market.

House for Sale in Western New York

Sell my WNY Home - Get that SOLD Sign! How to Remove Objections for Buyers»

It is said that Home Staging is decorating for others. This is so very true! There are a few things you don't want potential Western New York buyers to see in your home on a showing.

There is a benefit to you by removing these items that people object to. Each item in this list creates a strong reaction - positive and negative. Can you really afford to lose the perfect buyer for your Western New York home because someone saw something that they reacted negatively to?

Home Staging - Should I stage my Western New York home?»

Many times a staged home assists WNY Buyers to make that personal connection and help them purchase a home rather than a house. In a 2004 survey of Realtors®, almost two-thirds estimated that a staged home kept in show-to-sell condition sells for a price that is between 10% and 20% higher. You have decided to sell you Western New York home. You have a beautiful home that you decorated for your need and reflect your personal tastes. And in that lies the problem. It is deeply personal and it is your home. Buyers may have difficulty making that transition to seeing it as their home.

Buy a WNY Home - Listing Humor

Here is a listing that I came across on the Internet that just made me chickle and I think you might enjoy!   We have all come across some homes that need to be fixed up, but how creative the description of this home for sale!

For Sale By Owner - Can Burying a St. Joseph ensure a home Sale?»

Wherever you place the patron saint, it appears that miracles do happen. I cannot guarantee by buying a St. Joseph statue in your Western New York yard that you will sell faster, we just want to make sure that you know about this tradition. The one thing we do know that guarantees a quick sale of your home is that it is priced right, is appealing compared to other similar properties currently on the market.

Real Estate Investors - How to Select Investment Property in Buffalo NY»

This is the most important part of purchasing investment property. You need to be prepared and you need to be ready to act immediately and with confidence that you are making a sound decision. Having a good home inspector, contractor and finances in order will assist in your succes

Finances and Mortgage Information for WNY

Active Listings -

2947 Quaker | Hartland NY 14067

Tired of the busy city life?   Want to have a peaceful home in the country surrounded by trees?  

Well we have the house for you in Hartland NY in the heart of Niagara County!   Fabulous farm house situated on twenty acres of beautifully wooded grounds.   Features of this home listed for $159,900 include:  Built in 1830, 1,662 square [...]

Mortgage & Finance - Economic Indicators for the week ahead»

For many that are interested in the economy to tell you if this a good time to purchase a home in Western New York, this is for you!

Landlord & Tenant - I have a question regarding my rights as a renter...

Buffalo Homecoming June 26-29, 2008

In the state of New York there are very specific guidelines for Landlords that both protect the Tenants rights and theirs. Everything is clearly laid out to make it easy to understand who does what and what will happen in the event that someone fails to live up to their part of the agreement. To answer many of your questions you can visit the NY State Tenant's Rights Guide for answers to such questions.

Why Call WNY Home - Opportunity to win 2 Tickets on Southwest Airlines!»

The Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau and Southwest Airlines are pleased to announce our "Tell us why you LUV Buffalo" contest. We want to know what you love best about our region - your favorite walks, your hidden treasures, your perfect day, your romantic dining spots, all your inside tips that can make a stay in our community truly special.






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George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Colleen looks like you have covered most of the bases with all these articles, you even got a St Joseph Statue one in there :)

May 24, 2008 11:42 AM
Terry & Bonnie Westbrook
Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner - Grand Rapids, MI
Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re

Great over view of the market looks like some areas are really moving . Thanks for the update.

May 24, 2008 01:49 PM
Colleen Irwin
Retired - Irondequoit, NY
Creative Real Estate Solutions...

George -- it helps get the information out there...  

Terry -- can you believe that the market is moving?   It is such a positive change!

May 24, 2008 02:20 PM