Western New York Real Estate Review - June 9, 2008

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Real Estate News from Colleen Kulikowski of Hunt Real Estate ERA on the Buffalo-Niagara Falls Region of Western New York.


Call Historic Lewiston Home
Today Lewiston has evolved into a cultural and recreational center for Niagara County with a vibrant commercial center on Center Street that leads to the beautiful waterfront of the Niagara River. Lewiston is just 15 minutes north of Niagara Falls and south of Old Fort Niagara and is home to Niagara University. Visitors marvel at the history and natural beauty that surround it. Those that live in Lewiston are surrounded by the all the cultural and historic greatness call it home.
Your Personal Invitation to Buffalo Homecoming!
Yes Buffalo is a city coming back! Come discover some of the best Real Estate deals in the country! Join the oldest running reunion in the Country as Buffalo Old Home Week is being celebrated with Buffalo Homecoming! June 26-29, 2008!
Umbrellas for Spring
So where can you obtain an umbrella? Do you know the parts of an an umbrella? There are so many expressions of umbrellas and you can always pick up a simple umbrella at your local Walmart.
Do you know the magic three words in Western New York Real Estate?
By leaving your home on the market over-priced you are enabling your competition (other homes for sale) to look better because they are priced better and are more appealing than your Western New York home. Look long and hard at your competition, see why they have a SOLD sign and you do not. In the end you will see it boils down to the listing price.
But it's my house!
Diana Ross can sing "It's my house" but when you are selling your Western New York home you shouldn't. I sat in a Diana Ross concert this evening at the Seneca Niagara Casino and as she sang the song above, I had all I thought about some of the difficutlies we run into when trying to sell homes in Western New York...
How FHA Guideline Changes May Affect You!
Staring in June, for these borrowers, they will need 3 non-traditional forms of credit with no 30-day late payments in the last 12 months. One of theses credit references has to be a verification of rent or a utility bill. If this borrower is renting from a family member they will have to provide 12 months of canceled checks to prove their rental history.
Signs of Recovery...
There was a great article on ABC News today regarding Builder's guaranteeing the value of their home sales.
June Western New York Fun!
It is summertime in Western New York and there are so many wonderful fun things to do! Looking for something different this month to do? Well fortunately for you Western New York never seems to run out of great things to do!
Western New York Summer Concerts
Living in Western New York you may not be aware of the sheer volume of concert opportunities that you have here. Having moved away 22 years ago and returning at the end of last year I am constantly amazed at concert opportunities we have in this region.


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Susie Blackmon
Ocala, FL
Ocala, Horses, Western Wear, Horse Farms, Marketing

Nice, inviting report Colleen.  Sounds like you live in a beautiful area and I love all the multitude of things that are always going on there!

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