Buffalo Homes Real Estate Blog

  • Pinterest Real Estate for Home Sellers & Buyers

    BY Colleen Kulikowski

    Pinterest Real Estate????  Pinterest is a popular social network, where members can share recipes, garden ideas, clothes, inspirational messages and yes Real Estate.  Personally I have boards on all sorts of things that inspire me besides Real Est...

  • Make Your Home Desirable with Curb Appeal

    BY Colleen Kulikowski

    Sometimes the idea of getting your home ready to sell can seem daunting, and you might be tempted to sell it "as is" instead. Adding a little curb appeal, however, will help your home sell faster and for more money. There are many improvements that a...

  • Sell Your Home with an Open House

    BY vrmaster

    If you are looking for a way to sell your home, you'll want to stage an open house. Less inventory in the housing market means more exposure for your home so now is the prime time to show it off! Broker previews and individual showings work, too, bu...

  • Mortgage Rates and Housing Prices Expected to Rise in 2014

    BY Colleen Kulikowski

    Even though 30-year fixed mortgage rates dropped in the first half of January, many analysts expect fixed mortgage rates to go up somewhat in 2014, but to top out at around 5%. What this means for buyers is that while higher than 2013's historic lows...

  • Architectural Styles

    BY Colleen Kulikowski

    The architectural style of a home is often highlighted in its online description to help buyers understand its features. But if you don’t know your Tudor from your Craftsmen Bungalow, don’t worry. We can help you sort it out with this condensed ...

  • Should You Wait Until Spring to Put Your Home on the Market?

    BY Colleen Kulikowski

    Should you wait until Spring to put your home on the market?  Typically the end of the Holiday season and New Years signal the advent of Spring, so putting your home on the market around the time of the Spring Equinox might be the perfect option for...

  • Plumbing Maintenance

    BY Colleen Kulikowski

    Plumbing Maintenance There are many great things about owning your home, but dealing with plumbing problems is not one of them, especially as holidays approach. The good news is that there are several simple and inexpensive steps you can take to ...

  • Let’s talk about your roof…

    BY Colleen Kulikowski

    Choosing a new roof for your home can seem like a daunting task, but the process can proceed quicker than you might expect. Speed can be just the thing if you are trying to get your roof completed before winter arrives and keeping a few key points in...

  • Location! Location! Location!

    BY Colleen Kulikowski

    Are you looking for a new place to call your home? If so, you may enjoy reviewing CNN Money’s post on the best places to live, top earning towns, and most affordable places to live. As of last week (September 5, 2013) the average 30 year fixed r...

  • FHA Changes Make it Easier To Buy Your Home

    BY Colleen Kulikowski

    If you have recently lost your home in a foreclosure, short sale, or bankruptcy, and are looking for a second chance at purchasing a new home, you'll be excited about this news. Last month the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), recently announced ...