If you are asking yourself whether you should rent or buy a home, you should undoubtedly be happy that you have the ability to choose. However, that blessing does come with a few obstacles. In unpredictable times such as those we have been powering through in the past couple of years, making the wrong move […]
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Great Lakes Real Estate agents support the Niagara County SPCA. Our agents collected $534.00 for the wonderful operation at the SPCA. It takes special people do to what they do. Pets are members of our family and nobody knows that better than the staff and volunteers at the SPCA. Thanks for all that you do!
Hello real estate friends. We are officially reopened! Real Estate is part of phase 2. Our agents our ready to go so help our customers to sell their home or help our buyers find their dream home. We are operating under strict safety guidelines. Your safety is number 1 to us all. We can show […]
Like most areas of the country, the Corona Virus has wounded the real estate market in Buffalo, NY. But compared to other local communities Buffalo NY has not suffered as much when it comes to sales. Real estate sales were only off by 3.7% compared to March of 2019. There were 79 new listings compared […]
Compared to March of 2019, the number of available new listings in Niagara Falls NY are lower by 12.5%. Pending sales in Niagara Falls are down by 28% and closed sales are off by 13.8% compared to the same time in 2019. The good news is the average sale price is up by 22% over […]
Most likely due to the Corona Virus issue and not surprisingly real estate sales have dipped in March. Compared to March of 2019, new listings in Lewiston NY are off by a whopping 47.1%. Pending sales in Lewiston are down by 38.5% and closed sales are off by 41.7% compared to the same time in […]
If you are thinking of buying or selling a home you need to be aware of a federal law that requires sellers to disclose that the home may contain lead based paint if it was built before 1978. In addition, the seller must disclose whether the home has been tested for lead based paint or […]
In June of 2019 New York State enacted the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019. There are sweeping changes to landlord tenant interactions which, in our opinion, quite dramatically shift in favor of tenants. Some of the highlights are as follows: Security deposits can be no more than one months rent and they […]
As in most Western New York cities, the real estate market in Niagara Falls, NY is pretty hot. In January and February of 2020 there were fifty-five single family homes sold. The average sale price was $84,891. The total sales volume for this period was $4,000,669. The Niagara Falls sales trend seemed to mirror other […]
Real estate sale in Buffalo NY were brisk in the start of the new year of 2020. There were one hundred forty three (143) total sales of single family residential homes. The average sale price was $141,434. The total sale volume was $20,225,000. Due to the low inventory of homes and the highly competitive sellers […]