Buffalo, NY Real Estate Blog

Stage your home for a higher potential payout

If you like to watch those popular television shows about fixer-uppers and house flipping, you’re probably already familiar with “staging” a home when putting it on the market. Staging a house is an effort to make your home look as appealing as possible during the sale process. For a cost, a staging company will fill [MORE…]

Proper staging will result in a quicker sale

If you’re in the process of selling a home, there are some common sense steps that can help ensure a quick sale. First, think about how people are currently searching for available homes. Answer: The internet! Before you post your property online — hopefully with the assistance of an experience Realtor — be sure you [MORE…]

5 Significant Home Improvements for Under $500

Thinking of home improvements that could be done around our homes is easy; but figuring out which ones will improve the look of the property- and for the right price- is the real challenge. Our friends at RISMedia have compiled a list of the top 5 home improvements for offering both appeal and return. To [MORE…]

How To Make an Address Planter

Brighten the front of your home this spring, with an address display planter. Not very crafty? Fear not; The Home Depot will walk you through the whole project.  

Tips from Lowe’s for creating a Destination Deck

Spring is here at last, and Summer is right around the corner (we hope). Following one of the most brutal winters in recent memory, folks are looking for just about any excuse to spend the weekends outdoors. Check out these 8 creative ways to make your deck the place to be this summer.

Understanding Stairs

“What is there to know about stairs?” you may ask.  Stairs are actually one of the most expensive and regulated parts of constructing a home– they take up such a huge amount of space and are a complex, three dimensional shape.  They are functional and iconic, and can truly make a home interesting. Building codes require [MORE…]

Incorporate Summer Style Without Breaking Bank

While redecorating for each season can be exhausting and expensive, designers are finding new ways to update homes without being costly.  For summer, designers at westelm.com have suggested these easy room updates that will make your home feel like a summer retreat: 1.  Bring in the outdoors: Natural materials and textures make a room feel [MORE…]