Buffalo, NY Real Estate Blog


Unparalleled trust necessary before listing your house

You and your family have decided to sell your house. It is now time to choose a real estate professional to help with the process. One of the major attributes this agent must possess is trustworthiness. To what degree do you need to trust them? You must have enough trust in them that you feel [MORE…]


Play Chess…not Checkers

Checkers is a simple game with a simple objective; eliminate the other player’s pieces. Even the process of doing so is simple, jump the other player’s pieces and start a collection. There is very little thought as to a defensive strategy and it is often more reactive than strategic. Even though the objective of Chess [MORE…]


How do you know if you’ve found your perfect match? [Infographic]

Some Highlights: Every agent brings a different set of skills & specialties to their clients. It is important to find an agent who you can trust to guide you through the entire process step-by-step. Having a conversation about your goals & expectations will not only save you unneeded frustration, but will also make the transaction [MORE…]


Why you should hire a professional when buying a home

Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream home or if they should first try to go it on their own. In today’s market: you need an experienced professional! You Need an Expert Guide if you are Traveling a Dangerous Path The field of real [MORE…]


What you do not need to hear from your listing agent

You’ve decided to sell your house. You begin to interview potential real estate agents to help you through the process. You need someone you trust enough to: Set the market value on possibly the largest asset your family owns (your home) Set the time schedule for the successful liquidation of that asset Set the fee [MORE…]


Top Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent

Buying or selling a home can be a complicated process. No matter how much experience you have buying/selling homes; there are several aspects of the transaction that are simply best left to the professionals. Below are the top 5 reasons for why it is in your best interest to hire a real estate agent. From Keeping [MORE…]


Clients in Transition: Assisting with Downsizing and Disposal of Real/Personal Property

Michael Olear of The Olear Team; will be speaking at a seminar held by the Bar Association of Erie County, regarding how to assist with clients in transition. This seminar will offer practical suggestions to assist individuals, families and fiduciaries in liquidating real estate and personal property and in purchasing replacement property. The focus will be [MORE…]


Maximize your Home-Buying potential with the Homesnap App

If you’re looking into buying a home, or even if you’re just interested in browsing around for the future; the Homesnap app can be an incredible tool. Simply snap a photo of any home around the country, and instantly receive critical property details right in the palm of your hand. The app can also be [MORE…]


Spring 2015: Things to Consider When Buying a Home

Thinking about buying a home this spring? Prepare yourself for anything with this Buyers Guide from our friends at Keeping Current Matters.


How Many Buyers Use a Real Estate Agent?

Almost all home buyers use an agent– up significantly since the 2008 financial crisis and housing boom!