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How to Winterize Your Home FAST

How to Winterize Your Home FAST

Just as one snowstorm ends, another seems to be looming and many people are left scrambling to try and winterize their homes as quickly and efficiently as possible. While a “proper” winterization may take a little bit of preparation, there are a few things you can do...

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How Buying a House Affects Your Taxes

How Buying a House Affects Your Taxes

Filing taxes is easily one of the more stressful things that you may have to deal with throughout the year, especially if you are a new homeowner. While each person may have different deductions, types of income, and write offs, there are a few things you need to know...

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How Does an Eviction Affect Home Buying?

How Does an Eviction Affect Home Buying?

Eviction. This is a scary word for many people, especially if you are trying to look into the possibility of purchasing a house. Understanding how evictions will affect you and your credit is vital in being able to move forward and purchase a home in your future....

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Buyers Beware, Red Flags in Online Listings

Buyers Beware, Red Flags in Online Listings

There are many red flags when it comes to purchasing real estate, unfortunately many of them are often overlooked, unseen, or buyers are not aware of the red flags that they should be keeping an eye out for. Many of these red flags will be within the online listing,...

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Pros and Cons to an HOA Community

Pros and Cons to an HOA Community

When it comes to an HOA, or Homeowners Association, oftentimes people either have an extremely positive or negative reaction to the term. Much like with all things there is definitely pros and cons when it comes to an HOA community, however, many times buyers and even...

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5 Reasons to Move to the East Side of New York State

Have you ever thought about moving to New York State but aren’t too interested in living in the more populous areas? Perhaps you’d like to have close enough access to New York City but don’t necessarily want to live in it. Or maybe you currently live in New York City...

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Buying an older Home, What to Look out For

Buying an older Home, What to Look out For

When buying a home, especially an older home there are a few main things you want to ensure you keep an eye out for. As hard as it may be to take off your blinders and try to focus on potential negatives and damages, by doing so you could be saving yourself from...

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What Risks are There When Buying a Short Sale?

What Risks are There When Buying a Short Sale?

Are there risks when purchasing a Short Sale? It is predicted that the 2021 Real Estate Market may see more Short Sale listings than in years past. This is sadly due to homeowners who were unable to make their mortgage payments throughout the Pandemic and thus, turned...

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New Construction Home vs. Older Home

A new construction home versus an older home… And I'm not necessarily talking about an existing home but literally an older home, older as in 1950s or before. There is quite a bit of difference between an old home and a brand-new construction home. More than simply...

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4 Tips on Being Prepared for a Bidding War

4 Tips on Being Prepared for a Bidding War

A Bidding War may be inevitable. The real estate market is booming, even though we are into the fall and winter. More people are moving out of the big city and into smaller suburban communities, especially those like Lewiston, Youngstown, Middleport, and Niagara....

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