Western New York Real Estate

Real Estate Sales Representative - Metro Roberts Realty
Information regarding the real estate market in Western New York, Buffalo and surrounding suburbs and especially the Southtowns. Updates on local events and restaurants.



I drive by this gorgeous home everyday in Hamburg, New York.  Its an older home, but by the pictures in the listing it is updated and done very tastefully.  When this home first went on the market I drooled over it because it would be perfect for my family (if I was looking to buy a home), so it ...
In the not so distant past I had clients who wanted to find an investment property.  We came upon a home that would be perfect that was listed with a for sale by owner marketing company.  The bigger problem was the fact that this company was from Ohio.  Yes thats right the seller, who knows nothi...
In the beginning of my career as a Realtor, I was desparate for any listings.  Yes I took over priced listings in the hopes that I could at least talk them down at some point or even meet some new clients in the process. Over the years I have stopped taking those over priced listings.  I know som...
I always warn my buyers up front that home buying is a stressful situation.  Of course the search for the perfect house is the fun part, but after that anything can happen.  Always tell them to "buckle up its going to be a bumpy ride".  I tell my buyers this for good reason.  In Western New York ...
I recently started working with a young couple who came to me already pre-qualified for their mortgage.  Although I had yet to actually see anything in writing from this mortgage broker.  They had made an offer on another home and did not go forward due to the home inspection.  They also chose no...
I thought it was important to re-blog this very informative post by Marnie Matarese.  It is very important to use a local lender when purchasing a home. Western New York has numerous lenders to assist you with your home purchase who have a proven track record in their community.  Of course you se...
I had the pleasure of meeting two different clients looking for new homes this past week.  They both had previously been working with agents and had even made offers that did not work out for various reasons.  When I asked them both if they were working with a Realtor, they both responded that th...

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