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10 Activities to get you through WNY Winters

We know what it’s like to not want to leave the house in 20-degree weather. But we also know what it’s like to be a Western New Yorker and use these grueling temps and snow to our advantage! With the holidays right around the corner, think about how you’d want to spend your Christmas vacation… or just make January a little less bleak. Today we’re bringing you 10 activities to add to your Winter Bucket List.

What’s your favorite winter activity? Visit our Facebook page and let us know!

By |2018-12-26T10:10:16-05:00December 21st, 2018|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Fall in the Southtowns

There’s always something to do once fall rolls around. The question is- where do you start? We’ve collected a few festive activities down in the Southtowns! So whether you’re looking for a family-friendly fall day, pick up the best carving pumpkin,  an evening full of haunting scares with friends, or want to celebrate Halloween dressed up at your some of your favorite bars, there’s an activity for everyone!

What’s your favorite fall event? Visit our Facebook page and let us know!

By |2018-10-08T13:12:41-05:00October 8th, 2018|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Pre-approval and Pre-qualification: What to know

When you decide you’re ready to buy a house, you’ll begin to hear the worlds “pre-approval” and “pre-qualification” thrown around. We’re bringing you all the need-to-know information on what the differences are, what to expect and why getting a pre-approval is so important derived straight from one of our “Ask Beth” videos featuring Joel Mahakian from Premium Mortgage.

Do you need help figuring out how to start your pre-approval process? We can point you in the direction of some of our trusted partners!

By |2018-08-28T12:38:33-05:00August 28th, 2018|Residential|0 Comments

Useful Amazon Products Every Homeowner Needs

Amazon can totally become a cesspool of things you don’t actually need. But today we’re bringing you a list of 5 useful Amazon products that every homeowner does need and why! 

1) Hangers /  2) Cast iron skillet  3) Steamer  / 4) Charging station  / 5) Roku streaming stick

What’re your favorite household items? Share your thoughts with us!

By |2018-06-25T12:59:42-05:00June 25th, 2018|Residential|0 Comments

What A Realtor Does For You

Many home buyers and sellers are not aware of the true value that a Realtor provides during the course of a real estate transaction. Many people, in fact, are not cognizant of the expertise, professional knowledge, and just plain hard work that go into bringing about a successful real estate transaction.

A multitude of important services and steps required in a real estate transaction are carried out by the Realtor or the brokerage staff. Most of these steps have traditionally been viewed simply as part of a Realtor’s professional responsibilities to the client. But, without them, the transaction could be placed in jeopardy.

Listed below are nearly 200 typical actions, research steps, processes, and review stages necessary for a successful residential real estate transaction that are normally provided by a full-service real estate brokerage in exchange for their sales commission. Depending on the transaction, some of these steps may take minutes, hours, or even days to complete, while some may not be needed.

The list is by no means an attempt to set forth a complete list of services, as these can vary within each brokerage and each market. Many Realtors routinely provide a wide variety of additional services that are as varied as the nature of each transaction. At Envision Real Estate in particular, our Client Success Manager completes a number of these tasks too. 

By the same token, some transactions may not require every step listed. However, given the unexpected complications that can arise, it’s far better to know about a step and make an intelligent, informed decision to skip it, than to not know the possibility even exists. 

Have more questions? Contact us today.

By |2018-06-04T14:05:46-05:00June 4th, 2018|Residential|0 Comments

Ask Beth: 5 Tips on Being a Seller in a Seller’s Market

We’re back with another video recap! Here are Beth’s 5 tips on being a seller in a Seller’s Market.



Want to hear Beth answer questions on this topic? Click here and skip to 3:30! 

By |2018-05-07T10:27:15-05:00May 7th, 2018|Residential|0 Comments

Ask Beth Recap: How to be competitive from a buyer’s standpoint

We’ve started a segment called “Ask Beth” over on our facebook page! In these videos, owner of Envision Real Estate, Beth Matthews, offers her expertise on different real estate topics and answers your questions! In case you missed it, we’re recapping her first video segment all about how to be a competitive buyer in a seller’s market.



Want to hear Beth answer questions on this topic? Click here and skip to 5:05! 

By |2018-06-13T11:42:39-05:00April 18th, 2018|Residential|0 Comments

Staging 101

Contributed by Stephanie Djaballah
When you’re looking to sell, staging should be one of your top priorities! See what our resident accredited staging professional has to say about it!


AFTER

BEFORE

Have more questions? Stephanie Djaballah is the expert!

By |2018-04-13T12:07:23-05:00April 13th, 2018|Interiors|0 Comments

Life in Hamburg: Food, Fitness and Fun

And we’re back with another neighborhood guide! This time, we’re taking you to Hamburg, NY, home of the Erie County Fair. Who knew the village was so cute? See more on where to eat, what to do and where to workout in our “Life in Hamburg” guide.
 

Looking to move to Hamburg and have more questions? Stephanie Djaballah is your neighborhood expert!

By |2018-04-05T09:04:03-05:00April 5th, 2018|Residential|0 Comments

How To House Hunt

House hunting does not have to be an overwhelming process. With an agent with you every step of the way, and these tips, we hope that you’re getting excited about this journey!

Looking for more advice? We’re here!

By |2018-03-28T12:45:54-05:00March 28th, 2018|Homebuyer's Handbook, Residential|0 Comments

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