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One of the area’s most unique and popular holiday traditions is fast approaching at the TR Site. The historic landmark home on Delaware Avenue kicks off its Victorian Christmas (Dec. 1-9) with a special Nov. 30 gala evening with premium wines, craft beer, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment by The Hot Club of Buffalo. The gala is the first opportunity to view the decoratio…

WASHINGTON — The message sent by Republicans in the tax overhaul bill they launched last week is unmistakable and blunt: We think homeowners and buyers have gotten much too sweet a deal from the federal tax code for far too long — and now we’re going to whack them down. No other major sector of the economy gets hit so hard in the proposal in so many places as homeownership…

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The Fairways at Lancaster is not your average “senior community.” The 55-plus community has been designed for a new generation of empty nesters who don’t want to have to deal with the upkeep of a big house, yet want a great living situation that is comfortable, yet allows them to pick up and go. Just one year “new,” The Fairways at Lancaster is located at 5352 Genese…

The following home buying seminars are scheduled: Nov. 6-10 Howard Hanna Real Estate Services will offer the following career seminars. Call for a reservation: Nov. 6, noon and Nov. 10, 10 a.m., Amherst-Clarence, 6000 Sheridan Dr., Call Sue Chaskes, 912-1979. Nov. 6, 3 p.m., Tonawanda, 2427 Sheridan Dr. Call Charlene Zoratti, 837-7500. Nov. 7, 4 p.m.; Nov. 9, 4 p.m.…

WASHINGTON — The political jostling and frenetic lobbying on Capitol Hill over the Republican tax overhaul bill are producing unexpected developments that could prove important to home owners, sellers and buyers. The drafting of legislative language is a work in progress behind closed doors, but it appears that there have been some key changes in thinking since the Whit…

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Located in Hamburg’s Pleasant Creek Development, Natale Builders “The Bari” at 5543 Cooper Ridge represents a ranch style home designed for a variety of homebuyers, but especially empty-nesters looking to downsize into a modern home that’s easy to care for, as well as beautiful. The Bari can be entered from a sheltered front porch that leads to a foyer, or through a two…

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Tucked away from the road on South Union Road off Main Street in the heart of the Village of Williamsville, you’ll find a quiet community of apartments and townhomes ideal for today’s lifestyle. Walnut Grove Apartment Homes, built by Alliance Homes and professionally managed by Water Valley Management, is now leasing additional, newly built apartment homes that offer qu…

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Essex Homes of WNY will open its new “Madison II” at 47 Knoche Way this weekend, Oct. 14-15, from 1 to 5 p.m. The home is located in the Knoche Farm Estates, a growing, single-family home community located off of Milestrip Road near Southwestern Boulevard in Orchard Park. “Our recent expansion of Knoche Farm Estates has continued to enhance what has become an increasing…

WASHINGTON - If you’ve been pondering how you as a home owner or buyer might fare under the new Republican tax overhaul plan, here are a few points to consider. Although the tax proposal got fattened up a little over the summer -- moving from a White House “outline” of barely one page to a “framework” now consisting of nine pages -- there’s been minimal meat added to th…

The following are scheduled: Oct. 16-21 Howard Hanna Real Estate Services will offer the following career seminars. Call for a reservation: Oct. 16, 3 p.m., Tonawanda, 2427 Sheridan Dr. Call Charlene Zoratti, 837-7500. Oct. 18, 6 p.m., Orchard Park, 6505 E. Quaker Rd. Call Curtis Neureuter, 662-2000. Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 21, 11:30 p.m.; Williamsville, 914 Maple …

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When historic Buffalo meets new, the results are often spectacular. Such is the case with the penthouse at 731 West Ferry Street. The building was built in 1940. The penthouse is owned by an architect and his wife who transformed the unit into a modern and unique living space that respects the building’s era and charm. Stunning views of the city and natural light …

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Adults 55 and older who are ready to downsize but still want to lead an active, independent lifestyle will appreciate the quality of living The Belvedere apartment homes offer. Tucked into Lancaster’s rolling hamlet meadows next to protected wetlands along the Williamsville and Clarence borders and built by Natale Development, The Belvedere is determinedly different fro…

WASHINGTON — Wells Fargo & Co., the controversy-battered big bank, has a new problem — this time directly affecting mortgage applicants. Last week a first-time home buyer filed a class action suit against the company, alleging widespread abuse of a procedure well known to most mortgage borrowers: Interest rate “locks.” The suit alleges that Wells Fargo engaged in “a…

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Located in the heart of Williamsville, the brand new Park Creek Apartments are surrounded by the beautiful Amherst State Park and just minutes away from the many amenities of the Village of Williamsville and Sheridan Drive. For independent adults looking to simplify their living situation, Park Creek offers luxury one- and two-bedroom apartments that represent the best …

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Who isn’t impressed with new emerging Buffalo? A prime example is the new 301 Ohio Street, a multi-use building constructed by Ellicott Development. Commercial space occupies floors 1 and 2 and the apartments are located on floors 3-5 of the five story building. The mixed-use 301 Ohio sits along the Buffalo River in close proximity to the grain silos, and the building’s…