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Truth or Legend? No, not the Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Headless Horseman

Many younger buyers witnessed the debacle of the housing collapse, which could have turned them off to real estate as a part of their investment. But all that is changing. According to, nearly 40% of home buyers in the last year are under age 36.

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Hot Fun in the Summertime…

Kids and water

Homeowners insurance will most likely cover you for a water line burst, but wouldn’t it be better to prevent it in the first place?

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Are You Ready for Winter?


With tough weather hitting our friends and neighbors hard in Buffalo, winter isn’t too far away. But are you ready? We hope you have a safe and warm winter.

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Top 3 Generator Safety Tips

Generator tips

With winter just around the corner for New York, this humorous video from Travelers Insurance outlines 3 great tips to maintain your generator safety: Keep generator ventilated Ground and wire correctly Handle fuel carefully

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Old Man Winter Will Not Let Go…


Mid-winter tips to keep your house safe and Old Man Winter out: Watch those icy steps, keep salt or ice melt (preferably eco-friendly) around to prevent slips and falls. Shut all windows, you’d be surprised how many may not be securely closed. Going away to beat the chill? Ask a

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Should I Buy a Generator?

Generators can make life livable when the power goes out, that’s for sure. We all snicker at that neighbor who has every light on in his home after the electricity cut out, but there is a part of us that thinks, If you’re looking to just fire up a few

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