Area Real Estate News & Market Trends

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

March 3, 2023

How To Sell Your Home

Selling Your Home - Chautauqualakehomes.comSelling your home can be a daunting task, but with the help of a knowledgeable real estate agent, the process can be simplified and less stressful. Here are the key steps to selling your home with a realtor, using some popular keywords to improve visibility.

1.     Find a trusted real estate agent: Start by searching for a local realtor who specializes in selling homes. Look for keywords such as "real estate agent near me," "top real estate agent," "real estate broker," or "realtor." Make sure the agent has experience selling homes similar to yours and a proven track record in your area.

2.     Set a price: Your real estate agent will provide you with a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) to help you determine the appropriate price for your home based on current market trends and comparable sales in your area. Keywords to search for include "home valuation," "home appraisal," "home worth," or "home estimate."

3.     Prepare your home for sale: Your real estate agent can provide you with tips and advice on how to prepare your home for sale. This may include decluttering, staging, and making any necessary repairs or updates. Keywords to consider include "home staging," "home improvement," "home renovation," or "home makeover."

4.     List your home: Your real estate agent will list your home on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and promote it to potential buyers through various marketing channels. Keywords to search for include "MLS listing," "real estate listing," "home for sale," or "home listing."

5.     Show your home: Your real estate agent will coordinate showings and open houses to give potential buyers the opportunity to view your home. Keywords to consider include "home showing," "open house," or "virtual tour."

6.     Receive and negotiate offers: When you receive an offer, your real estate agent will review it with you and provide guidance on how to negotiate the terms of the sale. Keywords to search for include "home offer," "real estate negotiation," or "counteroffer."

7.     Close the sale: Once you have accepted an offer, your real estate agent will work with you to complete the necessary paperwork and coordinate the closing process. Keywords to consider include "home closing," "escrow," or "real estate attorney."


Selling your home with a realtor can be a seamless process if you have the right agent by your side. Trust in their expertise to help you price your home competitively, prepare it for sale, and negotiate the best possible terms for the sale of your home. With the right support, you can sell your home quickly and move on to the next chapter of your life.

Posted in Selling A House
May 23, 2022

Big News about Reverie Cheese & Wine Shop Coming Soon!

Reverie Cheese and Wine Shop, located on Chautauqua Lake In the next few days, there will be an announcement from Michael McVinney, about the Reverie Cheese & Wine Shop (AKA: Reverie Creamery & Cheese shop), located at Route 394, Mayville, NY 14757.


Posted in Market Updates
July 31, 2017

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Curious about local real estate? So are we! Every month we review trends in our real estate market and consider the number of homes on the market in each price tier, the amount of time particular homes have been listed for sale, specific neighborhood trends, the median price and square footage of each home sold and so much more. We’d love to invite you to do the same!

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We can definitely fill you in on details that are not listed on the report and help you determine the best home for you. If you are wondering if now is the time to sell, please try out our INSTANT home value tool. You’ll get an estimate on the value of your property in today’s market. Either way, we hope to hear from you soon as you get to know our neighborhoods and local real estate market better.

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