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Buffalo, a Vintage City, With Youthful Dreams

Buffalo's history is a rich tapestry spanning more than 200 years. The French discovered Buffalo along the Niagara River and named it Beautiful River, pronounced "Beau Fleuve" in French. That French pronunciation in turn became Buffalo.

Buffalo survived the War of 1812 after the British burned the city to the ground. The city was born again with the courage and stamina that reflects the spirits of Buffalo. The Industrial Revolution brought prosperity and it became the first city to use electricity. Buffalo was graciously crowned with the title City of Lights.

The 20th Century brought tremendous prosperity as the manufacturing industry boomed. Buffalo situated on the Great Lakes became a prominent shipping port and Buffalo became the Queen City of the Great Lakes along the St. Lawrence Seaway. With the onset of World War II the steel industry became prominent employing thousands making Buffalo one of the richest cities in the country.

Buffalo is definitely a jewel of a city with its extensive ethnic diversity offering festivals all year long celebrating the culture and traditions its melting pot of people. Buffalo's beauty shines though its abundant cultural and artistic venues with numerous theaters, the World renowned Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, its many art galleries especially the spectacular Albright-Know Art Gallery.

In 2007 the Elmood Village in the heart of Buffalo was named as one of the Top 10 Villages in the country. The Elmwood Village appeals to people who love the urban setting offering amenities with walking distance. Currently Buffalo is revitalizing and remerging as a Renaissance City. The future never looked brighter with the impact of the Buffalo/Niagara Medical Corridor in Downtown Buffalo encompassing the prominence of Hauptman and Woodward, Cleveland Bio Labs, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and the Bioinformatics Center for Excellence.

The development of the waterfront property along Lake Erie in Downtown Buffalo brings professionals who desire the ambiance of living on the waterfront. The completion of the Outer Harbor will be a boost to economic growth connecting people in the city as well as the suburbs to enjoy our perfect summers on the water.

The backdrop for Buffalo is the seventh Wonder of the World, Niagara Falls along with its proximity to Toronto, Canada which makes the Buffalo/Niagara region an international tourist attraction. Hollywood has discovered the secret key to Buffalo and four major movies are scheduled for the production in 2010.

In 2007 Buffalo placed number 5 nationally for Relocation with its affordable housing and quality of life.

People relocating to Buffalo are amazed at the beauty, culture, architecture, recreational activities, but most of all the warm, generous, friendly people that make Buffalo, The City of Good Neighbors.

Buffalo Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 181 homes for sale in Buffalo, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
51% Single Family, 29% Multi Family, 7% Residential, 5% Rental, 3% Land/lot, 2% Condo and 3% Other.

51% Single Family
29% Multi Family
13% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 181
Average Home Size 1,772 ft² / 165 m²
Price Range ($1,000 - $960,000)

Weather in Buffalo

The average high temperatures in Buffalo range from 31 in January to 80 in July

Average home income in Buffalo

The average household income of a Buffalo resident is $60,674 with an average home value of $115,136

Population of Buffalo

Buffalo has 562,968 residents.

Home ownership in Buffalo

The average level of home ownership in Buffalo is 55%.

Education breakdown of Buffalo

Education levels of residents of Buffalo include: highschool 29%, associate 11%, bachelor 16%, graduate 13%.

Households in Buffalo

Buffalo has 241,739 homes, built on average 65 years ago.

Information from in and around Buffalo...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 181 homes for sale in Buffalo. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Multi Family, Residential, Rental, Land/lot, Condo and Other. The average list price of these property results is 115,249. Prices are displayed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Buffalo please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 181 homes for sale in Buffalo, NY are represented by 3 member brokerages serving the Buffalo area. Member brokerages representing the 181 homes include Realty USA - Buffalo, Nothnagle Realtors and Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (PA-NY-WV-MD).