Home-buying season in Western New York is in full swing, and if you are in the market to buy or sell a property in the 716, now is one of the best times for real estate Buffalo has ever seen.

Even with increasing interest rates and low housing inventory, Buffalo has the hottest housing market in the nation, and it's not hard to see why. Even with the increases in housing prices, Buffalo remains one of the most affordable places to live in the nation, and we have some beautiful homes that highlight the amazing architecture that we have to offer.

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Suppose you are looking for a home that is a perfect example of the amazing Buffalo architecture and is on one of the most exclusive streets in the region. In that case, you don't need to look any further than this Victorian gem on Linwood Ave.

385 Linwood Ave Is A Masterpiece of Victorian Architecture

Constructed in 1900, this more than 5,000-square-foot house is a perfect example of the types of homes that Buffalo had to offer at the turn of the century. It is another way for us to see why Buffalo once boasted more millionaires per capita than any other city in the nation.

This three-level house has 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms on the highly coveted Linwood Ave. Situated right between the Bryant and Elmwood Village Neighborhoods, it puts you squarely in one of Buffalo's best neighborhoods.

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Even though this house is more than 100 years old, you do not get that feeling as it's been well maintained and has many modern upgrades that are well integrated into its historic legacy. Walking through the great room and foyer into the large eat-in kitchen will take you on a journey.

Even with the price tag of $549,900, you'll be hard-pressed to find another house in a better neighborhood with these amenities and features.

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Check out the photos of the house below. If you decide this place is for you, don't forget to invite me to the housewarming party.

Huge Elmwood Village House For Sale

If you've been looking for a single-family house with great architecture, this beautiful seven-bedroom, five-bathroom, 5,029-square-foot home is worth considering.

Gallery Credit: Ed Nice

These Non-Profit Agencies Can Help You Get Started On The Journey To Buy a House

If you think you're in the market to buy a house, several non-profit agencies in Western New York will help you for free. Many of these organizations also have financial assistance like grants to help you if you're a little short on funds.

You can find out more information about first-time homebuyer programs here.

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Gallery Credit: Ed Nice

The Wonder Bread Factory Abandoned In Western New York

Facebook user Abandoned and Beyond Buffalo, NY, takes us inside this abandoned factory that has been in need of repair and preservation for years. There have been plans for renovation in the near future, but those are on hold.

The photos shared here are meant for entertainment and educational purposes only. Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so, you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you do not attempt to investigate the inside of abandoned buildings without proper knowledge, experience, and legal authorization.

Gallery Credit: Ed Nice

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