Magnificent Colonial in Wheatfield, NY!

August 2nd, 2016


Magnificent colonial characterized with charm, interior space capacity and practical amenities, which is A MUST SEE! Fabulously laid out kitchen with granite counter tops and hardwood floors leading into inviting eating area facing backyard overlooking the lake. Features of this home includes three bedrooms with a large master bedroom, which includes a master glamour bath that includes jacuzzi tub/shower with ceramic floors/surround. Second floor also has open loft area for possible fourth bedroom. Come entertain in your own home theater studio with picture and sound theater effects! STAR $508


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Tonawanda Castle Customer Appreciation

December 9th, 2015

John Gatas hosted his second annual customer appreciation event on October 22, 2015 in the Tonawanda Castle in the city of Tonawanda, NY. This is the former home of the Unites States Coast Guard from the early 20th century.  John is a full service real estate agent and consultant with Keller Williams Realty and his success hinges on his ability to provide superior customer service and counseling to his buyers and sellers and investors. John is able to host such an event due to the commitment and the loyalty of his clients and he is very humbled by their support.

The Tonawanda castle is nestled in around the famous Erie Canal. The city of Tonawanda is also host to the annual Tonawanda’s Canal Festival, which hosts rides for kids, games of chance, vendors with various types of food, beer and wine. The event also hosts musicians and creative artists from all over the Northeast.


Forest Lawn Cape Cod

December 9th, 2015

190 Beale Avenue in Cheektowaga, NY. Original owner! This home was responsible for 8 beautiful children. Come make this home as it offers 5 bedrooms, an eating area facing the private backyard, beautiful fenced in yard with a 1.5 car garage. The home comes with all the appliances including the Brunswick Pool Table with accessories and the work bench in basement. Reasonable taxes!

Come enjoy the Cleveland Hill school district and all the amenities within walking distance such as Tops and Wegmans supermarkets, restaurants, Galleria Mall and easy access to the 190 and 90 interstate highway. Also come and enjoy the historic Forest Lawn cemetery which has been used for wedding photography and casual walks.


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Lincoln Park Tri-Level

December 9th, 2015

285 Midland Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda, NY is a well maintained tri-level near Lincoln Park for $104,900. This home features new windows, 150 Amp Electric 2013, new backyard drain tiling into municipal storm, newer carpeting, new kitchen ceramic surround 2015 with newer dishwasher, town certified sump pump, large master bedroom with wood burning fireplace, second bedroom on 2nd floor with sliding glass doors leading to private deck facing backyard, hardwood floors, 2 sheds with a private fenced yard, heated 1 car garage, Lennox furnace. Must See! If you are looking for a neighborhood friendly environment for yourself or your family,  come and enjoy beautiful surroundings of Lincoln Park. There are baseball diamonds for kids and adults to enjoy. If you like to swim, come swim at the public swimming pool. If you enjoy hockey, come ice skate with us year round. If you like to walk and view nature such as birds, squirrels or enjoy walking your pets or cross country skiing, Lincoln Park offers several acres for you to do this this. How about all the fine amenities less than 1.5 miles from your home such as the Boulevard Mall, Coffee Culture and Starbucks, medical offices such as pediatricians for your children, restaurants and walking distances to your local schools such as Ben Franklin middle and elementary schools and a short drive or use your bike to Kenmore East High School. Click here to view property quick search.Click here to view property list.





University Home: Niagara Falls, NY

October 22nd, 2015

Parents or Professors, come live for cheap in this well maintained cape cod in Niagara Falls near Niagara University. Walking distance to Little Italy and the Falls.

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Cape Cod: 2661 North Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY

September 4th, 2015

Cape Cod Living: 2661 North Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY

Come to the honeymoon capital of the world, the area that has hosted the Great Houdini and the great tight rope walkers Nik Wallenda and Charles Blondin. Oh, wait, you are wondering why is this being mentioned in a blog to sell a Cape Cod in Niagara Falls? Well, because this home is in the heart of this city where all this has taken place.

Cape Cod Living!! Come and be a part of history and enjoy this lovely and charming 2 bedroom Cape Cod Style Home located at 2661 North Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14305. It was loved by someone that recently passed away in June 2014, and now her mom is honoring her daughter by selling the home that she loved for 19 years.

Are you a first time buyer, well, come start building your equity in this manageable home that keeps you close to the all the amenities. Well, how about considering raising a family here or if you have teenagers that are college bound, Niagara University the private institution that has been run by the Vincentian Fathers since 1856 is only 10 minutes away with many academic fields of education that is sure to attract any parent to the area. Oh, and if you like hiking and cycling, well, Devil’s Hole and Whirlpool State Park will give you all the thrill and excitement you need. The category 3 – 4 rapids are a sure way to get you pumped about your visit.

The escarpment is also a great place to build your quadricep muscles (for those of you that don’t know, the quad is your thigh) as you grind your way to the top and feel the thrill and excitement of achieving the feat.

You like to eat you say, well, how about dine on the famous Pine Avenue and experience the Como Restaurant or Michaeal’s, which are fixtures in the area. You may also want to experience the mighty view from atop the Top Of The Falls Restaurant in Niagara Falls State Park or right near Goat Island.

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July 29th, 2015

22 Ponderosa Drive is a sprawling 5 bedroom 2.5 bath Colonial in Williamsville, New York that is tastefully done and awaits a new buyer. The home is part of the Maple West Elementary School, Mill Middle School and Williamsville South High School.

You also have access to the Amherst Town Park and Clearfield Pool in this lovely well cared for neighborhood of Amherst.

The home itself has a quaint open front patio for those lazy nights to just sit, relax and sip on your favorite beverage. The lot itself sits on just under half an acre of land.

The interior has updated floors, bathrooms, carpeting, recently painted throughout and large room and bedrooms.

Open house is Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Your Home Run Realtor will be your host. Can’t wait to see you all there. For immediate questions please call me direct: John Gatas at 716-444-7172.11754359_10207341961766944_1807052572442819508_o 11754686_10207342352536713_1882190570583098916_o 11754867_10207342287415085_3481588661820837094_o 11792114_10207341936966324_7479638938110948447_o 11794302_10207342061769444_3921051089326138512_o 11807390_10207342377017325_6966814584933012212_o 11807719_10207341895925298_6394435022639675091_o 11816327_10207341899805395_8615758573205167783_o B481231_801_20[1] B481231_C01_81[1] B481231_I01_15[1] B481231_K01_15[1] B481231_N01_114[1]Click here to view property quick search.

Serenity in your backyard

May 4th, 2015

Dorothy, in the Wizard of Oz was quoted as saying:  “Oh, but anyway, Toto, we’re home. Home! And this is my room, and you’re all here. And I’m not gonna leave here ever, ever again, because I love you all, and – oh, Auntie Em – there’s no place like home!

Isn’t this what we dream of after a long day at the office or while were stuck in rush hour traffic or after a long vacation.

Folks, Serenity In Your Backyard is what you will find in this lovely modified two story cape cod in Clarence, New York at 4795 Shimerville Road. It is a sprawling 4 bedroom 3 full bathroom home with nearly 3000 square feet of living space and nearly 1 acre of land for $269,900. The home is near Clarence Community Park where boys and girls from the neighborhood enjoy activities such as baseball at the baseball diamonds, throwing the frisbee, walking your dog or swinging on the swings or a gentle ride down the slide.

Clarence also boasts a highly recognized school system with graduation rates nearly the highest in the entire state of New York.

Come make this your home because like Dorothy said, there’s no place like home.

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Relocate from Buffalo to North Tonawanda

April 15th, 2015

Yes, Buffalo, New York is doing some amazing things to attract people and businesses, and for that it is absolutely awesome! Just look at Solar City with the $5 Billion project at the old Republic Steel site. This will be bringing 2900 jobs to the area of which just under 1500 of them will be at the equipment plant currently under construction.

Folks, there is another town experiencing its own little boom and that town is called North Tonawanda, the home of the Lumberjacks!

Yes, our waterfront and downtown is experiencing new restaurant expansion, waterfront revitalization and night life to celebrate all the major holidays like St. Patricks Day and the ball drop on New Years Eve on the Canal.

Come and visit us today at for the exciting things N.T. has to offer including all the home possibilities available to you.

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North Tonawanda Waterfront Living Near Canalside and Gratwick Park

March 12th, 2015

Have you ever dreamed of living near the water and always asked yourself if you could afford it. Well, did you know that the historical Erie Canal that runs through North Tonawanda is the perfect place to own a home for less than a fraction of what it would cost you in any other community. The site of ducks and seagulls in my backyard is relaxing to look at particularly when you are swaying on your hammock on that lazy day of summer in your backyard sipping on your soft drink or adult beverage. Waterfront living is just one feature of North Tonawanda, New York. Did you know that we are home to some of the oldest homes and structures in Western New York. Just visit the Historical Society for your glimpse of history. For example: The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum or the Riviera Theatre. How about the restaurants in North Tonawanda like the Webster Bistro Grill or The Remington, where fine dining is no longer a long drive into Downtown Buffalo. North Tonawanda now has its own canalside and waterfront to boast along with waterfront dining for a romantic evening with your significant other. Waterfront Living along Sweeney Street or sections or River Road are just a few of the places that your waterfront dreams can come true. Visit us today at or or call or text us today at 716-444-7172. John Gatas, Your Home Run Realtor is waiting to introduce you to this magnificent town.   IMG_8515 GE DIGITAL CAMERA Sunset_over_the_Erie_Canal_in_North_Tonawanda,_NY. gateway harbor canalside G_HM01_Tonawanda_CanalBoatHouses_JohnLahood fishermans parkIMG_8509 IMG_20140718_211100 800px-64_US_Post_Office_North_Tonawanda_2


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