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Neighborhoods & Housing

Where you live is as important as how you spend your time, and in Buffalo Niagara, you’ll find a special place to call home.

It’s hard to describe the City of Buffalo without also describing its neighborhoods. Like many mid-size and large metropolitan areas, much of the city’s charm comes from its architecture, amenities, and history. View the Buffalo Neighborhoods section of our relocation guide to learn more.

The breathtaking beauty of Niagara Falls attracts millions of visitors every year. Real estate developers and entrepreneurs are rediscovering the lost gems on the American side, including grand hotels and apartment buildings with breathtaking views of the Falls. View the Niagara Falls Neighborhoods section of our relocation guide to learn more.

With the region’s easy commutes—an average time of 21.3 minutes—you can live just about anywhere in Buffalo Niagara and still be close enough to other areas to enjoy them regularly. Our suburban communities are a mix of the new and historic. View the Just Outside the Cities section of our relocation guide to learn more about our suburbs.

While much of Buffalo Niagara centers on our two most populated cities, Western New York is actually comprised of eight counties that form the westernmost end of New York State, each with distinct features that make this region an exciting place to explore. View the Buffalo Niagara Region section of our website to learn more about our vast region.

Finding the perfect home is a challenge for any move, but Buffalo Niagara affords house-hunters a particularly diverse range of style, prices and locations- and they're among the most affordable homes in the country, compared to similar homes elsewhere. View the A Place to Call Home section of our relocation guide for a list of real estate firms, home builders and rental options.