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About Amherst, NY

One of the safest towns in New York State

The following information about the Amherst NY area and Real Estate market is by Robert Measer and The Measer Team  with HUNT Real Estate, ERA. Scroll down to view Amherst Homes for Sale. If you have any questions on anything to do with Amherst and specifically Amherst Homes For Sale, please get in touch as we have been selling real estate in the Town for over 9 years.  There are very few Realtors in Amherst that have the track record of being top producing real estate agents, year after year.

Town of Amherst History

There are three public school districts that serve the town: Amherst Central, Sweet Home and Williamsville. The largest is Williamsville, whose schools consistently rank among the best in the region. The University at Buffalo has a large suburban campus in Amherst which includes top-shelf athletic facilities and modern residential units for undergrads and graduate students alike. Space is also dedicated to well maintained industrial parks with the town. The Village of Williamsville, established in 1850, boasts a stable base of single-family homes and a vital, walkable shopping district along Main Street. Check out these Amherst Homes for Sale.

The local newspaper company is the Amherst Bee

Amherst is the town of Erie County and lies just North East of the city of Buffalo.

Welcome to our Amherst Homes For Sale page. Amherst is among the more affluent towns in Erie County and the largest and most populated suburb, with more than 120,000 residents. The town is in north-central Erie County, bordered on the north by Tonawanda Creek and Niagara County, to the east by Clarence, to the south by Cheektowaga, and to the west by Tonawanda. Amherst is just northeast of the city of Buffalo and the town contains most of the village of Williamsville and several hamlets, including East Amherst. The town has regularly been listed in the upper half of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America by  More information on the Town of Amherst can be found HERE.

In December 2018 the housing market in Amherst, NY is a seller’s market, which means there are roughly more buyers than there are active homes for sale. Seller’s markets are generally more advantageous for sellers rather than buyers. The median home sale per in Amherst is $200,000.

There are 39 schools in Amherst, NY. There are 9 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 6 high schools and 18 private & charter schools. Amherst have above average middle schools, and above average high schools.

What’s The Amherst Real Estate Market Like?

The real estate in Amherst has a nice range of prices.  There are older homes located in the Village of Williamsville for under $150,000 to $500,000+ dollar homes located in East Amherst.  In addition to the single-family homes, you will also find many town homes, 55+ communities, and new housing tracts.

The East Amherst  area of Amherst is located in the East side of the town. The median price of homes located in the East Amherst area is about $325,000.  This part of Town is primarily made up of single family homes.

The Snyder area of Town is located in the South West area of Town.  Beginning just West of the of the I290, the median value of homes located in this part of Amherst is about $210,000 which has gone up over the past year by 6.4%.  The area is made up of single-family homes. The Amherst homes for sale median time on market is usually under 34 days on market. 

Recreation & Entertainment

Musical Fare Theater creates and produces a variety of performances each year. The Amherst Symphony Orchestra performs numerous free concerts for the community. Families enjoy the educational programs and special events hosted by the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Museum. Check out the Amherst Homes for sale.

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