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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 the diversity of its neighborhoods—some defined by their architecture, some by their amenities, and still others by their histories. View the "Buffalo Neighborhoods" section of our relocation guide to learn more.
With its breathtaking beauty, Niagara Falls attracts millions of visitors every year. More recently real estate developers and entrepreneurs are rediscovering the lost gems of the American side, including grand hotels and apartment buildings with breathtaking views of the Falls. Niagara Falls has several lovely
With the region’s easy commutes—an average time of 21 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 western-most end of New York State—each with distinct features that make this region an exciting place to explore. Learn more about each county!
Once you’ve found the right place to live, the next step is to find the perfect home. And just as Western New York’s cities, towns and neighborhoods have their own special flavor, you’ll also find a broad array of housing styles in a range of prices—yet all are 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.