Top Viewed Homes: August 2014

Each month listings on get thousands of views. These four are the best of the best in each state. From a gorgeous beachfront home in Port Chester, New York to a brick masterpiece in Avon, Conn., these homes garnered the most views this month. Which is your favorite?

Top Ten Pitfalls for Homebuyers

Lois Lehman is a sales associate in our Southport, Conn. office. A member of the Chairman’s Elite Club, Lois a top producing agent specializing in luxury homes, international clients and investment properties. To learn more about her, visit her Agent Website on

6th Annual William Raveis Breast Cancer Fund Golf Tournament

William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance is pleased to announce its 6th Annual Breast Cancer Golf Tournament at the beautifully situated Oronoque County Club on Monday, October 6, 2014. To register, please visit:

Understanding Millennial Buyers and Renters

Millennials—individuals born in 1980s to early 1990s, and currently in their 20s to mid-30s—have the potential to change the real estate industry as they enter the housing market.

Current Market Conditions: August 2014

In August 2014, as compared to August 2013, Average Sales Price* continued to rise across the Northeast. Prices rose 2.8% in Connecticut, 6.4% in Massachusetts (7.2% on Cape Cod, alone), 6.0% in Westchester County, New York, 6.3% in Rhode Island and 6.4% in New Hampshire. Additionally, the state of Vermont saw a 7.5% increase in New Listings, year-over-year, while Maine saw a 23% increase in Unit Sales.

September is Mold Awareness Month

September is officially Mold Awareness Month, sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA states that mold creates “toxins that cause asthma, respiratory infections and chronic sinus problems.”

Football Season: Where Do You Watch?

Tonight is the first Monday Night Football game of the season, which can only mean one thing: football is officially back!

Facebook Advertising for Beginners

Facebook is a powerful tool for business and, within that, for real estate. With more than a billion monthly users, who log on an average of five times per day, there’s a huge audience available to those who know how to utilize Facebook to promote their business.

Need to Know: September 2014

Social media is constantly changing. We know that it can be hard to keep up, so each month we’re going to provide you with a quick round-up of the latest news in the space. We stay on top of all the changes so you don’t have to.

William Raveis Takes on the #IceBucketChallenge

Have you seen people on Facebook posting videos of themselves dumping buckets of ice water on their heads? Are you wondering what’s wrong with everyone?  No, it’s not just because they’re looking for a new way to cool down. It’s actually in support of ALS awareness.

Agent Blog Roundup: August 2014

At William Raveis, we’re lucky to have agents who are extremely savvy with their online branding and marketing. Many of our agents have their own blogs, which they use as a way to publish content to connect with past clients and future prospects. Our agents are spread out across the Northeast, meaning that each blog is completely unique to their local market area. Keep reading to see what our agents are blogging about this month!

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