Current Market Conditions: March 2014

In March 2014, as compared to March 2013, Average Sales Price* continued to rise throughout the Northeast, with prices rising 8.7% in Connecticut, 13.7% in Massachusetts, 23.1% in Cape Cod and 19.5% in Westchester County, New York. Additionally, Months of Supply fell in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Westchester County.

Cutting Boards and Customer Service Go Hand-in-Hand

This fall, William Raveis Mortgage started a new campaign to thank our customers, and it involved…cutting boards. Stay with me. We know that your journey in to homeownership doesn’t end at the closing table. Really, it’s just beginning. Once you have the keys to your new house, there’s a whole host of things left to do: move in, get settled, unpack and turn that “house” into your home.

Peter Fickeisen Promoted to Regional Manager for William Raveis Mortgage, LLC in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Fickeisen has been a consistent top producer for the company’s mortgage division

Need to Know: April 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.

Raveis Faces: Cheri Paulsen

Cheri Paulsen is a real estate professional in our Cheshire, Conn. office. You can find her on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter and learn more about her in this week’s Raveis Faces—a blog post where we highlight a different member of the William Raveis family!

John Grosso Promoted to Regional Manager for William Raveis Mortgage, LLC in Connecticut

Grosso has been a consistent top producer for the company’s mortgage division

Test Your Knowledge of the Senior Real Estate Market

This is an ongoing series of posts on assisting seniors and their families during transition. Read Ann’s other posts here.

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance 40th Anniversary Convention at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut.  The topic was Real Estate and the Maturing Population: Seniors in Transition. At the end of the presentation, many agents had specific questions about certain clients and many just wanted to share their heartfelt experiences with others.

Start Planning Your Summer Vacation Today

I have a bit of a theme going this week: I’m dreaming, hoping and can’t-stop-thinking about Spring. And Summer. It’s been a bit of a long winter, and I’m feeling a bit of cabin-fever start to creep in. Even though the Northeast is still (in late, late March) dealing with snowstorms, freezing temperatures and abnormal wind chills, I’m holding out hope that Spring and Summer are on their way. Even if they are delayed.

Backyard Design Trends for 2014

We’re expecting another snowstorm in the Northeast this week, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t dreaming of warmer weather. In fact, we’re already thinking about how to revamp our backyards this spring. Keep reading to see some of the top design trends for 2014.

5 Interesting Facts about the History of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance

This year William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance celebrates their 40th Anniversary year. In 1974, Bill Raveis started his real estate company above a grocery store in Fairfield, Conn. By now, most people know that part of the story. But there are a lot of things you might not know. Keep reading to find out a few tidbits about our history!

Eric Rollo Named Finalist for REALTOR® Magazine Award

Rollo was named one of 50 finalists for the magazine’s annual 30 Under 30 class

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