2.27.15

Taking Great Photos for Social Media

When you think about your social media pages, whether you love Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or something else, photos are everywhere. While your smartphone takes great images, there are some tips and tricks that will make your pictures the envy of everyone in your Newsfeed.

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2.25.15

How to Start Preparing Today for the Spring Market

Even though it’s below freezing, and we’ll likely have another storm or two (or seven, we are in the Northeast, after all) before spring has officially sprung, it’s never too early to start thinking about the spring market.

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February 25, 2015

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William Raveis Real Estate Finishes 2014 Strong, With Gains in the Real Estate, Mortgage and Insurance Divisions

William Raveis continued to innovate in 2014, with the release of several new tools Continue reading

February 23, 2015

February

Need to Know: February 2015

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.

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February 19, 2015

2.16.15

Cracking the Facebook Code: How to Successfully Post Content

If you’re using social media, you probably know that having content go out on a consistent basis is extremely important to having an active, engaged presence. But, having to log in every single day can be a hassle. Luckily, there’s an easily solution to make sure you’re Facebook page is never out of date.

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February 16, 2015

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Top Five Questions for Buyer’s Agents: Avoiding Knuckleheads and Hiring Superstars

Last Sunday it was snowing, again, yet all the open houses were still open. I hosted my own open house in Newton, Massachusetts when a colleague of mine, Carl, came in to preview the house for his clients who were on a ski trip.

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February 13, 2015

January

Top Viewed Homes: January 2015

Each month listings on Raveis.com get thousands of views. These are the best of the best in each state. From brand new Compo Beach home in Westport, Conn.  to an extraordinary waterfront stunner in Port Chester, NY, these homes garnered the most views this month. Which is your favorite?

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February 11, 2015

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Life Hacks for Surviving Winter in the Northeast

If you live anywhere near the Northeast, you know that the past month has been filled with snow, snow and more snow. It seems like it has barely let up the past few weekends. However, you can survive the snow! We know you can. So, we’ve rounded up some of the best winter life hacks that the Internet has to offer.

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February 9, 2015

8.12.14

Understanding Hoarding: A REALTORS®’ Responsibility

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

As REALTORS®, we are all aware that a clean, neat house is critical to getting the best possible price for a property.  How the real estate is presented will determine the potential buyers’ initial response to the house. As sales agents, it is our fiduciary responsibility to get the property sold for the owners and to use our expertise to see that the transition goes as smoothly as possible.

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January 28, 2015

December

Current Market Conditions: December 2014

In December 2014, as compared to December 2013, Unit Sales* rose across the Northeast. Unit Sales rose 0.7% in New York**, 5.1% in Manhattan, 21.8% in Brooklyn, 1.9% in Vermont, 0.7% in New Hampshire and 8.7% in Maine. Average Sales Price was also on the rise, with prices rising 0.3% in Connecticut, 5.6% in Massachusetts and 5.6% in Rhode Island.

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January 26, 2015