Monthly Archives: October 2011

Wrap Your Home in Warmth – Ideas For a Creating a Fall/Winter Retreat

Below is a post from our guest blogger, Jennifer Napolitano, on how to create a fall/winter oasis in your home without breaking the bank.  As an expert interior designer, Jennifer gives some wonderful tips to add warmth and rich color to your home this fall and anticipation of winter.  It’s easier to do than you think!  For more on Jennifer, visit You can also check out her facebook page here.

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William Raveis Expands to Provincetown

William Raveis Real Estate is continuing its rapid expansion on the Cape with the opening of a new office in Provincetown.  The office, formerly Harborside Realty, is an established and highly respected firm that has been known for providing outstanding service to Provincetown clientele.  William Raveis identified Harborside as an ideal opportunity to enter one of the Cape’s most desirable and historic markets.

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October 25, 2011

Fall's Luxuries

Every season, the William Raveis Exceptional Properties Division creates a beautiful Digital magazine, featuring some of our most decadent homes, as well as profiles of the neighborhoods they are in.  Get a taste of what homes and neighborhoods in the northeast make the luxury cut this season in The Exceptional Properties (EP) Digital Magazine for Fall 2011.  This season, EP has a special focus on Equestrian properties- grand estates and gentleman farms that cater to the unique taste of horse lovers.  Check out the magazine on the next page!

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October 20, 2011

3rd Quarter Market Update

Though the housing industry is still facing challenges, there are several bright spots that can be found in different regions throughout the country.  For example, a CoreLogic study showed August home prices increasing in 12 states and Washington DC by up to 9 percent (West Virginia).  And our comprehensive market analysis system, Local Housing Data, shows positive movement in overall unit sales in the northeast.

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October 19, 2011

William Raveis Announces New Affiliate, William Raveis Baer & McIntosh Real Estate

Chris Raveis, President of William Raveis Affiliates, recently announced the alliance of William Raveis Real Estate with Baer & McIntosh Real Estate, an independent boutique agency in Nyack, New York.  This office represents the seventh William Raveis location in New York since the company began its rapid expansion there two years ago.  William Raveis Baer & McIntosh will exclusively service Rockland and Orange Counties in New York.

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October 13, 2011

FOX CT Interviews Bill Raveis & Kent Hanley on 'Top Workplaces' Win

William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance recently had the honor of being ranked #1 in Fox CT and Hartford Courant’s “Top Workplaces” survey.  William Raveis was the only real estate firm to be nominated and win amongst about 800 companies who were invited to participate in the survey.  “Top Workplaces” measures employee satisfaction in several key facets of workplace life.  Below, see Fox CT catch up with Chairman & CEO, Bill Raveis, and Executive Vice President of Sales, Kent Hanley, on what makes William Raveis employees so happy with where they work.

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October 6, 2011

10 Tips for Organizing a Successful Garage Sale

It’s inevitable.  Over the years, you gather lots of stuff in your home that, quite frankly, you really don’t need.  Luckily for you, your clutter might be someone else’s treasure!  A garage sale is a perfect option to sell your no-longer-needed items to people who could use them.  As fall colors start to paint towns across the northeast, the season offers a wonderful backdrop for you to host your own garage sale.  Chris Pagli, an agent at William Raveis Tarrytown, gives tips on how to organize a successful garage sale.  This post originally appeared on his Active Rain blog, which can be found here.

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October 5, 2011