Monthly Archives: November 2011

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How to Spice Up Your Bathroom

William Raveis Legends agent, Phyllis Lerner, takes some time to talk about some of the latest bathroom design trends to spice up your bathroom’s look and feel.  Take a look at what she has to say below.  Her post originally appeared on her blog, Westchester County Real Estate Listings, Market Trends & News.

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A Thanksgiving to Remember

Anne Hunt, an employee at William Raveis Westport has plenty to be grateful for this Thanksgiving.  Her son, Scott Crews, recently returned from his service in Afghanistan-but it was no ordinary return.  Scott enlisted the help from his local Maryland news crew to film him surprising his kids when he walked into their classrooms.  Check out the touching footage above!

Scott’s story is a testimonial to the courage and dedication of servicemen and women around the world.  We are happy to see Scott with his family this Thanksgiving and dedicate this post to all servicemen and women for their bravery and courage.

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November 24, 2011

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Do Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com Really Lend Sellers a Helping Hand?

With Thanksgiving merely days away, it is now safe to say “tis the season of giving.”  As hearts (and wallets) seem to magically open during this time of year, I began thinking of a group of people that could really use some giving this season, home sellers.  Yes, this is Continue reading

November 22, 2011

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WR Greenwich Sales VP, Beckie Hanley, Talks WR Mortgage

William Raveis Greenwich Sales Vice President, Beckie Hanley, talks about why she encourages her agents to use William Raveis Mortgage.  Thank you, Beckie!

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November 19, 2011

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Fighting for a Cause

The efforts of William Raveis associates, staff and the communities we service to support those facing breast cancer have been nothing short of amazing.  Every year from August through December, William Raveis associates, staff and management put their creative hats on to develop fun new ways to support the American Cancer Society (ACS) Patient Navigator Program. Continue reading

November 16, 2011

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Doing The Numbers

Take a look at our monthly charts below to find out how the northeast fared in October 2011 vs. October 2010 according to major market indicators.  If you would like to see how your local market is doing compared to the entire region, check out our local housing data page.  Hope this data can help shed some light on the state of the current housing market!

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November 10, 2011

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Nationwide Top Producer, Jean Ruggiero, Talks WR Mortgage

Jean Ruggiero, a consistent top producer in the nation, takes a minute to talk about why she uses William Raveis Mortgage and why it benefits clients as well as other agents!  Thanks for the kudos, Jean!

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November 9, 2011

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Insurance Information You Need to Know For the Coming Winter

I am happy to report that all our 13  carriers backed off on applying  the hurricane loss deductible in CT and NY to the Irene claims ..much to our policyholder’s advantage!  Only one carrier in the state did not back down on the hurricane only deductible and Continue reading

November 3, 2011

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What's Happening in Corporate Relocation?

Good news in corporate relocation?

Yes, yes, yes.  Between 2006 and 2009 corporate sponsored relocation has been on the decline, with 2008 and 2009 experiencing double digits declines.  The good news was that 2010 saw a 15% increase in transfer volume.  2011 looks promising with many corporations projecting another 10% increase in transfer volume which includes current employees as well as new hires. Continue reading

November 2, 2011