Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Most Popular Homes of the Week

It went on hiatus last week, but it’s back!  Welcome to Most Popular Homes of the Week!  Take a look at which homes made the list this week.  What do you think makes them so appealing?

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Bill Raveis Sits Down With Al Filippone, Principal of Top Ranked National Team

Bill Raveis, our Chairman & CEO, sat down with Al Filippone, Principal of Al Filippone Associates, to talk about how he grew his business and his unique business model.  Al Filippone Associates is ranked as the 11th largest team in the nation by the Wall Street Journal and #1 throughout New England.  See what advice Al offers those who are just starting in the business and those who are interested in forming a team.

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March 29, 2012

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Insurance Wisdom

Janet Porter, Director of William Raveis Insurance, provides some valuable insurance tips for homebuyers this spring.  Take a look at what she has to say below:

BUNDLING YOUR INSURANCE:   When shopping for home coverage, best pricing is usually obtained by combining your new home with your auto and umbrella and jewelry. Continue reading

March 27, 2012

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Bill Raveis Sits Down With Top Raveis Agent, Patty McCarthy

Our very own Bill Raveis takes some time to talk to Patty McCarthy, a top Raveis agent in the Danbury, Connecticut area, about her business model.  See what makes her so successful below.  Thanks for taking the time to educate and talk to us, Patty!

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March 23, 2012

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Doing The Numbers

How did the real estate market in the northeast do in February compared to same time last year?  Well, we’ve had an early start to this year’s spring market due to the unseasonable (but not unfortunate!) warm weather patterns.  This has bode well for real estate, with unit sales up by 30 percent in some regions.  Take a closer look below.  And for details on how you’re local market fared, take a look at our local housing data page–we churn up all the numbers for you 24/7!

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March 20, 2012

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Most Popular Homes This Week

We’ve closely monitored our traffic this week and we have four awesome, brand new homes to report that made the list.  Take a look below…

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March 16, 2012

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Our Director of E-Commerce Talks About the Spring Market

So here it is mid-March and the real estate industry is supposed to be “starting” its Spring market.  Well I think the spring market started on January 1!  For those of you who are reading this and don’t know me or what my position is at William Raveis, I am in charge of running the call center.  I can tell you that our call center has been extremely Continue reading

March 15, 2012

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Bill Raveis Talks to Top National Agent, Michelle Genovesi

Bill Raveis, our Chairman & CEO, took some time to talk to top national agent, Michelle Genovesi, Principal of Michelle & Company in William Raveis Westport, regarding her business model.  Check out what has made her so successful over the past 25 years.

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March 14, 2012

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Most Popular Homes This Week

The end of the week is upon us and we’re taking care of some very important housekeeping.  That includes naming the most popular homes this week on raveis.com.  Take a look on the next page-any of them strike your fancy?

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March 9, 2012

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The 'New iPad' & The Real Estate Industry

Yesterday, Apple unveiled “The New iPad.”  Many of us were probably expecting the iPad 3, but some of the specs on this new digital specimen will likely outweigh the missing single digit.  Here’s what we think the new iPad is going to do to the real estate industry and how it will impact homebuyers, sellers and real estate agents.

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March 8, 2012