Monthly Archives: June 2014

Hurricane Preparedness: Are You Ready?

Now that hurricane season is here, it’s time to make some plans. Here are a few quick tips from Loren Marozas, an insurance sales director with William Raveis Insurance.

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July 4th Weekend in Connecticut

It’s finally summer! The weather is gorgeous, the sun is shining and the water is getting warmer. But, you have no plans for 4th of July weekend. Don’t just sit at home and do nothing, there are plenty of fun things for you and the family to do. This year there are tons of firework shows that are happening all across Connecticut, and are spread out the weekend, so you don’t have to miss out on them.

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June 26, 2014

Agent Blog Roundup: June 2014

At William Raveis, we’re lucky to have agents who are extremely savvy with their online branding and marketing. Many of our agents have their own blogs, which they use as a way to publish content to connect with past clients and future prospects. Our agents are spread out across the Northeast, meaning that each blog is completely unique to their local market area. Keep reading to see what our agents are blogging about this month!

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June 24, 2014

Summer Destinations in the Northeast

Living in the Northeast during the summer is all about legendary seafood, beautiful beaches, meandering hikes and relaxation. Whether you’re looking for something to do in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine or Vermont, there’s definitely something for everyone.

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June 23, 2014

Need to Know: June 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.

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June 20, 2014

World Cup 2014: Where to Watch?

Looking for the best bar to watch the World Cup this year? The atmosphere has to be right—someplace where there are fans just like you. Watching the World Cup is a very serious matter to most, so the bar has to be perfect. Looking across Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York, it can be difficult to find the best spot to catch all the World Cup action. Luckily we’ve taken some of the guess work out of it.

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June 17, 2014

Current Market Conditions: May 2014

Average Sale Prices* continued to rise across the Northeast through the end of May 2014, as compared to the same period last year. Pent-up buyer demand remains as eager buyers are willing to spend more when they find that perfect home.  Months of Supply fell, adding to the rise in average sale prices.  Although Unit Sales continue to decrease, an expected rise in buyer and seller confidence will cause sales to rebound.

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June 16, 2014

A New Take on Construction: The Pure House

This summer, the first Pure House residential home will be constructed in Westport, Conn. This high performance home will feature world class building science on the outside and chemical free materials on the inside.

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June 13, 2014

William Raveis Expands into Coolidge Corner, Brookline with the Acquisition of First Choice Realty

Premier location will give Raveis big boost as it continues to expand its Brookline market presence.

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June 11, 2014

Boomers and Seniors…. Transition is Not Easy!

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

The average decision to make a real estate move takes between 9 months and 3.2 years. For more mature populations, the actual transition involves numerous conversations, in-depth exploration of alternatives and developing a time frame for going into action.

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June 10, 2014