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Farmhouse in Suffern, NY Composer Site for Marine Corp ‘Charlatan March’ in 1898

History sings from the porch of 519 Haverstraw Road in Suffern, NY.  With trumpets and drums faintly ringing from the original wooden beams, this completely modernized farmhouse colonial was originally built in 1850 and was considered a luxury summer rental for many escaping the heat of New York City.

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William Raveis Mortgage named in the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America

Riding on the wave of William Raveis announcing their 21-Day Mortgage Close strategy, they have placed in the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America for 2016. Announced this spring by Mortgage Executive magazine, William Raveis Mortgage closed 2,420 loans equating to $794,353,427 in volume.

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Share your favorite listings from Raveis.com!

We are excited to announce a new sharing feature on Raveis.com and the William Raveis App. (Download the app here). Visitors to Raveis.com will now be able to share a property with an agent, friend, colleague or co-buyer.

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William Raveis Slashes Home Mortgage Closing Time

                 WILLIAM RAVEIS SLASHES HOME MORTGAGE CLOSING TIME

May 2, 2017, Shelton, Connecticut– Home-buyers wanting to close quickly on hot listings in a tight market will no longer have to wait 45 days long, as is the industry standard for mortgage closings.

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The William Raveis team at Boston Magazine's "Top Places to Live" event

Boston Magazine’s “Top Places to Live” Celebration

On Thursday March 30, over 150 home industry professionals gathered at the Boston Innovation & Design Building for Boston magazine’s annual Top Places to Live event, celebrating the March real estate issue.

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William Raveis New Canaan office with CEO, Bill Raveis

Team New Canaan raises $26,184 for the Raveis Ride Walk

We all know someone in our lives that has been touched by cancer. Unfortunately, most of us have at one time felt the unavoidable and devastating sting that it can leave on our family and friends.  And that’s why we at William Raveis have partnered with Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation to raise funds that go directly to cancer research.

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Ryan, Meghan & Chris Raveis at the 2016 CT Raveis Ride + Walk

Second Annual Raveis Ride + Walk

Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, Connecticut was the site of William Raveis Real Estate’s second annual Raveis Ride + Walk benefit for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation on Oct. 16th, 2016. The charity event raised $1 million in two years for cancer research.

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Vertical Living Wall at 64 Oak Street

Spotlight ON: Serena Crowley, Homeowner & Architectural Designer

Serena Crowley, an architectural designer in CA, Chicago, CT & London) was on the hunt for a new house in New Canaan and William Raveis agent, Hannelore Kaplan was tasked with the job.  (The two have a great friendship they’ve developed over the years in New Canaan).  She discovered that this gorgeous home at 64 Oak Street (only a 10 min walk from the train station) was to be made into a multi-family condo and showed the exterior to Serena.  They contacted the owners, a couple that had lived there since the 1940’s, and together they made an offer.

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Jeppe Hein art installation at World's End in Hingham, MA

Spotlight On: HINGHAM, MA

Just a half-hour ferry ride from the center of Boston, Hingham, MA is a commuter’s waterfront paradise.  Leaving work to head to Boston’s South Wharf and boarding a ship home is reminiscent of older Boston times.  It’s got a classically American feel to it; coming home by sea.  Founded in 1633 and named Bare Cove before its current moniker became permanent two years later, Hingham is 23 miles to Boston proper.  For its waterfront dwellers, suburban life outside the city has some amazing perks.  If you were to visit on a weekend, here’s what our locals would have you do.

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Survivors at our Core: Two Raveis Brokers on Their Cancer Journey

We all know someone in our lives that has been touched by cancer. Unfortunately, most of us have at one time felt the unavoidable and devastating sting that it can leave on our family and friends.  And that’s why we at William Raveis have partnered with Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation to raise funds that go directly to cancer research. Through our Charitable Fund and the second annual Raveis Ride + Walk, we are all in it to fight cancer.

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