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.
In July 2016, as compared to July 2015, Unit Sales* as well as Average and Median Price, were up throughout the Northeast. Westchester County, NY saw a 18.4% increase in Unit Sales, while Connecticut saw a 9.9% jump. Inventory and Months of Supply continue to fall across the region, with months of supply dropping to 4.4% in Massachusetts, down from 5.3% a year ago.
September 1, 2016
With temperatures at an all-time high, heat lightning & thunderstorms abound & steamy commutes to and from work, we need a place to beat the heat! We’ve teamed up with nine of our local experts in each of the states William Raveis Real Estate occupies to bring you the best places to relax and cool down for the remainder of the summer.
August 18, 2016
The simplest, most enjoyable experiences usually have you feeling boundless. Driving around with the top down and the music blasting. A breathtaking split-second drop from the diving board. But departing a dock on a ferry bound for a perfect little island with the wind in your hair has got to be one of our favorites. Leaving mainland USA yet not straying too far from home is one of those limitless journeys that have you feeling free. Luckily, we have the best spot in mind for your next vacation, and its Nantucket, MA. We’ll even rent or sell it to you, too, as we have a William Raveis office located in the center of town on Oak Street.
August 1, 2016
On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016, William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage and Insurance held an internal networking event for our agents at the University Club in New York, NY. Agents from Westchester and Fairfield counties converged with NYC Raveis brokers. The purpose of the event was to allow agents to expand their network, therefore making it easier to market each listing to a wider scope of people.
July 26, 2016
Almost every American has been urged to do their part in saving the planet. We recycle, we reuse, we try to make a difference in the world, one plastic bottle at a time. We’ve heard of celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt installing solar panels atop their houses to produce efficient and environmentally safe energy, but many lack the time and money to make such an enormous change. Enter Emerson Green, an affordable and “green” neighborhood in every sense of the term. Marketed and sold by the Knox Team at William Raveis Real Estate, these homes feature eco-friendly design and responsibly sourced materials. Homes that are built to last your family and our planet. Come home to a connected, community-focused neighborhood that hearkens back to a simpler era – and looks forward to a sustainable future.
July 20, 2016
Is there anything more definitively American than the Fourth of July Barbecue? Possibly apple pie, hot dogs and baseball, but where do you find all three at once? Your backyard on Independence Day. It’s the restaurant where you control the ambiance and the playroom for kids ages one to ninety-nine.
June 27, 2016
June 15, 2016
It’s hard to believe summer is just around the corner! Warmer weather and longer days make for the perfect time to escape from the daily grind and hit the beach. Before you start planning your next trip overseas or across the country, why not check out what’s in your backyard? There are plenty of opportunities to explore nearby towns and get to know the locals.
May 12, 2016