Category Archives: Buying a Home

Current Market Conditions: January 2016

In January 2016, as compared to January 2015, Unit Sales* rose 17.0% in Connecticut, 20.0% in New York**, 10.0% in Manhattan, 29.9% in Brooklyn, 3.3% in Rhode Island, 29.2% in Vermont and 23.5% in New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Sales to List Price rose 0.4% in Massachusetts and 2.8% in Maine.

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The House Social Media Built

The House That Social Media Built

The House That Social Media Built

Social Media Allows General Public to Flip a Shoreline Home

A realtor’s clever idea to better market a home for sale in Old Saybrook is allowing social media users to voice their opinions on what the house should look like – from paint colors to floor plans to tile choices.

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March 1, 2016

Current Market Conditions

Current Market Conditions: December 2015

In December 2015, as compared to December 2014, Unit Sales* rose 11.6% in Connecticut, 13.5% in New York**, 22.7% in Manhattan, 30.3% in Brooklyn, 9.7% in Rhode Island, 11.6% in Vermont and 11.4% in New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Sales Price rose 9.0% in Massachusetts and 7.8% in Maine.

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January 28, 2016

The Home Buying Process

One-Stop Shopping in the Home Buying Process

Home buyers are increasingly seeing the value in companies that offer “one-stop shopping” in real estate transactions. Customers are finding real benefits such as bundling discounts, easy rate comparison, and efficiency. One-stop shopping provides the peace of mind of having all aspects held by the same firm.

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January 13, 2016

Top Viewed Homes November

Top Viewed Homes: November 2015

Each month listings on raveis.com get thousands of views. These are the best of the best in each state. From a stunning colonial revival home in Connecticut to a charming bungalow located near downtown in Rhode Island, these homes garnered the most views this month. Which is your favorite?

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December 17, 2015

Wayne Edmonds

I Built it at Raveis: We Own the Data

Technology: It’s been woven into almost every aspect of our everyday lives as business people and consumers in today’s digital world. Over the years, it has reshaped the way in which we operate in the workforce and changed the way information is communicated. In the real estate industry, it offers great opportunities for realtors and brokers.

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December 10, 2015

William Raveis Florida

William Raveis Expands Northeast Footprint to Florida

William Raveis Expands Northeast Footprint to Florida

William Raveis set to open 120th office on Fifth Avenue in Naples

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December 9, 2015

Senior Transitions in Real Estate

The Price Must be Right in Senior Real Estate Sales

This is an ongoing series of posts by Dr. Ann Meyerson about assisting clients through a real estate transition. Dr. Meyerson specializes in senior transition, but has been doing work recently on clients with hoarding issues. Read Ann’s other posts here.

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December 8, 2015

Lois Lehman

I Built it at Raveis: Opening Doors. Closing Deals.

William Raveis’ industry-leading customer service center takes a proactive approach to nurture both inbound and outbound calls. We have a thorough system that tends to both our agents and customers in the home buying process.

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November 24, 2015

William Raveis Mortgage

Update: Residential Mortgage Forms and TRID Closings

Since the major federal changes to residential mortgage forms rolled out in early October 2015, sales associates and homeowners have had to be mindful and diligent with the new process. Here’s a quick update from Ryan Raveis, President of William Raveis Mortgage, on how the transition is going:

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November 19, 2015