Category Archives: Exceptional Properties

Staging Your Home for Successful Open Houses

If have listed your home for sale, chances are you are anxious to hold some open houses and fill each hour with prospective buyers. But, just getting people to your open house is only the first step. When a person walks into your home, you want them to feel welcome, feel like they have walked into their dream home and to like what they see enough to put an offer on it. How do you do that? The secret is in the staging.

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New Construction: Make it Your Own

When I think of new construction homes I think of customization!  As a person who hasn’t jumped into the home buyer’s pool yet, I know one day I would like to purchase a new construction home as my first.  There are so many reasons why it makes sense to purchase new home:

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August 9, 2013

Top Viewed Homes: June 28, 2013

From a charming colonial in Irvington, New York to a designer condo in the heart of Newport, Rhode Island, offers homes for every style and personality. Take a look at this week’s Top Viewed Homes.

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June 28, 2013

Top Viewed Homes: May 31, 2013

From classic Victorian with an airy veranda in Hanson, Mass. to a contemporary deck house with breathtaking views in Chappaqua, New York, offers homes for every style and personality. Take a look at this week’s Top Viewed Homes.

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May 31, 2013

Convention Spotlight: Stephanie Pfeffer

Stephanie Pfeffer is the Executive Vice President for Luxury Portfolio International™.

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April 15, 2013

Top Viewed Homes: March 29, 2013

What drives someone to view a home online? Is it price, location, design or a combination of all? We’ve got our weekly round-up of’s Top Viewed Homes in each state, from a beautiful piece of land in Fairfield to a waterfront property in Falmouth. So sit back, relax and enjoy! And, as always, let us know your thoughts on why these homes were the most viewed this week.

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March 29, 2013

Luxury Portfolio International SUMMIT

A prestigious audience of luxury real estate professionals from around the world convened at the Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT, February 24-26 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. William Raveis Real Estate has been a member of Luxury Portfolio International® since it launched in 2005.

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March 18, 2013

Better with Age

The atmosphere we might think of when we talk about wine cellars is underground, dark and damp. That’s because long ago the only way to keep wine cool enough was to store it underground away from heat or sunlight. Today wine storage has changed greatly.  Why spend money creating this beautiful space just to hide it in the basement.

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January 18, 2013

Powerful Social Marketing

At William Raveis Real Estate Mortgage and Insurance, we are a sales company that markets homes and provides all of the services involved with the real estate transaction.  Marketing a home needs an  aggressive campaign.

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January 14, 2013

Spotlight: Luxury Portfolio International

William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance is very proud to be an Advisory Board member of Luxury Portfolio International™.  Luxury Portfolio International™ is comprised of hand-picked independent luxury brokers that are also members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®.

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November 30, 2012