Category Archives: Holidays

NYC Networking Event

A recent NYC Networking Event invited agents from the Tri-State area to share sales tactics, get to know each other and refer business to each of their local communities. The second William Raveis Real Estate has held this year broadened the experience for agents, 4,000 strong, and provided a more comprehensive and dynamic environment in which to network with each other.

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5 Backyards for an Insane Fourth of July BBQ

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.

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June 27, 2016

Labor Day

4 Things to Do on Labor Day Weekend

How are you celebrating your Labor Day? We’ve put together a few events coming up this weekend. Staying in? We’ve got some holiday weekend ideas for you, too!

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September 3, 2015

How to Keep Kids Active in the Winter

It’s 15 degrees out, there’s snow on the ground and the last thing you want to do is go outside. Who wouldn’t want to stay wrapped up on the couch, under a blanket with a movie on television? That’s all well and good, but when you have kids in the house, it’s important to find ways to keep them active. Continue reading

January 13, 2015

How to Prepare for a Social Media Vacation

With the holidays very rapidly approaching, it would make sense that you would plan to take a hiatus from social media. Even if you aren’t planning to take a break now, there will likely come a time when you know you won’t be actively updating your social sites—how do you prepare for those times?

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December 16, 2014

There’s No Place like Home for the Holidays

Decorating for the holidays can be a daunting task. And, if you haven’t started yet, it’s definitely time to get going. Luckily, a beautifully decorated home doesn’t have to break the bank or take days to do. Keep reading for some holiday life hacks and beautiful DIYs to get you started.

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December 15, 2014

Tips for Buying Home Heating Oil

Google is my friend. Whenever I start writing a blog post, like this one, inspired by my mom (HI MOM!), I always start by doing a Google search on the topic. It’s just a good research practice—to see what else has been written on a topic you’re writing about. A topic like, for example, heating oil.

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December 8, 2014

10 Last-Minute Turkey Day Tips

Not everyone can be a Martha Stewart, Food Network-style hostess with the mostess. We just aren’t all Sandra Lee, right? But, if you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, that doesn’t mean it has to be a stressful affair. If you haven’t started planning yet, there are some easy tips and tricks you can use to still pull off a fabulous Turkey Day.

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November 24, 2014

Knock Knock! Is Your Home Guest Ready?

It’s that time of year—holiday season! And while that usually means great food and catching up with family and friends, it also means (sometimes unexpected) holiday guests. There’s enough going on during the holidays that stressing about overnight visits shouldn’t be top on your list of priorities. Here’s a few tips to keep your home guest ready throughout the holiday season.

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November 20, 2014

Tips for Selling Your Home this Fall

Most people know that springtime is widely considered the busiest season for the real estate market. But did you know that the fall is a close second? Back from summer vacation, with the weather becoming more temperate and the kids back in school, fall is an ideal time to list your home for sale.

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November 6, 2014