Category Archives: Home Design

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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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11.20.14

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

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Top Ten Pitfalls for Homebuyers

Lois Lehman is a sales associate in our Southport, Conn. office. A member of the Chairman’s Elite Club, Lois a top producing agent specializing in luxury homes, international clients and investment properties. To learn more about her, visit her Agent Website on raveis.com.

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September 23, 2014

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A New Take on Construction: The Pure House

This summer, the first Pure House residential home will be constructed in Westport, Conn. This high performance home will feature world class building science on the outside and chemical free materials on the inside.

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June 13, 2014

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Fun Memorial Day Ideas for All

Memorial Day is upon us once again! With summer being right around the corner, let’s start this holiday weekend off right. Not sure what to do? Well here are a few ideas on how to spend your holiday.

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May 21, 2014

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5 Spring Ingredients to Refresh Your Diet

Spring is home to a lot of my favorite things—warm weather, sunny days and the resurgence of delicious fruits and vegetables. While delicious vegetables are available year-round, there’s something about stepping out of winter’s warm stews and creamy casseroles and in to a bowl filled with green goodness. Here are five of my favorite spring ingredients, including how to buy and use them.

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April 22, 2014

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Backyard Design Trends for 2014

We’re expecting another snowstorm in the Northeast this week, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t dreaming of warmer weather. In fact, we’re already thinking about how to revamp our backyards this spring. Keep reading to see some of the top design trends for 2014.

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March 25, 2014

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William Raveis Breast Cancer Fund Partner Program Announces Latest Addition

Newest partner, Cathy Hobbs Design Recipes, is an industry leading design firm

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January 22, 2014

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Fine Art and Fine Properties Come Together in Rhode Island

The Coastal Properties Group and the Coastal Living Gallery are pleased to announce two upcoming artist receptions this September 2013. We hope you can join us on Friday, September 20th in Wickford from 6-9pm and Thursday, September 26th in Warren from 5-9pm.

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September 18, 2013

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Bathroom Renovation Resale Value

Tight space, tight budget, and the fear of sinking money you won’t get back.  Bathroom renovation resale value is not always 100%.  When getting ready to sell your condo, you can make small inexpensive changes with a big impact.

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September 10, 2013