Category Archives: Market Trends

Current Market Conditions: April 2015

In April 2015, as compared to April 2014, Unit Sales* rose 5.8% in Connecticut, 12.1% in New York**, 26.0% in Manhattan, 17.0% in Brooklyn, 4.0% in Rhode Island, 14.4% in Vermont and 4.4% in New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Sales Price rose 3.9% in Massachusetts and Sales to List Price Ratio rose 1.5% in Maine.

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Current Market Conditions: March 2015

In March 2015, as compared to March 2014, Unit Sales* rose 3.9% in Connecticut, 0.6% in New York**, 19.7% in Manhattan, 9.2% in Brooklyn, 5.2% in Rhode Island, 11.9% in Vermont and 4.5% in New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Sales Price rose 4.9% in Massachusetts and Sales to List Price Ratio rose 1.8% in Maine.

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May 1, 2015

Top Viewed Homes: March 2015

Each month listings on Raveis.com get thousands of views. These are the best of the best in each state. From an idyllic private estate in Westport, CT to a stunning mountaintop retreat in Danville, VT these homes garnered the most views this month. Which is your favorite?

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April 13, 2015

Helping Young Families Find the Perfect Home

Young families in search of a starter home are a large part of the market where I work as a real estate agent. Newlyweds and couples with small children find they are outgrowing their space very quickly and want to move to a more suitable home as soon as possible. But young families have specific needs, usually coupled with tight budgets.

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March 20, 2015

How to Start Preparing Today for the Spring Market

Even though it’s below freezing, and we’ll likely have another storm or two (or seven, we are in the Northeast, after all) before spring has officially sprung, it’s never too early to start thinking about the spring market.

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February 25, 2015

Top Five Questions for Buyer’s Agents: Avoiding Knuckleheads and Hiring Superstars

Last Sunday it was snowing, again, yet all the open houses were still open. I hosted my own open house in Newton, Massachusetts when a colleague of mine, Carl, came in to preview the house for his clients who were on a ski trip.

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February 13, 2015

Top Viewed Homes: January 2015

Each month listings on Raveis.com get thousands of views. These are the best of the best in each state. From brand new Compo Beach home in Westport, Conn.  to an extraordinary waterfront stunner in Port Chester, NY, these homes garnered the most views this month. Which is your favorite?

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February 11, 2015

Top Viewed Homes: December 2014

Each month listings on Raveis.com get thousands of views. These are the best of the best in each state. From a timeless estate in Greenwich, Connecticut to a lovely waterfront home in Barnet, Vermont, these homes garnered the most views this month. Which is your favorite?

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January 6, 2015

Current Market Conditions: November 2014

In November 2014, as compared to November 2013, Average Sales Price* continued to rise across the Northeast. Prices rose 1.3% in Connecticut, 20.5% in Manhattan, 14.2% in Brooklyn, 5.7% in Massachusetts, 6.8% in Westchester County, New York, 5.3% in Rhode Island and 5.2% in New Hampshire.  Additionally, the state of Vermont saw a 7.4% increase in New Listings, year-over-year, while Maine saw a 7.0% increase in Unit Sales.

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December 29, 2014

Football Season: Where Do You Watch?

Tonight is the first Monday Night Football game of the season, which can only mean one thing: football is officially back!

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September 8, 2014