Buying a home is a life altering decision, and it’s full of moving parts. It isn’t easy, and we understand that. But, we can help make it simpler. On a daily basis, we help our clients find their dream homes but we also help them figure out how they’re going to pay for and insure those homes. William Raveis is in the unique position to offer our clients a full team of experts to help them through the process—from their first search to getting them pre-approved to closing on time.
Maxine Burtman is the principal of MB Associates and has been a REALTOR® since 1985. MB Associates was the #1 Sales Team in 2012 for the William Raveis Newton Centre Office and is one of the top Sales Teams in all of Newton and the surrounding area. MB Associates was recently named to the 2013 REAL Trends Best Real Estate Agents in America, ranking 9th in Massachusetts on the Teams by Volume list.
August 13, 2013
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.
January 18, 2013
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.
January 14, 2013
The holidays are a time for family, community and fun. It’s a time of year when giving back is customary, whether its donating time and/or money. For those moving to a new town or neighborhood, getting involved in a holiday fair is a great way to learn about the town and meet new people. Continue reading
December 14, 2012
On the evening of Thursday, September 20th, William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance was awarded 1st place in Fox News and Hartford Courant’s “Top Workplaces in Connecticut” survey for the second consecutive year. William Raveis was nominated amongst nearly 700 top Connecticut companies, nonprofits and public agencies. Awards were based on thousands of employee surveys completed at companies of varying sizes. Continue reading
September 22, 2012
25 years ago, three people sat in a room and thought about how to build a great brand. At that time, we were about a 10 to 12 year old company, with deep roots and top sales in Connecticut. Those three people arrived at a concept that would add a new dimension to the real estate industry. Continue reading
August 4, 2012
It’s that time of year everyone has been waiting for…SUMMER! Which means more barbeques, pool parties and endless nights sitting on your patio enjoying a good book. When the summer months are near us we all get anxious to get our backyards ready for some fun in the sun, especially for those of us that live in the northeast with a limited number of warm months ahead. More homeowners are doing what they can to create Continue reading
July 20, 2012
It used to be in the relocation world, when an employee was asked to move, most “relocation” packages were pretty cookie cutter based on if an employee was a new hire, renter or homeowner. If you were a homeowner chances were you would receive a guaranteed buyout(GBO) offer of your current home from your employer to get you moved to the new location. Well, times have changed based on economic and housing market conditions. But, what hasn’t changed is the need for employee mobility. I recently read an article Continue reading
May 31, 2012
This post from Pat Neville, an agent in our Katonah, New York office, originally appeared on her blog. Pat talks about the importance of curb appeal. Sure, you think you’re an expert because you’ve watched all of HGTV’s ‘Curb Appeal’ episodes. Well, as my mother always tells me, ‘you can’t learn life’s most important lessons from television.’ There are some key curb appeal strategies you should learn from a licensed realtor. Pat gives you a pretty thorough rundown below:
May 17, 2012