If you’re thinking of buying a home soon, you may be wondering about some of the language you’ll hear. Since a home sale involves many people – real estate agents, attorneys, lenders, appraisers, and inspectors, just to name a few – some of the lingo tossed around might be confusing, especially for a first-time buyer. […]
In my pre-Realtor life, I looked upon the real estate industry with disdain. Those people have no soul, no pride! Ugh, I would never waste two perfectly good weekend hours parked in an empty house like a bottom-feeder waiting for a tasty buyer to swim by. Or worse, fritter away an entire morning or afternoon as […]
Katie Clancy is a Cape Cod native and real estate agent with William Raveis Real Estate in their Yarmouth Port, MA office. She has consistently been a top producer in her office. Learn more about her in this installment of Raveis Faces, a weekly blog post where we’ll profile a different member of the Raveis […]
According to the National Association of REALTORS®, 90% of home buyers start their home search on the Internet. Of those, 62% went to visit a home in-person that they had first viewed virtually. What does this mean? Online appearances matter. If you have the opportunity, taking your own photos of a listing ensures that you’re […]
Katie Clancy is an agent in our new Yarmouth Port, Mass. office, and we couldn’t be more excited for you to meet her! She’s been a Cape Codder since her childhood and truly loves everything about the area. In addition to being an amazing real estate agent, Katie is also a mom and a self-proclaimed […]
Do you listen to podcasts? Are you wondering what a podcast is? A podcast is a form of online audio or video media that you can listen to through your phone or computer. They offer a great opportunity to learn something new while you’re on the go. Podcasts cover a wide range of topics from […]
If you love bidding wars, paying over asking, and partaking in real estate frenzy, this post is not for you. Is you are a homebuyer who is sick of the kick in the butt the real estate market is giving you, read on.
Understanding the home loan process can be complicated, particularly with all of the loan-specific terms. Becoming familiar with frequently used lending terms may make the process less stressful. In this article you will find information on frequently used lending terms. This list, however, is not exhaustive.
BOSTON, Mass. (March 19, 2013)— Chris Raveis, managing partner of William Raveis Massachusetts, recently announced a new partnership with respected agency, Delta Real Estate, in Medfield, Mass. For more than 20 years, Delta Real Estate has been a preeminent part of the Medfield community, both as realtors and as developers of exceptional new homes. As […]
How often do low-ball offers work? Let’s ask it a different way, “How often have buyers been able to get a big discount off of the list price?” In a good market? Very rarely. In a weak market? More frequently, but not as often as you might think.
At the end of January, Twitter announced the introduction of Vine, a new video service that allows users to create six-second looping video montages and share them instantly to Twitter and Facebook. While Vine is no replacement for more intensive video platforms, like YouTube, it’s definitely an interesting addition to your social arsenal.