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I Built it at Raveis: Team Building

William Raveis Real Estate provides an entrepreneurial environment conducive to personal growth. Today, William Raveis Real Estate has over 250 teams out of 3,600 agents. Michelle Genovesi, Exceptional Properties Specialist who has been with the company for over 30 years, speaks to how she worked with Bill Raveis to establish the idea of “agent teams” at William Raveis Real Estate.

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Local Housing Data: Frequently Asked Questions

What is Local Housing Data?

William Raveis provides instant access to data on the market conditions in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Westchester County, New York, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. It’s accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at no charge.

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August 20, 2013

Better with Age

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.

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January 18, 2013

Powerful Social Marketing

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.

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January 14, 2013

Social Media: Where The Home Search Gets Real

Let’s face it; finding your dream home can be stressful. It’s always a good idea to get an opinion from someone who’s been there, done that – from providing feedback on a certain neighborhood to helping determine which firm will be best to represent you. Enter social media. Continue reading

December 4, 2012

Get a C.L.U.E.

This is a recap and follow up to a post that I wrote several years ago on the often-overlooked insurance process involved in a real estate home purchase.  Performing office meetings at real estate offices and speaking to mortgage brokers on a multiple state basis, I find it is an appropriate article to begin the first of many articles William Raveis Insurance shall provide to increase awareness of the insurance side of the real estate and mortgage business. Property insurance is required if there is any mortgage, or, in the case of a lease, any landlord requirement.  This post speaks to what has become a little known fundamental step in the insuring process that every insurance agent and every insurance carrier performs.  Please spend a moment to review the article, digest it and provide me your thoughts, ideas and concerns or if you have found out that claims do impact home insurability the hard way. Continue reading

September 14, 2012

Most Popular Homes of the Week

We’re hearing some more good rumblings on housing this week.  HomeGain recently conducted a survey of over 400 agents and 1,700 homeowners and the results were encouragingly positive.  Nearly 50 percent of brokers expect home values to increase.  Over the next couple of years, the news is even more positive, with 82 percent of real estate professionals and 50 percent of homeowners saying home values will increase.  If you’ve been following the local trends in your market, you will be able to have a comprehensive view of factors that will impact home values in your area.

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July 6, 2012

Top Viewed Homes This Week

Another week in real estate…and another set of top viewed homes to report.  Take a look at the homes that made the list below.  What do you think makes them so desirable?

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February 24, 2012

Lower Your Energy Bills with Ceiling Fans

Sales Associate, David Popoff from the William Raveis Darien office, explains how to save money and stay green this winter with ceiling fans. Check it out: http://ctgreenrealestate.com/lower-your-energy-bill-with-ceiling-fans/

Thanks David!

December 27, 2011

8 Reasons Why You Should Market Your Home During Winter

Many people question whether the winter months are a good time to sell a home.  Contrary to popular belief, there are several distinct advantages to putting your home up or leaving it on the market during wintertime.  Veronica Iseppi, and agent in our Trumbull, Connecticut office, gives some excellent advice on why sellers have a leg up in the winter.  This post originally appeared on Veronica’s blog, which you can find here.

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December 6, 2011