Luxury Real Estate Press Releases

Short Sales - Why Do We Need to Know What They Are?

Dec 03, 2010 —

The term "short sale" has virtually become a household word in the last couple of years as home values decrease and countless homeowners face financial difficulties. But, what does the term "short sale" really mean and why is it important to us all - whether we are facing financial difficulties or not?

William Raveis Real Estate Announces Winners of Unique Open House Contest

Dec 03, 2010 —

SHELTON, CT-Bill Raveis, Chairman and CEO of William Raveis Real Estate, recently announced the winners for Super Sunday Sweepstakes, a company-wide open house contest. While drawing names of sales associates from bags, Mr. Raveis surprised six agents with prizes to Paris or London, a weekend get-away to New York or Boston and a complete Thanksgiving feast.

Luxury Real Estate Member Represent Record Breaking Sale in Aspen, Colorado

Dec 03, 2010 —

SEATTLE – (December 3, 2010) - SDS Real Estate has represented the largest home sale of 2010 in Pitkin County closing October 29, 2010. The Buttermilk Mountain mansion sold for $31.5 million and encompasses 12,432 square-feet throughout seven-bedrooms and nine-bathrooms. Situated on 44 acres with commanding views, the property also includes a 720-square-foot, three-car garage; a 563-square-foot guest home with a 440-square-foot, two-car garage; and a 4,769-square-foot, six-stall barn.

Stephen and Michael Pagones Join Harbor Bay Realty

Dec 03, 2010 —

Alameda, CA (December 10, 2010) - Harbor Bay Realty is pleased to welcome Stephen and Michael Pagones to its sales team. Their expertise in the marketing and sale of multi-family investments located throughout Northern California adds another dimension to the broad range of services offered at Harbor Bay Realty. With over 13 years combined experience, and as fourth generation Realtors, their success is a unique combination of hard work and professionalism.

Doug Parks Joins the St. Armands Circle Office of Michael Saunders and Company

Dec 03, 2010 —

SARASOTA, Florida—(November 29, 2010)—Doug Parks, an award-winning specialist in waterfront and boating properties on Lido, St. Armands, Longboat and Bird Keys, has joined the St. Armands II office of Michael Saunders & Company, it was announced today from the firm’s headquarters in downtown Sarasota. Parks’ in-depth knowledge of the greater Sarasota real estate market area also extends to Lakewood Ranch and Siesta Key.

Long Realty and Its Agents Stand Out

Dec 03, 2010 —

TUCSON, AZ.) Tucson Association of REALTORS® (TAR) presented a 2010 Corporate Community Achievement Award to Long Realty for its commitment and high impact support directed to those in need through their Long Realty Cares Foundation and for the company's many other local service efforts. The award is awarded to brokerages who demonstrate an exemplary commitment to the community that goes above and beyond the calling of a business. “I am very proud to accept this award on behalf of Long Realty. This achievement is due to no small part of our employees’ and agents’ selfless dedication to the real estate industry and the communities we serve,” said Long Companies CEO, Rosey Koberlein.

Holiday Spirit Drives Chase Agents To Give Back

Dec 03, 2010 —

LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (Nov. 30, 2010) – Some businesses deck the halls. Others may squander or play Scrooge with their time and money. But as the holidays roll in, Chase International agents come together to give back to their community. Chase’s Incline Village office got an early start to the holidays by working with the Nevada Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America for a pre-Thanksgiving food drive. Chase has been participating in the Scouting for Food drive for several years, which this year included co-sponsoring the door hangers/reminders and placing a barrel in the office for onsite donations. The scouts collected non-perishable food items on November 6 but donations, which will go to Project MANA, will be accepted at the Tahoe Boulevard office through January 1. Agents also participated in Project MANA’s “Let’s Talk Turkey” turkey distribution, and will be a Toys for Tots drop-off point as well as adopting seniors through the Adopt-a-Senior Holiday Giving Program.

Weidel Associates Complete Prestigious Program

Nov 30, 2010 —

Pennington, NJ - Richard A. Weidel, CEO and Brenda Maxfield, Vice President for Weidel Realtors are pleased to congratulate the Weidel Associates who successfully completed the Floyd Wickman S.M.A.R.T. Selling™ Program with Master Trainer, Sheldon Spiegel. Weidel has been privileged to host the Floyd Wickman programs since the early 1980’s.

William Raveis Real Estate New Homes Division Wins Coveted State-wide HOBI Awards

Nov 30, 2010 —

Southington, CT- The Aqua Turf Banquet Hall in Southington, CT was arranged in a glittering display on Tuesday, November 9th, for the 2010 Home Building Industry (HOBI) Awards. The annual black tie event and dinner, sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Connecticut, offered recognition to builders, remodelers and members of the housing industry for excellence in design, marketing, home-staging and energy efficient technology in the home. The New Homes Division of William Raveis Real Estate was honored with three awards in Sales & Marketing, the most accolades given to a company in any one of the categories. The Sales and Marketing Team of The New Homes Division were recognized for their exemplary efforts to market new construction. Maureen Goff, New Homes Sales Director and agent at William Raveis Middletown, was awarded “New Home Salesperson of the Year” for The Willows, a beautiful community of homes in Wallingford, CT. The New Homes Division also won “Outstanding Marketing in New Haven County” for its marketing of The Willows, using a creative combination of social media, print advertising, monthly e-blasts and quarterly newsletters to generate interest in and sales of units within the community. In addition, The New Homes Division was awarded “Best Sales Brochure” for a piece displaying the charming elegance of Breakwater Bay, a luxury waterfront complex just a mile and a half from downtown New Haven. Steven Csejka, Vice President of Marketing for William Raveis, created the unique display, highlighting the fine details of Breakwater Bay units, while paying homage to the many sights and sounds of New Haven.

LuxuryRealEstate.com Holds First Annual Luxury Vacation Rental Conference in Las Vegas, NV

Nov 29, 2010 —

The 1st Annual LuxuryRealEstate.com Luxury Vacation Rental Conference was held Wednesday, November 17th to Friday, November 19th at the Four Seasons, Las Vegas. In attendance were an intimate collection of owners, property managers, and agents. The Conference was hosted by LuxuryRealEstate.com (Who’s Who of Luxury Real Estate), a membership-driven luxury brokerage assemblage based in Seattle, Washington.
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