william raveis: Modular Homes and Green Build Are Hand in Hand. - 01/28/11 10:06 AM
Modular Homes and Green Build Are Hand in Hand.


Fine Custom Modular Homes is not an oxymoron. Modular homes are homes that are built in a controlled environment with organization, efficiency, and yes custom to your individual needs. This is not a new concept, Sears-Roebuck & Company were selling pre-cut and fitted material homes back in the early 1900’s.  These homes required less construction time, included the latest technology of the times, lowered manufacturing and material costs; and the same holds true for today’s Custom Modular Homes.
Epoch Homes located in New Hampshire is one such company that produces … (2 comments)

william raveis: European High End Developers Going GREEN. - 01/07/11 04:37 PM
European High End Developers Going GREEN.
The WSJ reports that high end European developers are going green by building carbon-neutral luxury projects and new homes in the U.K., Portugal, Italy, Morocco and Switzerland. Average cost for these eco-friendly packages add about a 10% premium to the price of the project but with possible payback as soon as four years on an average home.  It is estimated that over time the resale value of carbon neutral properties will be higher than a comparable fossil fuel heated building.  The price range of these luxury homes start at £425,000 and range up to £1.5 … (2 comments)

william raveis: Where to go for Cape Cod Vacation Rentals. - 11/23/10 06:16 PM
   

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Where to go for Cape Cod Vacation Rentals.
 
 With over 450 listings and five office locations throughout the Cape Cod area, www.CapeCodVacation.com is the go-to website for Cape Cod vacation rentals. CapeCodVacation.com is part of the William Raveis Real Estate family of services that are offered throughout New England.
With a specialized team of non-commissioned, licensed real estate agents that deal exclusively in rental properties and who can help you with any questions you may have. Working with property owners to deliver quality and satisfaction to vacationing families, groups, weddings and more.
The a … (3 comments)

william raveis: New Canaan "Meet the Builder" Open House Tour ~ July 13th, 2010 1:00-4:00 - 06/11/10 04:46 PM
New Canaan "Meet the Builder" Open House Tour.
The New Canaan "Meet the Builder" Open House Tour offered by William Raveis Real Estate kicked off today. If you missed it there will be a second tour open to the public on Sunday June 13th, 2010 from 1:00 to 4:00.  There are five featured exceptional new construction properties on view all in New Canaan, Connecticut represented by William Raveis Real Estate.  Each one of these homes have beautiful architectural details, custom fireplaces, wood floors, granite/stone/marble counters and custom made cabinetry to mention a few of the amenities.
274 Mariomi Road features 8,000 … (2 comments)

william raveis: William Raveis In-House Mortgage Banker, Rowayton, New Canaan, Darien, Ct. - 06/03/10 04:40 PM
William Raveis In-House Mortgage Banker, Rowayton, New Canaan, Darien, Ct.
William Raveis is a family of companies includes Real Estate, Mortgage and Insurance.  W.R offers these services to streamline the process and ease the process of buying a home.  William Raveis is New England's largest family owned Real Estate Company. Today we are going to discuss William Raveis  In-House Mortgage service.
This one stop added value service helps with the buying of a property such as speed of process, better rates, able to offer a broader product range through a multiple of different banks.  William Raveis Mortgage is a Mortgage Banker … (0 comments)

william raveis: Indoor Air Quality, IAQ ~ REAL ESTATE DARIEN, NEW CANAAN, ROWAYTON, CT. - 05/21/10 10:09 AM
IAQ - Indoor Air Quality, EPA Indoor airPLUS & LEED.
REAL ESTATE DARIEN, NEW CANAAN, ROWAYTON,CT.     
                                       May 20th, 2010
            
      Norwalk Aquarium Center and CTGBC sponsored a seminar on Indoor Air Quality, IAQ for residential homes. Experts explain the realities of home indoor air quality and how to improve and protect the air you breathe at home.
           Speakers include: Dr. Marybeth Smuts, air toxicologist, US EPA; Dr. Gary Ginsberg, toxicologist, Connecticut Department of Public Health; and Foster Lyons, local building science expert and co-owner of Coastal Point Construction, Conn.
         The average person is indoors 80% to 90% of … (1 comments)

william raveis: LEED HOME ~ REAL ESTATE DARIEN, NEW CANAAN, ROWAYTON, CT. - 05/17/10 03:01 PM
LEED HOME ~ REAL ESTATE DARIEN, NEW CANAAN, ROWAYTON, CT.
 
 
I was lucky enough to be able to go on the home tour organized by PACE-Clean Energy over the weekend of the Kantor Home in New Canaan, Ct. which is seeking the USGBC LEED for Homes rating of Platinum.  Until the permeable driveway and all the plantings/landscaping is done the certification is on hold, but they have already been awarded the Emerald Certification from the National Green Build Standard with a score of over 800 points.
The craftsman-style house is over 4,000 square feet situated on almost 5 acres … (2 comments)

 
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