Colby Raposa

Open House Tips for Sellers

Elevate the Open House Experience: Inside Tips from a Top Realtor

By Colby Raposa / July 13, 2018
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In this digital age of Instagram, Facebook, Zillow, and other various marketing sites, Realtors mustn’t forget the value of a traditional open house. Open houses sell homes. By exposing a buyer to a home and getting them inside, the chances…

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2018 Embrace Spectacular: Lemonade Stands for Charity

By Colby Raposa / July 13, 2018
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By: Tessa Kolaczenko, Talent Development Intern This year’s Embrace Spectacular — our version of Take Your Kids to Work Day — paved the way for the future leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. On Thursday, June 28, 2018, about 40 children learned…

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Lush Landscaping & Tiny Homes: Stop and Smell the Roses at the Newport Flower Show

By Colby Raposa / June 28, 2018
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Newport, Rhode Island is home to one of the most anticipated flower shows in the country — and we’re lucky enough to live here! Situated on the lavish grounds of Rosecliff — one of Newport’s Gilded Age mansions — the…

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Never a Doubt in Her Mind: Why This Millennial Is Prioritizing Homeownership

By Colby Raposa / April 13, 2018
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As the millennial generation comes of age, they’re beginning to grab their fair share of the housing market. In 2017, 34.7% of homeowners were millennials—one year later, they’re 36% of homeowners. That number may not seem huge, but it was…

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The Best Home Libraries

By Colby Raposa / April 9, 2018
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There are certain rooms that everyone expects to find in a house: kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, and living rooms. But then there are those unexpected “bonus” spaces visitors may be surprised to discover—like home libraries. We are definitely living in a…

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Big Ideas for Tiny Home Design

By Colby Raposa / March 24, 2018
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Some of the best things come in small packages—which is undoubtedly starting to apply to the housing market. Downsizing has become more and more popular and we love it! The tiny home market is not just a trend, it has…

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Taco Tuesday Becoming Too Predictable? Let’s ‘Taco-bout’ It!

By Colby Raposa / March 6, 2018
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On its own, a Tuesday is kind of boring—you’re not even to the middle of the work week yet and time seems to move extra slow. The saving grace, though? The thing that elevates Tuesdays to another level? Taco Tuesdays.…

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10 Home Office Styles We Love

By Colby Raposa / March 2, 2018
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The number of people telecommuting in the U.S. has increased 115% between 2005 and 2015. Today, 9 million U.S. employees work from home at least half of the time. If you are one of these people, you can’t underestimate the…

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