Press Releases

Press Releases from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties.

January 2017

Esteemed Real Estate Leader Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties announced today that PJ Louis has joined the company to lead its expansion into the Massachusetts marketplace. In his role as Vice President, Director of Business Development, PJ will spearhead acquisition opportunities and new business ventures to grow New England Properties in the Bay State. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Releases Fourth Quarter Rhode Island Market Report for 2016

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has released its Fourth Quarter 2016 Rhode Island Market Report, a valuable resource for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. The report examines the single family and condominium markets throughout Rhode Island and is an in-depth analysis of sales and emerging trends in the market. (Read More)

Candace Adams Named to Swanepoel Power 200 List

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England, New York and Westchester Properties President and CEO, Candace Adams was recently named to the Swanepoel Power 200 List. Adams is on the list for the fourth year in a row. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Releases Fourth Quarter Rhode Island Market Report for 2016

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has released its Fourth Quarter 2016 Rhode Island Market Report, a valuable resource for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. The report examines the single family and condominium markets throughout Rhode Island and is an in-depth analysis of sales and emerging trends in the market. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Establishes Presence in New York City

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties launches New York Properties brokerage; Manhattan real estate veteran Ellie Johnson to lead team. (Read More)


December 2016

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Acquires Prudential Premier Homes

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties today announced the acquisition of Prudential Premier Homes, the real estate office operated by Debbie Videtto at 199 Migeon Ave., Torrington, CT. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Receives Prestigious HOBI Awards for 2016

Wallingford, CT- Here in Connecticut, The HOBI awards are the state’s most prestigious housing industry program, recognizing excellence in new construction, land development, remodeling, sales and marketing and home financing. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties is proud to announce they were selected for two awards. (Read More)


November 2016

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties Releases New Technological Innovations

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties today announced the launch of two new proprietary systems that will enhance the consumer experience online. The company is the first in the market to include a Star Ratings System and display the results on their public site. With 92% of consumers reading online reviews, the star ratings, only found on the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices website, will assist consumers in choosing their Realtor®.  (Read More)

Essex Glen Holds Long Awaited Groundbreaking Ceremony

Essex, CT – An official groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of the new Essex Glen community in Essex, CT on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016. A new planned unit development (PUD) nestled on a 11 acre picturesque hillside, just off Bokum Road, Essex Glen is conveniently located to shopping, local restaurants and the entrance of Route 9. (Read More)


October 2016

Top Producers of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Dominate the Real Estate Market for the Third Quarter

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties is proud to announce that eight sales executives and two offices have ranked nationally in the top 100 real estate agents and offices this third quarter. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices compiles this list out of 42,000 agents and over 1,500 offices in the national network. This is the largest list of ranking top producers awarded in a single quarter for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties. (Read More)

4th Annual Uncorked for a Cause Held to Benefit The Sunshine Kids

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties’ Corporate Office held its Fourth Annual Uncorked for a Cause event on Thursday, September 29th at the Farms Country Club in Wallingford, CT. The event raised in excess of $18,000 for the Sunshine Kids Foundation, an organization dedicated to giving children with cancer experiences they will never forget. (Read More)


September 2016

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties Showcases New Community Pages

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties today announced the roll out of their new community pages on the company website. They have been completely redesigned with a new look that includes enhanced demographics and market data. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties Hosts REALTOR® Safety Day

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties Real Estate Knowledge Services will be hosting a “Real Estate Agent Safety and Cyber Security – A day of Security Recognition & Learning for Real Estate Agents” seminar on Monday, October 17th, 2016 at the Wallingford Corporate office. This REALTOR® Safety Day is open to all real estate licensees and qualifies for 6 hours of continuing education credits in Connecticut. The cost per class is $35 and there is a special offer of $60 for both classes. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Named Top Workplace in Southern Connecticut

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties is excited to be named the #1 Top Workplace in Southern Connecticut. This is the 5th consecutive year Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has been ranked a Top Workplace. (Read More)

Hartford Courant Named Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties a Top Workplace in Connecticut

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties is proud to be named the #2 Top Workplace in Connecticut by the Hartford Courant. This is the 5th consecutive year Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has been ranked a Top Workplace. (Read More)


August 2016

Welcoming the World – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Goes Global

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, announced its plans for phase two of its two part international expansion which begin in 2016. In May 2016 phase one launched, a powerful, new property-search platform on its popular www.BerkshireHathawayHS.com website; and a listing-syndication program now broadcasting Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network listings to 70 real estate websites worldwide. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties Forms Direct Relationship with Zillow on Coming Soon Listings

Wallingford, CT – Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties has created a direct relationship with Zillow on Coming Soon Listing for all Realtors® in their network. (Read More)


July 2016

 

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties Featured on the Veterans Corner

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties’ very own Regional Vice President and Army Reserves veteran Ken DelVecchio, and Navy veteran agents Dan Marcotte (Farmington office) and Randy Galloogly (Colchester office) will be highlighted on the Veterans Corner as they speak to the Company’s Veterans to REALTORS® Program. The show aired on Comcast channels 5, 95 and 96, Frontier channel 99 as well as on Demand. (Watch Now)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Releases Second Quarter Rhode Island Market Report for 2016

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has released its Second Quarter 2016 Rhode Island Market Report, a valuable resource for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. The report examines the single family and condominium markets throughout Rhode Island and is an in-depth analysis of sales and emerging trends in the market. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Releases Second Quarter Connecticut Market Report for 2016

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has released its Second Quarter 2016 Connecticut Market Report, a valuable resource for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. The report examines the single family and condominium markets throughout Connecticut and is an in-depth analysis of sales and emerging trends in the market. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway Ranked #2 Most Respected Company by Barron’s

West Hartford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway was ranked #2 Most Respected Company in the world by Barron’s. The company has finished in the top five in 10 of the past 11 years—an accomplishment that no other company can match. Berkshire Hathaway moved up from third place in 2015. (Read More)


June 2016 

Paul Sciarra of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Received the 2016 Realie Award

West Hartford, CT – On May 21st, 2016, Paul Sciarra of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services New England Properties was awarded the Real Art Ways “Realie Award” in celebration of their 40 Anniversary, announced West Hartford Office Leader, Meryl Freedman. The Realie Award was presented to a small group of individuals who were instrumental in the growth of Real Art Ways over the years. (Read More)


May 2016 

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties Supports Hiring Veterans

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties is a proud supporter of hiring veterans and welcomes every opportunity to hire the men and women who have served our country (and their spouses) through the company’s Veterans to REALTORS® program. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Announces Top 100 Agents in Network

Wallingford, CT –Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices released their list of top 100 agents in the network for Quarter One. Out of over 42,000 agents in the network nationwide, three agents from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties made the list. (Read More)


April 2016

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Releases First Quarter Connecticut Market Report for 2016

Wallingford, CT –  Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has released the First Quarter 2016 Connecticut Market Report, a valuable resource for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. The report examines the single family and condominium markets throughout Connecticut and is an in-depth analysis of sales and emerging trends in the market.. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Releases First Quarter Rhode Island Market Report for 2016

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has released the First Quarter 2016 Rhode Island Market Report, a valuable resource for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. The report examines the single family and condominium markets throughout Connecticut and is an in-depth analysis of sales and emerging trends in the market. (Read More)


January 2016

Candace Adams Named to Swanepoel Power 200 List

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties President and CEO, Candace Adams was recently named to the Swanepoel Power 200 List for 2015.  Adams is on the list for the third year in a row. The Swanepoel Power 200 is a comprehensive roster of leading CEOs and senior executives whose leadership and experience drive the industry and their organizations. (Read More)


November 2015

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties Announces 2015 Third Quarter Awards

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties is proud to announce that three of their offices have ranked as the top real estate offices this quarter for their respective categories in the Northeast region. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices compiles this list of the top real estate offices from over 1,100 offices throughout the country, ranking them based on their size and location.  These awards represent excellence in real estate and a commitment to the core values of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties’ Education Program Experiences High Success Rate after Revamp

Wallingford, CT – Since revamping its education program in January of 2015, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties has seen a higher success rate under the new Director of Education, Paulette Meijer. In her 25 year history as a real estate sales educator, Meijer has led the efforts for national training at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate as well as Prudential Connecticut Realty. In less than one year at the helm of education at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties, Meijer has completely revamped the program, making new and experienced agents more successful than ever. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties’ Realtors® are Well-versed in TRID Regulations

Wallingford, CT – As a full service company, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties provides mortgage, lending and brokerage services throughout the tristate area.  Sales associates are educated on the steps both sellers and buyers need to take at the onset of the sales process due to the mortgage financing changes administered by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  The Truth in Lending Act / Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (TILA-RESPA) Integrated Disclosure Rule went into effect nationwide for most home sales on October 3rd, 2015. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Receives Prestigious HOBI Awards for 2015

Wallingford, CT –Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties received two 2015 Home Builders Industry (“HOBI”) Awards from the Home Builders & Remodelers Association (HBRA) of Connecticut in the Marketing Category – the only company to win two awards in this category. The HOBIs are the state’s most prestigious housing industry awards program, recognizing excellence in new construction, land development, remodeling, sales and marketing and home financing. Since 2005, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has won 16 sales and marketing HOBI awards. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties Offers Groundbreaking New Video Tool for Agents

Wallingford, CTBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices recently launched a custom all-in-one video production and editing app empowering its agents to create personalized high-quality listing videos — right from their mobile devices. In minutes, agents can share the videos with clients through Marketing Resource, the company’s online marketing and distribution platform, which will allow them to share the video through numerous digital channels. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties Hosts Top Producer Conference

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties hosted its annual Masters’ Conference for Top Producers in Newport, RI, at the prestigious Hotel Viking this October. Over 60 sales associates from Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island attended the event to network with fellow agents and share industry knowledge. Attendees participated in discussions on a variety of topics including digital marketing, millennial buyers and the Northeast luxury market. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Combines Southport and Fairfield Offices to Build Luxury Division Hub in Northern Fairfield County

Fairfield, CT – Candace Adams, President and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties, announced that the Southport and Fairfield Offices have combined in order to provide more coverage and resources to residents of Southport, Fairfield and surrounding towns.  Realtors® Melanie Smith, Lis Reed, Karin Keith and Chris Kehoe of the Southport office have recently moved into the company’s newly renovated state-of-the-art facility, centrally located at 1583 Post Road, which provides the latest technology and a staff of experts to serve the needs of the most sophisticated clientele. (Read More)


October 2015

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Raises $15,000 to Benefit The Sunshine Kids

Wallingford, CT Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties’ corporate office held its 3rd Annual Uncorked for a Cause event on Thursday, September 24th at the Farms Country Club in Wallingford.  Preliminary number show proceeds of $15,000 to be donated to The Sunshine Kids Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping kids with cancer. (Read More)


September 2015

Third Quarter Market Report 2015

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has released the Third Quarter 2015 Connecticut Market Report, a valuable resource for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. The report examines the single family and condominium markets throughout Connecticut and is an in-depth analysis of sales and emerging trends in the market. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties to Hold 3rd Annual Uncorked for a Cause to Benefit The Sunshine Kids

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties’ Corporate Office is holding it’s Third Annual Uncorked for a Cause event on Thursday, September 24th at the Farms Country Club in Wallingford, CT, from 5:00 – 8:00pm. All of the proceeds will benefit The Sunshine Kids Foundation, an organization dedicated to giving children with cancer experiences they will never forget. (Read More)

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Named Top Workplace in Southern Connecticut

Wallingford, CT –  Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties is excited to be named the #1 Top Workplace in Southern Connecticut. This is the 4th consecutive year Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has been ranked a Top Workplace. (Read More)

Real Estate Consumers Shed Light on the Listing Conundrum

IRVINE, Calif., Sep 01, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks, today released results of its second Homeowner Sentiment Survey indicating that real estate consumers remain optimistic about housing and its long-term prospects yet are hesitant to list their homes in a market largely favoring sellers. (Read More)


July 2015

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Acquires Westchester County Brokerage Leader

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties today announced the acquisition of Prudential Centennial Realty, a two-office, 80-agent brokerage operating in Scarsdale and Larchmont, NY. The transaction gives New England Properties a total of 55 offices, nearly 1,600 agents and entrance into New York’s vibrant Westchester County market. Terms were not disclosed. (Read More)


April 2015

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Inaugural Meeting of Local REthink Council Chapter

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties kicked off its inaugural meeting of the REthink Council on April 6th, at the corporate headquarters. The formation of the REthink Council is a local initiative that will bring together innovative, young agents from across New England Properties offices with the goal of generating fresh ideas, discussing insights, issues and trends happening in the local real estate market. (PDF)

HomeServices of America, Inc. Recognized for 2014 Performance

Wallingford, CT – HomeServices of America, the parent company of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties, today recognized its family of brokerage and franchise companies for being named the second-largest brokerage company in the country based on total closed sales volume of more than $68 billion and nearly 200,000 closed transaction sides in 2014 by Real Trends 500. The Real Trends 500 report is published annually and is widely recognized as the leading source of performance ranking information for residential real estate companies throughout the United States. (PDF)


January 2015

Candace Adams named to Swanepoel Power 200 List

Wallingford, CT – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties President and CEO, Candace Adams was recently named to the Swanepoel Power 200 List for 2014/2015. Adams is on the list for the second year in a row and ranks as one of the Top 20 Most Powerful and Influential Women on the prestigious list. (PDF)