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Agent Spotlight: Leslie Clarke of Westport, CT

Today, the blog is introducing you to one of our mega-agents here at William Raveis Real Estate, Leslie Clarke of Leslie Clarke Homes in Westport, CT! A Senior Realtor and William Raveis Vice President, Leslie is consistently ranked as a top Westport listing and selling associate. She has earned the status of Chairman’s Elite Club member for 10 consecutive years, and Real Trends named Leslie in the top ½ of 1% of 1.4 million licensed real estate professionals in the United States.

We are also so excited for Leslie’s debut on NBC’s Open House NYC coming up in January 2020. Leslie works so hard for our company, but what does she enjoy in her personal time? Find out below in our next Agent Spotlight!

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WILLIAM RAVEIS TO LAUNCH SPECIALIZED, ROBUST PROGRAM TO MILITARY PERSONNEL

We are honored to launch a specialized, multi-division program for military personnel on Veteran’s Day, November 11. As the only privately held firm offering real estate, mortgage and insurance services under one roof to our clients, we have the opportunity to create a seamless end-to-end customer experience for veterans.

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How William Raveis is Raising Industry Standards Through Agent Support and Training

“No other real estate company in the nation offers the coaching, training and mentoring programs we have,” said William Raveis, CEO and Founder of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance. “No other company is dedicated to helping agents grow their businesses like us. We walk the walk and talk the talk.”

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Evan Walsh; A Survivor Supporting Cancer Research Through Music

On September 29, cancer survivor Evan Walsh finished his third William Raveis Charitable Fund Ride + Walk to help raise funds for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Evan is a Luxury Properties Specialist with The Walsh Team from the William Raveis Real Estate office in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Having recently battled cancer, this particular event is very close to Evan’s heart. In 2017, Evan was diagnosed with stage 3, muscle-invasive, Bladder Cancer. With family and friends around him, he went through six weeks of intensive chemotherapy, and surgery to have a radical cystectomy, with Neo-Bladder replacement.
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Jen Cavanaugh’s Journey: Fighting for a Cancer-Free Future

For the Raveis family, like many families touched by cancer, the quest for a cure is painfully personal. Meghan and Ryan Raveis’ sister-in-law, Jennifer Cavanaugh, a 36-year-old mother of three young boys, has been fighting breast cancer for the last 16 months. At this year’s Raveis Ride + Walk on September 29 at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, Conn., she will share her story of her diagnosis and treatment for an aggressive form of breast cancer, HER2+ / ER and PR-, a protein in her cells that allows the cancer to live and spread.

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Hit the Road, Cancer! Mary-Jo’s Journey

Five years ago, I was diagnosed with an illness: Ovarian Cancer; I had an emergency hysterectomy in April 2014, followed by six months of chemotherapy.  I was back at work within days of my last treatment, anxiously awaiting regrowth on what had come to be known as my bald egg head. The cancer didn’t come back. I beat it; that was it!

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Charitable Fund Scientist Spotlight – Harshabad Singh, MBBS

Harshabad Singh, MBBS
Physician-Scientist
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Gastric

2019 William Raveis Charitable Fund Fellowship

Cancers involving the lower esophagus have dramatically increased in number over the last several decades. The reason for rise in this cancer is not completely understood; it may be related to smoking, alcohol, or even acid reflux. However, long before these esophageal cancers develop, the normal lining of the esophagus changes, possibly as a result of stomach cells migrating upward. This new tissue is called “Barrett’s esophagus” and is more likely to progress to cancer.. Dr. Singh proposes to investigate the origins of Barrett’s esophagus and understand its specific vulnerability to progress to cancer. This work may lead to new preventive strategies for esophageal cancers.

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Four William Raveis Real Estate Listings Selected as Finalists in HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2019

June 14, 2019 (Shelton, Conn.) — Four William Raveis Real Estate listings in Fairfield, Litchfield and Washington, Conn., Provincetown, Mass., and Naples, Fla. have been selected as finalists in the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2019. The Ultimate House Hunt is a month-long online promotion held each year on HGTV.com, featuring extraordinary homes for sale in eight categories: Amazing Kitchens, Big City Digs, Countryside Retreats, Curb Appeal, Homes with a History, Modern Masterpieces, Outdoor Escapes and Waterfront Homes.

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Bill Raveis honored at Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation fundraiser in NYC

June 11, 2019 (Shelton, Conn.) — William “Bill” Raveis, the Chairman and CEO of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance (WRRE), the top family-owned real estate company spanning the Northeast to Florida, was honored by Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation for his transformational support and commitment to raising funds and awareness for the organization. The Annual Breakfast, held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on June 5, raised more than $1.1 million to support brave and bold scientists pursuing innovative strategies to prevent, diagnose and treat all forms of cancer.

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WILLIAM RAVEIS MORTGAGE LAUNCHES NEW, CUTTING EDGE XCELERATOR365 MORTGAGE TOOL

April 12, 2019 (Shelton, Conn.) — William Raveis Mortgage (WRM), a division of Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance (WRRE), the top family-owned real estate company spanning the Northeast and Florida, announced the launch of Xcelerator365 in their growing suite of exceptional mortgage tools. A groundbreaking technology advancement, Xcelerator365 enables customers to apply for a mortgage from anywhere and expedites mortgage applications by bringing together cutting edge technology with the expertise, humanity and accountability of William Raveis Mortgage.

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