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By Tom Connor

Five years ago, when competition from online real estate companies backed by venture capitalists and hedge funds further raised the stakes in an already disrupted industry, Bill Raveis did what he has always done.

The 71-year-old CEO of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, the largest family-owned real estate company in the Northeast, turned to technology to completely refresh the Continue reading

Reflection on Being Ranked the #1 Place to Work in Massachusetts

Chris Raveis reflects on William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage and Insurance being honored by the esteemed Boston Business Journal as the #1 Place to work in Massachusetts.


July 9, 2010

William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance Wins #1 Place to Work

Bill Raveis, Chairman and CEO of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, LLC, recently announced the firm received the “#1 Place to Work” award by the Boston Business Journal.  This accolade accompanies other awards given to the company by the Commercial Record, and Banker & Tradesman for “Best Real Estate Company” in the state of CT and “The Best Residential Real Estate Company” in the state of MA.   Mr. Raveis stated, “We are privileged to have such dedicated management, staff and sales associates that produce a positive work environment and value the family company culture.”

The events leading to this unexpected honor included making a first cut of 440 companies amidst thousands that completed an employee satisfaction survey.  The second round selection was even tougher, with only 60 companies qualifying…William Raveis made the cut.  “We felt thankful to be in the top 60, considering the number of participants in the survey and being amongst 5,000 or so real estate companies in the state of Massachusetts,” said Mr. Raveis.  Continue reading

June 30, 2010

Chris Raveis does an analysis of housing affordability for the 2010 market


January 19, 2010

An Important Announcement to the Westchester Community

We are proud to announce the expansion of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, New England’s largest family-owned real estate brokerage, into the Rye community through the acquisition of Realty 3 Real Estate, Inc., a well-known and highly respected independent boutique firm in operation for 34 years.

Although we are new to Westchester County, our 35 years experience and our #1 market share in the prominent Fairfield County communities gives us confidence in our future success in Rye and the surrounding areas.

William Raveis Real Estate, the 6th largest independent brokerage in the nation, enjoys its reputation for innovation in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and throughout the entire real estate industry. Our phenomenal growth over three decades has occurred as a result of our commitment and dedication to our customers, sales associates and employees. Our technology tools and marketing systems are second to none and compete on the highest level. These essentials, along with our unparalleled standards of customer service, is the key to our sales associates’ and company’s success.

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May 19, 2009