Since 1998 Inman, the voice of REALTORS® and national real estate news, has honored companies, individuals and new technology that increases productivity, efficiency and transparency for consumers and real estate professionals alike. Out of more than 150,000 real estate firms in the country, only a handful of finalists will meet the criteria to qualify and win. This year’s slate of winners was announced live at Inman Connect Las Vegas on August 10, 2023. The high honor of “Top Brokerage” was bestowed upon William Raveis, a title that is well deserved after 50 years in the real estate industry.
William Raveis The #1 Real Estate Company in the United States!
Why is William Raveis continually named #1 locally, nationally, and globally each year?
Living by a philosophy of, “Our sales associates are our customers,” Bill Raveis and sons, Chris Raveis and Ryan Raveis, have created a family tradition and vision for the company. With more than 4,500+ sales associates, 400 employees, and 140+ office locations, from Maine to Florida, the company invests heavily in agent-coaching and mentorship programs with top industry experts like Tom Ferry and others. In fact, their entire leadership team and local office managers are nationally certified by Mike Staver. Together as Strategic Growth Managers, it is their job to help entrepreneurial sales associates grow their businesses and achieve success.
Creating positive channels for communication is yet another important part of innovation. William Raveis offers their agents dedicated career development experts, namely Christa Ross and Al Filippone, along with Morning Boost broadcasts, custom video channels, in-person workshops, and Raveis University to assist with marketing techniques, business strategies and learn about their new technology platforms for social media, video messaging, virtual tours, mobile apps, and marketing insights.
It is also the first brokerage in the nation to create agent teams and has become the model of success for real estate companies to follow. Advanced communications like Raveis365, the world’s first mobile real estate communication platform developed exclusively for William Raveis by Microsoft in conjunction with their international partners has truly revolutionizes the way Realtors® conduct business. With Raveis365 digital marketing, Raveis agents can easily access pictures, charts, MLS data, and include personalized videos – filmed at the organization’s very own Studio One booths – to include with their listing presentations.
Tech innovations like RaveisIQ and RAMP (Raveis Automated Marketing Platform), have capabilities for custom branding, which keeps the agent top of mind with their SOI. An exclusive Local Market Insights newsletter and proprietary Local Housing Data give agents valuable market forecasts and housing trends at their fingertips. Leading-edge technology and user-friendly platforms support the client’s decision-making and improve outcomes. Raveis Complete also helps with any Real Estate, Mortgage, and Insurance needs. Solving common seller problems with Raveis Refresh, a no-money down, pre-listing home improvement program, and with Raveis Purchase to help the seller buy before they sell their current home. These are only two of the many examples to ensure William Raveis agents provide luxury experiences to clients.
Last, William Raveis is widely known as a luxury leader with numerous global awards from Luxury Lifestyles, HGTV Ultimate House Hunt, Luxury Portfolio International®, and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. These are the competitive offerings and world-class innovations that have led to the company’s 50th year anniversary – a big milestone, seldom achieved in the real estate industry.
About William Raveis…
William Raveis, the number one privately owned real estate brokerage in the Northeast and Florida providing integrated real estate services to customers for 50 years has been selected Top Brokerage by Inman, the voice of REALTORS® and a national real estate news source. The company consistently ranks among top independent and publicly traded brokerages for sales volume and units sold by RealTrends. In addition to the Residential, Relocation, and Luxury Properties divisions, William Raveis has full-service Mortgage and Insurance Companies; thereby streamlining the customer experience under one roof.
About The Inman Innovators Winners…
Inman Innovators include entrepreneurs who are pushing the old ways aside, data scientists discovering new ways to examine behavior, marketers reimagining how to showcase properties, teams reinventing how to communicate with clients, companies building advanced technologies, and brokerages and teams creating groundbreaking business models. See more here.
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