William Raveis Receives Prestigious Award for Company Site
Posted by Supriya Anand — February 25, 2011
Bill Raveis, Chairman and CEO of William Raveis Real Estate, recently announced the company has received the 2010 Website Quality Certification (WQC), presented by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE). This prestigious award recognizes innovation, detail and quality of the company website, raveis.com. William Raveis also received this award in 2009, when LeadingRE first introduced the WQC.
“We are proud to receive this honor,” said Mr. Raveis. “This is a testament to our continuous effort to enhance raveis.com’s reputation as ‘the best website in real estate.’ In a digitally charged environment where 90% of homebuyers begin searching for a home online, we believe it is imperative to deliver leading edge technology to our customers through raveis.com and all of our technology applications.”
Raveis.com receives 10 million visits annually and ranks higher then 99.998% of the 5 billion websites currently ranked in the world today.*
WQC was introduced to recognize and encourage superior websites among LeadingRE’s 600 member firms. Every aspect of raveis.com was reviewed to ensure exacting standards were met in six key areas, ranging from design and content to human interactivity to search engine optimization.
William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance is one of the top companies in the nation. It was recently ranked in 2010 by sales volume in REALTOR® Magazine as the #1 family-owned real estate company in the Northeast and the 11th largest real estate company in the USA. The innovative firm is nationally recognized as an industry leader in technology, marketing and REALTOR® education. Its award-winning website, raveis.com, draws more than 10 million visits annually and includes more than 300,000+ MLS listings in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.
William Raveis Real Estate is a household name in its founding state, CT and is the #1 real estate company in world-renowned Fairfield County. The company entered the Massachusetts marketplace in 2003 and, according to the 2009 closed sales volume in the Multiple Listing Service Pin, is now the largest independent brokerage in that state with 22 offices. William Raveis recently expanded into New York and presently has offices in Rye, Harrison, Katonah, Chappaqua and Sleepy Hollow in Westchester County. The firm has 2,700 highly trained sales professionals and 75 company-owned and affiliate offices in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. For more information, visit raveis.com.