Experienced REALTOR® Joins William Raveis Real Estate
Posted by Kelly Eddinger — February 20, 2008
SHELTON, Conn. – (Feb. 21, 2008) – William Raveis, chairman and CEO of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, recently announced the addition of Edward Hillyer to the company’s East Lyme office.With 16 years of real estate experience, Hillyer earned the Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation and is the former owner of Hillyer Realty. He specializes in waterfront properties, exceptional properties and working with buyers and sellers in his coverage area of southeastern Connecticut. Hillyer brings with him a team of 12 experienced sales associates whom he worked with at Hillyer Realty.Hillyer is a resident of Waterford and the proud father of a grown daughter. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.The William Raveis Family of Companies attributes its success to a consistent emphasis on integrity, service and experience. Offering one-stop shopping for its clients, William Raveis provides mortgage, insurance and closing/title services, all with the additional ability to earn points, services and cash back via the company’s own Visa®/Bank of America credit card, a part of the William Raveis Rewards program. The firm’s website, www.raveis.com, offers homebuyers property comparisons, price per square foot calculations, online appointment scheduling, online home value capabilities, interactive neighborhood mapping of all active and sold listings, relocation information and the ability to conveniently search more than 100,000 properties listed through various multiple listing services. With the recent launch of a new interactive widget and RSS technology, the site is now capable of delivering the latest customized listing and mortgage rate notifications directly to customers’ computer desktops and favorite RSS readers. Annually, raveis.com attracts more than 5 million visitors worldwide.William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance is New England’s largest privately held, family-owned real estate firm. With a 2007 sales volume of $5.5 billion, the innovative company is nationally recognized as an industry leader and is dedicated to providing an unparalleled real estate experience to its customers. Since 1974, the firm’s 1,900 highly trained sales professionals have been dedicated to strengthening their position as industry leaders in technology, marketing and REALTOR® education. The company has 59 offices, including two affiliates, in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Future plans entail expansion into New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.