Why Use the William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurace?

Your William Raveis REALTOR® can guide you through the closing process to ensure a successful transaction experience.

When selling your home, your William Raveis REALTOR® can give you up-to-date information on what is happening in the marketplace including the price, financing, terms and condition of competing properties. These are key factors in getting your property sold at the best price, quickly and with minimum hassle.

Your William Raveis REALTOR® markets your property to other real estate agents and the public.


Often, your William Raveis REALTOR® can recommend repairs or cosmetic work that will significantly enhance the appeal of your property. In many markets across the country, over 50% of real estate sales are cooperative sales; that is, a real estate agent other than yours brings in the buyer. Your William Raveis REALTOR® acts as the marketing coordinator, disbursing information about your property to other real estate agents through a Multiple Listing Service, cooperative marketing networks, open houses for agents, etc. The REALTOR® Code of Ethics requires William Raveis REALTOR® to utilize these cooperative relationships when they benefit their clients.

Your William Raveis REALTOR® will know when, where and how to advertise your property.

There is a misconception that advertising sells real estate. The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® studies show that 82% of real estate sales are the result of agent contacts through previous clients, referrals, friends, family and personal contacts.

William Raveis REALTOR® can help you objectively evaluate every buyer’s proposal without compromising your marketing position.

This initial agreement is only the beginning of a process of appraisals, inspections and financing — a lot of possible pitfalls. Your William Raveis REALTOR® can help you write a legally binding, win-win agreement that will be more likely to make it through the process.

Your William Raveis REALTOR® can help close the sale of your home.

Between the initial sales agreement and closing (or settlement), questions may arise. For example, unexpected repairs are required to obtain financing or a cloud in the title is discovered. The required paperwork alone can be overwhelming for some sellers.

Your William Raveis REALTOR® is the best person to objectively help you resolve these issues and move the transaction to the closing.