Bath, ME – September 2, 2015 – William Raveis Real Estate, the largest family owned real estate brokerage company in the Northeast, announced its affiliation with Carleton Realty, a leading Mid-coast Maine based real estate brokerage and advisory firm. The Maine entity will be named William Raveis Real Estate.
The purpose of the affiliation is to combine William Raveis’ significant marketing resources, Northeast geographic footprint, market research, and extensive experience with real estate focused technology with Carleton’s deep roots in the communities they serve and local market knowledge.
“An Important Market & Relationship for Raveis’ Continued Growth in the Northeast”
“Carleton Realty’s long standing reputation and excellent credibility makes them the perfect partner for the company,” said Chris Raveis, Managing Partner of William Raveis Real Estate. Nancy Carleton has the entrepreneurial and forward thinking necessary in today’s ever changing real estate business. She will be able to leverage the Raveis cutting edge technology and utilize the Raveis Exceptional Properties Marketing division to the fullest.”
The Raveis footprint between Manhattan and Boston, which includes 112 offices and 3,500 agents, provides sellers direct marketing opportunities in the communities where 2/3rds of Maine second home buyers live. And their web-based investments have created a dominant web presence with 10 million annual web viewers from 50 countries.
“Market Leading Real Estate Services to Maine Consumers”
“We are thrilled to be affiliated with William Raveis,” said Nancy Carleton, Owner and Managing Broker. “Over the last forty years the Raveis family has built a dominant northeastern based real estate firm which now is the 7th largest brokerage firm in the country. They have achieved this success by being consistent leaders in offering comprehensive marketing plans, technological innovation, and extraordinary customer satisfaction.”
“Sellers of Maine properties are often entrusting agents with one of their most valuable assets”, added Carleton. “We believe sellers should have access to comprehensive marketing services and global market reach which has, previously, not been readily available in Midcoast Maine.”
Both firms have a deep commitment to community involvement which will be enhanced in Maine. The combined firm supports the Tedford Housing Initiative, the Boys and Girls Club, Swim Across America, the Food Pantry, and a variety of other charities. Its recent partnership with the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation represents a significant leap forward in an ongoing commitment to increase scientist’s cancer research.
About William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance
William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance is the No. 1 family-owned real estate company in the Northeast and the No. 7 real estate company in the country, according to REAL Trends. William Raveis’ Real Estate, Mortgage and Insurance divisions have been awarded the Gold Medal distinction by the Commercial Record and by Banker & Tradesman. The firm was named the Most Innovative Brokerage by Inman News, and has consistently been ranked the best place to work by Fox CT, Hearst Connecticut and the Boston Business Journal. William Raveis has 3,500 highly trained sales professionals in 112 offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Maine and Vermont.
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About Carleton Real Estate
Carleton Realty is a full service Mid-coast Maine real estate brokerage with offices in Bath and Wiscasset. The firm specializes in marketing Maine waterfront, estates, village homes, Commercial & Investment properties, condominiums, and land. The Company was founded by Roy Farmer in 1955. Roy still manages the Wiscasset office. Carleton has 12 real estate professionals and its Owner & Managing Broker is Nancy Carleton who bought the company in 2009.
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