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William Raveis says it’s the first to offer real estate market forecasting tool

Redesigned website also features more video, agent 'concierge service'

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William Raveis Real Estate, one of the largest independent brokerages in the Northeast, has launched a redesigned website featuring more videos, an agent concierge service and a market forecasting tool. The site’s yearlong redesign process was meant to make the Shelton, Conn.-based firm’s website more personal, said Bill Raveis, William Raveis’ founder, CEO and chairman. “We’re a family business and I wanted our site to feel more personalized,” Raveis said. William Raveis Real Estate founder, CEO and Chairman Bill Raveis introduces the data offerings of the firm's new website in a video featured prominently on the new home page. To accomplish this, the new site features a photo-centric home page, enhanced map-based search and video much more prominently than on its previous site, he said. For example, the site’s desktop home page has four videos front and center that feature messages from the firm’s leaders: Bill Raveis; Executive Vice President Ryan Ra...