William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage, and Insurance, the leading family-owned real estate company in Florida and the Northeast, is pleased to announce its partnership with Carolina Realty Group (CRG), a prominent family-owned brokerage serving the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton communities in South Carolina. This expansion marks William Raveis’ move into the South Carolina market and strengthens its luxury network.
The founder and CEO of William Raveis, William “Bill” Raveis, expressed excitement about the partnership, highlighting the shared commitment to the community and customers. With over 4,500 agents across eight states, William Raveis is known as the number one luxury brokerage in its marketplace. The collaboration with CRG will provide them with an unmatched marketing network and access to agent coaching programs. Additionally, they will utilize Raveis365, a unique communication and technology platform developed exclusively for them by Microsoft.
The expansion into South Carolina is part of William Raveis’ strategic plan to build a luxury marketplace from Maine to Florida. This move will benefit both clients and sales associates, offering them increased options through specialty mortgage and insurance programs. Clients will have access to over 40 national lenders and competitive insurance products such as homeowners, flood, boaters, renters, and umbrella coverage through William Raveis Mortgage and William Raveis Insurance.
Matt Lane, General Manager for William Raveis Florida and South Carolina, emphasized that the addition of CRG branches on Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton will further strengthen their presence in the South. Lane sees the partnership as an opportunity for growth in South Carolina, using their success in Florida as a framework.
The Prud’homme family, owners of Carolina Realty Group, expressed their excitement about the alliance. They believe that joining forces with a top family real estate company like William Raveis will provide incredible opportunities for their team. Through the Raveis referral network, clients in Florida, New York, and New England will now have access to a wide range of services to facilitate buying and selling properties in South Carolina.
Carolina Realty Group has a strong presence in the luxury marketplace, with an average selling price of nearly $900,000 year to date, compared to the marketplace average of just under $700,000 as of June 2023. This partnership connects Carolina Realty Group with William Raveis’ extensive network of 4,500 agents and 140 offices along the Eastern Seaboard.
William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage, and Insurance is the number one privately owned real estate brokerage in Florida and the Northeast, offering integrated real estate services for 50 years. The company was recently named the Top Brokerage in the United States by Inman. In addition to residential, relocation, and luxury properties, William Raveis has full-service mortgage and insurance companies, providing a streamlined customer experience.
Carolina Realty Group is a distinguished family-owned brokerage firm that specializes in luxury properties in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, and surrounding areas. With over 50 dedicated agents, they facilitate annual transactions exceeding $275 million in volume, positioning themselves as a top brokerage in the region.
This partnership between William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage, and Insurance and Carolina Realty Group signifies a significant expansion and integration of resources to better serve clients in the luxury real estate market.