Ilya Cobi – Boston Agent Magazine
Originally from Albania, Ilya Cobi moved to the United States in 2001. “I quickly realized that ownership was part of the American dream,” he shares. “With a background in sales and customer service, I decided to help people have an extraordinary experience in real estate.” He has now worked in the industry for 18 years and is team leader of the eight-professional Cobi RE team at William Raveis Real Estate.
Investing heavily in technology, the Cobi RE team was able to create a safe environment for customers during the pandemic by marketing and communicating through social media and digital technology. “It was very difficult during COVID and we had to continue doing business while keeping the safety of our customers our #1 priority,” says Cobi. “We actually served twice as many people, grew our business by 100%, and achieved many successes.” Noting that their process helps them stand out from other agencies, Cobi RE team members specialize in specific areas of the business while speaking at least three languages.
A member of the National Association of Realtors, the Greater Boston Real Estate Board, and the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Cobi was ranked #8 in Massachusetts in 2021 for unit sales at William Raveis Real Estate. He was named one of the top 3% of individuals in the company, achieved platinum status for 2021, was part of the Chairman’s Elite Club 2019-2020, was named Boston’s 5-Star Agent in 2015 and 2016, and has is on the Boston Globe’s Top 1% list. city realtors.
Cobi believes that customers value his knowledge and experience. “They value our professional environment and ultimate privacy when discussing their most valuable asset,” he insists. When he is not working, he enjoys reading, gardening, running, playing soccer, dancing and travelling.