AUSTIN, TEXAS (April 26, 2016)– Keller Williams, the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count, surpassed 139,000 associates in the first quarter of 2016, a net gain of 4,989 agents. The company beat previous productivity benchmarks for a Q1 and leading indicators point to a strong second quarter.
“By focusing on the activities that generate results, our associates are expanding their market share and building momentum during months when real estate traditionally goes backward,” said John Davis, president, Keller Williams. “They’re turning winter into summer and creating new opportunities for themselves and their families.”
“As a company built by and for agents, we’re thrilled that our teams are out-performing the high expectations they’ve set,” said Chris Heller, CEO, Keller Williams. “Our agents are leveraging our training and innovation to provide an exceptional customer experience. And with record listings taken and contracts written, we’re confident our best days are to come.”
Austin-Texas based Keller Williams Realty, Inc. is the largest real estate franchise by agent count in the world with more than 790 offices and 139,000 associates across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia. In 2015, Training Magazine named Keller Williams the No. 1 training organization across all industries in the world.
Since 1983, Keller Williams has grown exponentially and continues to cultivate an agent-centric, education-based, technology-driven culture that rewards agents as stakeholders. The company also provides specialized agents in luxury homes, commercial and farm and ranch properties.
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