Keller Williams CEO, Mark Willis, shared in his annual State of the Company address to more than 8,000 attendees of Family Reunion that, since the real estate market’s sharp downturn in 2005, the company has grown 30 percent in agents, 40 percent in market centers, 21 percent in closed units and 11 percent in closed GCI. The firm ended 2010 with 79,315 associates in 701 market centers (offices) nationwide providing an enormous advantage to its clients.
“Keller Williams agents have outpaced the market in every way, through productivity and profit share. As a company, we are better off now than we were before the shift–and we have our associates to thank for that,” said Willis.
In addition, Keller Williams Realty launched the real estate industry’s first ever complete lead-to-close business solution, eEdge, today. This unique tool now available to every Keller Williams Associate is a company-wide paperless transaction system that provides consumers with a faster, more seamless closing process and proves the company’s commitment to arming their clients the latest technology solutions.
The company also received many accolades in 2010 including:
· Entrepreneur magazine, No. 1 ranked real estate franchise on the 31st Annual Franchise
· JD Power and Associates, highest in overall satisfaction ratings from home buyers
among the largest full-service real estate firms for the third year in a row
· Inman News, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board Gary Keller named one of the 100
Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate
· Training Magazine, highest ranking real estate franchise on the annual Training Top 125,
Click here to read the full report: Keller Williams Realty Year End 2010 Press Release