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Keller Williams Realty Outfront Magazine| Online Edition for 2nd Quarter 2011 OutFront Magazine is Keller Williams Realty’s quarterly publication, focused on the Keller Williams advantage, success strategies among our associates throughout North America, and leading-edge strategies to help you to seize the shift in the real estate market to grow your market share. Each issue is distributed to all of our associates in the United States and Canada. Kwri 2011-q2View more documents from Keller Williams Careers. Related Posts:
Frequently Asked Questions About A Real_Estate Career at KW: What is The Keller Williams Realty Difference? (2 comments)
Keller Williams Realty Climbs to Second-Largest Real Estate Franchise in United States Goals set for worldwide expansion to add 75,000 international associates
AUSTIN, TEXAS (March 8, 2011)—Keller Williams® Realty Inc., announced today that it is now the second-largest real estate franchise in the United States based on the total number of sales professionals, surpassing Century 21, according to research conducted by REAL Trends, a leading source of analysis and information in the residential real estate industry. The company claimed the number two spot with 77,672 U.S.-based associates at the end of 2010, just two years after claiming (2 comments)
KW Outfront Magazine Online Edition - Sept./Oct. 2010 KW Outfront Magazine Online Edition Sept/Oct 2010View more documents from Keller Williams Careers.
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Frequently Asked Questions About KW: What is The Keller Williams Realty Difference? What is The Keller Williams Realty Economic Model? What Are The Dozen Secrets Every Real Estate Agent Should Know? How Do The KW Agent Commission and Profit Sharing Models Work? How Do I Find An Approved Real Estate Licensing School Near Me? (0 comments)
Four Keller Williams Associates Named to REALTOR® Magazine's 30 under 30
While real estate veterans may be able to draw on the past and recognize the current market correction as an inevitable and temporary shift, it takes a mega-dose of dedication, perseverance and skill for the young and (relatively) inexperienced to do so.
Keller Williams Realty is proud to boast four such associates. Karishma Asrani, Houston Metropolitan; Harma Hartouni, Encino – Sherman Oaks; Allison Gambone, Bayside, Queens; and Wayne Salmans, Anchorage, were selected as winners of REALTOR® Magazine's annual Top 30 Under 30. By having the (0 comments)
Keller Williams Realty Climbs to Third-Largest Real Estate Franchise in United States Company outpaces market with financial model, agent-centric initiatives AUSTIN, TEXAS (March 2, 2009) — Keller Williams® Realty Inc., announced last week at its annual convention in Orlando, Fla. that it is now the third-largest real estate franchise in the United States, surpassing RE/MAX® International. According to Steve Murray of REAL Trends, a leading source of analysis and information in the residential real estate industry, the Austin, Texas-based company claimed the number three spot with 72,794 U.S. associates at the end of 2008. “The success of Keller Williams (0 comments)
Keller Williams Realty Bucks National Business Trends During the Toughest Real Estate Market on Record Company celebrates 25 years as it outpaces market through its financial model
AUSTIN, TEXAS (January 27, 2009) — Bailout. Credit crunch. Foreclosure. Despite these words permeating the headlines and airwaves, there are companies out there moving forward – even in real estate. Keller Williams® Realty Inc., the fourth largest real estate company in North America, announced today that it outpaced the market in 2008, while remaining free of debt, and gave back more than $30 million in profits to its agents. “Our (1 comments)
Cash In with Clients: Know What Customers Really Value! As an agent, you have a relatively short window of time to impress potential customers. As a result, it is vital to know what is truly important to your clients. Increase your business by gaining a deeper understanding on what your customers truly want and need by reading “Want to Convert More Leads into Clients? Dig Deeper into What Customers Value,” in the inaugural edition of the Keller Center Research Report on Agent Mountain.
TOP STORY: Keller Williams Offices shine in Industry Surveys
Every year, RISMedia and REAL Trends release two of the real estate’s most comprehensive surveys: the RISMedia Power Broker Report and the REAL Trends 500. Both surveys rank the largest residential real estate brokerages in the U.S. based on both transaction sides and sales-dollar volume, and these reports are frequently used as referral tools and are referenced by thousands. This year, Keller Williams stormed onto the lists with a very strong showing. KW offices dominated the Power Broker Report – with more offices listed in their top 700 list than (2 comments)
Keller Williams Realty has been named to the top 100 list of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 List. This prestigious list ranks the top 500 franchise companies in the country in several categories.
In addition to a Top 100 Ranking of all U.S. franshises, other categories included Fastest-Growing Franchises and America’s Top Global Frnchises. Keller Williams has ranked among the top 100 in three separate categories for the fourth consecutive year, quite an honor. Those who have experienced the culture which makes Keller Williams unique, are not surprised by such accolades. Although such honors are not uncommon (0 comments)
KWConnect is the real estate industry’s most innovative real estate agent training tool. With KWConnect, our KW associates get an internet-based custom agent education delivery system that brings them information in an exciting format that can be taught at our market centers convenience. 24/7 access from anywhere with an internet connection. Effective training schedule to meet the needs ofour associates and cost efficient method of training with no travel cost. **Must Create a KWU Guest Account To Access Videos**
KWConnect’s Power Perspectives give Keller Williams’ leadership a forum to share the company’s mission with you; to help you (0 comments)
It’s time to get potential home-owners to go ahead and buy in this so-called “buyer's market”
While today’s market plays to their advantage, buyers, who should be swooping in to make the most of reduced housing costs and favorable interest rates, are sitting by, waiting.
It is up to you, as a competent and informed real estate agent, to mobilize your potential buyers to invest in home ownership now. When the market turns, today’s bargains will be yesterday’s missed opportunities.
While it is conceivable that home prices may drop further, it is likely that these decreased (2 comments)
Real Estate at the Crossroads: Choosing to Thrive Recapping the shift in the real estate market at Family Reunion, Gary Keller, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Keller Williams Realty, urged attendees to seize the current market to their advantage. Keller explained that the 10-year run-up in real estate that began in the early 1990s, led to an environment in which homes were no longer affordable, lenders were willing to take unreasonable risks and inventory rose to record levels. This chain of events led to mortgage lenders pulling back, followed by a credit squeeze, increased inventory, dropping prices, rising defaults, slipping (0 comments)
Don't miss Extreme Makeover: Home Edition this Sunday! See our Keller Williams culture in action as members of the Colorado East Springs Market Center pitch in to build a new home for a family in need. The show features the Woodhouse family and will air this Sunday, January 13 on ABC. Check your local listings for times. Click here to lean more about the show!
Why Choose A Real Estate Career At Keller Williams Realty?
Teresa Boardman, Keller Williams Integrity Realty, St. Paul Minn. The Blogging Bandwagon: One Agent Who “Gets It” The landscape of real estate marketing is shifting. With a new age of real estate consumers, and a tightening market, leveraging online marketing tools is becoming more and more important.
Inman News has compiled a list of the 25 Most Influential Real Estate Bloggers of 2007, reflecting bloggers who “get it” and have upped the ante of lead generation and conversion in today’s market by jumping on the blogging bandwagon. Topping that list — Teresa Boardman, associate at the Keller Williams (1 comments)
TOP STORY: Short Sales: help clients weather the downturn
Saving sellers from foreclosure while growing your business Prices are dropping and more and more homeowners whose mortgages are adjusting to higher interest rates can't keep up. This is becoming extremely common in today's market due to the incredible amount of 100 percent financing that took place over the past few years. According to the Center for Responsible Lending, one in five subprime loans issued between 2005 and 2006 will result in foreclosure. As a real estate expert, you are in a position to help clients avoid foreclosure by facilitating (0 comments)
TOP STORY: Gary Keller: The only market that matters is yours! Last week on the Today Show, during a segment on the national real estate market, CNBC's Jim Kramer uncompromisingly stated, "now is the absolute worst time to buy!" Concerned that remarks such as these from so-called experts might be pushing potential buyers to the sidelines? Here's what Gary Keller, co-founder and chairman of Keller Williams Realty has to say about waiting out the current market: First, residential real estate is not a national market product - it is a local one. To say from a national position that this is either a good time (4 comments)
In a recent conversation, Gary Keller chairman and co-founder of Keller Williams Realty noted, "Tough times drive away the pretenders. Real estate agents can actually make more money in hard times." Keller observed - "When the market shifts, in the short run everyone's business suffers to some degree because the shift occurs so swiftly. However, once agents get their bearings and see what it takes, the committed ones forge ahead, put in the extra effort and hours and lay the foundation to survive and then thrive. Simply put, the defining difference between those who thrive in today's market and those who don't (4 comments)
TOP STORY: Yale and Stanford MBAs study Keller Williams Realty culture Keller Williams Realty's economic and culture models have captured the attention of two prestigious MBA programs - Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management. Less than a year ago, Bryan Tayan, a research associate in the case writing office of Stanford Graduate School of Business, along with James N. Baron, Ph.D, completed their case study describing the economic and culture models that have led to Keller Williams Realty's success. The case study has made its way into this year's curriculum at Yale and will be part of Stanford's core (0 comments)
During Masterminds, Chairman Gary Keller emphasized that it's "culturally right for us, that your listings be routed back to you." So here's how leads will be distributed in our system effective, Nov. 1: For leads that come in via KW.com - visitors will be routed to the appropriate market center's Website to search for properties. Leads on Keller Williams listings generated from individual market center Websites will be routed to the Keller Williams listing agent. Individual market centers will determine their own method for routing inquiries on non Keller Williams listings. ALL visitor inquiries to agents' eAgentC Websites will be routed back (2 comments)
The current upheaval in the market has given rise to significant opportunities to help your clients make informed decisions. Tom Sherman, President of Mortgage Services Unlimited in Dallas, emphasizes the importance of educating clients. For your sellers, the following points are key: Home values will stay stagnant or potentially decrease. Qualified borrowers are looking for deals. Fewer borrowers are qualifying for home loans. Rising foreclosures tend to negatively affect home values. Increased "days on the market" (DOMs) increases the likelihood that buyers will aggressively negotiate prices down. Continued stress in the financial markets will affect consumer confidence. Loans may take longer (2 comments)
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.