Featured Des Moines IA Realtor: Betsy Sarcone of Keller Williams: Doing the right thing!

Reblogger Steven Pahl
Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Tampa Properties

Imagine working for only $1.00 co-op fee, that it what Kellers Williams agents in Des Moines, Iowa are being told if they sell one of the local competitors listings.  What would you do, read below to see how the Kellers Williams "Family" around the country reacted!

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Below you are going to find a news story about the growth pains of the Greater Des Moines Iowa Keller Williams Market Center and the highest display of Culture that has been demonstrated by every single agent of this amazing Godly team.

We are going to feature each of these very special individuals over the next 2 months to introduce each and everyone of them to Greater Des Moines Iowa.


Betsy Sarcone

Born in Des Moines, Betsy Sarcone found it a great place to grow up and now--the perfect place to raise a family. A graduate of Dowling Catholic, Betsy Sarcone went on to obtain my degree in advertising and public relations from Marquette University. After a brief career in the marketing industry, Betsy Sarcone decided to pursue real estate as a career.
"This decision was not difficult, as my mom (Susan Sanders of KW) has been in the business since I was 13 years old. My first year in the industry I earned honors as the Iowa Realty Rookie of the Year, an honor my mom also had years before. I have extensive knowledge in new construction, as I have worked for years with a local builder, Kimberley Development. As all of my high school friends have started moving back to Des Moines, I have helped a large number of first time homebuyers as well."
Today, I am building my business at KW and am overwhelmed by the tremendous culture shown by this company. I am married to Nick Sarcone, a local attorney and have two daughters--Lydia and Bianca.


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Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moines Iowa Realty Company


Today at Keller Williams National Convention appropriately called Family Reunion, Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moines, the fastest growing Des Moines Iowa Realty company, learned that they are indeed a part of a true family.

It seems that in March 2012, a long standing Real Estate firm, Burnett Realty, an independent, 37-agent firm founded in 2000 made the move to become Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moines, the fastest growing Des Moines Iowa Realty company and immediately, the areas oldest and largest competitor, informed Burnett that they would not be paying the written and stated co-commission listed in the Multiple listing service to Keller Williams buyer agents. Now any other real estate company would simply say they would not show the listings if they were not going to be paid, but that is not the Culture of Keller Williams.

As a company whose very principals are God, Family, and business in that order, Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moinesthe fastest growing Des Moines Iowa Realty company decided that rather than deny the buyers access to all the homes available or hurt the sellers that listed their homes with that competitor by not showing their homes they would not be compensated to sell, they as an office made the decision to sell them anyway fully aware that other competitor is withholding the commissions pending the outcome of this lawsuit and investigations.

So once Keller Williams top officials got wind of just how this office is truly displaying the true CULTURE that is Keller Williams, a plan was put into action to make sure these extremely CULTURAL agents would soon learn what it means to be family members in Keller Williams.

2 very special ladies, Tabby Oldham from our Keller Williams Realty Legacy Partners Inc office and Tracy Coughlin, Team Leader for Keller Williams Southland Partners Kansas City came together to hatch a plan to raise $80,000 from all the Regional Offices Nationwide to bring 58 agents of the Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moines, the fastest growing Des Moines Iowa Realty company, to Family Reunion in Dallas this week. Next, their story became the highlight of our closing ceremony called Inspirational Brunch.

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It was at this Inspirational Brunch that these wonderful KW family members, brothers and sisters, were introduced and their story was told. It was then that our leadership asked all 10,500 agents in attendance to dig into their pockets and help make our brothers and sisters whole. There was no hesitation. And in less than 1 minute, $107,684 and another $36,200 in pledges were raised to replace the over $100,000 in withheld commissions and the agents of Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moinesthe fastest growing Des Moines Iowa Realty company that made the CULTURAL and RESPONSIBLE decision to sell homes that they knew had nothing in it for them but the satisfaction of knowing they were doing right by the buyers and sellers, were completely made whole by their Keller Williams family.

This is the CULTURE that is Keller Williams. Our motto is Do the right thing no matter what. We firmly believe that by always taking the high road, good will always come to us.

So I ask you residents of Des Moines IA, which agents and company do you want to do business with?

If you are looking for a company full of agents with CULTURE that are willing to sell your home even knowing they may not get paid, but do it because it is the RIGHT THING TO DO, then you need to call Keller Williams Realty Greater Des Moines, the fastest growing Des Moines Iowa Realty company today. Our agents are good, hard working, HONEST and ETHICAL and they are ready to share with you all of the latest technology, the most advertising of any other real estate company, and is backed by 80,000 like minded agents all working together to sell your home. Call today to SELL YOUR HOME!

And if you are looking for a FAMILY to work with that will embrace you, train you, and set your career on a path never before dreamed, then call me today for a confidential interview.

Isn't it a shame when a Real Estate firm of any size is so afraid of change that they would go to such extremes to try to keep competition away? What they don't realize is the full power of Keller Williams culture with God on our side and a true family of 80,000 agents working together for a common purpose, there is only one outcome to this fight.


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