As 2018 comes to a close, let's take a moment and reflect on all you've accomplished throughout this historic year. Beyond breaking through production records, you have transformed the game of real estate through determination, compassion and intent to serve the greater purpose of business. Before the ball drops, let's celebrate all you've done! Start by watching this month's Red Report video for a quick look back on 2018. YOUR 2018 YEAR IN REVIEW January: A study by CareerBliss recently … [Read more...] about In The Rear View Mirror – 2018
Archives for December 2018
It might seem like an awkward question to ask when you first meet with a potential agentabout selling your home – amid all the conversations about staging, marketing and open houses – but it's necessary to discuss and negotiate exactly how your agent will be paid before listing your home with any broker. Real estate agents are paid in a variety of ways, depending on who they work for, where they live and what services they provide for you, but the overwhelming majority are paid as a … [Read more...] about How Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?
The Keller Williams pivot is beginning to make sense to me. At a time when many franchise companies are focused on systems integration, KW is trying to become a systems developer of bespoke software. Forever and today, Keller Williams has been tirelessly focused on the agent – recruiting, training, coaching, supporting. Gary Keller is almost like the Tony Robbins of real estate. He knows that if you can help an agent to find the right head space, their authentic head space where the agent … [Read more...] about A Real Estate Brokerage with a Technology Vision
Congratulations to our leaders and agents! Keller Williams has the most top producing brokerages on the REAL Trends 500, according to the annual ranking and reporting published by REAL Trends, Inc. As a franchise, Keller Williams had 161 brokerages ranked on the REAL Trends 500 by volume this year. These firms handled more than $207.5 billion in sales, up 16.0 percent year-over-year. Ranked by transaction sides, 170 Keller Williams brokerages appeared on the REAL Trends 500. These … [Read more...] about 2018 TOP PRODUCING FIRMS ON THE REAL TRENDS 500
Culture — everybody talks about it, but how do you get it? And what does it look like? Culture can be one of the most defining aspects of a company, and great culture happens when company values are supported by behaviors, systems and practices. What that means is it’s not enough to just say what company values are — employees must feel those values in their experience of what goes on in the company day to day. Culture can also be a differentiator when it comes to talent attraction. Today, … [Read more...] about How Culture Rates In Top Workplaces
There’s no doubt about it: the 2018 housing market has seen its ups and downs. The year started with sky-high home prices, historically low mortgage rates and a definitive upper hand for sellers. In recent months though, home price growth has faltered, rates have risen to their highest point in nearly eight years, and favor has started to shift from seller to buyer. Will these trends continue? Will housing experience the same wild ride in the new year? Here’s what experts predict will happen … [Read more...] about Housing Market: What Home Buyers, Sellers And Investors Can Expect