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Realtors Are no Different Than Real Estate Agents. The Cult is Not Worth the Dues

2021-08-10

When I first became a real estate agent years ago I thought you had to be a Realtor (because my Keller Williams firm required it). I started to realize just how worthless the organization was. It is basically a lobbying group that pays politicians (RPAC) to vote the way NAR wants. Most of the politicians I didn’t agree with. At that point when I opened my own brokerage I left NAR (Realtor Association) because it made no business sense to me to pay $1000 a year to an organization that donated money to politicians I despise. Some MLS and state boards require real estate agents to be members.Continue Reading

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Is There A Difference Between A Realtor And A Real Estate Agent?
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The use of the term "estate agent" for those unfamiliar with the difference between an estate agent and an agent can be a bit clunky and taciturn, especially when used as an abbreviation to refer to someone helping to buy or sell property. To make matters worse, "brokers" and "titles" Read more

Why You Need a Real Estate Agent For Any Real Estate Transaction. Never Do FSBO
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Why You Need a Real Estate Agent: Why For Sale by Owner Could be the Biggest Mistake You Ever Made? For sale by owner has 1000 reasons to not do it and only one to do it. Real estate agents know how to market your home, handle complex transactions and Read more

Finding the Best Real Estate Agent Near You
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Everyone knows a real estate agent or two. That person you know may not be the right agent for you. Don't feel bad if you don't hire a friend or relative for buying or selling your home. Agents usually specialize in a certain type of property. That may not be Read more

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Keller Williams News

2021-07-06

Luxury Homes by Keller Williams Luxury Homes is the luxury division of Keller Williams & Company. Kellerink Kellerink is the publishing arm of Keller Williams, responsible for publishing instructive and inspiring real estate economics books. Stockbrokers and MLS pins are responsible for typos, misinformation and typographical errors and are deemed harmless.Continue Reading

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Keller Williams Reports Q1 ’21 Results
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AUSTIN, TEXAS May 11, 2021 — Keller Williams (“KW”), the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by agent count and the U.S. leader in units and sales volume, reports Q1 ’21 results, having achieved significant growth and technology milestones, and topped franchise and corporate culture rankings.

kwx Taps DEI Expert Julia Lashay Israel
Julia Lashay Israel

AUSTIN, TEXAS May 25, 2021 – kwx, the holding company of Keller Williams Realty (‘KW’), announces a partnership with Julia Lashay Israel to lead the organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts.

Realtors Are no Different Than Real Estate Agents. The Cult is Not Worth the Dues
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When I first became a real estate agent years ago I thought you had to be a Realtor (because my Keller Williams firm required it). I started to realize just how worthless the organization was. It is basically a lobbying group that pays politicians (RPAC) to vote the way NAR Read more

Denver Foothills – Close Enough to the City but far enough away
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The Denver Foothills is without a doubt the best place to live in Colorado and arguably the country. It is close to Denver but far enough away. That isn't a slam to Denver but most people that move to Colorado come to Colorado for fresh air, elbow room and the Read more

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kwx Taps DEI Expert Julia Lashay Israel

2021-07-01

AUSTIN, TEXAS May 25, 2021 – kwx, the holding company of Keller Williams Realty (‘KW’), announces a partnership with Julia Lashay Israel to lead the organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts.Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
Denver Foothills – Close Enough to the City but far enough away
Denver Foothills

The Denver Foothills is without a doubt the best place to live in Colorado and arguably the country. It is close to Denver but far enough away. That isn't a slam to Denver but most people that move to Colorado come to Colorado for fresh air, elbow room and the Read more

Keller Williams Reports Q1 ’21 Results
Keller Williams

AUSTIN, TEXAS May 11, 2021 — Keller Williams (“KW”), the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by agent count and the U.S. leader in units and sales volume, reports Q1 ’21 results, having achieved significant growth and technology milestones, and topped franchise and corporate culture rankings.

Keller Williams News
Keller Williams

Luxury Homes by Keller Williams Luxury Homes is the luxury division of Keller Williams & Company. Kellerink Kellerink is the publishing arm of Keller Williams, responsible for publishing instructive and inspiring real estate economics books. Stockbrokers and MLS pins are responsible for typos, misinformation and typographical errors and are deemed Read more

Realtors Are no Different Than Real Estate Agents. The Cult is Not Worth the Dues
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When I first became a real estate agent years ago I thought you had to be a Realtor (because my Keller Williams firm required it). I started to realize just how worthless the organization was. It is basically a lobbying group that pays politicians (RPAC) to vote the way NAR Read more

Keller Williams

Keller Williams Reports Q1 ’21 Results

2021-06-30

AUSTIN, TEXAS May 11, 2021 — Keller Williams (“KW”), the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by agent count and the U.S. leader in units and sales volume, reports Q1 ’21 results, having achieved significant growth and technology milestones, and topped franchise and corporate culture rankings.Continue Reading

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Why Local Boutique Real Estate Companies Rock: Why should you choose a local boutique real estate company over a national one?
Orson Hill Realty Luxury Agents

Choose a small local real estate company and not a national one. Just for starters money national companies make are put back into markets that don't help you. They charge franchise and hidden fees. The agent usually has a large split so they can't reduce your rates as much as Read more

Grant Cardone to Deliver Personal and Professional Development Content for eXp Real Estate Agents
Grant-Cardone EXP Realty

Cardone has a long and impressive career and resume. For starters, he is the man behind the best-selling book and concept, “The 10X Rule®. He is also a star on Discovery Channel’s reality show, “Undercover Billionaire,” the CEO of Cardone Training Technologies, Inc., a recognized industry sales training expert, social Read more

Keller Williams News
Keller Williams

Luxury Homes by Keller Williams Luxury Homes is the luxury division of Keller Williams & Company. Kellerink Kellerink is the publishing arm of Keller Williams, responsible for publishing instructive and inspiring real estate economics books. Stockbrokers and MLS pins are responsible for typos, misinformation and typographical errors and are deemed Read more

kwx Taps DEI Expert Julia Lashay Israel
Julia Lashay Israel

AUSTIN, TEXAS May 25, 2021 – kwx, the holding company of Keller Williams Realty (‘KW’), announces a partnership with Julia Lashay Israel to lead the organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts.