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Stories in Photos: Staying Resilient in the Face of Loss

By Keller Williams Realty International | September 14, 2017

Follow the powerful stories of three homeowners from Lazy River, a subdivision located just outside of Sealy, Texas. They share what happened in the hours leading up to their evacuation, where they are on their long path toward recovery and…

KW Associates Lead Ballard House Guests to Safety in Katy, Texas

By Keller Williams Realty International | September 14, 2017

It’s Sunday afternoon, Sept. 10, and Kathy Alt is exhausted. The executive director of Cinco Charities in Katy, Texas, has been dealing with the after-effects of Hurricane Harvey on The Ballard House, the organization’s 20,000-square-foot home for medical patients and their families.

The charity (and home) was founded back in 2006 by nine agents at Keller Williams Premier Realty in Katy, Texas. Its mission – to provide temporary housing for patients and their caregivers coming to the Katy/West Houston area for medical treatment of life-threatening illnesses.

Kids Displaced by Hurricane Harvey Find New Friends in Red and Blue

By Keller Williams Realty International | September 13, 2017

When Hurricane Harvey blew through southern Texas, it forced thousands to flee their homes. Some evacuees were bussed three hours away to Austin’s MetCenter mega-shelter – a centralized location where housing and support services could be provided.

Together For Texas: Hurricane Harvey Bonds Two Market Centers as One Family

By Keller Williams Realty International | September 12, 2017

Associates from a Louisiana market center react rapidly and resourcefully to solve an urgent water crisis in the Houston area in the immediate days after Hurricane Harvey pummels southeast Texas

10 Fundraiser Ideas to Help KW Associates Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

By Keller Williams Realty International | September 7, 2017

You’ve seen the photos, you’ve watched the news and you’ve heard the stories. Hurricane Harvey has brought devastation and chaos to families and communities across Texas and beyond. And that includes thousands of Keller Williams associates and their families.

Our culture is that of giving back to the communities that we serve and lifting up those in need. That’s why we need your help!

Be a Go-Giver, Not Just a Go-Getter

By Keller Williams Realty International | September 4, 2017

At the core of Keller Williams is a belief that we can contribute to lives in a BIG way. Janice Overbeck, owner of the Janice Overbeck Real Estate Team in Marietta, Ga., is a shining example of this culture in action.

How to Build a Multimillion-Dollar Career in Luxury Real Estate

By Keller Williams Realty International | August 31, 2017

KW associate Francie Little just negotiated her clients’ purchase of the most expensive Austin property ever recorded on the MLS. Little, who is known for her integrity and work ethic, shares how to build a successful luxury real estate career.

The Not-So-Secret Strategy to Winning With Sellers

By Keller Williams Realty International | August 30, 2017

As the summer selling season continues, now is a great time to take a quick pause and ask yourself: Is my listing presentation up to par? Read on for timely advice and object-handling tips from Jackie Ellis and Lance Loken. This article ori…

Win Over Your Clients with Personalized Touches

By Keller Williams Realty International | August 25, 2017

When Mario DiLorenzo’s clients open their inbox or mailbox, they know they have a special message waiting for them.

The Chicago-based agent began sending his clients personalized messages after joining Keller Williams in 2015. In just two years, DiLorenzo has more than doubled his business by learning from those who have gone before him, picking up the tools from the Career Growth Initiative and implementing the 36 to Convert program, formerly 33 Touch. The philosophy is 36 client touches each year can exponentially increase an agent’s business and help them capture more money that is being left on the table.   

50 Lead Generation Ideas to Achieve 100 Leads a Week

By Keller Williams Realty International | August 23, 2017

Sometimes, we tend to over-complicate the lead generation portion of our business. Sure, technology and social media that have allowed us to be more creative but at the heart of it all, the simple fact is that wherever people are, there’s an opportunity to find a prospective customer. Successful real estate agents know this and are always on the look-out for a good lead – even if it’s not the most obvious place. 

In KW MAPS Coaching’s BOLD Experience, students are challenged to think outside the sacred three-hour lead generation time block and make 100 contacts in a week. Does making 100 contacts in seven days seem like a daunting task to undertake? It might if you aren’t armed with lead generation ideas. Thankfully, we stumbled upon 50 from a KWU Master Faculty Instructor and team leader.