December 2017 archive

Your 2017 Year in Review

As 2017 comes to a close, let’s take a moment and reflect on all you’ve accomplished throughout this historic year. Beyond rocketing past production records, you have transformed the game of real estate through your character, compassion an…

Think Twice Before Opting Out of a Home Warranty

Imagine this. You move into your new home in the middle of winter and your furnace breaks down. The total cost to replace it is $3,500. Had you purchased a $700 home warranty, a portion of these costs would have been covered. With one call,…

Red Report – December

Put a Stop to Shiny Object Syndrome

You cannot get a prescription for it, but it is a real condition. It is “shiny object syndrome,” a highly contagious disease of distraction. And you may be infected with it if you’re experiencing one or more of these symptoms:

  • You get excited about new projects, but quickly lose interest after you begin and jump to the next one.
  • You are set on implementing a new strat egy into your business, but have no game plan to bring it to life.
  • Your team is confused by your constantly changing business direction.

This Month at Keller Williams – November

This Month at Keller Williams – December

Katherine Kiernan Finds Her Professional Home at KW

Despite her accomplishments as a high-performing agent at Element Realty, with $24 million in closed volume and 104 units in 2016, Katherine Kiernan was ready to quit real estate. The brokerage lacked education opportunities, organization, innovative ideas and a culture that supported her team’s growth. “Everything I learned was self-taught,” Kiernan recalls. “Running such an uphill battle all the time became very disengaging and very stressful.”

Here’s How You Grow Your Market Share Overnight

Bundled in thick scarves and warm coats, Dar and Ed Walden were out navigating Anchorage’s icy roads when the call came in.

Stopped in a snowy parking lot, the co-owners of the Anchorage, Alaska-based Dar Walden Team found their friend Matt Wagner – owner of an ad agency for the real estate industry – on the line with big news. Wes Madden, a fellow client, was toying with the idea of selling his Fairbanks-based independent brokerage, Madden Real Estate, Alaska’s top real estate firm.

Here’s How You Grow Your Market Share Overnight

Bundled in thick scarves and warm coats, Dar and Ed Walden were out navigating Anchorage’s icy roads when the call came in.

Stopped in a snowy parking lot, the co-owners of the Anchorage, Alaska-based Dar Walden Team found their friend Matt Wagner – owner of an ad agency for the real estate industry – on the line with big news. Wes Madden, a fellow client, was toying with the idea of selling his Fairbanks-based independent brokerage, Madden Real Estate, Alaska’s top real estate firm.

Building New Beginnings

For 14 weeks, February through May, associates from KW Metropolitan worked tirelessly to build four homes for veterans and single-parent families headed by women at a Morris Habitat for Humanity project on Harding Avenue in Dover, N.J.

Nathalie Figueroa is both: a veteran and active in the Army Reserve as a military police officer and a mother of a young son. She is still in shock that she’ll be a homeowner, a dream she thought she’d never realize.