ABOUT KELLER WILLIAMS EXPLORE
Keller Williams Realty is an International Real Estate Franchise Organization with roots established & founded by Gary Keller and Joe Williams in Austin Texas in 1983. There are more than 160,000 real estate agents operating in more than 940 offices across the globe, averaging 170 agents per office (Market Centre), with the mission to build careers worth having, businesses worth owning, and lives worth living, for its associates. In 1986, the company was re-invented with the establishment and implementation of certain key principles that are still in existence today:
KW EXPLORE, operating two Market Centers, is showing year on year agent count growth of *38% and year on year closed sales volume growth of *50%, and this trend is set to continue as the company continues to focus on recruiting, production, training, and mentorship.
*End of 2015 Financial Year
Keller Williams Explore Properties was founded as a result of the merger of the independent Explore Properties, and the franchise group Keller Williams Realty in September 2013. The company has planted its roots in Bryanston (Gauteng) & Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape), germinating from its boutique operation of the owners Dean & Estelle Ferreira, together with 2 agents and 3 admin staff.Today, KW Explore employ over *10 admin staff, and 60 agents.
*End of June 2016
KW EXPLORE MISSION STATEMENT
To build and grow the Market Centre of choice, through Integrity, Partnership, and Affirmation that everyone wants to join, and nobody wants to leave.
KW EXPLORE VISION
We have a Team of 650 employees, consisting of the owners, 2 Operating Principals, 3 Team Leaders, an Assistant Team Leader, a Productivity Coach, a Full Time Trainer, an Executive Assistant, 3 Market Centre’s, 9 Business Centre’s, 22 administration staff and 620 qualified real estate practitioners.
We sell 5,000 homes with a value of R6,5bn in residential property per annum. We have a reputation that employs quality talent who possess the knowledge and skill to deliver a world class customer experience. Our agents are actively contributing to the communities in which they serve. Our agents are actively and consistently learning and growing, increasing confidence and skill levels, whilst delivering customer excellence. We provide extreme value, contributing to the continued success of our agents through training and support. The agents are aware of this value and have a personal buy-in to the philosophy.
They feel like partners in the company and are proud of it, recruit to it, and grow it. Together, we give R500,000 pa to KW Cares.The Keller Williams model is a tried and tested model, with proven systems tools and models, so statistics show that wherever KW operates, they own at least 25% market share, so the goal for KW Explore is to achieve & exceed these levels of market share in all areas of operation.