The Keller Williams Global Family Reunion was held this year in Anaheim, California, an Orange County California town and has brought together more than 19,000 real estate consultants and associates from more than 23 countries.
Portugal had a large and very lively delegation that was presented with several prizes that distinguished its activity and which once again placed Portugal in the top of the countries with the greatest success among the group of countries outside the US and Canada. Here are the 2017 premiums awarded by Keller Williams Worldwide:
- # 1 GROSS COMISSION INCOME (gains related to mediation commissions)
- # 1 NET GROWTH SHARE (# of fundraisers)
- # 1 CLOSE UNITS (Total of properties sold)
- # 1 NET AGENT COUNT GROWTH (# of real estate consultants)
In addition Eduardo Garcia e Costa, CEO of KW Portugal, was awarded the President's Award . This award distinguishes KW Portugal's excellent work in the development of KW outside the US and Canada, the promotion of the brand and the implementation and development of KW's business models.
Regarding this award Bill Soteroff, President of Keller Williams Worldwide, said:
It is only the second time this prize is awarded. It is intended for KW builders outside the US market. This individual does not see things as they are, but how they can be. The President's Award is awarded to Eduardo Garcia and Costa for their leadership, vision and contribution in the development of the KW family in Portugal and throughout the World.
During four days, thousands of the best consultants and leaders of this brand of Franchising met in sessions of work, testimonies and formation and that had the presence of the best specialists in the diverse areas that involve the activity of this great company.
We recall that Keller Williams is the largest company in the real estate industry globally, with almost 170,000 consultants in more than 23 countries spread across 5 continents .
KW Portugal is to be congratulated, since in 2017 it doubled the volume of traded properties ( 1200 million euros ) and witnessed the growth of the number of associates ( + 42% ), with today more than 1,500 members distributed by 21 Market Centers (MC) north to south of the country. The goal for 2018 is that the number of members reach 2,500 with the desire and the confidence that in 2018 these results will be exceeded!