According to rankings compiled by Real Trends and The Wall Street Journal, Texas real estate broker Ben Caballero personally completed 2,267 deals in 2012, making him the nation's busiest individual agent. The next agent ranked had 661 transactions. Which begs the question: How did Caballero complete more than three times the number of transactions of other top-producing U.S. agents? Ben Caballero Caballero was also at the top of the charts of the survey-based annual rankings with $668 million in 2012 sales volume. But he's not earning the same kind of commissions on those sales that traditional brokers do. That's because homebuilders pay Caballero's Addison, Texas-based HomesUSA.com Inc. a flat fee per listing, allowing them to secure more non-agent-mediated home sales. Build...
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