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Keller Williams continuing to grow agent base at astonishing pace

The company reported its Q1 2016 financial results
  • The number of Keller Williams associates increased 39 percent year-over-year in Q1 2016, according to the franchisor.

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Keller Williams' growth hasn't slowed in the first quarter of 2016, building on significant strides made by the company in 2015. At the end of last year, the franchisor reported that its total number of associates grew to 133,000 by the end of 2015 -- a 19 percent year-over-year growth. That trend seems to be continuing, if not picking up momentum, so far during 2016. The franchisor reported that it surpassed 139,000 associates in Q1 2016, a net gain of 4,989 agents. That's a 36 percent increase over Q1 2015, according to Keller Williams. The associates count includes agents, office leadership, staff and coaches. John Davis “By focusing on the activities that generate results, our associates are expanding their market share and building momentum during months when real estate traditionally goes backward,” said John Davis, president at Keller Williams, in a statement. “They’re turning winter into summer and creating new opportunities for themselves and their fa...