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Ben Caballero becomes first Realtor to exceed $1B in yearly personal transaction volume

Through his self-developed home builder Internet platform HomesUSA.com, Caballero processed nearly 2,500 home sales last year
  • Ben Caballero, who has been ranked as the country's No. 1 Realtor since 2013, earned $1,022,000,000 in total 2015 home sales and became last year's first billion-dollar agent.
  • The tally of Caballero's sales earnings from 2010 to 2015 is $4,503 billion.
  • His success is largely accredited to the development of his own online listing management platform, HomesUSA.com, which streamlines information, requests and leads for new home builders.

What does it take to eclipse more than $1 billion in home sales within a year as an individual agent -- and make history? For Ben Caballero, who has been ranked as the country's No. 1 Realtor in number of transactions and cumulative transaction volume since 2013, it takes selling 2,491 single-family homes in 12 months, an average of 47 per week (that's more than one every business hour) and a self-invented Internet tech platform, HomesUSA.com, of which he is the president. Ben Caballero Most of his transactions come from new home sales throughout the Texas metros he represents (Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, San Antonio and Austin) and the 40 homebuilder brands he serves. What does this milestone mean for him? "What it means to me -- I guess it just means that some gratification that the work that I've done has been successful," he said. "I really never set out to set any kind of milestone like that but it just happens. When you're in the middle of the contest, you don't th...