Keller Williams claims to be U.S. sales volume leader, surpassing Re/Max

$72.5 billion in deals would put the Texas-based franchise on top, but Re/Max quarterly results remain delayed and elusive

Long the largest real estate brand by agent count, Keller Williams on Wednesday officially laid claim as the dominant real estate franchise by sales volume in the United States, tallying $72.5 billion in deals during a record-breaking fourth quarter in which Re/Max seemingly slipped a notch.