There’s a lot of talk and braggadocio in the real estate industry, but the numbers don’t lie. And the top 1,000 agents and teams were ranked today based on the data alone. Real Trends, in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, just released he 12th annual The Thousand list, which is divided into four categories: individual agent sales volume; individual agent transaction sides; team sales volume; and team transaction sides.
If you’re tired of losing out on multiple offers situations, then now is a great time to discover how much easier it is to sell new homes — especially when you consider that working with a homebuilder eliminates many of the struggles buyer’s agents face in hot markets today.
As winter approaches, many agents watch their book of business dwindle as more and more homeowners prefer to wait for spring. For brokers and agents who know how to work with builders, however, the fourth quarter can be a great time for sales, especially this year.
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 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.