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Keller Williams
#22 Franchise 500| Real estate

Keller Williams
Real estate

About
Founded

1983

Franchising Since

1987 (31 Years)

Corporate Address

1221 S. MoPac Expwy., #400
Austin, TX 78746

CEO

John Davis

Parent Company

Keller Williams Realty Int'l.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$183,947 - $336,995

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Online Support

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

National Media

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

6-18 months, ongoing

Classroom Training:

28 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

3 - 4

Keller Williams is ranked #22 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
As two young real estate agents working for what was then the largest real estate company in Austin, Texas, Gary Keller and Joe Williams believed that a company should work for its employees rather than the other way around. So the two men joined forces to found Keller Williams Realty in 1983. Four years later the partners began franchising. With offices throughout the country, Keller Williams encourages agents to recruit others into the company through profit-sharing.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $183,947 High - $336,995
Units
+7.9%+65 UNITS (1 Year) +24.6%+175 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Disclaimer

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Updated: August 31st, 2017