ABOUT KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
Keller Williams Realty is an American international real estate franchise with headquarters in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1983 by Gary Keller and Joe Williams, it grew from a single office in Austin to approximately 700 offices and as of November 2016 with over 150,000 associates worldwide. It is the largest real estate franchise by agent count in the World, and one of the largest privately held global residential real estate brokerages. It is an Inc. 5000 company and has been recognized as one of the highest rated real estate companies by numerous publications, including Entrepreneur Magazine and Forbes.
Keller Williams Worldwide - Keller Williams Worldwide is responsible for the company's global franchising and expansion.
KellerINK - KellerINK is the publishing arm of Keller Williams Realty, responsible for the publishing of instructional and inspirational business books with a specialty in real estate. The company published the nationally bestselling Millionaire Real Estate series and The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. They have sold more than a million books worldwide.
Luxury Homes by Keller Williams - Luxury Homes by Keller Williams is the company's luxury real estate arm.
KW Commercial - Division of Keller Williams responsible for brokering commercial real estate.
Keller Williams Realty is involved in many charitable causes both as a franchise and with individual franchisee offices. It operates a charitable arm known as KW Cares which is a nonprofit organization set up to assist associates of the company and their families deal with hardships and emergencies. Examples of giving include providing assistance to help fight serious illness or recover from a life altering accident. Beginning in 2009, Keller Williams Realty began organizing a one-day yearly event where all associates spend a day away from the office donating their time to their local communities.Known among the associates as RED Day (Renew, Energize, and Donate), all Keller Williams offices shut down for the event.Since its inception, associates have been involved with projects that include rebuilding homes, hosting blood drives, giving to local food shelters, and refurbishing local parks.