(Published on - 4/15/2019 5:34:06 PM)
Realty Executives of Kansas City is once again recognized as an industry leader in the latest report by REAL Trends: The REAL Trends 500. The 2019 brokerage rankings highlight elite-performing firms by transaction sides and sales volume while also recognizing the addition of core services related to the real estate process.
Realty Executives of Kansas City garnered a spot in the top 500 by transaction sides, was named amongst the largest regional brands in the country and is listed as a top Realty Executives affiliate in the report.
Founded in 1989 and built from the ground up by Regional Developers Steve and Nancy Summers, the Kansas City brokerage continues to be a leader in the region with $597,562,521 in sales volume and 2,786 closed transaction sides in 2018.
“Our mindset is to always put our agents first and consistently deliver through our training, technology, transaction support, and concierge services. With 200 agents in five locations serving the entire eight-county greater Kansas City metropolitan area our number one resource for attracting new agents has been our existing agents. We have established a culture where more often an agent from within our ranks refers another agent to us based on their experience working with us. Our point of differentiation has been the personalized service we provide each of our Executives,” said Steve Summers.
The Summers have also focused on developing teams through the company’s team development program which provides agents additional incentive to further expand their footprint in the marketplace. With the stability in the Kansas City area the Summers have witnessed in the market over the last few years, focusing on developing strong teams in recent years poises the company for challenges as well as balance throughout a variety of market shifts.
“Like most areas in the country we are experiencing low inventory challenges at certain price points as well as increasing home values. I see the market slowly leveling out in terms of inventory and values going forward creating a more balanced real estate environment,” Steve Summers said.
Realty Executives of Kansas City is part of the Realty Executives Mid-America Region (comprised of Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska) recently acquired by Realty Executives International. This year, Realty Executives of Kansas City’s highest rank in the complete REAL Trends report was 12th in the largest regional brand category.
REAL Trends is a leader in ranking the performance of residential real estate firms in the U.S. with a record 1,757 firms qualifying for this year’s REAL Trends 500.