Two thriving unbiased South Carolina brokerages – ChuckTown Houses Actual Property and Bowen & Associates Realty – have introduced their transfer to Keller Williams. At $175 million and $80 million in quantity, respectively, every agency has achieved exceptional success, which they sit up for amplifying at their new skilled residence.
Jeremy Wilson, Donald Russell and Shawn Pillion, the three homeowners of ChuckTown Houses, have backgrounds in restaurant operations and regional administration. They fashioned the corporate 16 years in the past and constructed their enterprise on the again of their restaurant work ethic, with its 18-hour days and fixed hustle. Within the early days, they door knocked, drummed up any enterprise they might discover, and made a reputation for themselves round Charleston dealing with quick gross sales, foreclosures and REOs again in these difficult market days round 2008. Their onerous work paid off. Since its inception, ChuckTown Houses has grown yearly. Actually, within the final couple years, the corporate has grown by 20 and 30 p.c. Yr up to now, the workforce of 23 is on monitor to shut 500 models for $175 million. Pillion factors out the center of their success: “We strive earnestly to do the very best job we are able to for each shopper and handle them effectively. Our previous purchasers have actually constructed us up through the years and so they hold coming again to us. Treating everyone proper has been our constructing block through the years to regular, sustained progress.”
Now they wish to develop and duplicate their success mannequin in cities and states throughout the nation. After they kicked the tires a bit in close by Columbia, South Carolina, they realized that there was an incredible quantity of logistics concerned in constructing out an workplace house, recruiting leaders and brokers in a city the place they had been unknown and launching a model in a metropolis the place they didn’t have any private connections. That’s after they met up with Keller Williams, the place they realized that the corporate has a protracted monitor report of success with confirmed growth fashions and methods and gives a playbook, community and assets to assist them develop with confidence. They’re excited that they will present alternatives in different cities and supply folks a chance to develop, prosper and actually run their very own companies. “Our aim is 2 growth groups throughout the first three months, and 6 or seven by the tip of the primary yr,” Russell says. “We all know we’ll make some errors alongside the way in which and have loads of studying to do, however we’re assured we’ll succeed with the growth instruments, expertise and help that Keller Williams supplies.” Wilson provides, “We’re already speaking to workforce leaders who’re forward of us within the growth course of and studying from their expertise and greatest practices. We’ve constructed the spreadsheets and carefully examined the chances, and the numbers work. Powered by Keller Williams, growth simply makes good sense for the way forward for ChuckTown Houses.”
Vincent Mariani, workforce chief of Keller Williams Charleston West Ashley, supplied, “We’re past excited to associate with ChuckTown Houses Actual Property. They bring about an extremely enjoyable, genuine and productive tradition, which totally aligns with us. Their dedication to an unmatched shopper expertise powered by sturdy relationships and the mixing of expertise is strictly what we educate our brokers. With our new partnership, we are going to proceed to develop our imaginative and prescient of inspiring brokers to construct companies price proudly owning, lives price dwelling and legacies price leaving. The longer term is vibrant!”
Bowen & Associates Realty
In Sumter, South Carolina, Debbie Bowen feels lucky that her workplace is completely positioned a few mile from a army set up, a neighborhood with whom she and her workforce have constructed a deep affiliation. The majority of the workforce’s enterprise comes from army households on the transfer. Within the final 12 months alone, they’ve closed 417 models for $80.3 million.
Even with all of their success, Bowen felt her 30 brokers deserved greater than she might supply. She was impressed by Keller Williams’ elite expertise, lead technology packages, and fashions and methods, and felt compelled to get them within the palms of her workforce. As Bowen & Associates joins Keller Williams Palmetto, they are going to keep anchored of their identical workplace in Sumter and set up the KW title within the metropolis for the primary time.
“We couldn’t be happier about our partnership with Debbie Bowen and the wonderful group of individuals she has assembled in Sumter,” shared Matt Carroll, workforce chief at KW Palmetto. “The brokers will now have the ability to mix their unbelievable data of the native market along with the unbelievable instruments, coaching and expertise accessible to them now by Keller Williams. We simply can’t wait to look at every agent’s enterprise soar, serving to extra households purchase or promote homes than ever earlier than.”
Bowen will get nice pleasure from seeing her brokers develop and thrive, and desires to ensure they’ve all the pieces they should proceed excelling. “I do know I’ve reached a plateau, and I would like some extra instruments within the toolbox. That’s why I’m actually expectant and enthusiastic about becoming a member of Keller Williams to assist our workforce proceed to study and develop.”
Chris Parrish, a retired Air Power veteran and the group’s #1 agent, is keen to construct a workforce underneath the Keller Williams umbrella and implement the well-established methods to assist him accomplish that. His spouse can be retired from the army and not too long ago joined as his first workforce member. Collectively, they aspire to create seventh stage leverage. “With my army background, I’m drawn to well-run coaching packages. With Keller Williams’ emphasis on excellence in schooling, I’ve little doubt that I’ll develop as an agent and as a workforce chief.”
One other of Bowen & Associates prime brokers, Jenilyn Stevens, is happy concerning the formal schooling that Keller Williams gives. “I’ve by no means had any formal coaching apart from my actual property lessons,” she shares. “And even with out superior expertise, I really feel like our workforce is profitable as a result of we’re close-knit and assist one another overcome obstacles and obtain success. We’re all trying ahead to getting totally outfitted and gaining access to the sturdy help that Keller Williams gives.”