Keller Williams Eyes Expansion in South America

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Keller Williams is continuing to expand into South America, continuing its momentum of international growth. The company is opening a franchise in São Paulo, Brazil—its eighth location in South America.

“In the midst of a rapidly shifting global market due to COVID-19, our global regions continue to make monumental gains and our pipeline of new regions continues to be robust,” says William E. Soteroff, president of Keller Williams Worldwide, the international division of kwx, the holding company of KW.

KWW has more than 14,708 real estate agents outside of the U.S. and Canada, up 22.7% over 2020. In 2021, agents closed 56,596 transactions as of Nov. 30, a 59.4% jump over 2020 for that same period. Agents have closed $10.8 billion in sales volume in 2021, a nearly 95% increase over the same period in 2020.

“Across South America alone, we currently stand strong with 17 market centers and close to 1,000 agents collectively in the seven existing regions,” says Soteroff. “And we are excited now to announce our eighth region in South America.”

KWW is currently exploring further expansion opportunities across Africa, Central America, South America, Europe, and Asia. As of Dec. 1, KWW has 285 market centers outside of the U.S. and Canada in more than 50 countries and territories.