KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United® Real Estate, a fast-growing urban-centric real estate and franchise operation company, today announces that it more than tripled the total amount of closed transactions over the previous year from its five company-owned, café-style offices. The company, which began franchising its brokerage concept in 2013, grew rapidly nationwide by selling 12 exclusive-area franchised territories in less than one year. As a result, the company ended 2013 at 187 percent ahead of its plan for total franchise revenue.
“Not only did we close the year ahead of what we had planned for in overall real estate transaction volume, but also with the quick acceptance of our franchise model, we were able to expand into some of the largest metropolitan markets and further solidify our position as one of the fastest growing real estate companies in the nation,” said Peter Giese, President of United Real Estate. “We look forward to offering our agent-centric program to even more agents and brokers in 2014 by aggressively expanding our franchise network with quality business partners.”
United credits the speed of its sales growth to the rapid increase in the number of experienced agents who are joining the company to take advantage of its full service 100 percent commission business model. The “Freedom Model” includes an unmatched full-service solution that provides the latest training, marketing, technology and access to a national referral network to real estate agents and to owners of real estate companies through a franchise offering.
Backed by a company with an 88-year history of successfully servicing real estate agents and consumers, United stands alone in the residential real estate industry with a true franchise solution, which offers a blueprint process to follow for real estate brokers and entrepreneurs to achieve success.
A Closer Look at United Real Estate
Launched in January 2011, United® Real Estate has successfully established rapid growth real estate companies in the largest metropolitan areas of the United States. United Real Estate currently operates company-owned real estate brokerages in the metropolitan cities of: Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. In addition, United Real Estate franchise operations are operated in: Pasadena, Beverly Hills, Kansas City, Louisville, Lexington, Scottsdale, Pomona and the greater Los Angeles area. The 2013 Swanepoel TRENDS Report, one of the real estate industry's most respected publications, recognized United Real Estate as a “frontrunner” for rolling out the real estate office of the future. The United Real Estate system is gaining momentum nationwide through a comprehensive franchise solution for real estate brokers in urban markets. With a unique, disruptive business model, United Real Estate is the only company that provides 100% commission to agents combined with a full suite of state-of-the-art technology and marketing tools. Additionally, unlike competing franchise systems, United follows the “protected territory” model, only allowing one franchise per market.