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General

Industry

Real Estate

Category

Brokerage Services

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

1994

Fees

Marketing Fee

$1,000 per calendar year

Royalty Fee

6%

Franchise Fee

$35,000-$35,000

Investment Range

$182K-$336K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

811

U.S. Franchised Units

794

U.S. Corporate Units

17

Headquarters (City)

Austin

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

1995

Issuance of FDD Data

03/31/2022

Key Indicators

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Franchise Payback Period (Years)

Owner Salary / Compensation

Average Unit Volume (AUV)

Franchise Cost

$182K-$336K

Franchise Fee

$35,000-$35,000

What to know about Keller Williams Realty franchise?

Keller Williams Realty is a real estate company that delivers brokerage services and other services. With multiple offices across the globe, Keller Williams agents are equipped with the latest technology and training to help their clients buy or sell a home. Keller Williams offers a variety of services to help their clients buy or sell a home. These services include: -Home buyers services: Keller Williams agents will work with home buyers to help them find the perfect home. They will also provide guidance on how to make an offer and negotiate with sellers. -Home sellers services: Keller Williams agents will help home sellers list their home, market their home, and price their home competitively. They will also help with the negotiation process. -Relocation services: Keller Williams agents can help with all aspects of relocating, from finding a new home to selling a current home. -Property management services: Keller Williams agents can help property owners manage their rental properties. They will handle all aspects of the rental process, from marketing the property to screening tenants. The company has developed a distinctive business system that allows it to provide its services to clients in an efficient and effective manner. Keller Williams Realty is committed to helping its clients achieve their real estate goals. With a franchise opportunity, Keller Williams agents can be their own boss and build their own business.

Keller Williams Realty is based in Austin, TX. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Keller Williams Realty franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Keller Williams Realty franchise? Before starting a Keller Williams Realty franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business.

The minimum investment amount required to open a Keller Williams Realty franchise is $182,430 and can go all the way up to $335,697. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Keller Williams Realty business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 Keller Williams Realty franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Keller Williams Realty business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Keller Williams Realty franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.

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Franchise Data

Year Start of Year Units Opened Units Closed End of Year
2016 718 24 4 738
2017 738 59 2 795
2018 795 28 5 818
2019 818 14 9 823
2020 823 11 20 814
2021 814 5 14 794

Additional Details

How much does a Keller Williams Realty franchise owner make?

Keller Williams Realty franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another.
The Keller Williams Realty franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors.

Keller Williams Realty unfortunately does not disclose financials on how much Keller Williams Realty franchise owners make. This means they do not disclose sales or earnings for franchisees operating in the U.S.

Every franchisor is required by law to disclose income statements and balance sheets for how the franchisor is performing but not for the franchisee level. Unfortunately, Keller Williams Realty does not make it easy to understand franchisee financial performance. This can be seen as a red flag and it is important to be that much more diligent in your conversations with Keller Williams Realty franchisees. Do note that Keller Williams Realty is not alone as about 40% of franchises do not disclose franchisee financial performance.

At Vetted Biz, we suggest you to speak with 5 to 10 Keller Williams Realty franchisees to understand how much money they are making from their Keller Williams Realty business.

You should also speak to former Keller Williams Realty franchisees to understand why they left the system. Did they sell their Keller Williams Realty at a profit? Were they forced to close their Keller Williams Realty franchise down because it kept losing money?

What is the Keller Williams Realty franchise fee?

Owning a Keller Williams Realty franchise requires 6% royalty fee and $1,000 per calendar year marketing fee. These two expenses represent the main ongoing costs you can expect to pay the franchisor throughout the franchise relationship. There may be other ongoing fees disclosed in the Keller Williams Realty Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Keller Williams Realty franchise fee of $35,000 that is included in the initial investment amount of $182,430 to $335,697. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Keller Williams Realty franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Keller Williams Realty franchise fee of $35,000.

Visit the Keller Williams Realty metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Real Estate franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was Keller Williams Realty founded?

Keller Williams Realty started offering franchises in 1995. Keller Williams Realty was founded 28 years ago in 1994.

At Vetted Biz, we recommend franchises have 3-5 corporate locations and 5+ years of experience before offering a franchise. There needs to be proof that the business model works and is replicable before offering the franchise to other!

How many Keller Williams Realty locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2022, there were 794 locations across the U.S. There are also corporate locations. Most Real Estate franchises like Keller Williams Realty have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Keller Williams Realty franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Keller Williams Realty has opened 30 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Keller Williams Realty metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Real Estate franchises.

How many Keller Williams Realty franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Keller Williams Realty has closed 43 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the Keller Williams Realty metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Real Estate franchises.

Is Keller Williams Realty growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Keller Williams Realty over the past 3 years is -3%. Over the last year we have data for, Keller Williams Realty had a net unit growth rate of -2%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Keller Williams Realty growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Keller Williams Realty. More info in the Keller Williams Realty metrics tab.

Is Keller Williams Realty franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Keller Williams Realty is eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan. To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

Keller Williams Realty franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S2855 on 04/04/2018. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Keller Williams Realty that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria. Currently, there are over 7,000 franchise opportunities that the SBA has deemed eligible for SBA financing.

Is Keller Williams Realty a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Keller Williams Realty meets the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) definition of a franchise. The FTC Franchise Rule requires franchisors to provide all potential franchisees with a disclosure document (FDD) containing 23 items about the franchise, its officers, and other franchisees. Be sure that Keller Williams Realty provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Keller Williams Realty.

What is the Keller Williams Realty Franchise for Sale Rate?

The Keller Williams Realty systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the Keller Williams Realtyfranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

Keller Williams Realty franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 8%. Over the last year we have data for, Keller Williams Realty had a franchise for sale rate of 4%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Keller Williams Realty franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Keller Williams Realty. More info in the Keller Williams Realty metrics tab.

What is the Keller Williams Realty Franchise Failure Rate?

Keller Williams Realty franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons. The failure rate is one of the most important franchise metrics to consider when investing in a franchise!

Keller Williams Realty failure rate over the past 3 years is 5%. Over the last year we have data for, Keller Williams Realty had a franchise failure rate of 2%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Keller Williams Realty franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Keller Williams Realty. More info in the Keller Williams Realty metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on Keller Williams Realty franchise?

Visit the Keller Williams Realty metrics tab to explore franchise profitability, industry comparables and more. Become a Vetted Member today today for exclusive access on this franchise opportunity!

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Investment Midpoint

The average of the low and high range of the investment amounts calculated from the most recently available Franchise Disclosure Document

Keller Williams Realty

$259,064

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Keller Williams Realty

6%

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

Keller Williams Realty

$35,000

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Item 19 – Financial Performance Representations

Historical financial performance representations

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Franchise Financials

Franchisor company financial information and financial performance representations, if disclosed by the franchisor.

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General

Industry

Real Estate

Category

Brokerage Services

Works with Franchise Brokers

No

Year of Founding

1994

Fees

Marketing Fee

$1,000 per calendar year

Royalty Fee

6%

Franchise Fee

$35,000-$35,000

Investment Range

$182K-$336K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

811

U.S. Franchised Units

794

U.S. Corporate Units

17

Headquarters (City)

Austin

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

No

E-2 Visa Eligibility

No

Started Offering Franchises

1995

Issuance of FDD Data

03/31/2022

Detailed Franchise metrics for Keller Williams Realty

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Keller Williams Realty below. “N/A" or Not Applicable results mean that there is not enough data available to compute a precise rate or that the result is not mathematically computable. When results are not mathematically computable, you should pay attention to the absolute values (#) instead of the percentage rate itself.

Growth Rate

The percentage change of total franchise units from one year to the next by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Keller Williams Realty

-1%

-3%

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Franchise for Sale Rate

The percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Keller Williams Realty

2%

8%

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Net Unit Growth (most recent year)

Net Unit Growth (3 years)

Failure Rate

Franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons.

 

1 year

3 years

Keller Williams Realty

1%

5%

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Business details

Website

https://www.kw.com/

Business email

f********@kw.com

Mailing address

1221 South Mopac Expressway Suite 400

State headquarters

Texas

Contact Name

Keller Williams Realty

Phone

+1 (000) 0********00

City

Austin

Zip code

78746
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