ProxioPro Helps Agents Reach Expanding Market of International Buyers
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Keller Williams Realty, Inc., the second largest real estate company in the United States, unveiled its strategic alliance with Proxio at the 2012 Annual Mega Camp held in Austin, Texas on September 19th. This announcement came in conjunction with the unveiling of the new Keller Williams Global Property Specialist (KW GPS) designation. Proxio, Inc., the leading international marketing and networking service provides online tools and services for brokerages and real estate professionals in 19 languages, including all KW GPS agents.
"We are proud to be in business with Proxio, whose international MLS, global marketing and networking platform is the recognized leader in worldwide property syndication and agent referrals," said KW Worldwide President Chris Heller. "Providing Proxio to our associates, along with all of the tools and training they get through our KW Global Property Specialists initiative, will further enable our associates' success with international buyers and sellers, and we are excited to be working with Proxio as we continue our global growth."
Proxio is fully integrated with the Keller Williams’ platform, enabling agents to seamlessly access Proxio services through their MyKW dashboard. Keller Williams’ listing inventory is uploaded daily into the exclusive Proxio international MLS, where it is visible to 500,000 real estate professionals in over 100 countries worldwide. The five-year agreement also provides each KW Global Property Specialist with a customized multilingual property search widget for their individual website, where multicultural buyers can search listings in their own language. Consumer leads are pushed back to the agents through the company platform.
“The goal of this alliance is to provide KW GPS agents with a global edge,” said Janet Case, Proxio CEO. “It is exciting to have Keller Williams join the growing number of U.S. brokers who are looking for improved ways to reach foreign buyers, and to help them go further by providing the tools to connect with real estate professionals and consumers throughout the world. Agents who market themselves internationally will get more listings and make more sales.”
Currently, the ever-expanding Proxio global real estate network has over 2.8M properties valued at $1.1 trillion from more than 100 countries, including the world’s largest compilation of international luxury listings. By authentically translating property information into 19 languages and 30 currencies, Proxio removes cultural and geographic borders and creates unsurpassed marketing opportunities for real estate professionals.
About Proxio, Inc.
The Proxio SaaS platform provides marketing and networking services in 19 languages to real estate brokerages, agents, MLSs and associations worldwide. Over 500,000 Proxio-enabled professionals are gaining a strategic advantage in serving diverse clients and growing their businesses globally through professional networking, multilingual web services, and social media. Proxio is based in California, with offices in Brazil and Singapore.
About Keller Williams Realty, Inc.:
Founded in 1983, Keller Williams Realty, Inc. is the second-largest real estate franchise operation in the United States, with 675 offices and almost 77,000 associates across the globe. The company provides specialized agents in luxury homes and commercial real estate properties. For more information, or to search for homes for sale, visit Keller Williams Realty online at (www.kw.com). Information about Keller Williams Realty's international expansion can be found at (www.kwworldwide.com).
Source: Proxio, Inc.