If there was a universal message to sum up co-founder and chairman Gary Keller’s annual Vision Speech it was “get to work!”
“A professional knows what he knows, knows what he doesn’t know and knows the difference between the two,” said Keller imploring agents to learn the numbers that drive the real estate market and interpret them in a meaningful way for clients. “In order to look forward, you have to look backward,” he added.
So, just how is the real estate market? Overall, 2013 proved to be a good year for an industry on the road to recovery
Joined onstage by Jay Papasan and members of the KW Research Team, Keller ran through the numbers that drive the U.S. and Canadian real estate markets, as well as the economic impact of the previous year with a focus on sales, price, mortgage rates and inventory – key indicators Keller believes are essential for interpreting the data in a meaningful way.
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