Houston actual property veteran Haley Garcia has taken her seven-person group to Keller Williams. Garcia was with Compass from 2018 to early 2023 and generated $205.5 million in gross sales quantity throughout her final two years with the brokerage.
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Texas-based franchisor Keller Williams continues its recruiting streak with Compass Houston founding member Haley Garcia taking her seven-member group to Keller Williams Luxurious The Woodlands.
“As a frontrunner in luxurious actual property, the partnerships Keller Williams affords with The Wall Road Journal, Mansion World, and lots of others enhance publicity for my purchasers,” Garcia mentioned of the transfer in a ready assertion. “As a big actual property group, in addition they present construction and expertise constructed for giant city-wide groups that different corporations don’t. They provide us the infrastructure to develop into a number of markets which provides nice worth for our purchasers.”
Garcia has greater than twenty years of gross sales expertise which features a nine-year stint at Coldwell Banker earlier than leaving to create a boutique brokerage, the Garcia Real Estate Group. Garcia offered the brokerage in 2011 and two years later created an actual property group beneath the identical title that served luxurious patrons and sellers within the Houston metroplex.
Her seven-person group’s success caught the attention of Compass leaders who tapped Garcia to develop into one of many founding members of their Houston operations. Throughout her final two years at Compass, Garcia’s group accomplished 318 transactions price $205.5 million — a manufacturing scale that earned her group high-ranking spots on Houston Enterprise Journal’s and RealTrends America’s Greatest’s lists for actual property groups.
Though Garcia skilled immense success at Compass, she mentioned the brokerage’s stage of assist post-IPO started to say no and pushed her to look elsewhere.
“I’ve nice pals and nice respect for Compass and its mission, and I’m grateful for my time with them,” she advised Inman. “Nevertheless, as soon as the corporate went public, sources for giant groups modified. At this stage of my profession, with a big consumer base and a group to take care of, the strong basis with long-time confirmed ends in the posh area that KW affords made them an incredible match.”
Garcia mentioned the chance to hitch Keller Williams got here proper on time as her brokers navigate a altering actual property market.
“The brand new shifting market presents alternatives with restricted stock that stay within the vendor’s favor,” she mentioned. “Consumers are navigating greater charges; nevertheless, profitable a suggestion on a property with a chief location in The Woodlands is powerful when a refinance could be had sooner or later.”
“Proper now, we’re centered on serving our purchasers primarily based on their objectives with out worry and talking the reality about how we navigate the shift based on their objectives,” she added. “Many brokers new to the market up to now two years shall be unable to maintain because of the shift. Nevertheless, they will be a part of a strong group with a powerful basis of 20-plus years of coaching and training to assist them develop their new profession.”
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