Up 73% from 864 at Beginning of 2016
BELLINGHAM, WA – August 3, 2016 – eXp World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: EXPI) today announced that eXp Realty, the Company’s real estate brokerage division, has grown its family of agents and brokers to more than 1,500 across all markets in the United States and Canada. The Company had 864 agents on January 1st of this year and reached 1,000 agents on February 29th, 2016.
“eXp Realty continues to attract Increasing numbers of top agents who are entrepreneurial in their approach to the business and who recognize agent ownership as a fundamental shift in the way in which real estate professionals are valued as partners,” said Company Founder and CEO, Glenn Sanford. “The Company is excited about its current growth trajectory and is continually looking to attract high quality professionals to the brokerage.”
The announcement follows the recent additions of Rick Miller and Randall Miles as independent board members, as well as the addition of real estate industry veteran, and former senior vice president of industry relations for MOVE, Inc. operator of REALTOR.com®, Russ Cofano as the Company’s Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel.
eXp Realty launched in October of 2009 with an aggressive revenue sharing program that pays agents a percentage of gross commission income earned by fellow real estate professionals whom they attract into the Company. In 2013 the Company transitioned into being a public company and in 2014 its initiative of sharing equity with its agents and brokers catapulted it to an accelerated rate of growth and retention.
About eXp World Holdings, Inc.
eXp World Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for a number of companies most notably eXp Realty LLC, the Agent-Owned Cloud BrokerageTM as a full-service real estate brokerage providing 24/7 access to collaborative tools, training, and socialization for real estate brokers and agents through its 3-D, fully-immersive, cloud office environment. eXp Realty, LLC and eXp Realty of Canada, Inc. also feature an aggressive revenue sharing program that pays agents a percentage of gross commission income earned by fellow real estate professionals who they attract into the Company.
eXp World Holdings, Inc. also owns 89.4% of First Cloud Mortgage, Inc. a Delaware corporation launched in 2015 and now licensed to originate mortgages in Arizona, California, Virginia and New Mexico. First Cloud Mortgage has positioned itself as a Planet Friendly Mortgage Company via the purchase of carbon offsets for homeowners offsetting the first year of the Carbon Footprint of the typical home on each mortgage originated through First Cloud Mortgage, Inc.
As a publicly-traded company, eXp World Holdings, Inc. uniquely offers professionals within its ranks opportunities to earn equity awards for production and contributions to overall company growth.
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