Ben Caballero Shatters World Record With $2.46 Billion Sales Volume

DALLAS, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ben Caballero, a current Guinness World Record title holder and the No. 1-ranked real estate agent in the U.S. since 2013 by RealTrends, set a new record for home sales last year. He individually sold 6,438 homes worth more than $2.46 billion in 2020. Caballero shattered his current Guinness World Record, […]

The Thousand agents break records, average $1M sales price

June 10th, 2022 – RealTrends – Low inventory? No problem. Top-performing real estate agents and teams closed an average of 241.2 transaction sides in 2021, up from 211 in 2020, breaking records in the 2022 RealTrends + Tom Ferry The Thousand rankings. RealTrends + Tom Ferry The Thousand is an annual, national ranking program presented by […]

The National Housing Shortage Cause and End

The National Housing Shortage Cause and End By Ben Caballero [This column was first published by Inman News.] May 12, 2021 — US Census Bureau began recording housing starts in 1959. During the 48 years between 1959 and 2006, builders started 1,102,938 homes per year totaling 52,941,000 homes. For the 14 years between 2007 to […]

Will iBuyers survive a buyer’s market?

The iBuyer concept is fresh and exciting, but it remains untested throughout a full market cycle By Ben Caballero [This column was first published by Housingwire.] Venture capitalists are investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the iBuyer business model. I thought it would be interesting to see what they are doing in my local […]