Keller Williams-Elm Grove: Partners with Mayfair Title Corporation

CONTACT: CHRIS SLINKER -414-745-8540 / PAUL KARAS – 414-475-9655

ELM GROVE, WI (May 10, 2010) — Keller Williams® Realty Inc. announced today its official partnership with Mayfair Title Corporation at its new Elm Grove location.

“Mayfair Title has an excellent reputation and has the ability step up to service our agents with our title needs, we are very excited about this partnership and look forward to a prosperous relationship with Mayfair Title and its owners”. said Chris Slinker, Operating Principal of KW-Elm Grove.

“Mayfair Title looks forward to our new relationship with Keller Williams. The opportunity to work with Keller Williams and their emphasis on customer satisfaction is an exciting venture for us. It will allow us to continue our dedication to providing quality title and closing services in Wisonsin. ” said Paul Karas, President, Mayfair Title Corporation.

Mayfair Title’s headquarters are located in Wauwatosa on Mayfair Road at 1011 N.Mayfair Rd #204, Wauwatosa, WI 53226. Mayfair Title plans on staffing an office at Keller Williams – Elm Grove and will service all of Keller’s Front Desk Service agents as well as many of the other agents in business center offices throughout the state.

In addition to Mayfair Title, Keller Williams-Elm Grove plans to announce a similar affiliation with a large area lender who will partner inside the Keller Williams office.

Keller Williams-Elm Grove officially opened the doors May 3rd at its location on 12700 W.Bluemound Rd. A series of Milwaukee and outstate agents plan to join this office over the summer months and will be announced at those times.

This announcement comes on the heels of a year of positive growth for Keller Williams Realty throughout the U.S. and Canada. The company outpaced the downward trend in the real estate market and grew in every category – opening 30 new franchises, ending the year with a 16 percent year-over-year increase in the number of contracts closed per agent and more than 76,879 associates across North America (up three percent). In addition, the company gave back more than $32.2 million in profit share to its agents.

In addition to recently becoming the 3rd largest real estate company in the U.S., surpassing Re/Max, according to Steve Murray at REAL Trends, Keller Williams Realty received the highest overall satisfaction ratings from home buyers among the largest full-service real estate firms from J.D. Power and Associates for the second year in a row, and was ranked as the No. 1 real estate franchise on the 31st Annual Franchise 500 list by Entrepreneur magazine.