Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota, Idaho and DC Newest Markets for Agent-Owned Brokerage
BELLINGHAM, WA–(Marketwired – May 03, 2016) – eXp World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: EXPI) today announced that its real estate brokerage division, eXp Realty, has commenced operations in the states of Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, and Idaho, as well as in the District of Columbia.
Tameka Bryant, a national trainer for the National Association of REALTORS®, the largest trade association in the United States, and a brokerage owner for more than 10 years, joins eXp as Managing Broker in Missouri and Kansas.
Tara Houston, who has previously held leadership roles in the mid-atlantic region for eXp Realty, becomes Managing Broker for the company in the District of Columbia, a position she also holds in the State of Maryland.
Robert Bass brings more than 28 years of industry management experience (most recently with John L. Scott) to eXp as the company’s Managing Broker in Idaho. Bass received the coveted Realtor of the Year award in 1996 from the Ada County Association of Realtors.
In Minnesota, Jeffrey Hagel becomes Managing Broker for eXp after 10 years in the industry with RE/MAX and Keller Williams Realty.
“Our launch in these new markets reflects our continuing ability to attract and/or develop highly-credible leaders within the industry who understand the impact of Agent-Ownership on culture and collaboration and who see very clearly the opportunities made possible by innovative uses of technology both for industry professionals and for the consumers they serve,” said eXp President, Jason Gesing.
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 Brokerage™ 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 90.5% of First Cloud Mortgage, Inc. a Delaware corporation launched in 2015 and now licensed to originate mortgages in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas.
The corporate name change to "eXp World Holdings, Inc." has been approved by our Board and stockholders but is not yet effective, pending the mailing of a definitive information statement to our stockholders in accordance with applicable rules and a 20-day notice period thereafter.
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