Keller Williams Tampa Properties has Spirit- Keller Williams Culture Spirit!


Keller Williams Realty's very own Jackie Youngblood, real estate consultant with the North West Tampa Market Center was honored with the Keller Williams Culture Award by the Tampa Properties Market Center for 2009 and was honored and recognized at the Regional Awards Ceremony held at Keller Williams Realty International 's Family Reunion, Our Main Event, held this year in New Orleans, Louisiana back in February.

The Keller Williams Realty Culture Award honors the ongoing, phenomenally inspiring endeavors and volunteer efforts of our Agent Partners who are making exceptional contributions to improve the quality of life in their communities and improve the well-being of a Market Center.  Jackie focused her energy on helping others to succeed. Her practicality, wisdom and emotional connectivity to the values of this company have inspired so many of us to be our best in business and in life- serving as a role model to lift up our Agent Partners and ultimately our Market Center! Culture has a tremendous impact on productivity and to reinforce that Jackie has made a positive impact on the Tampa Properties Market Center by making it a priority to always set the example and reach out to those around us with sincerity, tenderness and compassion. Jackie understands what it means to help others succeed on a daily basis.

Here at Keller Williams Realty, we are reminded daily that within our organization, leadership knows no position, nurturing comes naturally, family values are embraced and personal growth and fulfillment are paramount as we celebrate on another's uniqueness, help each other through challenges and cheer on another's successes! Our Market Center is so grateful and appreciative for Jackie's presence in our lives.

Keller Williams Realty ranked as Top Real Estate Franchise by Industry Leader and Entrepreneur Magazine.  It also joined the ranks of the top franchises in the world last week, when the company was ranked as the No. 1 real estate franchise on the 21st Annual Franchise 500 list by Entrepreneur magazine.  During the same week, the company was also voted the Most Recognizable Brand of Real Estate Franchises for 2009 in an industry-wide survey for the Swanepoel TRENDS Report. “We are excited to see our agents honored in the way for all their hard work,” says Mark Willis CEO Keller Williams Realty International. “We certainly wouldn’t have been included on either list without the dedication and resolve of our agents,” he adds.



According to the J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Home Buyer/Seller Study, Keller Williams Realty, Inc., the third largest real estate company in North America, received the highest overall satisfaction ratings from home buyers among the largest full-service real estate firms for the second year in a row. 

Keller Williams Realty received the highest numerical score among full service real estate firms for home buyers in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2008-2009 Home Buyer/Seller Study 2009 Study based on 3,138 total evaluations measuring 7 firms and measures opinions of individuals who bought a home between March 2008 and April 2009. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed April-June 2009. Your experiences may vary. Visit

The company also ranked second-highest among home sellers in the study. “We couldn’t be prouder. This is an achievement our associates have truly earned.  It is the face-to-face interaction and the relationships they build daily that has impacted this study and elevated Keller Williams Realty to another level in customer service,” said Mark Willis. “Knowing that this study was conducted during the toughest times the market has seen shows that spirit and dedication can make an impact.”

About Keller Williams Realty, Inc.:


Founded in 1983, Keller Williams Realty Inc. is the third-largest real estate franchise operation in the United States, with 697 offices and 76,668 associates in the United States and Canada. The company, which began franchising in 1990, has an agent-centric culture that emphasizes access to leading-edge education and promotes an economic model that rewards associates as stakeholders and partners. The company also provides specialized agents in luxury homes and commercial real estate properties. For more information, or to search for homes for sale visit Keller Williams Realty online at (