Ben Caballero is a legendary name in the real estate industry. He is the number one real estate agent in America, and that’s not an empty statement. Caballero has been rated first in number of sales and dollar volume every year since 2013, and his production numbers beat every real estate team in the U.S.
Guinness World Records decided to honor Caballero’s unmatched achievements with the first world record for home sales, something inconceivable until now. Caballero will always be the first real estate agent ever to have received a Guinness World Record for home sales, a fitting milestone in his historic career.
- Legendary real estate agent Ben Caballero was named the first Guinness World Record holder for home sales
- Caballero has been ranked number one in number of sales and dollar volume five years running
- Caballero is the only individual real estate agent to exceed $1 billion in home sales in a single year and has broken the record every year since
Today, the organization known for its beer and recognizing incredible feats by people around the globe announced the establishment of its first real estate-related category at the Real Trends “Gathering of Eagles” conference in Denver, Colorado. That new Guinness World Record category is “most annual home sales transactions through MLS by an individual sell side real estate agent.”
The winner? Industry legend Ben Caballero, who was the sell-side agent on a whopping 3,556 transactions in 2016, according to Real Trends, from which Guinness drew its data.
That transaction number was seven times that of his closest competitor for most sales. And Caballero’s sales volume in 2016 was a staggering $1.44 billion.
The trained builder has been in the real estate business for 50 years and earned his broker’s license at 21. Caballero lives in Addison, Texas, and specializes in new home sales for 65 builders in Dallas-Fort-Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio. He created the HomesUSA.com platform in 2007, an MLS listing management and marketing platform that streamlines processes for builders.
At the announcement ceremony today in Denver, Caballero said it was the highlight of his career in a press statement. “It’s incredible that, until now, no real estate agent has ever been recognized for setting a world record for home sales. I am honored,” Caballero said.
Steve Murray, president of Real Trends, further remarked in the release: “For years, our rankings have recognized the accomplishments of thousands of real estate professionals, but no one came close to achieving what Ben has.”
Real Trends ranks the top sales professionals in the United States by transaction sides and sales volume and Cabellero has appeared at the top of both Real Trends The Thousand lists for individuals by transaction side and individuals by sales volume since 2013.
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