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Keller Williams Heritage Named #1 in Texas Veteran Loan Financed Land Sales

March 24, 2016 – Esteemed San Antonio real estate brokerage Keller Williams Heritage was named the number one real estate brokerage for fiscal year 2015 by the Texas Veterans Land Board, a program within the Texas General Land Office. Keller Williams Heritage, of Keller Williams San Antonio, a local subsidiary of Keller Williams Realty, serves both military and civilian families across the greater San Antonio and Hill Country area.  This is the second consecutive year the brokerage has won.

A prestigious annual event, the Veteran Land Board Awards is held in recognition of companies that assist veterans in securing property through VLB land loans across the state of Texas. The awards honor veteran real estate services, including top real estate communities, real estate brokers and brokerages, home loan officers, and home mortgage lenders.

Keller Williams Heritage's Director of Risk Management, Hank Braunsteinaccepts the Veteran Land Board's award for #1 realty firm in Texas in regards to selling Texas veteran loan financed land. Commissioner George P Bush presented the plaque as well as a flag flown over the Capitol.

An honor bestowed to real estate brokerages representing veteran land buyers in transactions totaling $250,000 or more in VLB loans, Keller Williams Heritage’s top ranking in veteran assistance beat out many other brokerages throughout the state.

Deputy Director of Land and Housing Bill McLemore spoke to the importance of these programs, stating the organization’s appreciation for those “who helped Texas Veterans find, finance and purchase a little piece of Texas on favorable terms through the VLB’s land and home loan programs.” Keller Williams Heritage’s position as the VLB’s top real estate brokerage is one of extreme honor, demonstrating a dedication to serving both the Texas economy and the U.S. military.

As one of the biggest supporters of the armed forces, Texas is home to five of the top ten cities for military veterans, including San Antonio, Houston, Austin, and Fort Worth, with nearly 1.7 million veterans living across the state. San Antonio in particular is among the most popular cities for veterans seeking housing in Texas, playing home to a wide range of services intended to better the lives of those who offered their service to the protection of the United States.

Keller Williams San Antonio understands this, pledging unyielding support to those who need assistance securing affordable land loans in the greater San Antonio area. By providing guidance to those seeking property with help from VLB land loans, KW San Antonio has been able to give back to those who have given so much.

About Keller Williams San Antonio.: Keller Williams San Antonio is affiliated with Keller Williams Realty, Inc. Keller Williams Realty, Inc. is the largest real estate franchise company in North America, with approximately 700 offices and 100,000 associates in more than a dozen countries around the world. The company has grown exponentially since the opening of the first Keller Williams Realty office in 1983, and continues to cultivate an agent-centric, education-based, technology-driven culture that rewards associates as stakeholders. Training magazine recently named Keller Williams the second-best training organization across all industries worldwide and the highest-ranking real estate business. 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 (kwsanantonio.com).


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