Coldwell Banker® is the oldest and most established residential real estate franchise system in North America, and it is known as one of the most innovative, forward-thinking real estate brands today. Its story and success dates back to San Francisco in 1906. After a devastating earthquake, Colbert Coldwell saw the need for trusted, honest and knowledgeable real estate services to help the city rebuild. Benjamin Arthur Banker came on board a few years later and became a partner. For more than 108 years the tradition and heritage of providing professionalism and superior customer service remains the core of the Coldwell Banker philosophy.
Today, the Coldwell Banker network has extended internationally to 49 countries. Coldwell Banker® was the first full-service real estate brand to launch a national website, stream listing videos online, create social media and iPad applications, design mobile-friendly site and much more. The Coldwell Banker organization leads the real estate industry in social media influence.
COLDWELL BANKER UNIVERSITY® is one the nation’s “premier” training programs having been named to the top 10 from any industry each for the past three years by Training Magazine in their annual Top 125. Coldwell Banker® agents have long been known as some of the most professional and educated in the real estate industry. With a variety of online and traditional classroom venues nationwide, Coldwell Banker University offers more than 500 courses to keep agents on the leading edge, while providing them with ongoing accreditation.
Throughout the 108 year history, the Coldwell Banker organization has provided Sales Associates and their customers with a level of support that only an industry leader could provide. Coldwell Banker® continues to improve existing programs and introduce innovative services and resources that give Sales Associates - and their customers – a distinct advantage. That is the Coldwell Banker® commitment.