eXp Realty continues to plant its brokerage flag throughout the world and the next country to benefit from eXp’s unique business model is Germany. eXp Germany will mark the sixth European country to boast an eXp presence. The others are the United Kingdom, Portugal, France, Italy, Spain and now Germany. (Read the press release here.)
In total, eXp will exist in 18 countries and locations and currently numbers more than 62,000 agents worldwide. In 2020, eXp opened in South Africa, India, Mexico, Portugal and France and in 2021, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Italy, Hong Kong, Colombia, Spain, Israel and Panama. In addition to its headquarters in the U.S., eXp Realty also has operations in Canada and Australia.
“Our decision to enter the German market comes on the heels of unprecedented growth at eXp and reflects the momentum we are experiencing in the EMEA region and our ambitions for future growth,” said Michael Valdes, President of eXp Global. “Germany is the fourth-largest economy in the world and the most populated country in Western Europe, making it one of the largest players in the real estate market. With a thriving presence in five European markets already, Germany was a natural next step for eXp, as we continue to bring our life-changing business model to agents around the world.”
Ilka Vietz to Lead eXp Germany Operations
Ilka Vietz will head up eXp Germany’s brokerage operations as managing director. She is a certified neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) coach and trainer, has headed the regional real estate departments for various banks and worked successfully as a real estate agent herself.
“With the launch of eXp Germany, real estate brokers and agents will now be given the opportunity to build their businesses and generate a sustainable long-term income,” says Vietz. “eXp technology enables global collaboration that will revolutionize the brokerage landscape in Germany.”
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