Episode 114: Vija Williams

Rocket Homes makes a big announcement, Boise tops the home pricing list, and unemployment slides. Vija Williams of KW Ben Kinney Companies joins us, leader of 8 market centers, 1,700 associates, and her own Luxury real estate group. Vija shares the importance of tapping people on the shoulder, leading who you love, and her mantra ‘know thyself’. 

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Show Notes

Trending News

Rocket Homes hiring in-house agents, launching iBuyer program. Read more

Boise home prices rising faster than any other US city. Read more

Payrolls increase 943,000 in July as unemployment rate slides to 5.4%. Read more

Helpful Links

Contact Vija Williams at Keller Williams Ben Kinney Companies!

Subscribe to Vija’s podcast, Empire Building

Reach out to The Vija Group with KW Eastside for your Luxury Real Estate needs.

Attend an Amplify event.

Learn more about Keller Williams Masterminds.

Take the Keller Personality Assessment (KPA).

Find out about your Enneagram.

Learn more about Myers-Briggs.

Invest in a KW MAPS Coach!

Purchase your copy of The Millionaire Real Estate Agent (MREA), New York Times bestseller by Gary Keller.

Read Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell.


GCI: Stands for Gross Commission Income. The total amount of commission dollars the Market Center receives from a transaction.

KW Luxury Agent: To qualify, you must have a price point of over $500,000 and be among the top 5% of the local real estate market.

Master-Planned Communities: A planned community, planned city, or planned town is any community that was carefully planned from its inception and is typically constructed on previously undeveloped land. This contrasts with settlements that evolve in a more ad hoc and organic fashion.

OP: Stands for Operating Principal. The OP is responsible for the success of the business venture. They are also responsible for bringing capital, leadership, and accountability.

RESPA: The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 is an act that requires lenders, mortgage brokers, or servicers of home loans to provide borrowers with pertinent and timely disclosures regarding the nature and costs of the real estate settlement process.

Short sale: Refers to the fact that the home is being sold for less than the balance remaining on the mortgage.

WI4C2TS: The Beliefs (Rules) of Keller Williams Realty.

  • W – Win-Win – Or no deal
  • I – Integrity – Do the right thing
  • C – Customers – Always come first
  • C – Commitment – In all things
  • C – Communication – Seek first to understand
  • C – Creativity – Ideas before results
  • T – Teamwork – Together everyone achieves more
  • T – Trust – Begins with honesty
  • S – Success – Results through people


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Music by: Gloria Tells from Epidemic Sound


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