Keller Williams Named to Forbes Ranking of World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies

AUSTIN, TEXAS November 2, 2022 —  Keller Williams (KW), the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count, was named one of the World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies for 2022 by Forbes. For the second consecutive year, KW ranked among 400 top companies leading the way to support women inside and outside their organizations.

“We are honored to be recognized for our ongoing efforts to empower women to thrive as leaders and entrepreneurs,” said Gary Keller, co-founder and executive chairman, KW. “While our important work is nowhere near complete, we’re proud to be ranked among so many other world-class companies as part of a shared commitment.” 

To compile the annual ranking, Forbes partnered with Statista to survey 85,000 women in 36 countries. 

Respondents were asked to rate their employers’ performance on gender-related criteria and their willingness to recommend their employer to others. 

Statista also asked respondents to rate companies based

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Cost to Build a House – Forbes Advisor

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Cost to Build a House

The average cost to build a house is about $300,000, not including the cost of land. With housing trends ranging from upcycled shipping containers and self-sustaining homes to sophisticated smart houses with luxurious tubs, it’s no surprise that new builds range from $30,000 to several million. How much you’ll pay for your dream home depends on your taste, location and demand for labor and materials. Consider budgeting in a 15% contingency fund to cover unexpected costs or upgrades that crop up during construction.

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