Blazing a New Trail How NextHome Achieved Unprecedented Growth in Just Three Years
by Maria Patterson
H ow does a company break into franchising in 2015 and end up with 290 locations and 2,500- plus agents in 43 states just three-and-a-half years later? According to NextHome CEO James Dwiggins, it’s all about giving real estate professionals what they want: the flexibility to maximize profitability, automated technology solutions, and contemporary branding and marketing to support them in the field. But for Dwiggins, it’s not just about racking up numbers— it’s about helping agents be productive and ensuring an exceptional customer experience.
We recently sat down with Dwiggins to find out just how the young brand has grown so quickly, and why he feels it’s changing the franchise business.
Maria Pa erson: NextHomelaunched in January2015. Tell us your current size and how the company has grown so quickly. James Dwiggins: It’s certainly been an exciting time for us. We start-
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