Amongst the top agents in the world, Kris Lindahl is a well-known name. He has the most successful real estate franchise in the U.S. and is a popular motivational speaker. He is a sought-after speaker on leadership, marketing, and philanthropy. Kris is also a popular podcast host, and he has written an Amazon best-seller, “SOLD!” He is also the founder of the “Be Generous” movement. His team donates proceeds to charities.
Kris Lindahl grew up in Blaine, Minnesota, and started in the real estate business at the age of 16. He became one of the top real estate agents in the state within a year. He was also a top short sale agent. He was a leader of the top real estate team at Re/Max Results, a franchise, and had the largest franchise in the U.S. In May of this year, he left Re/Max to form his own brokerage. Lindahl Real Estate has tripled in size in two years. It is now the fastest growing real estate brokerage in the country.
Lindahl has also partnered with his high school friend, Steve Solberg, to launch a marketing agency, The Marketing Team. They plan to start selling merchandise with the #BeGenerous slogan. The agency will also focus on other intangibles, such as the positive work culture and personal growth of its agents. They have plans to reach one billion in sales by 2020.
Lindahl has been featured on hundreds of billboards across the Twin Cities. His advertising campaign has been criticized by some as ego-driven. However, a media buyer claims that Lindahl spends about two million dollars a year, and that the company qualifies for bulk ad discounts.
Kris Lindahl has a unique approach to real estate. He believes in the power of social media to engage with the public and raise money. He launched the “Behind the Billboard” speaking series and has written a best-seller, “SOLD!” He has also started a 501(c)(3) community do-gooding organization that donates money to local charities. He has also supported charities such as Hope for Tomorrow, Spare Key, and the 23rd Veteran. He has been recognized as a Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree.
Kris has flipped a dozen traditional business and real estate practices on their heads. He believes that the secrets to success should never be kept secret, and that it’s important to constantly engage with the public. He is a highly sought-after speaker and has a podcast that has over 2 million downloads. He has been featured in local media and on the Internet.
Lindahl has also raised money for local families. In one instance, he helped raise nearly $40,000 for the funeral expenses of Harv Graczyk, a local real estate agent who was shot and killed in a car accident. He also helped raise money for the family of a local student who died of cancer. He has also helped raise money for charities such as Feed My Starving Children.